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“Life Inside” ~ Opening Reception ~ Patrick Painter Gallery

4:01 PM PDT on July 28, 2008

Curator John Jarasa w/ his biggest supporters, his mom & sister.

Last night was the opening of the Life Inside gallery show over at Patrick Painter's Melrose Gallery. The family & I got there right before it started so I was able to take photos of the art before the masses arrived. The show featured knock-out work by seven phenomenal artists (whose pieces in this show were linked through themes of incarceration). John Jarasa curated the show and I have to say, and not just 'cause he's my friend, he did an outstanding job. The layout of the art, the vibe of the party, and the selection were perfect. People flowed in and out all night. Look for a full feature in a future issue of Heavy Hiiters Magazine.

Check out the engraving on this piece. The detail was sick!

Photo by Edgar Hoill

Wall Installation by Philth

Detail of Philth's wall installation

Big Bad Onyxx x Patrick Painter x John Jarasa

Photo by John Jarasa

I believe this was drawn with pens

Charlie Row Campo

Tattoo Tony (Lifestyle CC/ & his daughter


Adrian Nieto

Edgar Hoill

On the way to our car after the show we spotted this Heavy Hitters wheatpaste on a trashbin nearby. I went back and lit it with my headlights and took a photo.

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