Monday, August 9, 2010

Hellion Gallery

Greetings. I have a new blog dedicated to undiscovered Japanese artists and art shows in Japan.
Check it out.............

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Asian Reporter article about MHAK

Great article about MHAK in this weeks Asian Reporter. You can download a pdf of the paper online at

Sunday, June 20, 2010

Blaine Fontana - All Of Me In Pieces

Opening of Blaine Fontana's show at Compound. Thanks to everyone that came out and to Someday lounge for providing drinks and the after party.

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Jupiter Hotel Party and Zach Johnsen in Juxtapoz

Big month for Zach Johnsen.... Art show at Compound, Mural at the Jupiter Hotel and now an article in Juxtapoz. Pick up a copy today and check it out.

Unveiling party at the Jupiter for the mural was awesome. Thanks to everyone who came out to support the boys. Great music from DJ Nature. Super big thanks to Paige for all her work.

Saturday, June 12, 2010

Interview, open studios and Live & Direct

Live & Direct last night at Rotture. Mhak painting alongside Dj Nature, Rev Shines and Slimkid3.

Mhak was interviewed by the Asian Reporter. Article should be out soon. Zach Johnsen boogie men and Blaine Fontana at North Coast Seed building open studios.

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Jupiter Hotel paint day #2

Beautiful day for the guys to paint.... Thanks to Joe & Keiko at Lyrik for bringing coffee and the Brazilian cheese balls.

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Jupiter Hotel wall paint #1

Mhak and Zach are painting the cube at the Jupiter Hotel. Beautiful day yesterday and today looks good for the boys to knock it out. Next Wednesday the 16th is the unveiling party. Come on by check it out.

Friday, June 4, 2010

Spirit Flyer has opened

The show opened............ people came, art sold........ relief.... Big thanks to the folks of Portland.

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Tonight- Spirit Flyer at Compound report #3

Don't miss this show............ Zach & Mhak have created a gallery full of original amazing work.
Thursday June 3rd @ 6pm.

Monday, May 31, 2010

Spirit Flyer report #2

Spirit Flyer opens this Thursday...........................
Zach's studio.................. Spirit Flyer preparation.
Dinner at the Country Cat for Mhak's birthday......... First pieces moved into the gallery and customized mid century modern style chairs.

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Spirit Flyer with Zach Johnsen & MHAK - report #1

Mhak is back in Portland from Tokyo to work on a collaboration show with local hero Zach Johnsen. Mhak is working in Zach's studio on a few collab pieces. A ton of work to finish before next Thursdays opening.

While at Zach's I got a chance to see some of Blaine Fontana's work he is preparing for his June 19th show at Compound.

Zach at Compound....
Mhak customizing chairs for the show installation...........

Monday, May 24, 2010

Augustus Tokyo is Good

Some friends of mine opened this cafe in Todamai at the end of last year. It's a beautiful cafe. The best cup of coffee in Tokyo. If your in the Shibuya area, go say hi to Hikari and Mariko.

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Regal Wall paint in Japan

Check out this amazing wall in Chiba by Mhak, Oeil and Zedz. Below is a link to a video that Yosuke from cbc-net made.
Mhak will be painting at Compound in June with Zach Johnson.

Monday, March 15, 2010

Live & Direct with Jun and Que

Every second Friday Live & Direct happens at Rotture. Keys, mpc's and Dj's Rev Shines, Slimkid Tre and Dj Nature provide the music. Jun and Que from Tokyo provided the art.......

Friday, March 12, 2010

Nike Idea Lab painting with Que & Jun

The boys just finished two days on the Nike campus creating a beautiful piece for the Idea Lab.
Big thanks to the staff at the Nike Idea Lab for making the guys feel at home.

Friday, March 5, 2010

Jun & Que opening and Yes & No live paint

Great opening last night. For a couple guys who don't speak a lot of English they did alright with all the people that want to chat them up. Aftewards they did an amazing painting at Yes&No.... Thanks to everyone that came out to both events.

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Hana To Diamond Tonight at Compound

Opening this Thursday is Hana to Diamond featuring Houxo Que and Jun Inoue from Tokyo Japan. Join us for an exhibition of contemporary, organic, geometric painting from Tokyo Japan. Reception starts @ 6.
Come by Yes and No (next to the Tube in Old Town) and check the guys live painting @ 10:30.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Questa and Jun in Portland

Questa and Jun arrived in Portland last week in preparation for their show at Compound.
By this Thursday the gallery should be transformed into a brand new experience. Black light painting, fluorescent paint, geometric and organic shapes................
Don't miss it.