Poketo is excited to have a mini shop at Gallery Nucleus starting Saturday November 13th. You’ll find some of your new and favorite Poketo items at Nucleus, all in one place. This comes just in time for the two art openings at the gallery with artists Sanjay Patel and Junko Mizuno.
Sanjay Patel is an artist, author, and animator of Pixar Studio fame. His credits include some of the biggest animations including Bugs Life, Toy Story 2 and 3, Ratatouille, and The Incredibles. For the first time ever, Sanjay will exhibit original drawings and sketches created toward the completion of his book, Ramayana, a book nearly 4 years in the making. Sanjay will there doing a book signing. On a side note, we met Sanjay this year at Comic Con… one of the coolest, nicest guys ever.
Junko Mizuno is revered for her Gothic kawaii or kawaii noir style. Juxtaposing childlike cuteness and horror, her demented nymphets are bold, colorful, erotic, morbid, yet at the same time comical. Mizunos work is versatile and has been featured in comics, prints, clothing, stationary, and as toys. An accomplished graphic novelist, Mizuno has published numerous novels including Cinderalla, Hansel & Gretel, Little Fluffy Gigolo Pelu, Princess Mermaid, and Pure Trance. Her artwork has exhibited at galleries in New York, Seattle, Toronto, Tokyo, Paris, Milan, Barcelona, Berlin, and Rome.
Also showing with Junko Mizuno is Mizna Wada. Mizna is a illustrator and designer whose wide-eyed, cute yet creepy lolitas are inspired by the horror comics she read while growing up in Tokyo.
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