It’s a rare occasion that you get to spend an entire week hanging out and painting with your art heroes.
It began with a prayer to the Divine Creative Spirit.
1. Art IS a valid spiritual practice.
2. You are NOT alone.
3. Dream BIGGER!
4. YOU are art.
It concluded with hugs and tears of joy.
This program was presented with financial assistance by the West Virginia Division of History and Culture and the National Endowment for the Arts, with approval from the West Virginia Commission for the Arts.
Check out this short movie about the Visionary Art Painting Intensive by my friend, colleague and fellow 2015 Intensive attendee, Perry Kroeger:
For Immediate Release
West Virginia artist, Brian Zickafoose has been awarded the Professional Development Grant to attend the Visionary Art Painting Intensive with Alex Grey and Allyson Grey. The Visionary Art Painting Intensive will take place from July 16-22, 2017 at the Chapel of Sacred Mirrors (CoSM) in Wappingers Falls, NY.
The annual workshop – attended by accomplished painters from all over the world – is a hands on training course that will provide an in depth study into visionary painting, as presented by world-renowned visionary artists, Alex and Allyson Grey.
This program is presented with financial assistance from the West Virginia Division of Culture and History and the National Endowment for the Arts, with approval from the West Virginia Commission for the Arts.
Owl Family Self-Portrait – A Movie by Brian Zickafoose
Whooo loves to paint? Apparently owls do. Watch as a family of screech owls play and paint the afternoon away at Seneca Rocks, West Virginia. Please subscribe to my channel and share if you enjoyed this feature presentation. The links for purchasing prints are below. Thank you for watching.
Movie based on
The Keeper of Twilight : Seneca Rocks, West Virginia
by West Virginia visionary artist, Brian C. Zickafoose.
36″ x 24″ inch Acrylic and Oil on Canvas / Completed 2016 / 200+ Hours in Production
Produced by The Green Touch Group, LLC
Video Production: Brian Zickafoose
Camera / Management: Jeannine Zickafoose
Starring: Xia Yasmine Zickafose and Zenna Yvonne Zickafoose
Filmed Entirely Using GoPro Hero Action Cameras
Audio Author: R1Studio
Track Title: Upbeat Funk
Licensed Through: Envato Network
Painting Imaged by: The Highland Studio – Cold Spring, NY
Candy to the Core
36″ x 36″ x 2″ – Original Acrylic on Canvas
Brian Christopher Zickafoose © 2016
Approximately 200+ Hours in Production
About the Artwork
Here we have the second installment in the Flight of Fancy Series by visionary artist, Brian C. Zickafoose. Our friend Fancy is suspended inside a torus shaped subatomic chamber as photon beams stream past in blinding speeds. The static of uncertainty dispatches on bulbous monitor screens across the walls of the chamber as we turn the corner ever faster. “Do you see?” – asks Fancy in a feverish whisper. Limited edition paper and canvas prints are available.
We ventured north to the Chapel of Sacred Mirrors in Wappingers Falls, NY over the weekend of August 9-10 for the Annual CoSM Members BBQ, Full Moon Celebration and Lightbody Art Church with our hosts, world-renowned visionary artists, Alex and Allyson Grey. Here are a few pictures for your enjoyment.
The Art of Brian C. Zickafoose Show and Signing at Ripple in Downtown Roanoke, VA
Saturday, June 14 Noon – 5:00PM
Ripple in Downtown Roanoke, Virginia will be hosting an art show and signing with visionary artist, Brian C. Zickafoose, featuring recent works from his Neptune’s Garden Underwater Series, including framed and matted reproductions, greeting cards, disc golf discs, lapel pins and other collectibles. The free event will have several door prizes, and there will also be a raffle for a signed and framed Octopus Den print from the artist.
Zickafoose, a long time resident of Roanoke, recently relocated his studio to the hills of West Virginia. His work has received national accolades, recently awarded an American Advertising Award for excellence in illustration. His work straddles the line between digital and traditional mediums. Reoccurring themes in his work include, transcendental spirituality, cosmic consciousness, ancient symbolism, sacred geometry, fantasy realms, crystals, birds and other mythical creatures. His work has been published in High Times and Relix Magazine, and he has created poster art for numerous bands and festivals, including 311, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band, the Kottonmouth Kings, Floydfest, the Boston Freedom Rally and the Blue Ridge Blues & BBQ Festival. He recently partnered with INNOVA Disc Golf in launching their new line of full color golf discs imprinted with his “Fire & Ice” dragon artwork.
Ripple is a counter-culture bazaar, hippie general store and psychedelic boutique, located on the Historic City Market in Downtown Roanoke, Virginia. Ripple features a revolving selection of local artists, and regularly hosts meet and greets with bands and artists from all over the country.
Short Block of Information
What: Art Show and Signing with Artist Brian C. Zickafoose
When: June 14, 2014 from Noon to 5:00pm
Where: Ripple – 112 Market St. Downtown Roanoke – 540.492.9878
Tickets: This is a FREE Event
Info: View and RSVP to the official event page on Facebook.
Pictured: Neptune’s Garden :: Octopus’ Den – We will be raffling a signed, matted and framed version of this print. Actual print not pictured.
Infinite Appetite Pins are here! Pimp your hat with an Infinite Appetite die-cast hard enamel pin. These high quality pins are produced for the serious collector and feature deluxe metal clutches to keep your precious pin in place. We are only producing a single pressing of 100 of these beautiful pins, so get yours while they last. Each order comes with a water proof vinyl Infinite Appetite sticker.
As always, you get FREE shipping in the continental US with this offer.
– Infinite Appetite 2″ x 1.75″ Die-Cast Hard Enamel, Four-Color Lapel Pin with Double Nails and Deluxe Metal Clutches
– Infinite Appetite 3″ x 3″ Die Cut Vinyl, Full-Color, Water Proof Sticker
Wholesale inquiries are welcome.
The brand spanking new Fire & Ice Dragon INNcolor Disc Golf line from INNOVA Discs are here! Pimp your disc bag with one of these beautiful edge to edge, full color imprinted discs featuring the art of Brian C. Zickafoose.
The Fire & Ice Dragon was one of four initial designs chosen to roll out INNOVA’s new INNcolor Disc Golf 2014 line and will be available in various weights at authorized INNOVA Disc retail outlets very soon.
Good news is, you don’t have to wait – we’re giving one away!!
Disc Giveaway Contest Rules
Receive a single entry by completing one of the following steps:
Receive additional entries when you complete both steps. Tip: when filling out the email sign up form, be sure to include your mailing address so we have somewhere to send the prize. Don’t worry we’ll notify you by email first if you win.
As a snail mail subscriber, you will be privy to great perks like the many freebie mailings that we do for the holidays and throughout the year.
Contest ends at 4:20PM on Friday, May 2, 2014. We value your trust and privacy and will not sell or release your information to ANYONE.
Thanks for entering, best of luck!
Another season changes, winter unwillingly withers away and spring breathes life anew. With all things considered, times have never been better than right now. Truly a blessing, indeed.
With an explosion of new technology, we learn and live to experience new things in our lives every day at a much faster pace than we have ever considered possible as a species. Information is consumed in mind bending heaps at dizzying speeds.
Whether or not we are able to maintain relevancy in this modern age, depends on our ability to embrace change and move forward.
In that spirit, we are proud to launch the new BrianZickafoose.com brand and logo, a spanking new web site and a crazy awesome new product shop chocked with new goodies for the grabbing. I’ve literally poured myself and my resources into this project over the last few months and we are glad to finally have it go live.
Feel free to browse around and check out the new site layout, and if you can please stop in my shop and help support us as we continually strive to offer new products and collectibles in the very near future. As always, don’t hesitate to reach out to me at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks for taking the time to stop by and check us out. Much love and light – BZ