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Live Sign Painting by Cayetano Valenzuela of Black Rabbit Studio
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 @ 10:00 am - Sunday, December 3, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Please join HCCC in the Main Gallery to watch Cayetano Valenzuela of Black Rabbit Studio create original signs for For Hire: Contemporary Sign Painting in America during public hours!
November 29 – December 2, 10 AM – 5 PM
December 3, 12 – 5 PM
Cayetano Valenzuela (Black Rabbit Studio) was born in Houston, Texas, and is currently a sign painter and illustrator living In Syracuse, New York. In 2013, he founded Black Rabbit Studio and began concentrating on letter forms after a career of showing work in galleries across the country. Valenzuela took instruction from several lettering artists, including professional sign painters teaching classes in and out of New York. As someone who loves vintage-style handmade objects, Valenzuela takes inspiration from these objects to paint signs for local businesses in Syracuse that seek hand-painted lettering. Most recently, he has been influenced by signs and advertisements from the 1930s and ‘40s, as well as circus and sideshow banners.
Above: Cayetano Valenzuela’s Steeple Chase, Tilly, or simply the Coney Island head. Photo by the artist via http://theblackrabbitstudio.com