Monday, July 21, 2014

Holding Opposites

I drew two new pieces for the HOLDING OPPOSITES Art and Music Project. This fundraising project is a benefit for SNAP (Special Needs Activities Professionals). Please support their Indiegogo Campaign. $25 gets you a TAPE and ART BOOK! There are only two days left to contribute! This will be rad!!!
here's the link to the campaign:

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Dr. Rek's "Cosmosurdity" Album Artwork

This is the album artwork for
DR. REK's new EP
"COSMOSURDITY"
Check out his music here:

The artwork is based on Dr. Rek's costume that he performs in.
I was inspired by classic Kaiju posters and the "cosmic" theme.
Other images reference Acid House themes including "303" and Happy Faces. 

Check out a track from the EP here:

Monday, June 2, 2014

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

ArtDeckCo Presents Artists on Board PDX

 
I will have one of my custom painted skate decks on display at
REFUGE | 116 SE Yamhill | Portland, OR
Sat. May 31st 3pm-Midnight & Sun. June 1st 12:30-7:30pm

Special performance by MARSUPLALA
on Sunday, June 1st - "Family Day"

TWO PERFORMANCES
2:15 PM - "PARAMOEBIOPOLIS"
4:15 PM - "MR. SWIRLS"

Monday, April 28, 2014

Line Attack III - The Hive Gallery, Los Angeles

LINE ATTACK III
AN ART SHOW CURATED BY CHAMPOY!
RECEPTION ON SATURDAY, MAY 3RD
THE HIVE GALLERY, LOS ANGELES
"BUNNY" BY ALEX CHIU
11"x14" FRAMED
INK & WATERCOLOR ON PAPER
$150

Sunday, March 23, 2014

KIDS CARTOONING CLASSES @ the IPRC, PORTLAND


Cartooning Class for Kids and Youth
Instructor Alex Chiu
Ages 8-13
Sundays | April 6, 13, & 27 | May 4, 18, & 25 | 1:00PM – 2:30PM
$45 per month (3 classes) or $20 per class
(Registration will be heldeach month.  
It can be done online or at the IPRC during the first class of the month.)

Cartooning Class is a space designed to help kids and young teens develop their creativity, imagination, and artistic skills through comics and cartooning. Students will learn the basics in drawing, character design, composition, storytelling, page layout, and publishing.  They will also benefit from working amongst a classroom of peers.  Each class begins with a simple lesson introducing new techniques & concepts.  For the remainder of the class, kids will work on exercises or personal projects.  Repeat students are welcomed and encouraged.  Beginners are welcome!

Instructor:  Alex Chiu is a professional cartoonist, illustrator, and educator. 
For more information about Mr. Chiu, please check out his work at http://alexdoodles.com

MORE INFO AT:

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

The Bear Deluxe Magazine: Issue 35, The Future Issue

I never had a chance to post this when it was first released.

I had the honor of working with Ryan Brown on the Winter Issue of The Bear Deluxe.
Here's the cover that I created the design for.  My first real deal magazine cover gig.

Such a beautiful magazine!

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Thanks Bernie!


I'm so proud to be a part of this guy's awesome art collection
BERNIE you're the best!

Monday, February 24, 2014

"Characters" - Art by Alex Chiu - Stumptown Coffee Roasters on Belmont


My artwork will be hanging at STUMPTOWN COFFEE ROASTERS on BELMONT (3356 SE Belmont St., Portland, OR) now until the end of March. Please check it out if you are in the area. Say hi to my homie TIM ROOT.


I will also be hosting an ARTIST RECEPTION on SUNDAY, MARCH 9th 4-6PM.
FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE

There will be an AFTERPARTY at the AALTO LOUNGE beginning at 7PM. The after party is hosted by the AUSLAND SCHL√ĄGE LABEL, a cassette release party for RIGAS DEN ANDRE - EPHEDRINE SKIES (I had the honor of doing their album art)


Hope to see you there!