Archive for the 'Totoro Forest' Category

World Wide SketchCrawl 31 – Japan Earthquake & Tsunami Emergency Benefit

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

This thought crystalized last night in my mind: we should make the upcoming World Wide SketchCrawl on April 16th a benefit drawing marathon to raise funds for Japan! We HAVE to help our fellow artists and all our friends in Japan! They need our help. We have raised money for a good cause before with [...]

Artists Help Japan

Sunday, March 13th, 2011

The natural disaster that is still unfolding in Japan is terrifying and beyond sad but there’s one simple and positive thing we can do, give some help. My good friend Dice Tsutsumi has set up a benefit fund “Artists Help Japan” through the wonderful GIVE2ASIA nonprofit. If this organization rings a bell is because it’s [...]

Cartoon Art Museum reception

Friday, December 19th, 2008

This past Tuesday night we had a fantastic time at the Cartoon Art Museum for the Totoro Forest Project celebration. A second larger room has been added to the exhibition and all the artwork from the auction is now on the walls of the museum. Do check it out if you haven’t yet, it’s really [...]

APE this weekend!!!

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

Here it is! The ALTERNATIVE PRESS EXPO is happening this weekend in San Francisco’s Concourse center. Venice Chronicles is officially debuting at this convention and I will be sharing the table with friends Ronnie del Carmen, Dice Tsutsumi and Scott Morse. Tons of great books like Paper Biscuit, Out of Picture and Tiger!Tiger!Tiger!. We even [...]

Totoro Forest Project Books!!!

Monday, September 22nd, 2008

Books go on sale in just a few hours from the Totoro Forest Project Blog (12:00pm pacific time). We are limiting the orders to a maximum of two books per person, so hopefully most of you can get a book. Another way to get hold of it will be at the Alternative Press Expo in [...]

Cartoon Art Museum Totoro Forest Exhibit

Saturday, September 20th, 2008

The Totoro Forest gallery show at the Cartoon Art Museum in San Francisco starts today!!! Dice and I dropped by last night as they were putting finishing touches to the show. Andrew Farago the curator at the museum has done a wonderful job putting up the first part of this show (another room with the [...]

$201,236.00 (estimated)

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008

Not a bad sum uh? That is how much the artwork sales raised! We’re pretty excited about it and more importantly about what this money can do for Totoro Forest! Yay!

Some photos

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

Just to wet your appetite, here’s three nice photos Carlos Baena took at the Totoro Forest Auction.

Wow wow wow!

Monday, September 8th, 2008

What a night! So exciting … we’re still recovering from it, I need a day or two of straight sleep and my daughter doesn’t recognize me anymore but other than that pretty awesome! (jk). What a ride, can you believe we sold every piece in the auction!!! Amazing. thanks so much to all of you [...]

Working out the Art auction layout

Saturday, August 30th, 2008

We’ve worked hard both yesterday and today to layout the art auction pieces at Pixar. We’ve had a ton of help from friends and volunteers, we are truly grateful. It’s really exciting to see these walls filled with everyone’s work and I am happy to say we are in pretty good shape! Most of the [...]