VIBEarts: VIBEBloom// POP-ART +

On May 17th, I got the opportunity to lead and facilitate my VIBEBloom workshop; “POP-ART+”! It was my personal process, and crash-course in basic pop-art creation. I tried to showcase the process starting from a blank canvas, to the final piece. A lot of the focus of discussion orbited around topics like creative expectations to execution, finding inspiration, color theory and mostly the basic elements … Continue reading VIBEarts: VIBEBloom// POP-ART +

VIBEarts: LaunchPad

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

Grow Up. II

It is trippy to think it has almost been a decade of this nostalgia inspired series. An homage to the role models of fiction that litter our lives so beautifully. Teaching us all the things life forgets to mention, if you are willing to decipher the puzzle that is storytelling. Never downplay the importance of story, it is how we continue to evolve. Which is … Continue reading Grow Up. II

SSN.V: badbones ’22

We have been working hard to drop weekly additions to our fifth season collection. Continuing our offerings of 1 of 1 upcycled pieces and pop-culture inspired streetwear basics. We have put a lot of focus into our beloved “9Ds” capsule collection, an homage to the fictions that raised us through T.V., as well as expanded the number of products we offer; from mousepads to shoes. … Continue reading SSN.V: badbones ’22

BEENDEAD: Handmade Choker 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

AGO: Talking Back & Together

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

My First Book// 1991

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

underbellysociety: Level up! New Stock!

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!