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Punk Rock & Paintbrushes Exhibition Smashed Art Boundaries

Photos & Words by Angela RoseRed

Music and art collided for Romantic Rock’s third annual Punk Rock & Paintbrushes holiday art show that took place at Innerspace Gallery in Los Angeles, California.The Sound Sisters traveled from Arizona for an overnight turnaround trip to catch the special event. The exhibition featured original artwork by Matt Skiba (AlkalineTrio and Blink-182), Hunter Burgan (AFI), Warren Fitzgerald (The Vandals and Oingo Boingo), Matt Hensley (Flogging Molly), Carla Harvey (Butcher Babies), Jennie Cotterill (Bad Cop/ Bad Cop), Mike Gallo (Agnostic Front), Steve Caballero (The Faction), Christian Hosoi, Natalia Fabia, Madison Stern, Paul Kobriger, Chris Shary, Kevin Second, Mike Smith, Soma Snakeoil and The Mad Twins: Olya & Vira Ishchuck. The soundtrack of the evening was provided by DJ sets from Noodles (The Offspring), Monique Powell (Save Ferris) and Stacey Dee-J (Stacey Dee and Bad Cop/ Bad Cop). read more

Sound Sisters Episode 10-Jared Gaines

In this episode the ladies talk with Virginia based artist Jared Gaines who specializes in tattoo flash art sheets that characterize timeless influential punk rock albums. Praised and celebrated for his work inspired by music of the Descendents, Bad Religion, Rancid, Avail, Alkaline Trio and the Misfits to name a few. They dive into artistic process, inspiration, comic books, tattooed and of course early punk rock show going experiences. read more