Sasso's colorfully unique & vibrant art has been classified in different genre's such as Modern, Neo-Pop, Abstract, Outsider, Visionary, Street Art, Graffiti, Action but rarely shows in any current gallery system but chronolgy shown below in which the art was exhibited. Art to Go was formed as an original conceptual model in 1987, Dallas,Tx. & continues in Los Angeles since 2003 as this. Any and all inquries about showcasing the art of Sasso in any entity, anywhere in the world are welcomed and appreciated.
2016 August 28 - September 5. Burning Man at Black Rock City, Nevada group art show, DaVincis workshop. Upcycle Cat Tags/necklaces, FX body art, Monkey Hut, hand painted hat/dust covers.
2015 October / November. Created, produced and published 2 all ages coloring books as an art conceptual : The POOR MAN"S PICASSSO, 100 pages & CAT COLOR, 90 pages
2015 August 30 - September 7. Burning Man at Black Rock City, Nevada group art show. Conceptual & performance art: Cat Toy, Creature, Catstronaut, hand painted hat/dust covers, FX body art.
2012 Feb-March.-- L.A. ST SEEN --- Group Print show at Red Arrow Contemporary Dallas, TX. Including printed works by Banksy, Retna, Sherpard Fairey, Richard Duardo, Sasso and others.
2011 Adrift Float Spa. Dallas.TX. A book signing to introduce Sasso's first graphic novel style children's book, SPACE JUNK.
2009 Dec. - Art Miami/Art Basel. 50 various large and small artworks on canvas shown at gallery.
2009 July- Bricolage: New , Used and Improved. Solo show of various artworks on canvas and paper. PaintLab, Santa Monica, CA.
2007 /Feb. -- Osborne Art Bull Group Show, Timothy Yarger Fine Arts, Bevery Hill, CA. A travelijng exhibit that featured hand painted wood bull shape and culmiated in the publication of a coffee table art book.
2006 Sept.- Big Texas @ Gerald Peters Gallery Dallas, TX. Sneak peek of large Texas paintingfor Cattle Baron's Ball 206 0 plus two smaller works on canvas..
2004 Jan.- Black Cat Gallery, Los Angeles, group show with Abstract works on pape plus an 8' tall mixed media neon sculpture madesite specific for the event and displayed outside.
2003 June - Escape to Cat Planet. Gallery at Southside on Lamar. Dallas, TX. Included 500 cat themed pieces on canvas and paper featuring Sasso's signature cat characters plus 3 mixed media neon sculptures.
2002 July - Tangerine Show, Gallery at Southside on Lamar. Dallas, TX. Solo showing of new very large abstract works on canvas, including Tangerine I & II, Tropic, Blue Moon, Oceana, Circus, Bingo, Tequila Sunrise plus many smaller works as well as 4 mixed media neon sculptures.
1992 -1999 -- SASSO - Art To Go. Dallas, TX. Solo exhibit in artist owned gallery show space inspired by the tradition of Pop artist Claes Oldenburg’s, The Street and the Store/NYC 1961 and graffiti artist Keith Haring's,Pop Shop/NYC 1980's but wholly original concept utilizing a large custom neon/ stainless steel frontage on brick while inside, original one of a kind works on paper or canvas plus mixed media sculptures, also including produced fabricated items such as tee shirts, steel sculptures, silk screen prints, candles, metal tags and other things. Also featured prominently was Sasso's signature cat characters in various modes..
1988 March - Zanzibar Show., Dallas.TX. First public showing of various artworks on canvas plus hand painted tee shirts at Zanzibar Cafe, Lower Greenville Ave.
As seen or heard in...
Travel / Discovery Channel ,featured painting in story on worldwide broadcast as seen in...10 Best Beach Towns, History of Venice Beach California, March 2005, Los Angeles, CA.
Watchavision, interview by Patricia Barretto at The American FIlm Market Festival, November 2004, Santa Monica, CA
Detroit Evening News -- @ North American International Auto Show, Specialty Marketing Art Conceptual for Volkwagen -- Jan. 2001
FOX Evening News Broadcast interview with Ashleigh Banfield -- about art & internet domain name parking/grabbing, 5:30 PM news. 1998
One Life Radio: 1190AM DFW weekdays @ 10:00am. In 2013 and 2014 Live radio interviews/co-host and talk with radio host Bernadette Fiaschetti about book Space Junk and art. At Clear Channel,Dallas Texas.
94.5 The Edge. June 1996 Live radio interview at Clear Channel about Sasso painted BMW as part of a large Specialty Marketing Art Conceptual.
Fantasyland by Sasso 2004, Animated experimental cartoon shorts shown at DEFMAN Film Festival and Santa Monica Drive-In at the Pier. 2004
IMDB credit for The Watermelon 2008 , Sasso hand painted a vintage trailer to look like a watermelon to be used as a prop in the movie.
1.) Smith, Allison. Photographer. Painter Sinks to New Depths for Art's Sake. Dallas Times Herald, May 23,1990,
2.) Beauchemin, Dan. Fine Art for Yahoos. New York Software News,
January 2000, Vol.3 #5, Front Page and page 5. New York City
3.)The Met ,Kallenberg, Gregory. 24 Hours, September, 1994, Front Page - Body paint & Cover Art By Sasso.
4.) MODELS REP/Page Parkes - New Faces Book, 1998, Art on Front and Back Cover.
5.)Where Magazine by Provencial, Terri. Art by Sasso , August, 1996, Front Cover & p. 29.
+6.) Greek Times Magazine.All covers of 12-18 months photographed by Sasso and some full page ads shot by Sasso as well. 1984-1685
7.) Sayewitz, Ronnie. Uptight in Uptown. Dallas Business
Journal, February 5,1999, Front Page & p.29.
8.) Stephens, Quitman. Working Life of an Artist. The Student
Voice (S.M.U. Newspaper), September 13,
1993, COVER & inside interview p.12,13, 21.
1.) SPACE JUNK 2012 & SPACE JUNKERS 2013 ---- All art and writings by Sasso.
Block, Jenny. El Toro De Osborne: The First 50 Years, 2008. Sasso Art , full page 101.
Katillac, Kellee. Kid's Sacred Places. 2006, Chapter 2, p. 16.
Varsity Spirit 2004, 2 pages of custom designed Sasso tee shirts commisioned by Varsity.
Newspaper and magazine stories or interviews:
Amador, Rose. Artists Business Suit Them to a T. Dallas Morning News, April 28,1991, p. 3Q.
Blanton,Sally. Questions and Answers with Sasso. Turtle Creek
News, Edition 486, August 4, 2002. p.1b,4b.
Briggs Nancy. Sasso Interview. Metroplex Sundown, December 12, 1997, p.7, 12, 14.
Brooke, Shannon. Interview with The Artist. Beyond Magazine #1, 1993, p. 46-48.
Cone, Tonyia. House Parties With A Purpose. River City Renaissance Magazin, Austin,Texas. March 2007, pp.24-25.
Cage, Jodie. Tunnelvision.Tempo, October 16, 1995, p.7.
Heap, Kristiana. Party of the Week Art Show /Big Texas @The Gerald Peters Gallery. Park Cities People, September 14, 2006, p.2C.y
Kallenberg, Gregory. Rock the Vote (BMW). The Met, May 8, 1996, Interview and story p. 9.
Kallenberg, Gregory. Cats in His Hat. The Met, April 1, 1995,interview and story p.7.
Lamb, Cindy. Artist Profile. Exposure Magazine - Los Angeles, March 1989,
Morgan, Kendall. Sasso-Artist. Document Magazine, June
Morgan, Kendall.. Artist Steps Back Into His Own Shop. Dallas Morning News, November
23, 1992, p. 6C.
Morgan, Kendall. Page Parkes/Models Rep/Art Show. Dallas Morning News-Fashion Dallas, April 29, 1998, p. 2E.
Muller, Constance. Wild at Art. Dallas Morning News, March 26,1993, p. 6G.
Reich, Andrea. ART UNVEILED Art to Go - Just Say Sasso. The Link, July 2001, p. 9.
Sime, Tom. Wall To Wall. Dallas Morning News, September 26, 1998, pp.1C, 2C.
Skye, Rachel. Virtual Virtuoso. Impressions Magazine, photo by Gary Donihoo, January, 1996, p.16.
Southern Magazine, Dec.1986. photo & story, p.65. South by design: A gallery of Southern Creativity.
photo : Turner, Danny. Celebs and Their Pets. D Magazine, June 2001, full page 56.
Photo: Greg Watermann for ROUGH: Dallas Society of Visual CommunicationsFebruary 1994 Vol. 3,issue 6. page 6.
Planet Cool. Tony Hartl - Art Collector. Dallas Observer, Metroplex Living. June 2004, Art by Sasso, page
Also seen in...
CULTURE MAP by Stephanie Quadri, V.O.D. Boutique party 2012
LAstheplace.com. The Osborne Art Bulls Group Show Exhibit, on Feb. 2007 @ Timothy Yarger Fine Art in Beverly Hills,CA.
Splash Magazines Worldwide.The Osborne Art Bulls Group Show Exhibit,, Feb, 2007 @ Timothy Yarger Fine Art Gallery, Beverly Hills,CA .
Foto Nuovo by Aaron Gill. Art Bulls for Charity / Friday Februrary 2, 2007 @Timothy Yarger Fine Art Gallery, Beverly Hills,CA .
As seen on tee shirts...
Recent Art clients: 2011- present
Adrift Float Spa
Oak Knoll Ranch
The Loon Bar
Runaway Runway Fashion Truck Los Angeles
Bobo Noir - an indie movie
Jack Daniel's whiskey
On The Border
South Side on Lamar
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