Thursday, July 28, 2011

Redfield's Cartoonarama: "Grymsyke's Smile"

 "GRYMSDYKE'S SMILE" (2011) by Mark Redfield. Acrylic on canvas board. 18x24.

A cartoon of Peter Cushing's character Arthur Grymsdyke, smiling with sweet Valentine's Day revenge from the film TALES FROM THE CRYPT (1972).

The segment, called "Poetic Justice", is from a story that originally appeared in the HAUNT OF FEAR comic in 1952.

Sunday, July 10, 2011

The Poe House and Museum in Baltimore: FOREVERMORE, Print Sale And Artist's Reception Benefit

An event & installation celebrating the gift of 100 signed prints by artist, Gaia to benefit Baltimore’s Poe House & Museum

MICA trained artist, Gaia, has generously donated a numbered special edition of his print, The Raven (Forevermore) for a sale to benefit Baltimore’s Poe House & Museum so that they may continue to keep their doors open.  There will be a Preview & Print Sale gallery event
at Urbanite@Case[werks] and hosted by Baltimore Heritage on the eve of Artscape 2011, July 14th from 6 to 8 pm.  To attend the Preview, please RSVP.  An Artist’s Reception will follow from 8-10 pm to celebrate the gift with an installation by the artist and is open to all.

THE RAVEN (FOREVERMORE), 2011 by Gaia. Block print on Mulberry paper, 66x91 cm
(26 x 35.8 inches)

Actor John Astin will host the event, and introduce the artist, Gaia. Later in the evening, Tony Tsendeas will perform a reading of Poe's famous poem, The Raven.

Only 100 prints will be offered at a cost of $400 each with all proceeds going directly to the Poe House & Museum.  Framed prints (per the artist’s specification) will also be available for $600.  Sales tax and/or shipping is additional.

1501 St Paul Street, Suite 116 (Railway Express Building)
Baltimore, MD  21202


  • The William G. Baker, Jr. Memorial Fund, creator of the Baker Artist Awards.
Event Organizers:
  • Artist, Gaia
  • Baltimore Office for Promotion and the Arts (BOPA)
  • Baltimore Heritage
  • Baltimore City Commission for Historical & Architectural Preservation (CHAP)
  • Case[werks], LLC
  • Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA)
  • Station North Arts & Entertainment District (SNEAD)
  • URBANITE Magazine
For more information about this very special project, visit or contact the gallery via email,