Double Dog Daddy-O!

Double Dog Daddy-O!

The Collaborative Works of Derek Hess and Scott Pickering

 

The bond between artists, Derek Hess and Scott Pickering was created in the smoke filled, legendary early 90’s Euclid Tavern. Derek was booking the bands there, while Scott was playing in many Cleveland bands (Prisonshake, My Dad Is Dead, etc.) Both were visual artists in the very early stages of their careers. No one would have expected, 20 years later they would join forces for one of the most unlikely art collaborations.

 

Double Dog Daddy-O! features over 25 works created jointly by Derek Hess and Scott Pickering. Making this show truly unique, is not only their opposite illustrative styles coming together, but this is the first time Hess has worked with another artist on single pieces.

 

Derek is known for his sometimes extreme, but always impactful images depicting societies daily struggles, created in his classically trained style.

 

Scotts approach to his art is fast, free flying creatures, drawn loosely without rules. If the line works he’ll build on it….and probably add a hat on the head of the figure.

 

“Derek and I decided to collaborate on a series of new drawings. No rules- let’s just see what happens- and the results are energy blasts of visual chaos. perfect.” -Scott Pickering

 

“Scott and I decided to take our different approaches to the paper and combine them and see what happens. What’s grown from the mayhem are some solid expressions of serious nonsense that leaves the viewer satisfied.” -Derek Hess

 

For additional information, to schedule an interview or request additional imagery please contact: Martin Geramita (216) 288-4868 or marty@strhess.com

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AS I REMEMBER YOU

AS I REMEMBER YOU New print by Derek Hess Available Now

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Forced Perspective Now Available on VOD and DVD/Bluray/Book

Forced Perspective is an intimate portrait of iconic Cleveland artist Derek Hess by filmmaker Nick Cavalier. The film is a journey through Derek’s struggle with alcoholism and bipolar and how these demons effect the artwork, presenting a voyeur into Derek’s personal life, revealing his process and philosophy. This award winning documentary showcases the evolution of a celebrated artist, his effect on music and culture while highlighting the link between creativity and mental illness.

Forced Perspective is now available for purchase through Vimeo On Demand and through the Forced Perspective IndieMerch page.

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Burned Out Skateboard

Burned Out Skateboard
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Burned Out Skateboard, signed and numbered limited edition of 100.
Please be aware that this is a pre-order item. Expected to ship on or around March 18, 2016 *

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New Clutch poster available

Signed and numbered limited edition of 200. offset print 28″  x 12″

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Pre – Order Black White and Red all over

Over 175 iconic images that are simultaneously unsettling and compelling. The pieces chosen for this book have all the drama of a mood light illuminated with a 1,000 watt bulb…or perhaps a dim bulb, Hess leaves that for you to decide. You’re sure to leave with an opinion – or more accurately, an emotion.

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Blueprint to a Brownie II

browniewebEach print comes with a certificate of authenticity.

36″ x 24″ signed and numbered limited edition print of 200.
Created on a replica from the original blueprints from the Municipal Stadium.
Each print is consistent.

Price: $150

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“Always”

Now Available for Pre-Order – Always signed and number Fine Art Print.

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Always print trailer

“Always” a signed and numbered limited edition Fine Art Giclee print.
Preview trailer for this print below.

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First Trailer for Forced Perspective

“Forced Perspective” is a documentary film showcasing the life of artist Derek Hess directed by Nick Cavalier.

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We recently updated our email list for the occasional news bast regarding Derek and his work. Take a minute to sign-up or make sure you are on the list for receiving the latest on exhibitions, new work and specials.

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Derek, Nick Cavalier visit Bill Peters

Video of Derek and Forced Perspective Documentary Director Nick Cavalier visit the Bill Peters Metal on Metal radio show.

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Forced Perspective Fan Submissions

Nick Cavalier wants stories from fans of my art to be used in the documentary film, Forced Perspective.

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