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Fleeing Demons

72″ x 36″ Acrylic Gesso and Paint on Cardboard

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L’Experiment

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Monkey Pete?

The name Monkey Pete comes from an underground puppet theater that I produced (and performed in with other local artists, musicians, and puppeteers) from 1998 until about 2006. Monkey Pete’s Puppet Theater sowed anarchy at clubs, bars, and galleries in … Continue reading

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Desert Hot Springs Typography

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Callahan Ranch Hotel: Callahan, California 2007

It’s an incredible, thrilling, twisty lonely 250 mile motorcycle ride on old Highway 3 from Ferndale on the Humbolt Coast to Yreka in¬†Siskiyou County. Halfway between Weaverville and Yreka is the dying lumber, mining and ranching town of Callahan. Don’t … Continue reading

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Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles 2001

Beverly Boulevard in Los Angeles between Western Ave and 1rst has always been a quirky living outdoor gallery of odd hand-painted signs. This stretch of Beverly was a center of Los Angeles nightlife during the thirties (so an old guy … Continue reading

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Tony Nik’s, San Francisco: Update

I received this comment on last year’s post on the Tony Nik’s sign in San Francisco I have the answers to all your questions (at least the ones posed above). Tony Nik was actually Antonio Nicco, my grandfather. When prohibition … Continue reading

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Highway 395 Near Bridgeport, CA

A recent trip up Highway 395 from Los Angeles to Yosemite didn’t yield too many sign discoveries. We where rushing a bit to cover as much ground as we could while the baby slept, and then spent most of the … Continue reading

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Random Wanderings Through San Francisco

Just rambling through¬†Chinatown, North Beach, The Tenderloin…

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Back In San Francisco

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