Piece description from the artist
Exploring the world of collage, I wanted to mix painting and found images. Playing with size and a tropical theme, I have merged my love of tiki decor, vintage media and spray paint to create this colorful adventure and possible trouble in paradise.
Jared Konopitksi is an artist whose work has been shown not just in United States, but in Canada, Ecuador, Norway, Italy, and the United Kingdom.
He has exhibited at the "Crocker Art Museum":http://crockerartmuseum.org/; been featured on "KVIE PBS":http://www.kvie.org/; and, as a member of the Scary Art Collective, done comic-strip illustrations for Nic Caesar’s “Mosquito and Spider.” You can find his work in such publications as "Juxtapoz":http://www.juxtapoz.com/, Heavy Metal Magazine, "Fringe":http://www.fringemagazine.org/, "SubMerge":http://submergemag.com/ and "Wow! Cool’s Psycho Nurse Calendar":http://wowcool.com/engine/releases/psycho-nurse-2011-calendar.
In addition to painting, Jared creates toys and curates art shows, seminars, and workshops. He has curated several shows for Sacramento’s Vox Gallery, including, not surprisingly, one called “Godzilla vs. Art.”