Something is creeping up on us all in a couple of weeks and I’ll be damned if it doesn’t rhyme with “Spawn, Blow Ron!” That’s right…MONDO-CON is (almost) HERE! If you aren’t familiar with Mondo Con, here’s a quick rundown: It’s an illustrator’s mecca and a poster-collector’s utopia in the middle of the most non-Texas part of Texas: Austin!
Organized and curated by MONDO, the exhibit hall this year is packing in so many talented international illustrators and designers that I won’t be surprised if the actual EBAY website shows up to buy everything.
Regardless, I am beyond lucky to be able to participate in the convention again this year, as it is easily one of my favorite (and most inspiring) shows of the year.
So I’m making my booth a little special this year. It’s hard standing out amongst a crowd of insanely talented Mondo artists like Jason Edmiston, Kevin Tong, Aaron Horkey and legends like Jock & William Stout, so I’m just going to be a Dick about it! Literally, I’m overflowing my booth with DICKS! Or, at least, drawings of Dicks.
If you have been following my INSTAGRAM over the last few months, you may have seen my latest personal therapy: “DICK TRACING”, the repetitive and bizarre line drawings I’ve been creating revolving around my favorite 1940’s Detective, Dick Tracy. Don’t ask me what it means beyond an opportunity to spend my time making elaborate dick jokes, because I don’t have an answer, but I love drawing them. So I did it a lot. But what you may not know, is that the very first “Dick Tracing” that I drew was actually at Mondo-Con in 2014, so it seems fitting to bring my Dicks home this year!
So, that’s exactly what I will be doing. This year, at my booth at Mondo Con, in addition to my art books, zines and enamel pins, I will be showcasing and selling over 100 ORIGINAL DICK TRACING drawings, all on sale for $50 each, and all measuring an impressive 7 inches! This may be the only time you get to see THIS MANY DICKS all in one place, just “hanging out” together! No limit on how many Dicks you can buy. And just like a circle jerk, its first come, first served! So come by my booth first and check out my Dicks!
Also, it wouldn’t be Mondo Con if I didn’t offer up some ultra-rare screenprints, so I’m doing that, too! I’ll have a very small amount of random VERY RARE posters and artist proofs, some that I have never actually had for sale before. So yah, if you are anywhere close to Austin, TICKETS ARE STILL AVAILABLE HERE!
Ok, Dicks out. See you soon!