Shawnimals Creative Director Shawn Smith (aka – Shawnimal) has created an all new world within a world with the Chronicles of Professor Fliggins! Alongside the talented Shawnimals staff including partner-in-plush Jen Brody, illustrator Montgomery Smith and designer Eric Uchalik, this exhibit showcases a number of solo and group works inspired by this new storyline.
Story and character is always a strong component of Shawnimal’s work, and the pieces in this show are no different.
In addition to the newly-released plush Sausage Cadet Discovery, the first public showing of the bad-bean trio known as the Three Bean Teens on hand! Also look for paintings, drawings, new plush sculptures, limited edition letterpress prints and even a DIY Fliggins Kit made of felt pieces! As if this isn’t enough, you can also leave with the all-new Monocle Rain shirt.
* Opening reception: March 6, 2009 6-10pm
* Show runs through: March 28, 2009
* DJ and refreshments
* Artist will be in attendance
A special thanks goes out to our sponsors: NOS, FUZE and Colt45 for being a part of the show as well as DJ BizMichael who will be providing sounds for the night.
About The Chronicles of Professor Fliggins and his Kerchief Dirigible
This year-long project follows Professor Fliggins on his epic journey throughout all of Shawnimaland. During his adventure he will encounter many new species, good and evil! Will he ever make it home to Professor Island? Where will he end up next? The project showcases 12 all-new handmade, limited edition plush released monthly, a robust web site featuring the Fliggins “Blobby Log” journal, imaginative diagrams and illustrations, and plenty of odd hilarity. All at ProfessorIsland.com.
Shawnimals is a character design studio which promotes imagination and happiness by developing whimsical, often humorous characters and stories, and the worlds in which they live. These concepts are made into toys, apparel, lifestyle accessories, comic books and video games, among other fun products, for people of all ages to enjoy. With a penchant for odd and cute, the Shawnimals cast of creatures come in all shapes, sizes, colors and facial hair configurations. More at Shawnimals.com!
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