What could possibly be better than a Star Wars themed art show? Okay, maybe throw in the fact it’s a gallery show at Mondo. Oh wait, all the art is from portrait artist extraordinaire Mike Mitchell! Well hot damn! We have the perfect trifecta!
Check out all the portraits below:
Mondo Gallery announces their first show of 2017, Mondo x Acme Archives Present: SWxMM, featuring celebrated artist Mike Mitchell’s brand new character portraits of some of the most beloved heroes and villains in the STAR WARS universe. Rebel scum, scruffy nerf herders, Sith Lords, golden rods, laser brains, and more will be on display with Mitchell’s dignified and iconic portrait treatment. In addition to new prints, all of Mitchell’s previously released STAR WARS character portraits will be on display with a very limited number of each available for purchase, including the very first portrait released in the series with Acme Archives, Red 5.
I have a particular and unyielding love for the designs in STAR WARS, and I’m so stoked that I got to spend a year picking out my favorite characters and bringing them to life in my own way.
– Mike Mitchell.
Over the past year, Mike’s STAR WARS art print series has become something really special. As with all of Mike’s work, the pieces are even more powerful when shown together. We are excited to show the entire collection in one space, plus a handful of new surprises. If you’re a fan of the STAR WARS universe, you don’t want to miss this one.
– Mondo Co-Founder/Creative Director Mitch Putnam.
The show kicked off tonight with an opening reception and will run during regular hours until Monday, March 13. Mondo Gallery is located at 4115 Guadalupe Street in Austin, TX.
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.
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