DAVE BROCKIE Memorial Art Show To Open In May

April 22, 2014

On Saturday, May 3, MF Gallery will have a special memorial art show dedicated to Dave Brockie, a.k.a. Oderus Urungus of the band GWAR, who passed away suddenly in March. Part of the proceeds from the show will benefit the Dave Brockie Foundation.

Dave was prolific in many different visual mediums and he collaborated often with MF Gallery; from his solo show/performance in 2004 to GWAR's Crack-a-Thon in 2010 and 2011 and numerous group shows throughout the years.

Nearly 100 artists have already responded to the open call for pieces that pay tribute to this legendary artist. Among them are:

Lawrence Van Abbena
George Abruzzese
Tyghe Achenbach
Michael Alan
James Alexander
John Stuart Berger
Meg Bert
Chris Besaw
Cory Brown
Ben Busk
Fernando Carpaneda
Ryan Case
Karl Dahmer
Jason D'Aquino
Jennifer Daugherty
Shannon Daugherty
Angie Decay
Patrick Dignon
Extremo The Clown
Kate Ferry
PH Fred
Bob Gorman
Jorge A. Gwooki
Jenny Harada
Mark Harada
Curt Harbits
Annie Hunter
Eric Indin
Daniel Johnsson
Adam Lawton
Matt Maguire
Drew Maillard
Nick Ray McCann
Jessie McClenny
PJ McQuade
Scott Minzy
Geoff Mosher
Joe Murdach
Chris O'Neal
Bianca Panzram
Kembra Pfahler
Our Lady Of Perpetual PMS
Casey Orr
Sara Ray
Max Reinhart
Mark Riddick
Peter Rodriguez
Chris Roth
Lou Rusconi
John Russo
Frank Russo
Martina Secondo Russo
Rowan Sanders
Dan Scheckler
Joe Simko
Keri Sheheen
Dan Sites
Chantal Smith
Ryan Spahr
London Splatterer
Daniel Stoddard
Ben Streete
Tyson Summers
Sean Taylor
Aaron Tompkins
Camargo Valentino
Glenn Wernig
Michele Witchipoo
Dan Wolf Mask
Malice N. Wonderland
Jonathan Zeh
Sergio Zuniga

Artists, fans and friends of GWAR are invited to come see the art show and celebrate this great man's life with MF Gallery at the opening party on Saturday, May 3 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Music by GWAR, DEATH PIGGY and DBX will be playing all night, and there will be projections of various GWAR / Dave Brockie videos. Admission is free and open to all ages.

Opening night will be a "Cash & Carry" sale, with one third of the proceeds going to the Dave Brockie Foundation. Donations can also be made directly to the Dave Brockie Foundation at this location. The art from the show will be available for viewing and purchasing online at this location.

MF Gallery is located at 213 Bond St. in Brooklyn, New York. Take the F or G train to Bergen St. the A or C to Hoyt/Schermehorn, or the R to Union.

The Dave Brockie Memorial Art Show will up be up for one month and, after opening night, will be viewable by appointment only. Contact Martina Secondo Russo at (917) 446-8681 or [email protected].



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