Sunday, May 20, 2012

First Tube Poster Show - June 16 Atlantic City


Some of our friends will be showcasing their artistic endeavors at the First Tube Poster Show on June 16th in Atlantic City at Trump Plaza from 10am to 3pm.

Here's some of the press release:
Initial announcement of artists for FIRST TUBE Poster show includes AJ Masthay, Mike DuBois, TRiPP, Ryan Kerrigan, John Warner, Erin Cadigan, Bruce Horan, Jiggs, Noah Phence, Dave Calarco (Mr. Miner), Branden Otto and Lauren Domsky with more to be announced.

The poster show will held Saturday June 16th from 10am-3pm at Trump Plaza Hotel features the best Phish inspired art, including limited edition art made specifically for the show. Admission is FREE.

‘First Tube’, a poster show featuring Phish artists from around the country will be held on Saturday June 16th from 10am-3pm at the Trump Plaza Hotel, Westminster Room, on the Boardwalk in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Developed and produced by a group of artists and fans known as the Mothership Art Collective, this poster show will be held in the middle of a weekend of Phish, who play nearby Bader Field June 15-17th.

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Non-profits include The Mockingbird Foundation which has given grants for music education totaling more than $600,000 over the past 14 years; HeadCount, a non-profit, non-partisan voter registration organization that promotes civic participation and knowledge of the issues; PhanArt, a book and website created as a way to showcase the art made by Phish fans and raises money for Mockingbird Foundation, and Screen ‘n’ Suds combines craft beers and posters to benefit the National MS Society and charities in Richmond, VA.

Phish poster shows have been held over the years with great success, as unique posters made for the Phish shows that weekend and stop on the tour feature some of the best concert art being produced today. ‘First Tube’ is the first event for 2012 produced by the Mothership Art Collective, a group within the Phish community, comprised of artists and organizations who promote the art inspired by the band Phish. The eclectic artists featured at this event show the broad scope of Phish related art and capture the inspiration of the band in their art. The creative fan base that Phish has makes for amazing art inspired by the band, the locales and the music. The collective will work hard to bring a show to the Phish touring public each year.

In keeping with the great tradition and success of past poster shows, First Tube will offer free entry to all patrons, tubes available for purchase, charitable donations from the event made to the Mockingbird Foundation and a wide array of artists with posters to fit any budget. Artists will be announced the first week of May and special edition works, only available at the show, will be available for viewing shortly thereafter at www.mothershipartcollective.org.
Hope to see everyone there!

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