Guzu Gallery presents ‘High Scores: Artwork Inspired by Video Games’—July 24!

Guzu Gallery presents High ScoresWHERE:
Guzu Gallery
5000 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78751

OPENING RECEPTION:
Friday, July 24 • 7-10pm

HOURS:
July 24, 2015 – August 31, 2015
Monday-Friday 11:00am – 7:00pm
Saturday 10:00am – 7:00pm
Sunday 12:00pm – 6:00pm

This Friday, July 24th, Austin’s own Guzu Gallery teams up with Classic Game Fest—the biggest retro video game convention in Texas—for the gallery’s first video game themed art exhibition showcasing 30 artists paying tribute to their favorite heroes and villains from all eras of video gaming.

The opening reception will be on Friday, July 24th from 7 to 10pm featuring a live performance by Texas chiptune maestro, The Mysterious H, and Atarimatt who will be working his 8-bit musical magic on two modified Atari 2600 game systems! Admission is free and all ages are welcome.

Featured artists include: Daniel Aranda, Nate Bear, Breanna Boone, Nicole Cantú, Alan Defibaugh, M. Fersner, Forces of Dorkness, Half-Human, Mark Hammermeister, Gabrielle Hoggett, Craig Holloway, Jenkins2d, Kachi, David Lamplugh, Devin Lawson, Alice Meichi Li, Mark80, Daniel Moll, Andrew Neal, Brandon Peterson, Chet Phillips, Isaak Ramos, Roshi K, Mark Sarmel, Scrain, Jamie Sichel, Zachary Taylor, Wade Thompson, Nathan Walker, Elisa Wikey… PLUS our resident strange girl, Tessa Morrison, who put together this awesome promo video for the event with a crew of close friends (the puppet was also built by Tessa—how great is that?!).

Eternities (Inspired by Metroid) by  Isaak Ramos
Eternities (Inspired by Metroid) by Isaak Ramos
None Shall Pass (Inspired by The Legend of Zelda) by Mark Sarmel
None Shall Pass (Inspired by The Legend of Zelda) by Mark Sarmel
Four Ghosts (Inspired by Pac-Man) by Half-Human
Four Ghosts (Inspired by Pac-Man) by Half-Human
Would You Kindly? (Inspired by Bioshock) by Chet Phillips
Would You Kindly? (Inspired by Bioshock) by Chet Phillips
Arkham (Inspired by Batman: Arkham) by Brandon Peterson
Arkham (Inspired by Batman: Arkham) by Brandon Peterson

Written by Rondal

Rondal is the Editor-in-Chief of Strange Kids Club and a creative instigator who tackles each day with Red Bull-induced enthusiasm and a mind for adventure. Rondal has written for other sites including Rue Morgue, Fuel Your Illustration and Bloodsprayer. His obsession with horror movies, 80s animation and action figures is considered unhealthy by medical professionals.

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