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these are some photos of ‘tinyshop‘ show at double punch gallery in san francisco. the curator, antoi calls this wall “cute wall” and my postcards are on it — yay! she displayed so nicely. i wonder where my matchboxes are…?

i wish i could go see the show… those little creatures that the artists made are so good.

i like naoshi‘s work so much!  she will be showing her works at mogra gallery in shibuya, tokyo (12/27 – 1/12).  i’m going to tokyo for my show (1/7 – 1/11) at cafe pause.  so i’m totally going to go check her out.  it looks like i missed a ‘chindogu’ show at mogra gallery…  tears.

i submitted matchboxes as well as some postcards. they are for sale.

(photos from ‘tinyshop’ blog)

Nov 21, 2007 – Jan 11, 2008
opening night: Nov 24, 2007, 6pm-9pm

double punch gallery
1821 Powell Street @ Filbert
2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94133
415.399.9785
www.doublepunch.com

tinyshop info: www.tinyshop.blogspot.com

my profile page on tinyshop

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tomorrow is the opening for a group show titled “tinyshop” at double punch gallery in san francisco. “Tinyshop is dedicated to the memory of a cat named Tiny, a small boy in a big catsuit. Tiny’s life was punctuated with a verve, and youthful interest of the world around him. Tinyshop carries on his affection for the world “at small.”

i made five matchboxes for this tiny theme. you can view all of my matchboxes here.


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title :: “shizen miruku buro (natural milk bath)”

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title :: “resaikuru miruku (recycled milk)”

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i’m reusing this recycled milk idea over and over again. i think the snow brand milk incident is haunting me…

these tiny matchboxes are for sale. if you are interested in purchasing, please contact double punch gallery.

Nov 21, 2007 – Jan 11, 2008
opening night: Nov 24, 2007, 6pm-9pm

double punch gallery
1821 Powell Street @ Filbert
2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94133
415.399.9785
www.doublepunch.com

tinyshop info: www.tinyshop.blogspot.com

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title:: “boku datte gyu-nyu- (i’m also milk)”

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this is one of my matchbox drawings for a group show coming up at double punch gallery in san francisco in november. the show is called “tinyshop“ — everything has to be tiny (maximum size 6 x 6″).

check out “tinyshop” blog to see other artists.

opening:: november 24th saturday, 6-9pm


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title: “relaxation space”.

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this is one of my matchbox drawings for a group show coming up at double punch gallery in san francisco in november. the show is called “tinyshop“ — everything has to be tiny (maximum size 6 x 6″).

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the title is “mama-brand breast milk”. the round thing on the left is my vicious breast. my breasts are pretty wild nowadays… shooting milk all over the place.

this is one of my matchbox drawings for a group show coming up at double punch gallery in san francisco in november. i was contacted by the curator, antoinette celes. the show is called “tinyshop“. everything has to be tiny. the maximum size for this show is 6 x 6″. so i thought match boxes would be just the right size.

i really had a good time drawing these tiny things. i was asked to make five pieces, but i got carried away and made a bunch more. drawing matchbox covers is good for my mental health. it’s massaging my brain really well.


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about tinyshop

double punch gallery presents tiny shop, a pop-up shop curated by Antoinette Celes, showcasing original art and handmade goods by artists, designers and creatives working in the medium of small.

As the world moves bigger, faster and stronger, we occasionally seek comfort in little things. tinyshop celebrates the preciousness of “mini” — the shortest distance between 2 points, the space of minutiae, and creative endeavors on a small scale.

tinyshop will run from November 17, 2007 through January 6, 2008, at double punch gallery in San Francisco’s North Beach district. Special events will be held throughout the shop’s lifespan, pondering the tiny theme. Fun-spirited folks and magnifying glasses are most welcome.

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