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Preview Gallery: Heavy Metal’s 40th Anniversary Art Show

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It’s almost here—Heavy Metal’s 40th Anniversary Art Show, opening THIS SATURDAY (July 15) at Copro Gallery in the Bergamot Arts Complex, 2525 Michigan Ave T5, in Santa Monica. You can get more of the deets and the full list of artists here: Heavy Metal 40th Anniversary Art Show Opens July 15!. This show is going to kick so much ass—we’re talking 100+ works by artists who’ve been in Heavy Metal, or have always wanted to be.

MORE GALLERIES: Preview Gallery 2Preview Gallery 3Preview Gallery 4

Here is but a small sampling:

Cam Rackam, "The Compact" (2017), 58" x 47" oil on board

Cam Rackam, “The Compact” (2017), 58″ x 47″ oil on board

William Stout, "Ahrzach 2017," adapted Jean "Moebius" Giraud sketch  10.75" x 7.25" Ink and watercolor

William Stout, “Ahrzach 2017,” adapted Jean “Moebius” Giraud sketch
10.75″ x 7.25″ Ink and watercolor

Tim Molloy, "Mr. Unpronounceable Receives  Distressing News"

Tim Molloy, “Mr. Unpronounceable Receives
Distressing News”

Mathew Bone, "Bad Blood," 14" x 11" Oil on panel

Mathew Bone, “Bad Blood,” 14″ x 11″ Oil on panel

Maegan LeMay, "Crypt"

Maegan LeMay, “Crypt”

Ben Olson, "Portrait of Taarna at Home," 11" x 8" (15" x 10" framed), Acrylic, Ink, Digital, Collage

Ben Olson, “Portrait of Taarna at Home,” 11″ x 8″ (15″ x 10″ framed), Acrylic, Ink, Digital, Collage

Dave Palumbo, "Born of the Machine" (2017), 18" x 14" oil on panel

Dave Palumbo, “Born of the Machine” (2017), 18″ x 14″ oil on panel

Chris Leib, "One Way Ticket" (2017), 8" x 8" oil on panel

Chris Leib, “One Way Ticket” (2017), 8″ x 8″ oil on panel

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