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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

MONDO GALLERY AND CYCLOPS PRINT WORKS CELEBRATE THE MOVIES AND MAGIC OF DISNEY

Mondo Gallery is thrilled to announce its next show, "Mondo x Cyclops Print Works Present Never Grow Up: A Disney Art Show." The show kicks off with two events, free and open to the public. The opening night reception will be held Friday, April 28 from 3:00 - 10:00pm, followed by a special "Mondo Clubhouse" Kids Party on Saturday, April 29, from 10am - Noon featuring Disney-inspired treats, face painting, photo booth, and other fun activities! Following these events, the show will run during regular gallery hours through May 13. Mondo Gallery is located at 4115 Guadalupe Street in Austin, TX.

See Artist Lineup after the Jump...






"On our list of dream opportunities, hosting another Disney gallery show was always near the top," said Mondo Co-Founder and Creative Director Mitch Putnam. "Luckily, Cyclops came through and granted our wish. This time around, we've got some new artists in the mix, some new titles, and overall, just a different vibe from the first show. We can't wait for you to see what we've put together. It's pretty special."

Featuring the work of more than 25 of Mondo's most renowned artists taking on their favorite Disney films, "Mondo x Cyclops Print Works Present Never Grow Up: A Disney Art Show" invites fans of all ages to explore exciting new interpretations of Disney's beloved classic and modern masterpieces.

Artists Jonathan Burton, Matt Taylor, and Ken Taylor commented on their pieces in the show:

"I think that 101 DALMATIANS is the most beautiful of the Disney films, principally as it was the first time they used the artists' original line drawings in the final cells through the process of the copy machine," said artist Jonathan Burton. "The line work is sketchy, the color misaligned and it makes for a style full of life. My poster pays tribute to this, and in particular the rough production drawings of Disney's Ken Anderson who himself was inspired by Ronald Searle."

"I think ALADDIN is peak modern Disney, so having the chance to do my own take on it is pretty much a dream project," said artist Matt Taylor. "I wanted to try and incorporate some classical Arabian styling and decoration into the piece, but I think the most enjoyable part was getting to draw that Genie busting out of the lamp. The first Mondo/Disney show was one of my all time favorites that they have thrown, and I'd been hoping that they'd go back to the well. I've got one wish granted now, better figure out what to do with the other two..."

"Watching a Disney movie together with my kids is amazing, but making artwork for one of their favorite films takes it to the next level," said artist Ken Taylor. "BIG HERO 6 is my eldest daughters favorite, and I love so much about this film. The story is super fun but its the city that gets me in - the opportunity to draw San Fransokyo has been a blast and one of the best film poster experiences i have had. Hopefully folks dig it as much as I do."

Artist Lineup

Martin Ansin
Marc Aspinall
Oliver Barrett
Florian Bertmer
Jonathan Burton
Becky Cloonan
Nicolas Delort
Craig Drake
Joe Dunn
Laurent Durieux
Mark Englert
James Flames
Brandon Holt
Josh Holtsclaw
Rich Kelly
Dan McCarthy
C├ęsar Moreno
Randy Ortiz
Dave Perillo
Phantom City Creative
Paul Pope
JC Richard
Jessica Seamans
Benson Shum
Stan & Vince
Matt Taylor
Ken Taylor
Rosemary Valero-O'Connell
Tom Whalen
Teagan White

Visit the Mondo official site & social handles for more information:
Website: MondoTees.com
Twitter: Twitter.com/MondoNews
Facebook: Facebook.com/MondoTees
Instagram: Instagram.com/MondoTees

About MONDO
Mondo is an art gallery and online store devoted to a passionate love of film, art, music and toys. The company has received global recognition for bringing art back to movie poster design and has emerged as one of the leading curators of classic and contemporary film soundtracks on vinyl. Utilizing the talents of world class artists and designers, Mondo produces limited edition, screen printed posters based on film, television and comic properties, working with the leading entertainment brands including DC Comics, HBO, Marvel, Paramount Pictures, Universal Studios, Walt Disney Studios and Warner Brothers as well as filmmakers like Paul Thomas Anderson, Guillermo Del Toro, Zack Snyder, Quentin Tarantino and Edgar Wright. Based in Austin, TX, Mondo operates out of a permanent gallery space, hosting regular exhibitions featuring a blend of breathtaking original artwork and limited edition screen prints. Mondo aspires to be a creative home for artists and designers to work and have their visions realized, whether through posters, gallery shows, vinyl, apparel or toys. Their first convention in 2014, MondoCon, was a celebration of art, music, film and their creators. Mondo is also recognized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences with a full archive of film posters as part of their research library. The parent company of Mondo is Alamo Drafthouse.

About Cyclops Print Works
Cyclops Print Works is a branch of Collectors Editions (the publishers of Disney Fine Art) with a primary focus on creating high quality limited-edition serigraphs, including editions created from officially-licensed properties of The Walt Disney Company, among others. With the aim of creating beautiful, memorable serigraphs catering to both collectors and non-collectors alike, Cyclops Print Works collaborates with talented artists that have backgrounds in animation, publishing, and fine art. Being a part of the Collectors Editions family, Cyclops Print Works has the privilege of participating in the production process by working directly with Eclipse Workshop - Collectors Editions' in-house production facility. Eclipse utilizes over 30 years of serigraphy experience to produce carefully crafted works.

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