Official Jim Pollock Festival 8 Poster
As expected, there were multiple Pollock's last night — a colored print, edition of 1,000 and a red/cyan 3D print that came with 3D glasses, edition of 650.
I line up pretty early for this set but still managed to get shut out due to some combination of line jumpers and mediocre cardio.
And of course, there's already a ton of Festival 8 Pollocks on eBay in the $250 plus range.
Official Jim Pollock Festival 8 Masks
For a $10 donation to WaterWheel you were able to grab your choice of the four Festival 8 Halloween masks shown at left.
Each die-cut mask came with a pair of novelty cardboard glasses in an edition of 1,000 (4,000 total) and 100 uncut sheets are also out there.
David Welker Festival 8 Scratchboard Print
Rift cover artist David Welker has technical chops galore, as seen in the scratchboard Festival 8 dreamscape above. It's been pointed out that the top of the eight evokes a phallus duel, but if you can overlook that it's one hell of a print.
There are no solid plans for how this will be released just yet.
EIGHT by Ryan Kerrigan
Usually a poster artist, Ryan Kerrigan stepped it up for Indio with a set of 8 hand-painted 8 balls.
The first six sold out pretty much immediately at $88.88 a pop. The remaining pair of balls are being auctioned off with 8.8% of the proceeds going to Mockingbird and another 8.8% going to phishposters.com. Ball 7 Auction | Ball 8 Auction
AJ Masthay Festival 8 Triptych
Fan artist AJ Mathsay is known for striking hand-carved lino-block prints with thick, stinky ink and this amazing triptych is no exception. It features a headless horseman, a fish in a gill-o-tine, and even Satan himself.
The 7 color Horseman and 8 color Satan's Stew are limited to 66 prints, while the 8 color Gill-o-tine is an edition of 131. Sorry to say that these are sold out from the artist.
Jamie Huntsman “You've Got Heart” Festival 8 Print
Wow. Jamie Huntsman has really outdone herself with this fantastic Ryden-esque digital painting.
The gory image is her interpretation of the hilarious prank that (allegedly) got Trey kicked suspended from college for an entire semester — stealing a human hand and a goat's heart from the science building and mailing it to a friend with a note reading “I've got to hand it to you, you've got heart.”
Once a prankster, always a prankster.
The print is an 11"x21.5" giclee on 310 gram textured fine art paper in an very limited edition of only 31 prints.
These haven't gone on sale yet, but I doubt they'll last long. Really hope I get a chance to see one in person.
Festival 8 Ticket, Camping Pass & Event Poster by The Date Farmers
The native Indio imagery on the Festival 8 ticket, camping pass and event poster is no surprise — once you know they were created by local duo Carlos Ramirez and Armando Lerma, aka The Date Farmers. Their website describes their work as having “traces of ancient indigenous art, mushrooms, and mescal” thanks to their frequent travels across the border to Mexico.
I'll drink to that.
Not Pollock “D8 Palms” Festival 8 Day / Night Set
Little is known about elusive fan artist Not Pollock. The basic story is that the artist gives away all the posters for free, and after that they rarely change hands.
The day print is an edition of 31 while the night print is über limited to just 8. Both are on 11"x14" on ivory stock.
Good luck finding either.
Isadora Bullock Festival 8 Block Print
Upper Playground / Sonic Living “Day 1”
If these are laminates they're not nearly as cool (or at least as random) as past laminates, though there's plenty of cool stuff in the UP news feed like this brilliant photo gallery of an urban narcolepsy epidemic.
Despite the update, I'm still not sure what the examples above are supposed to be . Post a comment if you have any ideas.
Halloween Coin by Adam Davidoff
More Festival 8 Fan Art
Screenprint on 18" x 24" Cougar paper. Edition of 150. Email to buy
3 color lino block on 13"x20" Stonehenge paper.
Digital print on 13"x19" 100# stock.
That's all for now. Stay tuned for more fan art and official prints from Festival 8 in Indio.
P.S. Don't miss our continuing coverage of the Phish Halloween Cover Album Teaser.
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