I’d like to thank everyone involved with A STATE OF MATTER exhibition last night in Austin at @volcomgarden . It was humbling to see how many of you came out to visit the gallery, and really heartwarming to take part in such an awesome display of work by three fellow artists, all of whom i have had the pleasure of sharing a friendship with over there course of my career. I much prefer these types of events, where theres’ such a strong sense of comraderie and where, as a group, a few like-minded people with semi-shared-histories, are able to combine talents and create a visual experience which is both more immediate and more powerful than a mere summing-of-parts. As artists, we work so frequently in isolation, working away days/weeks/months of our lives in a near-vacuum. Taking part in an effort that displaces that solitude in favor of collaboration is always a great reminder of how powerful the idea of community and creative-partnership can be, when so often we can feel as though that our artistic lives are fully separate and independent of one another. I’m forever in awe of such talented friends and i hope i may never take experiences like these for granted, rather allow them to drive me forward to adhere to an ever-increasing standard. Thanks and love be to Thomas, Jake, Arik, all at BRLSQ of NA, Volcom Garden, Chris, Esteban, Waterloo Records etc etc etc. (whoever i forgot) #jakebannon #thomashooper #arikroper @jbannon @thomas__hooper @arikroper @brlsq @sieben_up
Posted: November 10, 2017

I’d like to thank everyone involved with A STATE OF MATTER exhibition last night in Austin at @volcomgarden . It was humbling to see how many of you came out to visit the gallery, and really heartwarming to take part in such an awesome display of work by three fellow artists, all of whom i have had the pleasure of sharing a friendship with over there course of my career. I much prefer these types of events, where theres’ such a strong sense of comraderie and where, as a group, a few like-minded people with semi-shared-histories, are able to combine talents and create a visual experience which is both more immediate and more powerful than a mere summing-of-parts. As artists, we work so frequently in isolation, working away days/weeks/months of our lives in a near-vacuum. Taking part in an effort that displaces that solitude in favor of collaboration is always a great reminder of how powerful the idea of community and creative-partnership can be, when so often we can feel as though that our artistic lives are fully separate and independent of one another. I’m forever in awe  of such talented friends and i hope i may never take experiences like these for granted, rather allow them to drive me forward to adhere to an ever-increasing standard. Thanks and love be to Thomas, Jake, Arik, all at BRLSQ of NA, Volcom Garden, Chris, Esteban, Waterloo Records etc etc etc. (whoever i forgot) #jakebannon #thomashooper #arikroper @jbannon @thomas__hooper @arikroper @brlsq @sieben_up


Time lapse of the install of A STATE OF MATTER, opening TONIGHT November 9th at the @volcomstudio Garden 1209 East 6th st, Austin TX. Live music provided by @coldwives – New and classic artwork from @thomas__hooper @arikroper @aperfectmonster @jbannon – thank you to @volcomstudio @industryprintshop @brlsq @sieben_up for helping make this happen. #thomashooper #johnbaizley #jacobbannon #arikroper
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Time lapse of the install of A STATE OF MATTER, opening TONIGHT November 9th at the @volcomstudio Garden 1209 East 6th st, Austin TX. Live music provided by @coldwives - New and classic artwork from @thomas__hooper @arikroper @aperfectmonster @jbannon - thank you to @volcomstudio @industryprintshop @brlsq @sieben_up for helping make this happen. #thomashooper #johnbaizley #jacobbannon #arikroper


Nothing quite like finishing something 5 minutes before it hangs on a wall. Wet paintings on exhibition at 7 pm tonight at @volcomgarden A STATE OF MATTER
Posted: November 9, 2017

Nothing quite like finishing something 5 minutes before it hangs on a wall. Wet paintings on exhibition at 7 pm tonight at @volcomgarden A STATE OF MATTER


A STATE OF MATTER, opening tonight, 7pm Thursday November 9th at the @volcomstudio Garden 1209 East 6th st, Austin TX. Live music provided by @coldwives – complimentary beverages served all night. Very excited to be part of this group show here in Austin TX with these incredible artists, @arikroper @thomas__hooper @jbannon – thank you to @volcomstudio @industryprintshop @brlsq @sieben_up . Exhibition runs till December 3rd.
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A STATE OF MATTER, opening tonight, 7pm Thursday November 9th at the @volcomstudio Garden 1209 East 6th st, Austin TX. Live music provided by @coldwives - complimentary beverages served all night. Very excited to be part of this group show here in Austin TX with these incredible artists, @arikroper @thomas__hooper @jbannon - thank you to @volcomstudio @industryprintshop @brlsq @sieben_up . Exhibition runs till December 3rd.


Sneak peak detail of new work (I️ tried out a bunch of new media and technique) hanging tonight at @volcomgarden with @thomas__hooper @jbannon @arikroper
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Sneak peak detail of new work (I️ tried out a bunch of new media and technique) hanging tonight at @volcomgarden with @thomas__hooper @jbannon @arikroper


@jbannon and I will be holding an art pop up & signing event at @waterloorecords in Austin, TX on Nov 9th. We will be in town for our “State of Matter” Art show w/ @thomas__hooper and @arikroper at @volcomgarden. Come by and say hello!!! #jacobbannon #converge #deathwishinc #wearyourwounds #johnbaizley #baroness
Posted: November 7, 2017

@jbannon and I will be holding an art pop up & signing event at @waterloorecords in Austin, TX on Nov 9th. We will be in town for our “State of Matter” Art show w/ @thomas__hooper and @arikroper at @volcomgarden. Come by and say hello!!! #jacobbannon #converge #deathwishinc #wearyourwounds #johnbaizley #baroness