CA – Art of Rise of the Guardians Signing

Maxwell Boas, Patrick Hanenberger, Hamish Grieve and more appear at Gallery Nucleus on Saturday December 1, 2012 from   1:00PM – 4:00PM.

Press Release:

In time for the Holidays, Rise of the Guardians is the latest from Dreamworks Animation. Nearly five years in the making, come and meet some of the artists behind the film, see some rare behind the scenes art and hear some interesting facts and stories as well.

$5 Admission at the door (seats are limited, standing room available)

Featured Artists:

Maxwell Boas (Art Direction)
Patrick Hanenberger (Production Design)
Hamish Grieve (Head of Story)
Stan Seo (Visual Development)
Woon Jung (Visual Development)
Perry Dixon Maple (Visual Development)
Peter Maynez (Visual Development)

more to be announced…

Event Schedule:

1:00 – 2:00pm (panel presentation)
2:00pm – 2:30pm (Q&A)
2:30pm – 4:00pm (book signing)

Gallery Nucleus 
210 East Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801

CA – Art of Wreck-It Ralph Signing

Join Gallery Nucleus on November 9, 2012 from 6:30PM – 8:30PM for an artist panel and see some of their amazing work on the film Wreck-It Ralph along with the work of other Disney artists!

Featured Artists:

Lorelay Bove (Visual Development)
Brittney Lee (Visual Development)
Victoria Ying (Visual Development)
Mike Gabriel (Visual Development)
Ian Gooding (Co-Art Director)
Bill Schwab (Character Designer)

more to be announced…

Event Schedule:

6:30 – 7:30pm (panel presentation)
7:30pm – 8:00pm (Q&A)
8:00pm – 11:00pm (Brittney and Lorelay exhibition opening/book signing)

Gallery Nucleus 
210 East Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801

CA – This Is Not My Hat Signing

Jon Klassen exhibits art from his new book at Gallery Nucleus on Saturday November 3, 2012 from 6:00PM – 9:00PM. Wear a hat to the signing and get a free gift!

Gallery Nucleus 
210 East Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801

CA – Curiosities Signing & Workshop

Press Release: 

Talented couple Victoria Ying and Mike Yamada have been collaborating on colorful, animation-inspired illustrations for some time. “CURIOSITIES” will be their first narrative project. Gallery Nucleus is proud to host a workshop, release party and tribute art exhibition of new original work by them and their colleagues in celebration of the new book on Saturday October 27, 2012.

Before the exhibition Nucleus will host a three hour workshop with the husband and wife team

Workshop Time: 3pm – 6pm
Workshop Admission: $50 (tickets at top of event page)

Workshop details:

Mike and Victoria will give a digital painting demo and go over their process used for the book as well as discussing the style choices and writing of the book.

Art Exhibition Time: 7pm – 11pm
Exhibition Admission: FREE 
Exhibition details:

Exhibiting Artists:
Alina Chau
Brigette Barrager
Carrie Liao
Dan Krall
Drake Brodahl
Fawn Veerasunthorn
Griselda Sastrawinata
Gwynne Simmons
Jackie Huang
Jared Andrew Schorr
Jeremy Costello
Joey Chou
Josie Portillo
Junyi Wu
Leo Matsuda
Meg Hunt
Michelle Romo
Mike Yamada
Miyuki Kanno
Oliver Akuin
Seb Mesnard
Tang Heng
Victoria Ying

More to be announced shortly!

Gallery Nucleus 
210 East Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801

CA – Frankenweenie Signing

Helen Chen and Rustam Hasanov (Visual Development Artists) appear at Gallery Nucleus on Saturday October 20, 2012 starting at 1:00pm. Learn about their experiences on making the new Disney feature film, FRANKENWEENIE and participate in the Artists’ Panel Q&A! A book signing follows at 2:30pm.

Gallery Nucleus 
210 East Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801

CA – Ganesha’s Sweet Tooth Signing

Artist Sanjay Patel and writer Emily Haynes sign at Gallery Nucleus on Saturday September 22, 2012 from 7:00PM – 10:00PM

Press Release:

Gallery Nucleus is pleased to announce artist Sanjay Patel and writer Emily Haynes will be visiting us from San Francisco in celebration of the release of their latest children’s book, “Ganesha’s Sweet Tooth.” There will be a handful of new original drawings on display and plenty of books available! Sanjay and Emily will only be here for one night so be sure to visit us on opening night September 22 to meet these two creative folks and get your book signed. With Mall, Becky Driestadt, and Chris Appelhans exhibit opening the same night, there will be plenty of art to see and good company to enjoy.

Sanjay Patel Bio:
Sanjay Patel is a supervising animator and storyboard artist at Pixar Animation Studios in Emeryville, CA. He work has been shown in the Asian Art Museum, Brooklyn Art Museum, and here at Nucleus.

 

Gallery Nucleus
210 East Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801

CA – Art of Hotel Transylvania Show

Noelle Triaureau, Marcelo Vignali, Rebecca Sugar, and Andy Erekson appear at Gallery Nucleus on Saturday September 29, 2012 from 12:00PM – 3:00PM.

Press Release:

Join us on Sept 29th and meet the talented group of artists who worked on the new Sony Pictures Animation feature film, HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA. Learn about their experiences on making the film and participate in the Artists’ Panel Q&A!

*Share this event on Facebook or Twitter before September 20 and get 15% off the art of book when you purchase in-store

Admission is FREE

12 pm – 1 pm (Panel)
1 pm – 1:30 pm (Q and A)
1:30 pm – 3 pm (book signing)

Featured Artists:

Noelle Triaureau (Art Director)
Marcelo Vignali (Production Design)
Rebecca Sugar (Storyboard Artist)

Andy Erekson (Storyboard Artist)

Gallery Nucleus
210 East Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801

CA – Forest Carousel Art Show

Becky Dreistadt and May Ann Licudine appear at an opening at Gallery Nucleus on Saturday, September 22, 2012 from 7:00PM – 10:00PM.

 Press Release:

Nucleus is delighted to present Forest Carousel – a stunning duo exhibition featuring two of our favorite artists. Becky Dreistadt and May Ann Licudine (a.k.a. Mall) take us on a colorful journey into an enchanted forest that is bursting with fascinating creatures and surprises. The artists have brought life to an imaginative cast of characters that find themselves in the center of a magical and mysterious carnival deep within the woods.

About the Artists:

Primarily a comic artist, Becky Dreistadt’s work has been displayed in numerous galleries from Los Angeles to New York to New Zealand and Japan. She is mostly known for her online hand-painted comic Tiny Kitten Teeth and its cute companion piece Tigerbuttah. Her work has appeared on comic and poster projects with Adventure Time, animation with Yo Gabba Gabba and the fantasy comic Lookouts with Penny Arcade.

Mall is a freelance illustrator based in La Union, Philippines. In 2001, she graduated from the University of the Philippines College in Baguio, where she earned her degree in Fine Arts. Since graduating, her whimsical pieces, which often depict her charming characters Babu and Abu on a fanciful adventure, have been showcased worldwide. The artist says she is heavily inspired by her own dreams, nightmares, nature and folk music.

Gallery Nucleus
210 East Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801

CA – Ukiyo-e Heroes Art Show

Jed Henry opens a solo exhibition at Gallery Nucleus on Saturday, September 15, 2012 from 7:00PM – 10:00PM.

Press Release:

Japanese wood block prints are a historical art form, combine it subtly with some of the most iconic Nintendo characters and you have a poetic and beautiful amalgamation of visual and pop cultures.

Meet the artist Jed Henry as he will be visiting the gallery from Utah to exhibit some of his latest Ukiyo-e illustrations!

* All Ukiyo-e Hero artwork exhibited will be available as prints for sale.

* Only available to attendees, encounter the real thing – actual woodblock prints of the ‘Rickshaw Cart’ design will be on sale. (shown above) Very limited stock will be available so be among the first to purchase and take home this signed and sealed work of art hand carved and printed in Japan, by master craftsman David Bull.

* See how woodblock printmaking was done hundreds of years ago. Shot on site in Tokyo, our video documentary will show you the step-by-step process.

* Hear special soundtrack of Nintendo music themes played in traditional Japanese style instruments and styles.

* Refreshments and snacks served.

Gallery Nucleus
210 East Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801

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

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