WonderGround Gallery – Artist Showcase

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The great folks at WonderGround Gallery invited me back this past weekend for another Artist Showcase. The Gallery, located in the Downtown Disney District of the Disneyland Resort (Anaheim, CA), hosted signing events on Friday and Saturday evening from 6-8 pm. As always, it was a great time. There were big crowds at the resort for the Memorial Day Holiday weekend, Grad Nights and (most of all) for Disney’s massive Monstrous Summer kick off. Disneyland Park and California Adventure were both open for 24 hours beginning Friday morning at 6 AM and concluding Saturday morning at 6 AM. This special event also included the stores in Downtown Disney. I was able to catch a few hours of the fun. We were at the park until 4 AM Saturday morning. Didn’t quite make it to 6 AM but had plenty of fun in the early morning hours.

My thanks to everyone who came out to the event. These signings are the best part of working with WonderGround Gallery. Getting to interact with the Disney fans is so much fun and a truly rewarding experience. Thank you so much for your support and kind words about my artwork. In addition to friends and family, I had the chance to meet so many new faces. Among the folks who came out for the event were Steven Miller of the Disney Parks Blog. Steven spent time in Disney parks in Florida and California for the 24 Hour event – flying out of Orlando in time to make it to the parks in Anaheim. What a fun job. I also had the chance to meet Kristen Marie of the prolific Mickey and Minnie tumblr. With over 50,000+ followers, her tumblr is the one to watch. I am always grateful when she includes my artwork on the site.

Once again, I would like to thank the great staff at WonderGround Gallery. They always treat me like a rock star when I attend these events and I am so appreciative of their efforts. I can’t tell you what a relief it is to have someone help you slip those prints back into their plastic sleeves. Not an easy task.

I’ll be back at the Gallery in July for thelaunch of the new Hipster Mickey line . Lots of new art and merchandise will be available. Hope to see you there.

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A nice display of some of my merchandise available at the gallery!

A nice display of some of my merchandise available at the gallery!

 

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WonderGround Dates

It’s turning out to be an exciting (and busy) summer.  Here’s a quick recap of my dates at WonderGround Gallery in the Downtown Disney District – Disneyland Resort.

Tuesday, May 21 11:00 AM (Pacific Time) – Tickets for the Hipster Mickey Cocktail Reception go on sale. There will only be a limited amount of tickets available for this event. More information here.

Friday May 24 and Saturday May 25th – Artist Showcase at WonderGround Gallery 6-8pm. I’ll be debuting the new Mickey Mouse piece “Modern Mouse”. More information available here. This is also Memorial Day weekend. To kick off this Monstrous Summer, the parks will be open 24 hours starting Friday morning at 6AM and remaining open until Saturday morning 6AM.

Thursday July 18th 7-10 PM – Hipster Mickey Cocktail Reception at WonderGround Gallery. Come see the debut of the Hipster Mickey line with new product and exclusive merchandise. Event information here. UPDATE 05/31/13 – This event has been re-scheduled for Saturday, July 20th. It is no longer a ticketed event. See the new event details here.

I’ll also be attending Comic Con in San Diego, CA (July 18-21) for the very first time as well as the third D23 EXPO in Anaheim, CA (August 9-11). I will not be exhibiting at either one of these events this year.

If you have any questions about these events, feel free to send me an email and I’ll do my best to get back to you with an answer. Email me at jerrod@jmaruyama.com.

WonderGround Gallery – Artist Showcase

“Modern Mouse” by Jerrod Maruyama will be available as a deluxe print May 24th at WonderGround Gallery in the Downtown Disney District – Disneyland Resort.

I am so excited to be heading back to WonderGround Gallery in the Downtown Disney District – Disneyland Resort. I’ll be debuting my new Mickey Mouse piece “Modern Mouse” as well as signing all of my work currently available in the gallery. The Artist Showcase will be May 24th – 25th (that’s Memorial Day weekend) from 6- 8 pm. If you live nearby or happen to be in town that weekend, please stop by and say hello.

My thanks to the great folks at WonderGround for inviting me back. I always have such a great time. I am so thrilled to be a part of this wonderful Gallery.

For more information on the event, visit the Disney Theme Parks Merchandise blog.

“Good vs. Evil” will be available on selected merchandise at WonderGround Gallery in the Downtown Disney District – Disneyland Resort.