I got offered an opportunity for a project last fall to be a part of this years cohort for the LAUNCHpad program. As a part of LAUNCHpad by VIBEarts, I got some funding to explore and execute some projects and pieces I have had in my head but not the budget to make reality. Especially in regards to my sculpting and mold-making, on the road … Continue reading VIBEarts: LaunchPad
Our latest offering in my underbellyshop is a collection of canvas art prints. They vary in size depending on the piece, and we dropped 4 pieces to start. With many more on the way. These pieces are inspired by the multiverse that is the modern age of pop-culture, genres bend and mix, generations combine and our styles and loves become timeless, the fusing of our … Continue reading POPculturesuicide.collection
Today, we have released a very limited collection of handmade chokers; BEENDEAD These chokers are made with a diverse array of beading, spanning generations and style periods. Introducing old habits to new ideas, to create a timeless fusion of calamitous elegance. BEENDEAD lives out of a box at the intersection of bad class and faded nostalgia. “Choker harder.” Batch 1 contains 6 handmade pieces which … Continue reading BEENDEAD: Handmade Choker Collection
Save the date! I created a short video showcase discussing some of my inspirations, creative practice and process. You can find the event on the AGO website and it will premier on their Facebook Live on December 17th @ 11:00 AM. It will also be available on my YouTube after the premier date. December 17th @ 11:00 AM – Raised by Fiction | by Nicholas … Continue reading AGO: Talking Back & Together
1991: i hate it here, but i love u Time to celebrate ya’ll! Dirty 30, here we are. A new year, same old me motherfuckers. In celebration I have released my first self-published book. A collection of poetry and pictures from over the years. Many of the poems were my way of sorting through emotions and headspaces I couldn’t quite understand in those times. I … Continue reading My First Book// 1991
If you haven’t checked out my virtual shop, http://www.underbellysociety.com, get over there! We have been offering 1/1 upcycled fashion items for many years now. But! We are happy to announce in addition to that, to expand the products we can offer our customers, we are incorporating print on demand items. This will allow us to offer more regulated items, on a widespread basis. And it … Continue reading underbellysociety: Level up! New Stock!
The awesome folks at VIBEarts created a virtual gallery for the last two Desire Lines cohorts, check out some dope art by some amazing emerging artists! & as always a big shoussoutttt to VIBEarts for the opportunity. Always strong with the support for artists finding their way, thank you! https://www.desirelines.live/ Continue reading desirelines.live
As the world began to find its footing in the fresh new world of quarantine living, a land of frustrating video calls and internet purchasing. I took part in a residency that turned virtual, as to adapt to the new social circumstances. It offered a bit of directional focus, especially when it came to revolving in quarantine. Our focus as a collective of creatives was … Continue reading F.R.V.R. x FREEDUMBXX : virtualGALLERIA
We finally have our second champion of the underbelly, Barbara “1 Wing” Dallas. Caught up with her for a fashionable hunt, as she rolled through the underbelly like a zesty tumbleweed. Check out the full spread in the Underbelly gallery! sadbaddies; Barbara “1 Wing” Dallas Continue reading sadbaddies; Barbara “1 Wing” Dallas
We are proud to announce our enamel pin line; PINdead! We are taking unreleased pieces from our archives and having them made into limited run, unique and stylish pins to adorn all your fine denims with. The debut pin in the line is Thicc Comfy Couch, and is avaiable in the underbelly. Stay tuned for the next drop in the series! Thicc Comfy Couch ARTWORK … Continue reading PINdead!