111 West Harbor Drive
San Diego, California

Van Eaton Galleries of Sherman Oaks, will be showcasing four of the top artists in their field at their booth, Number 501, in Exhibit Hall A at the San Diego Comic-Con International.

Appearances will be made by Author, Illustrator, and Filmmaker Gris Grimly, Director, Graphic Artist, and Author, Ragnar, Puppeteers, Filmmakers, Authors and Stop Motion artists, The Chiodo Brothers, and Animator and Artist Glen Orbik.

Van Eaton Galleries will have an amazing selection of original Chiodo Bros art for viewing and sale – including a special display of rare props from ‘Killer Klowns’, ‘Critter’s’, exclusive new artwork from two perennial Comic Con favorites – Ragnar and Gris Grimly, all of which available for signings.

Van Eaton Galleries Schedule of Special Appearances
Thursday, July 20th, 2006
The Chiodo Bros: 11am – 1pm
Gris Grimly: 2pm – 4pm
The Chiodo Bros: 3pm – 6pm
Ragnar: 4pm – 5pm

Friday, July 21st, 2006
The Chiodo Bros: 12noon- 2pm
Gris Grimly: 2pm – 4pm
Ragnar: 4pm – 5pm
The Chiodo Bros: 4pm – 7pm

Saturday, July 22nd, 2006
The Chiodo Bros: 10am – 12noon
Gris Grimly: 2pm – 4pm
The Chiodo Bros: 2pm – 6pm

Sunday, July 23rd, 2006
The Chiodo Bros: 12noon – 3pm

The Chiodo Bros. - Charlie, Stephen and Ed will be appearing daily at the Van Eaton Galleries Booth #501. The Chiodo Bros. are best known for the cult classic, "Killer Klowns from Outer Space." circa 1988 and the puppetry in "Team America, World Police." The Chiodo Bros. are Emmy Award winning, Producers, Writers & Directors.

Glen Orbik - Pulp Book Cover Artist with a Noir Style with appear at the Van Eaton Gallery Booth #501 on Saturday, July 22, 2006 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Orbik's skills garnered him book covers for works written by Ray Bradbury and Stephen King. Additionally, Limited Edition Artwork will be available for sale from his DC Comic Fine Art.

Gris Grimly - New Original Art, "new" Limited Edition titled "Three Little Kittens" from the Wicked Nursery Rhymes Book. "new" Limited Edition titled, "Road to Nowhere" - original inspired art, Original Art from his infamous T-shirt designs from the year 2001. Gris will be appear daily from 2pm - 4pm.
Ragnar - New Limited Edition Releases include, "The Quitting", "Late at Seven", "....And In The Other Room" These are large format Giclee's on Canvas. We will also feature his new Books, "Kings of the Road", "Chromofile II". Older book list include, "Got Your Nose", Izzy's Very Important Adventure." Ragnar will appear at the Van Eaton Booth #501, Thursday, July 20th and Friday, July 21, 2006 from 4:00 PM to 5:00PM.

The San Diego Comic-Con International is the largest gathering of Comic Book and Pop culture Fans in the world. “We have been involved with this convention for over 13 years,” according to Van Eaton Galleries owners Janeen & Mike Van Eaton. “Each year the convention continues to grow. Our exhibit space has grown to over 1,000 square feet and the professionals that we are bringing in this year to discuss their trade, will be a highlight of the event.” Van Eaton Galleries will be showcasing thousands of pieces from original animation artwork as well.

Noted storyteller and award-winning author Gris Grimly’s work is noted as being “stylish, funny, and gloriously ghoulish” by film director Clive Barker.

The fine art of Ragnar opens an alluring window onto a world of masterful graphic geography, sizzling with all the seduction of great film noir. Noted Animator/Director Ralph Bakshi has called Ragnar’s newest book “Kings Of he Road” “Brilliant Illustration and cartooning, a throwback to the golden age of magazine illustration in america…”
The Chiodo Brothers are notorious for their work in Team America: World Police, producing the puppets, and also the cult classic “Killer Klowns from Outer Space”, producing and directing the sci-fi horror film.

Pulp and comic book artist Glen Orbik’s work has been seen on the covers of Ray Bradbury and Stephen King books. His art has also been featured in several major Comic Book series, including Batman: Legend of The Dark Knight”, and “The Art of Marvel”.

Van Eaton Galleries has established themselves as a presence at the convention and as a force for the introduction of new and popular artists in the animation and Pop/Contemporary Art World.
For more information on Van Eaton Galleries visit http://www.vegalleries.com.

For more information on the San Diego Comic-Con International visit http://www.comic-con.org

Van Eaton Galleries
13613 Ventura Boulevard
Sherman Oaks, California 91423
Phone: 818.788.2357

Tracie Lynn Tucker
[email protected]

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Official Website: http://www.vegalleries.com

Added by TraciePR7 on July 13, 2006

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