By cutting and pasting the link above, one can view photographs from the recent exhibition, Skate and Create, held at Gallery 80808/Vista Studios from June 21 through 24. The link brings up an archived page, simply scroll down to a box called “Spotted” where the words Skate and Create are listed. Click: Skate and Create. Thank you Jen Ray!
What a great week-end! The Skate and Create Event brought in over $2000. Thanks to everyone for coming out and helping us to move one step closer to getting a great skatepark in Columbia. Special thanks to Susan Lynns and 80808 Gallery for hosting the show!!! Thanks to Shannon at Body Rites Tattoo and Dave Toole at Bluetile Skateboards for sponsoring the event. Thanks to Lance Mountain, Kris Markovich, Jay Croft, Ryan August, David Yaughian, and all of the artists for donating your art!!! It was an amazing show. All purchased pieces have been picked up by the owners and we will have more pieces displayed soon at Sid and Nancy!
Below are entries on POUR IT NOW!, the official website for the non-profit organization raising funds for skateboarding facilities in the Midlands.
Thanks to everyone that came out to the skate and create art opening and hill bombing session yesterday. Everything came together really nicely and we are really stoked about that. Please tell all your friends how awesome it was so theyll come check it out.
We brought in over $700 in art and tshirt sales last night!!! Remember the show is open for 3 more days. There are so many awesome pieces for sale including art by Lance Mountain, Kris Markovich, Michael Siebens, Ryan August, and many more!!!
Tonight at 9pm, don’t miss the premiere of “Blood Money”, a skate video by Chris Brunt coming out of Asheville NC. viewing is at the 80808 gallery and it is free to get in.
The guys will be there selling videos and hanging out and a portion of all the videos sold at the event will go towards Pour It Now. There will be an after party at the Whig from 10 to 12.
Saturday, “Welcome to Your Doom!!!” a video by Dorian “Schlotzky” Warneck. Video starts at four. Dorian will be selling videos there for 15 bucks. Free to get in. Still no ramps.