Limited Paper: Spoke Art Gallery Travels to New York For SCORSESE: AN ART SHOW TRIBUTE

     April 18, 2013


A few weeks back, we alerted you to an upcoming show being assembled by our friends at the Spoke Art Gallery.  The Spoke Art guys generally operate out of San Francisco, but this Friday they’re taking a field trip to New York’s Bold Hype Gallery to unleash a Martin Scorsese-themed gallery show that looks to be quite the homerun.  Wanna see some preview images from the show and find out what you’ll get if you’re one of the first 100 people in line?  Meet me after the jump, folks!

Really, we shouldn’t have to say much more than “gallery show filled with artwork based entirely upon the films and TV projects of Martin Scorsese” to get you interested, but we’ll let the Spoke Art Gallery folks have their say, anyway.  Take it away, press release!

Acclaimed film director Martin Scorsese is to be honored this weekend in a dynamic art exhibition featuring over one hundred original works of art from an international roster of painters, sculptors and printmakers.

On Friday, April 19th, Spoke Art Gallery of San Francisco, CA will debut a special weekend-long pop up exhibition in Chelsea, New York City, dedicated to the storied filmography of the legendary director. Over 70 artists from around the world have created new and original works of art in honor of Mr. Scorsese in an eclectic showing of over one hundred paintings, sculptures and screen prints.

Who’s involved in the show?  Check out this list of artists:  Aaron Jasinski, Adam Maida, Akira Beard, Alex Pearson, Alexander Iaccarino, Andrew Spear, Beau Stanton, Bethany Marchman, Brian Ewing, Brian Methe, Casey Weldon, Chuck Sperry, Dave MacDowell, Dave Perillo, David Moscati, Derek Gores, Derek Weisberg, Epyon5, Erik Jones, Fernando Reza, Gabz, Geoff Trapp, Greg Gossel, Hydro74, Ibraheem Youssef, Isaac Bidwell, James Gilleard, Jayson Weidel, Jessica Deahl, Joel Daniel Phillips, Johannah O’Donnell, JoKa, Jon Smith, Jonathan Bergeron, Joshua Budich, Justin VanGenderen, Kevin Jay Stanton, Kristopher Joesel, Lucien Shapiro, Matt Needle, Matt Taylor, Meghan Stratman, Melissa Ling, Michelle Coffee, Monkey Ink Design, NC Winters, New Flesh, Nick Comparone, Oliver Barrett, Paul Shipper, Peter Adamyan, Rafael Santiago, Rhys Cooper, Rich Pellegrino, Sam Gilbey, Sam Ho, Sam Smith, Sandi Calistro, Scott C, Scott Weatherwax, Serge Gay Jr., Steve Daily, Steve Hughes, Tessa Morrison, Toobs, Tracie Ching, Ty Mattson, William Arvin, Zach Landrum, and Zeb Love.

Dayyyyum.  That’s a solid lineup, no?  OK, who’s ready to see some preview images?  We knew ya were.  First up, let’s take a look at the following piece by artist Josh Budich.  This one’s only available—and free!—to the first 100 attendees at Friday’s show:

  • Scorsese Collage by Josh Budich
  • 12×18”
  • Available in-person only to first 100 attendees


Turns out, artist Josh Budich isn’t just the guy who crafted the giveaway piece pictured above:  he’s also dropping six other prints during the show (three regulars, three variants).  Might as well start the preview with a look at a few of those, eh?  Here they are:

* Taxi Driver by Josh Budich

* 18×24″

* Regular edition of 150

* Glow-in-The-Dark variant edition of 50


*  Goodfellas by Josh Budich

* 18×24″

* Regular edition of 150

* Glow-in-The-Dark variant edition of 50


*  Raging Bull by Josh Budich

* 18×24″

* Regular edition of 150

* Glow-in-The-Dark variant edition of 50

  • Five Points Experience by Scott Campbell
  • 20×24”
  • Watercolor on Paper


  • Taxi Driver by Grzegorz Domaradzki (Gabz)
  • 18×24”
  • Edition of 100


  • Half Gangster by Tracie Ching
  • 9×12”
  • Edition of 25


  • William Cutting by Primary Hughes
  • 8×10” original, acrylic on board


  • The Key to Everything by Chuck Sperry
  • 19×35”
  • Edition of 50


Be in Chelsea this Friday evening or stay tuned to Spoke Art’s Twitter feed for news on when some of these might be finding their way online!  Until then, if you’re an artist or gallery with artwork you’d like to see featured on Limited Paper (or if you’re just some lucky bastard who happened to overhear a bit of poster-related gossip while standing in the bushes outside Martin Ansin’s house) we wanna hear from you!  Email Limited Paper directly at, and be sure that you’re following us on Twitter via @LimitedPaper for ongoing commentary, news updates, giveaways, and more!

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