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Recent Illustrations!

January 25th, 2015

I’m out east teaching at the Rhode Island School of Design this month during Wintersession (trimester) sharing a little of what I’ve learned as the illustrator behind Boygirlparty, but have some recently published illustrations and art shows to share as well.

This is my piece from 40×400, an art show in Pasadena, CA at Flower Pepper gallery on view through Feb 3rd. The piece has sold, so please visit it while you can! (more info)

Sea Legs by Susie Ghahremani, Flower Pepper Gallery, 40x400 Pasadena Art Show

“Sea Legs” by Susie Ghahremani, painted in gouache, 8×10″

Recent illustrations in Washington Post Express, Vegetarian Times, and next month’s Austin Monthly.

Susie Ghahremani illustration for Washington Post Express

Susie Ghahremani illustration for Vegetarian Times

I was also interviewed in Vegetarian Times and featured in San Diego City Beat’s holiday gift guides! Yay on both!

Interview with Susie Ghahremani in Vegetarian Times

Boygirlparty in CityBeat San Diego

Next up on my calendar: Upcoming art show at Nahcotta in Portsmouth, NH opening February 6th: The Enormous Tiny Art Show! Previews coming soon. Then flying home to warmth + my studio!

The shop is open again, too!

Order for US Shipping by December 15th

December 9th, 2014

In the US? Order from The Boygirlparty Shoppe by December 15th to receive your order by Christmas. (International deliveries not guaranteed)
Plus, free shipping for any order $75+!

New in the shop:
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Bunny Notepads

Cat Notecards

Restocked Cat Onesies

Owl Hoodie by Boygirlparty
Restocked Owl Hoodies

Restocked Bike T-shirts and Ladies Tops!

And actually there’s a lot more so you should probably just head over and check it out for yourself.

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In San Diego? I’ll be at Handmade Holiday this weekend at the new Downtown Library, 330 Park Blvd from 9:30-4pm! There’s a handmade marketplace, free performances by local bands, free crafting for kids, a bake sale, a great raffle…all in support of our library! So please come by and see me!
And, if you’re in the area, order from my Etsy Shop using coupon code HANDMADEHOLIDAY14 and you can pick up your order from me at the show! (No ship charge! Exp. 12/12/14, pickup only at Handmade Holiday 12/13/14)

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The POST-IT Show at Giant Robot was this past weekend and was a LOT of fun! The 20 post-its I contributed are all completely sold out. I’ll let you know if more become available! Thanks to those who picked up my work!

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My next art show is also in the LA area and is also curated by power duo Mark Todd and Esther Watson – “40×400″ at Flower Pepper Gallery in Pasadena on January 10th: 40 artists, 8×10″ paintings each priced at $400. But that’s all the way in 2015! I can’t think that far ahead. For now: shipping orders until the cows come home!

Thank you for making a gift of my artwork this holiday season!

New cards and night forest flip book now available!

November 29th, 2014

If you’re in San Diego, I’ll be participating in a Pop-Up shop at Low Gallery, 3778 30th St in North Park from 11-5pm for Small Business Saturday! At the event, I’m debuting my new card collections (available on Etsy):

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My artwork from the FlipBooKit show at Grumpy Bert is now available online! Check the video below to see what the heck this is, because seeing is believing. The show is up through December 28th at Grumpy Bert, 82 Bond St, Brooklyn, NY.

Find my illustrations in the December 2014 issue of Vegetarian Times! I’ll post a photo here – I’m a strict vegetarian, and so proud to be featured and to have illustrated for this great magazine, which is thoughtfully art directed by Scott Hyers.

Other news:
Post It Show X is on December 6th in LA
Handmade Holiday is on December 13th in San Diego

San Diego Library Craft Show

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Hmm… I think that’s it for now?

Flip Book!

November 19th, 2014

Susie Ghahremani / boygirlparty.com for Grumpy Bert FlipBookIt Art show in Brooklyn

This Saturday, November 22nd, I’m in the Brooklyn Flipbookit art show, where my above animation comes to life in a non-digital way, via a crank-activated flip book! Opening this Saturday, Nov 22nd. 7-10pm at grumpy bert, 82 Bond St. Brooklyn, NY 11217

I also have affordably priced works for sale currently in Good Mail Day, an art show of 4×6″ original works.

Upcoming shows:

  • December 6th, the annual Post It Show at Giant Robot, 2062 Sawtelle Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
  • December 13th, Handmade Holiday at the San Diego Central Library, 330 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA. 9:30-4pm
  • Jan 10th, 40×400 – a show of 8×10″ works priced at $400 at Flower Pepper in Pasadena, CA, curated by Esther Watson and Mark Todd
  • Feb 6th: The Enormous Tiny Art Show! at Nahcotta in Portsmouth, NH
  • I’ve been super busy around here with Holiday orders! For Christmas delivery, be sure to get yours in before Dec 15th (Dec 1st if you’re outside the US!) You can also find me on Etsy at http://boygirlparty.etsy.com

    Thank you for sharing, bookmarking, purchasing and visiting my art!

    Winter is coming

    October 19th, 2014

    I have art shows and events coming up around the US I want to tell you about. Before I jump into those, here’s the latest from my Boygirlparty shop – because I’m already sending holiday orders left and right to people much more organized than I am when it comes to their holiday shopping lists! (on Etsy, too!)

    Christmas Gift Ideas from http://shop.boygirlparty.com
    Pictured here, clockwise: Green Campfire Owl t-shirts; Daily to do list notepads – new botanical design!; Glass Marine Life Magnets; Perpetual weekly planner notepads (back in stock!)

    Last night, my tiny, hand painted raccoon figurine for AIGA’s “art links us” show raised money here in San Diego for teen art/design programs. More photos on my Instagram.

    Raccoon Toy Figure by Susie Ghahremani / boygirlparty.com

    Sunday, November 2nd: I’ll be signing copies of the newly released anthology: Hello Kitty, Hello 40 at 1pm and 4pm at Hello Kitty Con in Los Angeles! I fully expect this event to be completely bananas. tickets + buy the new book!

    Saturday, November 7th: My artwork will show in Good Mail Day, an exhibit of affordable, one-of-a-kind, postcard-sized artworks by over 60 artists, curated by my good friend Lisa Solomon, at artstream in Dover, NH

    November 22nd: My artwork comes to life in an animated flip book I’ve created for grumpybert‘s http://flipbookit.com FlipBooKit themed show! 82 Bond St. Brooklyn, NY 11217

    December 13th: Shop with me in person here in San Diego at Handmade Holiday at the San Diego Central Library, a craft market and festival benefit for our local library! (Psst, I’m also one of the show organizers!)

    Boygirlparty will be at Handmade Holiday at the San Diego Central Library: http://sdfocl.org/handmadeholiday

    And, in the not-too-distant future of 2015:
    January 10th: Flower Pepper Gallery in Pasadena, CA hosts 40×400 – a show of 8×10″ paintings curated by my friend Mark Todd.
    February 6th: The Enormous Tiny Art Show (#17!!) at Nahcotta in Portsmouth, NH!

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    If in the San Diego area, be sure to swing by The Original Art at the William D. Cannon Gallery in Carlsbad, CA to see original children’s book illustrations from award winning artists internationally. I’m thrilled to have six pieces in the show, which closes on November 23rd.

    My illustrations are on the cover of UCSD’s Fall Extension Course Catalog, and throughout their Children’s Illustration Brochure; upcoming work in Vegetarian Times and Souris Hong-Porretta’s Outside The Lines coloring book series, a new collection of Madison Park Greeting cards, and a new collection of iPop magnets in the works, and more!

    Keep an eye out for my secret note to you in the latest Uppercase Magazine on the theme of calligraphy (love that publication)!

    Thank you for keeping in touch with me and my artwork, for coming to art shows or craft shows or my classes, for supporting my work through purchases online or at art shows, illustration assignments, or holiday gifts! For generally being awesome! And you are.

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