Purchase a limited edition print, exclusive to the fair, by acclaimed Brooklyn artist Mike Perry.
Proceeds will benefit FREE ARTS NYC, our Charity Partner, whose mission is to empower underserved youth through art and mentoring programs to develop their creativity, confidence and skills to succeed.
Title - Lets Get Together
Edition # - 200
Price - $150
Medium - 6 Color Silk Screen, 24 x 30in
“I’m inspired by everything. The world is a beautiful place. Even within the chaos there’s all kinds of really beautiful things. It’s pretty awesome. I live in New York and I feel charged off the energy of people. I love quiet time but I love feeling an entire community around."
Mike Perry, Interview with Forth Magazine
"I find inspiration for all my creative endeavours from the world around me. I’m dedicated to the idea of entering each day with a positive outlook and from there I can see, despite the loud chaos of the everyday, how beautiful life can be. After that, I’m free to dream.”
Mike Perry, Interview with Awesome Merchandise
Mike Perry makes paintings, animation, sculptures, books, public art installations, monographs, exhibitions, drawings, silkscreens, and more. His creative purpose is to conjure that feeling of soul-soaring wonder you have when you stare into distant galaxies on a dark night, when you go on long journeys into the imagination, when you ponder what it is that this life is all about. In so doing, he celebrates form: of the human body, of shapes and lines that coalesce into lyrical masses, of the vastness of the cosmos and the questions it calls us to. In Mike’s patterns, portraits, and dreamscapes, there are layers upon layers of meaning, some erased, some covering, some asking you to look deeper, some no longer there but still vibrating with a story that sought not to be forgotten. His use of color, pattern, and form, at times child-like, expresses a joyful spirit and a reverence for the bliss that is inherent in the human experience. He is continually exercising his faith in the transformative power of making things. His work can be considered love notes to the abstract, unknowable future that is all possibility in the present. He invites you to join him on this curious journey to discover more of the unknown.
Mike’s work has been exhibited across the globe in countries such as Germany, Australia, China, Singapore, and Holland with solo shows featured in London - “The Landscape Between Time & Space” 2008, Tokyo - “We are the Infinity of Each Other” 2011, NY - “Wandering Around Wondering” 2012, and most recently “Intoxicating Pollen Wiggling in a Moist Journey of Constantly Blooming Tides” at Garis & Hahn’s new Los Angeles location in the fall of 2017. He is the curator of the ongoing series “#GetNudeGetDrawn” which just had its sixth installment in the spring of 2018. His foray into the world of animation has been highlighted by his continued work on Comedy Central’s Broad City which resulted in the Television Academy awarded Mike Perry Studio the 2018 Emmy winner of their Motion Design Jury Award for the “Mushrooms” Episode. To round out his creative canon one can throw in a dozen art & design books in print along with a stint of illustrations for Playboy magazine. When Mike is not sharing his knowledge at the likes of Parsons at the New School, Adobe’s 99U conference, or an 8th grade art class at the World School, he is drinking coffee and painting in his Brooklyn based studio under the watchful gaze of Bass the dog.