CA – Sparky! Signing

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Chris Appelhans appears at Gallery Nucleus on Saturday March 29, 2014 from 7:00PM till 10:00PM

Press Release:

Written by Jenny Offill and illustrated by Chris Appelhans, this is the first widely distributed children’s book that the artist has illustrated. The book stars a pet who has more to offer than meets the eye. When our narrator orders a sloth through the mail, the creature that arrives isn’t good at tricks or hide-and-seek…or much of anything. Still, there’s something about SPARKY! that is irresistible.

Original development paintings by Chris will be on display. Meet the artist opening night as he greets fans and signs copies of the new release.

WIN ORIGINAL ARTWORK! (shown below)

With each purchase of the new booknew print, or original Sparky! artwork, be entered to win this original Sparky! painting by Chris Appelhans. Winner will be announced on our Facebook on April 13, 2014.

Gallery Nucleus
210 East Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801

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CA – Chris Appelhans Solo Exhibit

Chris Appelhans opens an art exhibit at Gallery Nucleus on Saturday September 22, 2012 from 7:00PM – 10:00PM.

Press Release:

Artist and illustrator, Chris Appelhans, joins Nucleus in unveiling his newest exhibition of work. This latest collection expands upon his already established work of water color pieces, these images showcasing a breadth of youthful aspiration, dreams, and childlike curiosity. Stay tuned for more information!

About the Artist:

Although best known for his colorful and delicate water color pieces, illustrator Chris Appelhans has worked on a number of large scale projects as a visual developer. He has been involved in film and animation, most notably having worked on Coraline and Monster House.

Gallery Nucleus
210 East Main St, Alhambra, CA 91801

CA – Moonshine Exhibit

From forty-five talented and prolific DreamWorks Studio art directors, production and character designers, and visual development artists, Moonshine features personal artwork that is made during the precious little times of day when the contributors are not working on stunning upcoming movies such as Puss in Boots, Shrek Forever After, The Croods, Kung Fu Panda 2, MegaMind, The Guardians of Childhood, Scared Shrekless, and Kung Fu Panda Holiday.

Opening Reception - Aug 14, 7:00PM – 11:00PM

*Closing Reception/Book Signing will take place on Friday, September 3rd (7pm – 10pm).

-Complimentary refreshments and moonshine!
-$2 admission ticket = one raffle ticket (additional raffle tickets $1 each)
-Prizes include a private tour of Dreamworks Animation Studio (1 winner + 3 guests), a 3-day pass for the CTN Animation Expo, original sketches, and DreamWorks merchandise!
-Pre-order the MOONSHINE book on opening night, and get 10% off.

FEATURED ARTISTS
Chris Appelhans
Devin Crane

Richard Daskas
Nathan Fowkes
Goro Fujita
Tianyi Han
Tang Heng
Ruben Hickman
Michael Isaak
Kirsten Kawamura
Jon Klassen
Chin Ko
Bryan LaShelle
Christophe Lautrette
Dominique Louis
Marcos Mateu-Mestre
Samuel Michlap
Emil Mitev
Lindsey Olivares
Ruben Perez
Alex Puvilland
Simon Rodgers
Ritche Sacilioc
Griselda Sastrawinata
Jason Scheier  
Nicolas Weis
Nate Wragg

Gallery Nucleus
210 East Main St Alhambra, CA 91801

CA – Curiouser and Curiouser Show

Opening Reception / February 27, 7:00PM – 11:00PM

With the highly anticipated film adaptation by Tim Burton looming in the horizon, we invited concept artists of the feature film and beyond to create their vision of the iconic story and celebrate it’s lasting legacy. Featuring works by Amy Sol, Chris Appelhans, Kukula, Naoto Hattori and more, this superbly talented and diverse roster of artists gets curiouser & cruiouser with works that range from the gothic to the whimsical. This exhibit is sure to delight art-lovers of all ages.

Exhibition Features:
Never-before seen concept art, production and film stills for Tim Burton’s ‘Alice in Wonderland’ courtesy of Disney Studios.

‘Alice in Wonderland’ film maquettes from Gentle Giant Studios on display.

Dress in your best ‘Alice’ inspired attire or as your favorite ‘Alice in Wonderland” character and be entered in a raffle to win a print by award-wining artist/ character designer Michael Kutsche.

Cha for Tea serving tasty teas.
Music by DJ Ronicus.

Gallery Nucleus, 210 East Main St, Alhambra, CA 91801

CA – Quinquennium Exhibitum

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Bill Presing, Kazu Kibuishi & more at Gallery Nucleus

Quinquennium Exhibitum: Nucleus 5 Year Anniversary Exhibition
November 7, 2009 – November 30, 2009
Nov 7, 7:00PM – 11:00PM

We reflect upon our first five years while looking future forward. To commemorate this benchmark, we’ve invited many from years past to contribute in their own declaration of growth. We are proud to present a roster of notable talent. We humbly welcome you to join us for the celebration lasting late into the night with inspiring artwork, camaraderie, as well as gratitude for your support. We hope that you will join us.
With select original work by the legendary Bob Peak
    

CA – Tree House Exhibit

Tadahiro Uesegi sign at Gallery Nucleus on Aug. 8th

Tadahiro Uesegi, Chris Appelhans, and more open an exhibition at Gallery Nucleus on Aug. 8th

August 08, 2009 – August 24, 2009
Opening Reception /August 08, 7:00PM – 11:00PM

Gallery Nucleus presents an exhibition featuring whimsical new works by a premier group of narrative artists. This international roster are diverse in their aesthetic but notably recognized for their sophisticated, storybook-style artwork and all possess the shared accomplishment of having been published.
TREE HOUSE will be sure to transport viewers into the unique fantastical worlds of those artists that appeal to all ages!

Featured Artists:

Chris Appelhans
May Ann Licudine a.k.a MALL
Raquel Aparicio
Sun Young Yoo
Tadahiro Uesugi
Véronique Joffre
Yoko Tanji

Gallery Nucleus, 210 East Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801