Saturday, December 24, 2011

Happy Holidays!

Can't believe it's almost 2012, hope you guys have a great holidays and an amazing 2012!

It's a Small World App!

It's a small world book that I worked on earlier this year is now a fully animated app on i tune for ipand/iphone. it's a super fun app with sing along feature. feel free to check it out.

Sunday, October 30, 2011


Here's another awesome show that I am in.

Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Kamen Rider and the 35th Anniversary of the Super Sentai series(Power Rangers) creation!!

Over 120 local and international artists will pay visual tribute to some of the most famous pop culture icons in Japanese history and their creator, manga god Ishimori Shotaro.

Opening Reception: Nov. 5, 2011 7PM-10PM


128 Astronaut E S Onizuka St
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: (213) 687-7767

Japanese American Cultural and Community Center
244 S. San Pedro Street, Suite 505
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: (213) 628-2725

Friday, October 28, 2011

Zombie Art Show Long Beach

It's time for Halloween again, I am excited to be part of this zombie show. here's my piece

Opening Reception hours: 2pm to midnight.

Garry Booth of Phone Booth Gallery (Long Beach, CA) and Jason Liwag of e•phem•er•al (Hollywood, CA) have combined efforts to co-curate an exhibition of zombie themed artwork in conjunction with this year’s Guinness record breaking Long Beach Zombie Walk on October 29th, 2011 on Pine Ave.

The art exhibition will be in a 1,500 square foot venue kindly provided by our friends at Long Beach Pedalers... Society, right in the middle of the zombie action, and will be on view for the month following. Projected attendance for opening night is between 15,000-20,000 enthused zombie-clad individuals!

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

New York Comic Con 2011

I decided to go check out New York Comic con again this year. Last time I went was back in 09', it was super fun. for those who are going to NYCC this year, I'll be at booth# 2544. stop by and say hi!

New York Comic Con - October 13 - 16, 2011
Javits Center
655 West 34th Street
New York, NY 10001(212) 216-2000

and here's a piece I did a while back, inspired by 3 little pigs!

Thursday, September 29, 2011

October Shadows Show

It's almost time for Halloween again. I was excited to be part of this awesome Halloween show which is gonna be at Mountain View Mausoleum, Altadena. October Shadows 2011 is the annual celebration of Halloween in art. this year, more than 68 artists are gonna be in the show.

This free event opens on Sunday, October 2nd at the art gallery inside of the Mountain View Mausoleum, 2300 N. Marengo Avenue in Altadena, CA 91001 and will run each Saturday from 11am to 5pm and Sunday from 11am – 3pm through the entire month of October.

Any artwork purchased must remain on display for the first two weeks of the show’s run, but will be available for pick-up on or after Sunday, October 16th.

For more information, e-mail: or call (626) 355-9100.

here's my piece for the show. "Halloween Hideout" acrylic on fine art canvas paper. 20"x20"

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

It's a Small World Show

It's gonna be a super fun event. We are doing a group show based on the beloved "It's a small world" from Disney. There are 45 super amazing artists in the show. I will also be doing book signing for the "small world" book. The Opening Reception for the show is 9/17/2011 from 7pm-10pm at Gallery Nucleus. 210 East Main St. Alhambra, CA 9801 (626)458-7482. for more detail, event link click here. This is an all-ages event, please tell all your friends, hope to see you guys there!
there are some sneak peak of the paintings I did. more to come!

Friday, August 19, 2011

Disney D23

For those who is going to Disney D23 this week. I'll be doing signings for "it's a small world" book at D23 for Saturday, August 20th from 12-1pm at the Disney Publishing booth (#702). here are some of the art from the "small world" book. the book is now available on amazon and most book stores.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

It's a Small World book signing at comic con!

For those who are going to be at SD comic con this sunday. feel free to stop by and get your copy of the "it's a small world". I will be doing a signing at Disney Publishing booth #1016 (7/24) (my birthday too!) between 11:30am-12:30pm. I am so glad I get to illustrate this all time classic and yet super fun book. I will post more images of the book later on

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Booth 1735/ San Diego Comic Con 2011

It's that time of the year again. San Diego here we come.
I will be at Booth 1735 (right next to giant robot). stop by and say hi!

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Say What

Here's my latest book, "Say What?" written by the amazing Angela DiTerlizzi and illustrated by me. Now available at most major book stores and amazon. Its a fun children's book that I enjoyed very much working on it. so feel free to check it out at your local barnes and noble :)

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Pasadena open market

If you happen to be in pasadena this sunday (May 1st), I will be at the open market event at old town pasadena, stop by and stay hi!

This one day event showcases over 100 local artists in the historic central Courtyard and pedestrian alleys, giving shoppers a unique and charming environment to discover new works of art.

The Open Market provides a rare opportunity for the public to interact with emerging and established artists from Pasadena’s leading cultural institutions: Pasadena City College and Art Center College of Design. One hundred percent of the proceeds go directly to participating artists, thereby supporting individual careers and artistic expression.

Monday, March 28, 2011

O N E - ひとつ Auction Benefit for Japan

Maverix Art Auction Benefit for Japan Relief
Together we can become "ONE" to make a difference.

Location : SuperFrog Gallery ,
1746 Post St , New People building , top floor,
San Francisco, CA 94115

Date APRIL 2 , 2011
Gallery doors open at noon
Bidding + Party starts 7 pm,
Silent Auction Bidding ends at 930 pm

Gallery Doors open at noon
...Party + bidding war starts 7 pm
Silent Auction Bidding ends at 930 pm

SuperFrog , Maverix and ArtistsHelpJapan are donating 100% of all proceeds to Artists Help Japan Fund with Mercy Corps.

It has been a very long time since I've done any traditional paintings. Here's the piece I did for the show.

Join us for the upcoming silent auction party, for the rare chance to
bring home original art from celebrated artists in the animation & film industry
(Pixar, LucasFilms, Dreamworks, Nickelodeon to name a few )

Dice Tsusumi, Robert Valley,
Ronnie Del Carmen, Enrico Casarosa,
Scott Morse, Bill Presing,Steve Purcell,
Lou Romano,Cam De Leon, Tooru Terada,
Daniel Simon, John Wayshak,Dan Mchale,
Patrick Awa, Joey Chou, Ed Bell,
Todd Ueminami, Marcos Mateu,
Mari Inukai ,Yoriko Ito, Jackie Huang,
Soosa Kim, Jamie Baker, Alina Chou, Oren Haskins,
Sei Nakashima, Julia Lundman, Le Tang, Mark Sperber,
Ted Mathot ,Tom Rubalcava, Derek Thompson,
Sho Murase, Sergio Paez, Vaughn Ross, Nate Stanton...
... also critically acclaimed fine artists such as Miya Ando, Kent Williams....and many more !

Friday, March 4, 2011

Yuki7-Looks That Kill

the super talented Kevin Dart invited me to do a piece for his 2nd Yuki book "Looks That Kill". here's my piece. It was super fun working on this painting :)