Chris Reccardi and Chris Crites painting show


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Painters Chris Crites and Chris Reccardi are having a joint show at Seattle's Roq La Rue Gallery opening tomorrow, Friday June 13. Reccardi, known in the animation world for his work on Ren and Stimpy, Powerpuff Girls, and Spongebob Squarepants, paints space age daydreams he calls "psy-fi." Crites generated quite a buzz in recent years with his paper bag paintings of vintage mugshots. For this new show, he created an entire series of firearm portraits. They resemble screenprints, but actually each color is hand-painted separately with no overpainting at all. The Roq La Rue show runs until July 5 and all of the work is also viewable online. At top, Reccardi's "Miss Mono" (acrylic on board). Below that, Crites's "M16" (acrylic on pine). Link to Reccardi gallery, Link to Crites gallery

Previously on BB:
• New psi-fi paintings by Chris Reccardi Link


  1. If I avoid saying anything substantive about this, I can avoid making embarrassing confessions to Theresa.
    Did I type that out loud?

  2. I saw Crite’s work over on Fecalface. Tight renderings, interesting use of “loaded” imagery. Guns plus mug shots would make for a cause-and-effect relationship that’d give the subject matter gravity-I wonder if he shows them together?

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