Modern Day Artist in which many Art enthusiasts and collectors believe should be amongst the greats of all time

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CHUCK SPERRY - Modern Day Artist in which many Art enthusiasts and collectors believe should be amongst the greats of all time - if not currently, ultimately will be someday ~ @krytonika

FIRST OFF - If you happen to be in the San Francisco Bay Area on Saturday 12/15 try to make time to visit the Shakedown Gallery where Chuck Sperry!will be in attendance

Check out the Deets Below...
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All Referenced, Double Checked Facts with Accredited Sources from Chuck Sperry's autobiography found on his personal website are verified 100% as true to the best of my knowledge, the backup sources acquired, and the artistic genius himself - Mr. Chuck Sperry

The below two images are of likited edition art prints releasing by Chuck Sperry "Blotter Art Prints"

The first is titled "THE ORACLE"
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The second print show below is titled "THE SEER"
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BOTH PRINTS ARE 6X9" and LIMITED EDITIONS OF ONLY 150 COPIES EACH

Chuck Sperry Autobiography t

Chuck Sperry
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Chuck Sperry

Born: February 5th, 1962 in Dayton, Ohio
Lives: San Francisco, California

Chuck Sperry lives in the Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco, where he’s made his particular style of rock poster designs for over 20 years. He operates Hangar 18, a silkscreen print studio, located in Oakland.
Sperry works in San Francisco, but exhibits internationally from Athens to Argentina, Bristol to Belgrade (visited Belgrade at the invitation of The Cultural Minster of Serbia). By conducting workshops and lectures all over the planet, Sperry’s tutelage has inspired a new generation of rock poster and silkscreen artists worldwide.

####### Chuck SperryChuck Sperry lives in the Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco, where he’s made his particular style of rock poster designs for over 20 years. He operates Hangar 18, a silkscreen print studio, located in Oakland.

Sperry works in San Francisco, but exhibits internationally from Athens to Argentina, Bristol to Belgrade (visited Belgrade at the invitation of The Cultural Minster of Serbia). By conducting workshops and lectures all over the planet, Sperry’s tutelage has inspired a new generation of rock poster and silkscreen artists worldwide.

“Chuck has propelled the American rock poster genre to a new level of fine art status with his print work.” – Juxtapoz
Reference: https//: www.chucksperry.net

His artwork has been exhibited at leading art institutions including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, and Fort Wayne Museum of Art; his prints have been archived in the collections of the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, The Oakland Museum of California, The Fort Wayne Museum of Art, San Francisco Public Library (Main Branch), the United States Library of Congress, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

He has brought his rock artistry to projects for Goldenvoice, Live Nation, Virgin Megastore, Guitar Center, Random House, Harper Collins, Harvard University Press, Nylon, and Wired.

He has been featured in The New York Times, New York Post, San Francisco Chronicle, The Independent, The Guardian, Herald Tribune, Le Parisien, Libération, Corriere della Sera, La Repubblica, l’Espresso, La Nacion, The Huffington Post, Architectural Digest, Purple, Rolling Stone, Billboard, Vice, NME, Spin, Relix, Hi-Fructose, Juxtapoz, Beautiful Bizarre, Widewalls, We Heart, 7×7, KQED Arts, AV Club, Slash Film, Boing Boing, SF Bay Guardian and many more.

Released in early 2009, the documentary film “American Artifact” prominently features Chuck Sperry. He has been featured in documentaries for film and television in the US, Europe and Australia.

One can find his art featured in many books, most notably High Volume: The Art of Chuck Sperry, Helikon: The Muses of Chuck Sperry, The Art of Modern Rock, Peace Signs: The Anti-War Movement Illustrated, and Street Art San Francisco: Mission Muralismo.

Chuck Sperry has honed the craft of designing and hand screen printing for over 20 years to become recognized throughout the world as one of the foremost rock poster artists and printmakers. Elevating the craft to fine art, Sperry creates socio-political artwork beyond rock. He adheres to the ideal that beauty strengthens his message.

Education and Experience

1980 – 1984, University of Missouri, School of Journalism, dual major Art and Journalism.
1980 – 1984, political cartoonist for the maneater, Columbia Missourian.
1984, political cartoonist, Columbia DailyTribune.
1985 – 1988, co-editor World War 3 Illustrated, New York City.
1991 – 1995, art editor Filth Weekly Weird News, San Francisco.
1994 – present, Fillmore poster artist for Bill Graham Presents, San Francisco.
1995 – 1996, poster artist and silkscreen printer with Psychic Sparkplug, San Francisco
1997 – 2012, co-owner with Ron Donovan, Firehouse Kustom Rockart Company, San Francisco.
2008 – 2014, art director, designer and printer for Firehouse-Goldenvoice Poster Series, Warfield and Regency Theaters, San Francisco.
2011- 2015, Dean of The Free University School of Art.
2012 – present, owner, Hangar 18 Print Studio, San Francisco.

Permanent Collections

>Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, DC.
Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA.
San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco Art, Music and Recreation Archive, Main Branch, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA.
San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco History Archive, Main Branch, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland, OH.
The National Museum of Popular Music, Trondheim, Norway.
The Mexican Museum, San Francisco, CA.
Oakland Museum of California.
Fort Wayne Museum of Art.

Books

Chthoneon: The Art of Chuck Sperry, Hangar 18.
Helikon: The Muses of Chuck Sperry, Hangar 18.
High Volume: The Art of Chuck Sperry, Last Gasp.
Eyesore: Recent Litter from The Firehouse Kustom Rockart Company, Last Gasp.
Street Art San Francisco: Mission Muralismo, Abrams.
The Outlaw Bible of American Art, edited by Alan Kaufman, Last Gasp.
Posters for Change: Tear, Paste, Protest: 50 Removable Posters, edited by Nolan Boomer, Princeton Architectural Press.
La Fete du Graphisme, Textuel, sponsored by Mme Aurélie Filippetti, minister de la Culture et de la Communication (republique Français), and Ville de Paris (Mairie de Paris).
Poster Children: The Art of Widespread Panic, WP Archives.
The Art of Modern Rock, Chronicle Books.
L’Art du Rock, Panama.
Gigposters: Rock Show Art of The 21st Century, Quirk Books.
Rock Art Posters, Eyrolles.
Moonalice Legend, Volume I, Moonalice.
Moonalice Legend, Volume II, Moonalice.
The Art of British Rock, Elephant Books.
Classic Rock Posters, Elephant Books
Street Art San Francisco: Mission Muralismo (forward by Carlos Santana), Abrams.
Electric Frankenstein: High-Energy Punk Rock & Roll Poster Art, Dark Horse.
Peace Signs: The Anti-War Movement Illustrated, Edition Olms.
Yo! What Happened to Peace?, Yo Peace.
The Wes Andersen Collection: Bad Dads: Art Inspired by the Films of Wes Andersen, Abrams.
Tiki Art Now!, Last Gasp.
World War 3 Illustrated: 1980-1988, Fantagraphic Books.
World War 3: Confrontational Comics, Running Press.
World War 3 Illustrated: 1979-2014, PM Press.

2018 Fine Art Exhibitions (Chuck Sperry)

>Art Karlsruhe Art Fair 2018, Art Room Konstanz, Karlsruhe, Germany, February 21  to February 25.
Art On Paper Fair 2018, Spoke Art, New York, March 8Book Covers
Redemption Song: The Definitive Biography of Joe Strummer by Chris Salewicz, HarperCollins.
Beautiful Children by Charles Bock, Random House.
Lipstick Traces by Greil Marcus, Harvard University Press.
Get Up by Bucky Sinister, Conari. to March 11.
“Big Blotter Show” group exhibition, Agent Ink Gallery, Santa Rosa, April 6.
“Heaven of Many a Tangled Hue” solo exhibition, Spoke Art, San Francisco, April 7 through April 28.
“Mermay” group show, Modern Eden, San Francisco, May 12 through June 1.
“Pop Music 1967-2017: Graphisme & Musique” group exhibition, Cité internationale des arts, Paris, June 14 to July 13.
“22 años de Pearl Jam en Barcelona” group exhibition, Centre Cívic Sagrada Família, Barcelona, July 5 to July 25.
All Access: Exploring Humanism in the Art of Chuck Sperry, solo exhibition, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, September 15 to December 9.
Litmus Test: Works on Paper from the Psychedelic Era, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, September 15 to December 9.
Spoke Art x Chuck Sperry at NYCC, New York City, October 4 to 7.
The Rock Poster Society, Festival of Posters 2018, Hall of Flowers, San Francisco, October 20.
Art of the Mushroom, Hi-Fructose, Compound Gallery, Oakland, October 20 to December 9.
Spoke Art x Chuck Sperry at DesignerCon, San Diego, November 16 to 18.
CONTEXT Miami Art Fair, Spoke Art, Miami, December 4 to 9.
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