EK Summer Art Show 2014

And after the smoke clears…we are pleased as punch to announce our very first art show as a smashing success! Friday, June 6th at the one and only 111 Minna Gallery was a night full of drinks, fun, amazing people, and most importantly, amazing art! EK would like to thank every single person that supported…

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EK SXSW EVENT

This year for SXSW Empty Kingdom partnered with the awesome HOPE Campaign to deliver an amazing all day art event in Austin Texas.  Empty Kingdom was most honored to bring Dave Young, Derek Gores, Hugh Leeman, and Joel Daniel Phillips down to Austin to participate and put their various talents to work to make this wall shine.  If you…

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EK Interview: Derek Gores

The fourth and final artists that Empty Kingdom is proud to bring to SXSW ReCREATE:ATX will be Derek Gores.  The fantastic master of the collage will undoubtedly be putting something stunning and novel up on the walls in Austin Texas.  Derek understands that this is about community, encouraging anyone near the event to bring something for…

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ReCREATE: ATX // EK FUNDRAISER

Empty Kingdom & the Hope Campaign are proud to announce our official partnership in support of ReCREATE: ATX, a fundraiser and all-day art event at SXSW!  The Hope Outdoor Gallery is one of the nation’s largest outdoor art galleries, a place for local artists to share their work, focused on positive and educational messages.  What…

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EMPTY KINGDOM TOP 100 Artists of 2012

[Photo by: Lauren Treece] The beginning is, in fact, finally here. After shifting through exactly 1470 posts for the entire 2012 calendar year, a dozen pots of coffee made, several holes punched in the drywall during heated deliberations, and several concussions suffered from office supplies hurled at each others’ heads, we proudly present the third…

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EK Interview: Derek Gores

We covered Derek Gores’ dope collage art in this post, and also featured him in our 2010’s Top 100. We recently got in touch and he told us about an upcoming show he has in LA. Never ones to miss an opportunity, we offered to give him a plug in exchange for an interview. Some…

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EMPTY KINGDOM TOP 100 Artists of 2010

(Photo by: berserker / Steve Skafte ) Within the hallowed halls of Empty Kingdom, our contributors tend to be very proud about the art that we curate. I wouldn’t say it’s a competition to put up the best artists, but when someone finds a really good artist first, we usually compliment each other with “Dammit!!!”…

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