My Lego art wins the People’s Choice Award

A mosaic of a nude from painting I rendered from a photograph I took.

A mosaic of a nude from painting I rendered from a photograph I took.

My work Lego Nude – which is, well, a nude rendered in Legos – won the People’s Choice Award at the Del Mar Fair. But, it didn’t even win an honorable mention with the judges.

So I’m going to interpret that result as demonstrating that I am too cutting edge for the establish hegemony, and chalk this up as further validation of my status as the preeminent post-post-modern art genius.

I also have had another work of art from my wallpaper series on display of a pigeon on a coffee table at Caffe Trieste that I call “Trieste Regular.”

My work will be was on display at the 2011 Del Mar Fair now through the end of the fair on July 4th.

Pointing out that yes, I did in fact get the People's Choice Award on the 3rd day of the show.

My painting Trieste Regular.

Showing off my painting at the Fair.

Photomarathon 2011

I participated in a Photomarathon on October 17th.

We had to take 12 images on 12 given topics, in the same order that the topics appear on the list given to us on the day of the event. The 12 topics were:

Inside Out; Infested; Flavor; Drama; Twenty-six; My Secret; Seeing Double; The Path; Highs  & Lows; Birds Eye View; World in Motion; Self Portrait.

And here’s what I came up with:

Passages art show at the US Chinese Museum

This is the series of 9 pieces that will be exhibited at this show. The work was created from images taken of motorcycles in various states of dis-assembly while I was working at a motorcycle shop.

This is the series of 9 pieces that will be exhibited at this show. The work was created from images taken of motorcycles in various states of dis-assembly while I was working at a motorcycle shop.

WHO: Marlene Aron, Wanda Chan, Ned Millet and Torrey Nommesen
WHAT: Passages, art at the us Chinese Museum
WHERE: US Chinese Museam
4690 Tompkins Avenue
Oakland, CA
WHEN: September 6th through the 20th
Opening Reception September 6th, 10am to 3pm
WHY: East meets West in this show of local artists.

Art at Cafe Libertalia

In the Trees. One of the works that will be shown at this show.

In the Trees. One of the works that will be in this show.

WHO: Torrey Nommesen, Lula Becraft, Tina Nguyen, and Eric Wixon
WHAT: Art Show in a Hillcrest coffee shop. This show is being curated by Galerie de Lindel
WHERE: Cafe Libertalia
3835 5th Street
Hillcrest, San Diego, CA
WHEN: September 1st until Sometime in October
WHY: Come check out this amazing little coffee shop in and see four of my nudes.

Going out of town party, Sunday June 28th

Torrey in SF

WHO: Me
WHAT: I’m leaving town next month. I’m cashing my chips and moving on out. This will be the last hurrah.
WHERE: Spec’s and Vesuvio’s
North Beach, San Francisco, CA
WHEN: Sunday, June 28th
WHY: Come send me off into the great unknown.It’s at Spec’s and Vesuvio’s, because some of my friends are boycotting Specs, so just pick your favorite of the two bars and I’ll be bouncing in between them all night.

The Capp Street Girls at Red Devil Lounge – Wed, June 17th

Us after a rocking show last time we were at Red Devil Lounge!

TCSG after a rocking show last time we were at Red Devil Lounge! From left to right: Torrey - bass, Richard - vocals, Jeff - drums, Mark - Uzi guitar

WHO: The Capp Street Girls with Swig, Monte Casino and Song of the Siren
WHAT: The ant shOw presentation
WHERE: The Red Devil Lounge
1695 Polk Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
WHEN: Wednesday, July 17th
$8 at the door, or $6 advance tickets
Get advanced tickets here
WHY: Come see us melt the stage at the Red Devil. We’re going on anywhere between 8:30 & 9:00. Come early and stay late.