the sappy studio
the paintings and mixed media of walt hall

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                                 mural and installation work....

                
                  wood cut penguins at the studio.....
                      
               
                 custom sneakers hand painted for art whino gallery's inked souls 3 show
    
                        
                    two man show at Cal State Fullerton's Grand Central Art Gallery
               
          
    at the hive gallery dtla.....                                                                     neopopstreetfunk 4 in houston......

 
            
            
              small pieces grouped together for an installation as part a solo exhibition at cactus gallery...... 
                                                                if only tonight we could sleep......


   
                       
current shows
     

                                                                "in dreams"
                                               a group show with the 11:11 collective
                                                                at ACC Gallery
                                                       18640 Ventura Blvd. LA, CA
                                                    opening reception march 28th

                                                        3rd Annual Group Show
                                                                Vale Fine Art
                                                    619 12th Street, Paso Robles
                                                opening reception saturday june 5th
                                                       show runs april 5th to 30th

                                                                    "Word!"
                                         a group show with the arroyo arts collective 
                                                          at Rock Rose Gallery
                                                 4108 N. Figueroa, Highland Park
                                       opening reception saturday april 12th, 7 - 10pm

                                                       
spring group exhibition
                                          wallspace gallery, los angeles, ca.
                                                 www.wallspacela.com
 
                                                     
                                                     
                                                    
upcoming shows
                                        
                                                                 
              
                                               "summer flies"
                            a group show at the flower pepper gallery 
                                            curated by walt hall   
                                  show opens saturday june 28th
                            
                                                                                                                                                                              
                               
more to come soon...........................................
                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                             
                                                                          

 


                              
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                                           tokyo, houston, portland, santa monica
       
November 2012 was a crazy busy month with group shows at the famous ganku gallery in Tokyo, the fourth annual neopopstreetfest in Houston Texas, and group events in portland and Seattle.....  To finish of the month Carl Lozada and I have a two man how at the beautiful hale arts space in Santa Monica......

                                             gentleman jack traveling art show
I am one of twenty lucky artists selected to make a piece for the 2012 art beats and lyrics gentleman jack traveling art show sponsored by jack Daniels..... This show will make stops in Dallas, Houston, Atlanta, Los Angeles, new york, boston, Washington d.c., Miami and St. Louis....

                                                                                               
                                                  la luz de jesus featured show
        
the mighty and powerful matt kennedy and the la luz de jesus gallery have invited me to participate in a six man show in august of this year, 2011......  this is an incredible honor and i want to thank everyone involved who has helped to make this happen.....  please join us for the opening reception friday august 5th for a fantastic show....more info to come....

                                             featured artist at the hive gallery
it must be march again and im back as a featured artist at the epic and spralling hive gallery downton los angeles....  along with an alice in wonderland themed group show is the other featured artists work, that of the great cristopher umana..... stop by and see a great exhibition... it opens saturday march 6th, 2011, and runs thru the end of the month.....

                                                everything but the kitsch-n-sync again
the fourteenth annual group show at la luz de jesus is back..... i have four pieces that have been included in the show...  the show opens friday march 5th and runs thru the 28th.....  stop by and see the best annual group show in los angeles....

                                             art whino urban souls custom shoe show  
     
hthis december i have been invited to participate in a great show at the art whino gallery in maryland - inked souls 3 is a custom sneaker show featuring twenty of the best up and coming lowbrow and urban contemporary and pop surrrealism artists today and i am honored to be involved with the fantastic show.....

                                        through the forest of our endless numbered days  
the fourth annual walt hall show at cactus gallery was another great success....thanks so much to everyone who made it out and supported the gallery and my work.... it was the best show at cactus yet....
                          
                                                   everything but the kitsch-n-sync
 the thirteenth annual group show at la luz de jesus opens friday march 5th, 2010 and i am very honored to have three pieces in the show... 'everything but the kitsch-n-sync' features the handpicked work of about a hundred artists and the show is amazing.... the
                                                              click here to see pictures of the show
                                            
                                                       grand central art center
Patrick Haemmerlein and I have been invited to put together a two man show for the sales gallery at Cal State Fullerton's Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana - this beautiful complex is home to three seperate gallery spaces as well as working studios and living space for CSUF graduate students.  Thanks to Wendy Sherman for curating the show and making the whole thing possible. 'Dividing Line; the work of Patrick Haemmerlein and Walt Hall' opens Saturday February 6th 2010 and runs thru February 28th....

                                                             the final playset
This November/December, 2009, Gallery 1988 in Los Angeles will be hosting the sixth and final installment of the vivisect playset  series... i have been fortunate enough to have shown in the last three, including this final show, and if you enjoy quality new brow art and illustration work then this is the show for you.... the show opens black friday.....  
    
                                                         create:fixate march 09
My second show with the wonderful folks at create:fixate was a great success.  Once again the production and event was second to none and went off without  a hitch.  Considering the event hosts over 20 artists, countless bands and d.j.s on two seperate stages, and thousands of guests, it is no small feat. Thanks to everyone that came out and supported the event.  A special thanks to all the folks who supported my work. 

                                                       wish you were here
This coming august, 2008, Paul Torres and I are proud to team up for a two man show at cactus gallery in eagle rock.  there will be tons of new work and if you are able to come by and see the show that would be fantastic... if not, we wish you were here....
                                              
click here to see pictures from wish you were here

                                                             the citizen L.A. 
  
THE paper of record for the downtown and eastside los angeles gallery scene, the citizen l.a., has included an article about me and my work in the march 2008 issue. Thanks to George, JB, and Beth for making it happen, and everyone at the citizen for their wonderful  efforts each and every month. pick up a copy at a gallery near you or follow the link below.
                                        http://www.citizenla.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=372    

                                            
                                                 a very sappy march revisited
two years ago i included my first piece in a group show at the hive gallery. this march, 2008, i have been invited to be one of the featured artists for the show. the hive continues to display its leadership in the underground art scene and i am certainly lucky to be part of the gallery and the resident artist family. long live the hive!

                                                  gallery 1988 in San Francisco! 
mr anthony ausgang has invited me to be part of a group show that he is curating at the new gallery 1988 in san francisco.  'apres garde' features the work of over 20 of the most active, emerging underground artists on the west coast. the show opens saturday october 6th 2007 from 6-10 pm, and runs thru october 26th.

                                                             a panel show.    
due to popular demand, the infamous sandra at cactus gallery, located in eagle rock and an active participant in the NELA scene, has invited me to put together a show for the month of august. it will feature a new series of my work on discarded wood panels, a series of paintings, and a special mash up room with collab work with some of best pals. the show opens saturday august 11th, 8-12am

   
                                                     a very sappy march!!!
     mr. nathan cartwright invited me to be the installation artist at the hive gallery for the march exhibition. the hive has built a reputation as the leading underground art gallery space in the whole of downtown l.a.'s gallery row and i am very proud to be a part of the crew......
                               
click here to see pictures of my installation at the hive gallery                  

                                         
Finders Keepers at Truxtop Gallery in Silverlake!
               slouchy and i teamed up for a mash up show of never ending radness.. finders keepers opened in february of 2007... 
             the show was a smashing success... thanks to everyone who came out to support us ... props to kari jewel at truxtop ....   
                                               click here to see pictures from Finders Keepers 

                                                                            
California Gold
                    i  was live painting at the hive booth for the six street bridge day of the dead festival in october 2006....
                                                phil angelides and his crew were there.... and so was this guy.....

                                                               










                                                               
                                                                                
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