Rise Up Thy Young Blood

In a similar vein, Rise Up Thy Young Blood depicts both the stigmatized and marginalized humans that make up America’s great “stars and stripes”, and painted with their own blood.



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Illustrated comic panel of a flooded city street intersected by gang plank

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Word got out that after the diver gangs mug people, they eat them. That's when people started to panic.


Mixed media sculpture in the shape of an AR-15 assault rifle

Guns, Surfers, and Pop Sculpture

It is the first week of fall, and Venice smells like sagebrush. Kevin Ancell, the Dogtown street kid turned renaissance painter, is smoking outside the gallery, telling how this building was “the original boathouse for the gondolas.” In a couple of hours, much of the California surf community, mobilized by Kelly Slater’s latest social media post, will flood the space.


black and white. drawing of a woman on a ship and smaller drawing of the woman at a desk.

Bond Voyage

“It’s not where you take things from—it’s where you take them to.”


Art Spotlight: Sherin Guirguis

“I do the opposite things at the same time in all of my work. I am a diaspora person, it’s not about here versus there; it’s about seeing there FROM here.”