Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Ego Death- the big funeral show this Saturday Oct 26th 2013 at Copro gallery!


Well, it looks like the time is almost near- Ego Death is upon us!

We are currently prepping for and setting up what will be my biggest and best show ever- "Ego Death"! Come to Copro gallery this Saturday, Oct 26th and take part in a funeral for the collective ego of humanity.

There will be a hearse, a funeral procession, a eulogy read by a creepy undertaker, a graveyard out in front of the gallery...plus lots of other fun events at this epic funeral/art show. Since the show will be presented as a funeral, black attire is encouraged! Also, folks who come in costume (preferably BLACK, or at least mostly black) or victorian/gothic funeral garb will get a free Ego Death poster!

Also in gallery 2 will be master tattoo artist Nikko Hurtado's first ever solo show of oil paintings, "Renati"!

You can also see the online preview for Ego Death here: http://www.copronason.com/ego/ Pieces are still available!

October 26, 8:00 - 11:30 PM, Chet Zar "EGO DEATH" solo art exhibition Funeral & Wake Closing Event -

Nikko Hurtado solo exhibit @ Copro Gallery

 Copro Gallery - Bergamot Station Arts Complex
2525 Michigan Ave , Unit T5, Santa Monica , CA 90404



Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Heading off to Germany

I was invited by my friend and incredible tattoo artist Tommy Lee Wendtner to come out to the Dortmund Tattoo and Piercing Convention June 14th, 15th and 16th: http://www.tattoo-show.de/. I will be there with some small studies and a little bit of merch to sell and I will also be painting live throughout the weekend.

After the con I will be hanging out with Tommy and my buddy Caesar (http://www.caesartattoo.com/) at Tommy's Tattoo shop. Monsters Under Your Bed. https://www.facebook.com/monstersunderyourbeddotcom?ref=br_rs. Hopefully I will learn a thing or two about tattooing!

Monday, January 14, 2013

Conjoined III: The Final Chapter opens this Saturday, Jan 19th!

Conjoined III: The Final Chapter opens this Saturday at Copro Gallery. I curate this show annually and it includes the top names in both fine art sculpture as well as folks from the makeup effects and film industry. This year's show is going to be bigger and better than ever so I hope to see you all there!

Press release:
CONJOINED 3: THE FINAL CHAPTER - Sculpture & Dimensional group art exhibition
WHERE: Copro Gallery - Bergamot Station Arts Complex
2525 Michigan Ave , Unit T5, Santa Monica , CA 90404

Ph: 310/829-2156
E-Mail: CoproGallery@Live.com
Web: www.CoproGallery.com
WHAT: CONJOINED 3: THE FINAL CHAPTER - Sculpture & Dimensional group art exhibition
WHEN:   Exhibit runs; January 19– February 09, 2013
Opening Reception
: Saturday, January 19, 2013 - 8:00 – 11:30 p.m.

Contact:  Gary Pressman, Gallery Director Copro Gallery 
CONJOINED 3: THE FINAL CHAPTER,features some of the most outrageous and majestic work yet! Classic sculptures, Lifelike & Life sized models, Surreal assemblages, mixed media paintings, Art Toys and other conjoined work will all be featured. Curated by Chet Zar this show will include many artists of Pop-Surrealism as well as motion picture industry special effects and Toy Art. Everyone will be pulling out all the stops for THE FINAL CHAPTER so don't miss it!

Participating Artist list: Alex Grey, Akhito Ikeda, Bruce Mitchell, Bill Sturgeon, Black Mass, Brian Poor, Brian Smith, Cass Mclure, Chantal Menard, Chet Zar, Charles Krafft, Chris Haas, Colin Christian, Craig LaRotunda, Daniel Saks, Dave Grasso, Dave Pressler, David Meng, David Richardson, Doktor A, Douglas Thielscher, Eddie Sparr, Eli Livingston, Glenn Hetrick, Grant Fuhst, Grant Standard, Jack Howe, Jason Hite, John Cebollero, Jake Roanhaus, James Zar, Jared Gunther, Jaremy Aiello, Jason Hite, John Haley III, Johny Chow, Jesse Gee, Jeffrey Kibbe, Kazu Tsuji, Kevin Kirkpatrick, Kevin Mack, Krys Sapp, Larkin, Laurie Hassold, Mark Setrakian, Matt Ullman, Matthew Levin, Mark Walker, Meats Meier, Meesha Goldberg, Michael McCracken, Mike Hill, Mike Regan, Nathan Cartwright, Neil Winn, Neal Kennemore, Paul Komoda, R.H. McClurg, Richard Landon, Rick Zar, Russ Lukich, Ryan Petereson, Sarina Brewer, Scott Stoddard, Scott Ligon, Scott Radke, Simon Lee, Shifflet Bros, Thomas Harris Tracey Roberts, Taslimur, Thomas Kuebler, Travis Louie, Ver Mar, Vincent VanDyke, Yvette Endrijautzki, Zoetica Ebb, Zombienose & more! 

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Black Magick: The Art of Chet Zar

My first major art book is finished and should be available mid November through Last Gasp books.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Chet Zar Documentary Kickstarter Project

Hi Folks

So this dude Mike Correll wants to make a documentary about me and my artwork. There are lots of great rewards offered for those who donate (prints, original art, etc). If you can;t donate, any kind of promotion would also be very helpful and much appreciated.



Monday, February 6, 2012

Conjoined II closing reception

Hey folks! We are having a closing reception for the Conjoined II show this weekend! SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11 2:00 - 7:00 pm at Copro Gallery in Santa Monica, CA http://www.copronason.com/