Let’s chat about Detroit. The first (and last time) time that I ever visited Detroit was for a family reunion. I was 14 years old and went with my paternal grandmother. She and my grandfather grew up there and moved to southern california before the idea of me, other grandchildren and great grandchildren ever existed. [...]
My name is Chanel…it’s my real name. My mommy is a huge fan of Coco Chanel…the little black dress etc.
I’m a graphic designer/photo-illustrator…been doing that stuff professionally for about 4 years. I the mastermind and task force behind junkprints.com and dookyblog.com.
When I’m not glued to the computer monitor, drawing, clicking the shutter or pulling my hair out. You can catch me riding around BK on my vintage bike, eating plantain, tearing up suburban thrift stores, bitching about art and music or looking at rental units (I love looking at rental units…I have no intention to move…just like to look
IONA College Council on the arts 715 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10801 BlackHair: Black Identity Sunday Jan 20th-Thursday Feb 21 Opening reception Sunday January 27th 1p-3p Curated by Peridot Smith Featuring art by Natassia Davis, Chanel Kennebrew, Soo Yoon Lym, Jamel Shabazz, Alexandria Smith, James Petrozzello, Tabitha Bianco Brown, Toyin Odutola, Philece R. and [...]
I’m always honored to rock with the Toofly, Circa95 crew. Just received the press release which means the pop up shop is officially on and Junkprints (aka me) will be there! See below for the deets. LADIES LOVE PROJECT PRESENTS: HOLIDAY 2012 POP UP SHOP! Shopping Event Showcases Brazen Art, Avant-Garde Fashion & Design at [...]
Recently I completed 2 custom pieces for a collector. It was a pretty fun project. I’ve always been a bit of a spastic artist, flip flopping between materials and surfaces. It’s nice to get back to a flat surface and this project reminded me how nice it is to just make art….slow art, paint art, [...]
Hiya Sunshines, We are just about all set up to rock the socks off of Comic Con! Oh yeah, we kinda forgot to tell you…geesh. Well things have really been just that crazies. Guess what, I just posted all the new goodies that I’ll have at Comic Con online, so in the case that you [...]
Okay so you have an idea and want to print it all over the place. Here’s a lil help getting started. Screen Printing Tutorial Below are step-by-step instructions for 2 popular methods used to prepare a screen for screen printing–Drawing Fluid/Screen Filler Method and the Water Based Emulsion Method. MATERIALS 10″ × 14″ Wooden Screen [...]
Along with Council on the Arts & Humanities for Staten Island, I will be doing a free silk screen workshop on June 8th! The following are the deets Summerfest Kick-Off Party & Silk-Screening Workshop Join your friends, neighbors, and Summerfest grantees for a fun Summer’s night out! Start your night with a free silk-screening workshop [...]
Is thrilled to announce that I will be exhibiting new art work centered around “What If We Re-Made U.S. Economic Policy?” Dates 06/15/2012 Time 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Venue Info Supernova 26-19 Jackson Avenue Long Island City, NY, 11101 In 1944, during World War II, President Roosevelt called for an Economic Bill of Rights. [...]
Hiya Peeps! I have been missing the streets and have decided to do a lil vending this sunday with the F.O.K.U.S Crew and a slew of others. come by and check us out THE FLOCK 2012 IS NEXT SUNDAY!! 1-6 at Putnam Triangle Plaza in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn Join FOKUS & NYC Artists – Junkprints, [...]
When it comes to buying property, I must admit that the concept of owning a piece of land sounds a bit absurd to me. I understand that wars have and are being waged in the name of land ownership and that a good chunk of the world believes in the concept of land ownership, but [...]