THE DARK SLIDE 3RD ANNUAL SKATE ART SHOW!

THE DARK SLIDE 3RD ANNUAL SKATE ART SHOW!

The Dubuque Area Arts Collective and Mind Flip Productions present the 3rd Annual Dark Slide Skate Art Show. Regional, national, and international artists will present their artistic creations, rendered on skateboard decks. Functioning as a canvas for street art for decades, the Skate Art Show highlights the art of the skateboard deck and skateboarding culture. Exhibit will be open Saturdays and Sundays 12pm to 4pm until January 31.

Show opens Sat. November 28th 5 to 10pm. $5-10 suggested donation at the door. This is an ages event, and ALL are welcome!

Live performance by: Snuff Queen (Dubuque), Telekinetic Yeti (Dubuque), Thee Micro Mantis-Record release party (Denver), and Garbage Man (Milwaukee)

Proceedings will be split between artists, DAAC arts programming and Dubuque’s new skate park.

– If you can’t make the event, but would still like to contribute please send donations via PayPal as a gift to: dbqskateparkfund@gmail.com for the skate park.

ARTIST CALL:
Artists must contact us no later than October 18 to be able to participate. Artists who contact us by that date will be provided a blank deck to be used as canvas for their creations (or artists might provide their own), and finished works will be collected before the opening reception of exhibit on November.

Artists must contact us at thedarkslideskateboards@gmail.com by Oct 18 or earlier. Art/design on deck might contain the artist’s choice on subject matter and 2D/3D mediums. To see previous years designs, go towww.facebook.com/thedarkslidedbq.

T-Shirts and Prints: If interested, in addition to a deck, artists might also create a T-Shirt design for the The Dark Slide. Open to any design, only criteria is to include: “The Dark Slide” on big or small text. Limited edition silkscreen prints will also be produced from this design.

SALES:
T-shirts, prints and decks will be for sale during the exhibit. Work not sold during exhibit will be for sale online for a year through Dark Slide onlinestores-www.thedarkslide.net.

PARTICIPATING ARTISTS:

DeadVoltage, Math.I, Mow Skwoz, Jeff Mueller, Scott Sjobakken, SkullBoy, Zane York, Ryan Downs, Carey Welch, Doug Nash, Andy Furda, Emma Duehr, Jan Duschen, Styles Howard, Erik Brolin. McKenna Goodman, Jay Schleidt, Tony Willis, Ben Mackey, Tony Carter, Ryan Bentzinger, Andrew Corum, Holly Brimeyer, Audrea Lee Walsh, Manda Moo Bollinger, Claire Thoele, Joe Finn and more TBA!

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ARTIST CALL TO ACTION – The Dark Slide: Skate Art Show

ARTIST CALL – The Dark Slide: Skate Art Show

Artists must contact us no later than October 18 to be able to participate. Artists who contact us by that date will be provided a blank deck to be used as canvas for their creations (or artists might provide their own), and finished works will be collected before the opening reception of exhibit on November.


The Dubuque Area Arts Collective and Mind Flip Productions present the 3rd Annual Dark Slide Skate Art Show. Regional, national, and international artists will present their artistic creations, rendered on skateboard decks. Functioning as a canvas for street art for decades, the Skate Art Show highlights the art of the skateboard deck and skateboarding culture. Proceeds will fund Dubuque’s new skate park, the DAAC’s arts programming and contributing artists.
 ARTIST CALL:

Artists must contact us at thedarkslideskateboards@gmail.com by Oct 18 or earlier. If needed, we can provide blank deck or artists can provide their own (used or new). Art/design on deck might contain the artist’s choice on subject matter and 2D/3D mediums. To see previous years designs, go to www.facebook.com/thedarkslidedbq.
T-Shirts and Prints: If interested, in addition to a deck, artists might also create a T-Shirt design for the The Dark Slide. Open to any design, only criteria is to include: “The Dark Slide” on big or small text. Limited edition silkscreen prints will also be produced from this design.
Sales: T-shirts, prints and decks will be for sale during the exhibit. Work not sold during exhibit will be for sale online for a year through Dark Slide online stores-www.thedarkslide.net. Proceedings (after expenses) will be split between artists, art gallery and Dubuque’s new skate park.

Opening Reception:

November 28, 5 to 10pm @ Dubuque Area Arts Collective (902 Main Street, Dubuque IA)

Exhibit will be open Saturdays and Sundays 12pm to 4pm until January 31. Live music will be provided by local bands Snuff Queen and Telekinetic Yeti, as well as Garbage Man from Milwaukee and Thee Micro Mantis from Denver.
For more information, visit:

www.DAartscollective.com

www.facebook.com/thedarkslidedbq

Original Skateboard Deck Art by Eric Hansel

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Original Skateboard Deck Art by Eric Hansel

Original Skateboard Deck Art
by Eric Hansel
One of a kind hand crafted art on a 8″ x 31″ skateboard deck.
*note this deck is currently showing at Eronel 285 Main St. Dubuque, IA in The Dark Slide Fall Skate Art Show until Nov. 28th and will not ship until that time.
*photo courtesy of General Bob Photography

Double D’ Original Skateboard Deck Artwork by Victor Cayro AKA Bald Eagles

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Double D'

‘Double D’ Original Skateboard Deck
Artwork Victor Cayro AKA Bald Eagles

One of a kind hand crafted artwork on a 8.5″ x 31″ skateboard deck
Photo courtesy of General Bob Photography
*note this deck is currently showing at Eronel 285 Main St. Dubuque, IA in The Dark Slide Fall Skate Art Show until Nov. 28th.

“Two Finches” Original Skateboard Deck Art by Jan Duschen

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“Two Finches”
Original Skateboard Deck Art
by Jan Duschen

Offered by The Dark Slide

One of a kind hand crafted art on a 8.5″ x 31″ skateboard deck

Click on photo to purchase

*note this deck is currently showing at Eronel 285 Main St. Dubuque, IA in The Dark Slide Fall Skate Art Show until Nov. 28th and will not ship until that time.

Please contact thedarkslideskateboards.com with any questions.

Thanks for looking!

“Saints Bartholomew and Lucy”

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“Saints Bartholomew and Lucy”
Acrylic paint and acrylic paint markers
Art work by Ben Mackey

Offered by The Dark Slide

One of a kind hand crafted art on a 8.5″ x 31″ skateboard deck

Click on photo to purchase

*note this deck is currently showing at Eronel 285 Main St. Dubuque, IA in The Dark Slide Fall Skate Art Show until Nov. 28th and will not ship until that time.

Please give Ben’s Website a look:  Art by Benjamin Mackey

Please contact thedarkslideskateboards.com with any questions.

Thanks for looking!