Fan Art Exhibit Transforms Meltdown Comics into a Millenial's NYC to Honor the Reigning Kweens of Comedy Central's Broad City
Broad City is on hiatus until 2017, having recently completed airing its smash-hit third season on Comedy Central, but Jane Dope, Hussy Whipped and Sleazy Bake Oven, the trio that's brought us Eat Your Art Out for nearly ten years, have a show to keep the FOMO at bay. On September 30th, Eat More Art Out Productions is transforming LA's legendary Meltdown Comics Nerdist Showroom into the streets of Broad City and exhibiting 75-100 pieces of the show's most impressive fan art. This epic Narnia of Partyas will go down with DJs, bucket drummers, food, drinks, a photobooth, and more. Over 50 artists have already been confirmed for the show, including Mike Leavitt, Ren M, Jim Mahfood, Sam Grinberg, and Lauren YS, with more joining each day.
Broad City has an incredibly active fandom that is well-known for producing some hilarious (and amazing) art about the show. Some of it even gets featured on the official show Tumblr page under the #fanartfriday banner. Over the years, Ilana and Abbi have showcased hundreds of pieces, ranging from macaroni portraits to high-end oil paintings. "I've always been enamored with how passionate and diverse the featured art is," curator / event producer Jane Dope says. "One day I wondered, 'What happens to all of that art? We need to curate a Broad City show, bitch!'" She started making calls and quickly got the answers she was looking for.
Well known for the completely immersive environments they create, the Eat More Art Out trio are currently developing plans to completely transform Meltdown Comics into the world of Broad City as they curate all the art pieces they want to exhibit. “Broad City isn’t just funny,” Jane says. “It’s a really important feminist show that’s created a whole community around it. And we want to honor that with an exhibit.” Nomo Fomo will be on view from September 30 October 7 at 7522 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90046. All art will be for sale. For event updates, visit:
Current List of Exhibiting Artists
Dave Crosland, Elias Stein, Emma Munger, Erin Gallagher, Hannah Nance, Partlow, Heather Perry, Jeremy Wojchihosky, Jim Mahfood, Johnny Vampotna, Kate Laird, Kevyn Schmidt, Kristen Liu, L.A. Johnson, Lara Luis, Lindi Koprivnikar, Maddie Hah, Madelen Foss, Maggie Harbaugh, Maritza Lugo, Mark Fionda, Megan Crow, Michael DiMotta, Mike Leavitt, Molly Walsh, Nan Lawson, Nico Colaleo, Oliver Akuin, Patrick Moss, Regan Russell, Ren M, Renee French, Robin Eisenberg, Sam Grinberg, Sam Spina, Samantha Spina, Scott Teplin, Steff Bomb, Thomas Kenney and Zan Czyzewski.
About Eat More Art Out Productions
EMAO is the sweet and savory collaboration of former derby girls Jane Dope, Sleazy Bake Oven and Hussy Whipped. After sharing playful hip checks and comically threatening glares in their local roller derby league, these lovable ladies quickly bonded over a mutual love of all things artsy, odd and beautiful. The trio has worked together the past five years to bring Jane Dope's annual Eat Your Art Out art auction fundraiser to unprecedented success and they're super excited to take their skills off the track and host their very own themed group art shows. Happily exchanging the rosy rink rash and stinky skate gear for artist wrangling and gallery receptions, they are focussed on bringing together an exceptional variety and quality of art presented in an unforgettably fun atmosphere. Look out for these girls because, in simple terms, Eat More Art Out Productions is going to be throwing some truly awesome art parties! Visit www.EatMoreArtOut.com to learn more.