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Good morning you! So since I can’t post everything that I am working on for my upcoming show, #NoStrings at #kpprojectsgallery , I’ve got some flashbacks I’ve been meaning to put up here. A few years back I was able to paint this wall with my good friend #jasonmaloneyart :) #flashbackfridays #graffiti . I use #ironlak #oswaldtheluckyrabbit #craola #cbscrew #waistedcrew #lordscrew86 #basherskrew

I follow it, the snail of thought
I leave the track, turn off this trail
I crouch in shadows, under ferns
I refuse to answer every bird
I see the liquid glister in its shell
I taste the wind
I smell the smoke of fire in the woods
I hear the crackle of a thousand thorns
I feel the temperature rising
I consider every option valid
I attend each phase
I crumble into wet, black ground
I lose my place in sand and gravel
I listen for the clash of weeds
I wonder where the snail will go today

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Hunch

Jay Parini, 1948

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Graphic - Greg Craola Simkins

Digital Artist:

Tom Bagshaw

“Legacy”


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“My contribution to the upcoming Paintguide exhibition at The Unit London. The private view is on the 26th Nov with the official opening on 27th and includes one of the most incredible artist lineups:

Aaron Nagel, Alessandra Maria, Allisson Sommers, Andrew Hem, Andy Espinoza, Amy Sol, Anthony Hurd, Anthony Waichulis, Aron Wiesenfeld, Audrey Kawasaki, Benjamin Björklund, Brad Kunkle, Brandon Holt, Casey Baugh, Casey Weldon, Conrad Roset, Dan Quintana, David Kassan, Daniel Ochoa, Eloy Morales, Eric Fortune, Erik Jones, Esao Andrews, Greg “Craola” Simkins, Hollis Dunlap, Hsiao Ron Cheng, Ivan Alifan, Jake Wood-Evans, Jean-Paul Mallozzi, Jeff Hein, Jeremy Geddes, Jeremy Mann, Jesse Draxler, João Ruas, Joel Rea, Julio Reyes, Kai Samuels-Davis, Kenichi Hoshine, Kevin Llewellyn, Kim Cogan, Kit King, Linsey Levendall, Marco Mazzoni, Martin Wittfooth, Morten Thyholt, Matt R. Martin, Michael Hussar, Nicomi Nix Turner, Richey Beckett, Ryan Hewett, Sail, Sam Wolfe Connelly, Sverre Malling, Serge Marshennikov, Sean Cheetham, Shawn Barber, Tom Bagshaw, Tony Curanaj and Vincent Xeus.

Alongside the show, Henrik is putting together a hardback book containing 5 works by each artist and has set up a Kickstarter to help fund the project with some great backer rewards!

Thanks so much to Henrik Uldalen for including me and i hope to see some of you at the opening night!”

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“No Strings” , Saturday May 20th.
An exhibition of brand new works by Greg “Craola” Simkins presented by @kpprojectsgallery . See you there!
Kindly RSVP to rsvp@kpprojects.net.
#craola #gregcraolasimkins#artshows #galleryart #popsurrealism #nostrings #kpprojects all paintings are made with @trekell_art_supplies #trekell #trekellproteam (at Merry Karnowsky Gallery)

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Pictures from the Opening Reception of the “BeinArt Surreal Collective” Show at Copro Nason Gallery in Santa Monica!

My piece “Simulacrum” (1st Image) was lucky enough to be included in this insane line-up of incredible artists! The show featured stunning new work by Martin Wittfooth, Greg “Craola” Simkins, R. Freymouth Frasier, Maria Teicher, Casey Weldon, Jeff Jacobsen, Chet Zar and so many more!

Event photography thanks to Roxanna Walitzki ❤︎

What a lineup. Beast Astray

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Conceived and curated by Joe Hahn, BEAST ASTRAY is an exhibit of artwork inspired by the motion picture, MALL.  Artists featured include:

AARON DE LA CRUZ . AXIS . BILL McMULLEN . BOM.K . BRANDON REZA PARVINI . CLEON PETERSON . DABS MYLA . DI NGUYEN . EDWIN USHIRO . ESTEVAN ORIOL . GABRIEL PEREZ . GEORGE THOMPSON . GREG CRAOLA SIMKINS . IGOR KOVALIK . JAMES JEAN . JASPER WONG . JESSE HAZELIP .…

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