~Rest In Peace Michael Jackson the KING OF POP!

...my childhood wouldnt have been as fun w/o you...

be golden

~New acrylic drawings this week

...a few new doo-dads comin outta the studio this week....

..comin to an alley near you...or not.

be golden


~Studio visit With The Chicago Urban Art Society

...formerly the folks of 32nd & Urban gallery changed their gallery status to that of a not-for-profit. They decided to come by my studio to kindly pay me a visit and examine some of my new work....

please check out all their efforts...support chicago arts organizations and of course chicago artist.

Chicago Urban Art Society

Be Golden 2009


~Chicago Urban Art Society Presents "Muscle in the Hustle"

The Chicago Urban Art Society Presents
Muscle in the Hustle : Contemporary Approaches to Promoting Art
June 20, 2009
12:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
1048 West 37th Street. 3rd Floor
Chicago IL 60609


(June 2, 2009 – Chicago, IL) – The Chicago Urban Art Society presents:

“Muscle in the Hustle”, a 2 session panel discussion focusing on current art movements and projects in the Chicagoland area. The first session will be an artist-led discussion on the successes / failures of promoting their art, and new and unorthodox approaches to the current market. The second session will be led by a panel of curators and gallery directors whose focus is emerging, contemporary, & local artists. They discuss their successes / failures in promoting their venue / vision, in artist selection, & original approaches to attracting audiences. Art makers and artists areas of interests include but not limited to DIY, street art, graffiti art culture, mixed media, muralism, found object, performance, photography, public art, print-making, and literary arts.

Panel 1 (12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.)
Participants : Jeff Zimmerman, Ray ‘CRO’ Noland, Erik DeBat “RISK”, Doug Fogelson, Rahmaan ‘STATIC’ Barnes, Maria Gaspar, Revise cmw, Dolan Geiman and Tom Torluemke

Panel 2 (3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.)
Participants : Anni Holm (Curator at Orleans Street Gallery), Anna Cerniglia, Mike Nourse (Chicago Art Department, CAD), Jim Molnar and Kuna Na (mn gallery + studio), Lauren Pacheco (32nd&urban gallery/space), Fausto Alejandro Lopez (Quennect 4), Kuaze (Volume One Magazine)

Moderated by Angeline Gragasin of NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS & Greg Hertzlieb of the Brauer Art Museum.


~Diplomacy Art Show

(click image for a larger view)

June 26th 2009
Flat Iron Building
1579 N Milwaukee ave.

6pm -10pm

Ill have a new piece in this show in ten days...
lots of talented chicago artist are in the roster....
come check it out...

Been Golden


~new doodles...doodle yo!

...a cpl new drawings for the monthe of june....

brand new work and available artwork@ brooksbegolden.com

be golden y'all...


~Heavy Hitterz Maryland

I will be showinga piece in this great show in July...
Im terribly excited.

stay tuned...

be golden