MEET ME TONIGHT IN DREAMLAND: Jen Ferguson Mural at Sunny’s Red Hook

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MEET ME TONIGHT IN DREAMLAND: Jen Ferguson Mural at Sunny's Red Hook

Meet Me Tonight in Dreamland: a mural project by Jen Ferguson

Sunny’s Bar in Red Hook, famed “bar at the end of the world”, will be the site of Jen Ferguson’s most recent project: “Meet Me Tonight in Dreamland.” A 40 foot mural depicting the foibles of man will adorn the back room, where rakehells rub shoulders with the upright, professionals mix with amateur, and top-shelf mixes with bottom. Infamous proprietress Tone will serenade all comers with the sweets and bitters of her dulcet musical stylings in the front room, whilst you peruse the mural for your likeness (if you know me, you just might have inspired a character).
Sunny doesn’t call it “Back Room Art” for nothing. Come one, come all~ You won’t want to miss the opportunity to grill me in person for the meaning of all this. And if you ask with the right drink in your hand, I might just give you the key.

WHERE:  253 Conover St, Brooklyn, New York 11231
WHEN: Friday, Oct. 18, 2013 from 8-11ish
DIRECTIONS: Click HERE

if you are not familiar with Sunny’s, here are a few links: http://sunnysredhook.com/
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/02/nyregion/sunnys-beloved-bar-in-red-hook-still-struggles-to-reopen.html?_r=0
http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/08/21/knocked-out-by-hurricane-sandy-sunnys-bar-is-bouncing-back/
http://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20130830/HOSPITALITY_TOURISM/130839994

Jen Ferguson’s surprise racetrack project to debut 2/17/13

Guess who’s got NYRA credentials? And why, you ask? Well, keep your seat belts buckled- because on Feb. 17, 2013 a new project I’m working will debut on America’s Best Racing, the official website of the NTRA (National Thoroughbred Racing Association) and The Jockey Club (the authority for all thoroughbred race horses in North America). I’m working with a real insider and talented writer on this and it’s been such fun to create.

Anyone who knows me well knows that the first art I ever made was of race horses, so I’m extremely honored to be working on this new series. I’ll be putting up more details about this soon, and I hope you’ll love it as much as I do.

me_nyra creds

Metrollpolis on Trip City

I have new serialized artwork on  Trip City, a fabulous new online arts and literary journal. My project is called Metrollpolis and is the basis of a new storyline for a longer prose piece I’m currently working on.

Metrollpolis
If you’ve ever seen the film “Troll Hunter” or read any Norwegian folk tales, you know the kind. While everyone seems to conjure up a different image when you say “troll,” most agree on a few key characteristics: mischievous, inherently bad,  and devious. Not to mention their ugliness, big noses and warts.
But you will have to discover trolls on their own terms in Metrollpolis. Never will your assumptions lead you more astray; never will you enter a stranger, more eccentric municipality. So close your travel guides, and put away your passport; they won’t do you any good here. And watch out for those creaking city gates, they haven’t been opened for a long time~

Live Reading of “Dumbo: A Pagan Walks Among Us” Tomorrow!

I’m reading my collaborative comic “DUMBO; A PAGAN WALKS AMONG US” (written by JG Thirlwell) this Thursday at Book Court, at the party for Cousin Corinne’s 3rd issue. Details below; hope to see some of you there!
BOOKCOURT – THURSDAY, JULY 14TH @ 7PM:
COUSIN CORINNE’S REMINDER – ISSUE #3 PARTY

REFRESHMENTS SERVED FREE ALL NIGHT.
ENTER TO WIN A $500 BOOKCOURT GIFT CERTIFICATE
MINI-READINGS BY: BEN GANTCHER, TODD COLBY, LILIAN HEEHS, MICHAEL SIGNORELLI, and JAMES GUIDA
A PRESENTATION BY PAINTER SIMON DINNERSTEIN
LIVE COMIX PRESENTATIONS, Moderated by JEFF NEWELT, FEATURING: NICK BERTOZZI, JEN FERGUSON, JOSH NEUFELD, AND DEAN HASPIEL
A MUSICAL SET BY: DREAM JOB

You can view the FACEBOOK event page RSVP social network thing here: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=169430369787519