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Ambush
By Eric Joyner  RUN # 01572
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Ambush
By Eric Joyner
RUN #01572
It's An Ambush With Eric Joyner

We welcome back California artist Eric Joyner as he joins us for his second RUN.?Joyner returns with Ambush an oil painting created during his last exhibition with Los Angeles' Corey Helford Gallery in 2015. Read on as Joyner gives us the story behind his latest release and much more?

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Edition Size: 50
SIZE17 x 14 Inches
TYPEArchival Pigment Print on 290gsm Moab Rag Fine Art Paper
This RUN comes signed, numbered and with a Certificate of Authenticity from Eric Joyner and 1xRUN.
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Edition Size: 50
SIZE17 x 14 Inches
TYPEArchival Pigment Print on 290gsm Moab Rag Fine Art Paper
This RUN comes signed, numbered and with a Certificate of Authenticity from Eric Joyner and 1xRUN.
EST SHIPPING4-6 weeks
AVAILABILITYShips worldwide
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ABOUT THIS ART

The framing option for this RUN includes a 1 inch black wood frame with UV-glass, foam core backing and ready to hang hardware.

"This was made for my last show at the Corey Helford gallery. I had painted 2 similar paintings. But wanted to do one more.

I like a little absurd drama in my paintings from time to time & this one is no different. It looks likes two Voltron lions are about to pounce on either an elephant, or the donuts upon it’s back." - Eric Joyner


ABOUT THE ARTIST:
Eric Joyner was born in San Mateo, a suburb of San Francisco. My childhood was fairly uneventful, doing the usual things most kids did, reading comics (mostly Mad, Creepy, Eerie and newspaper comic strips), playing sports, and going to school, as well as drawing and painting.

After art school, I joined the San Francisco Society of Illustrators and participated in their annual shows, charities and Air force art programs. The clients were educational publishers, high tech companies, card companies, magazine publishers and advertising agencies. In 1989 I won two gold medals in the S.F.S.I. annual show.

In 1999 I started to enter various juried shows at Artisans Gallery in Mill Valley, CA. and the work was well received. Shows in other galleries, (usually group shows) were positive as well. In 2000, after years of painting other people’s pictures, I made the decision to only paint things that I liked. Four series of paintings of different subjects were started; they were: San Francisco urbanscapes, paintings of old newspaper cartoons characters, Mexican masks, and last but not least, Japanese tin (toy) robots. Though all four series of these subjects were enjoyable to do, I chose to focus on the tin robots, as they were the most popular and seemed to have the most possibilities.

So, armed with a small collection of tin robots and spaceships I began painting them in earnest. In attempt to bring them to life without loosing their charm, I showed them where they belonged: outer space. By 2002 the paintings were looking good, but they still needed something to play off of… perhaps a nemesis. After a month or so of searching for a ‘nemesis’ I had an epiphany while watching the movie ‘Pleasantville.’ In one of the scenes, Jeff Daniels paints a still life of…donuts. With thoughts of Wayne Thiebaud’s pastries always close at hand, it wasn’t difficult to see the battle scene of robots retreating from 300-foot tall donuts when I went to bed that night. The rest, as they say, is history.

Find more by Eric Joyner at ericjoyner.com

Follow Eric on Instagram @eric_s_j - Twitter @RobotsAndDonuts - Facebook
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