This is the third public art mural for the TYLER VILLAGE Parking lot. It is also the largest one. I was able to complete it in a couple of weeks using mostly ladders, long poles and a ton of great paint from Sherwin Williams. This is the location for the CLEVELAND FLEA, so pretty excited to have it finished just in time for the last couple of summer fleas. My studio, Megalis Studio is also in TYLER VILLAGE, so I was honored and very excited when the great people of Tyler Village Michelle and Dave approached me about doing the murals. Long live street art!!!
I was commissioned recently to produce several murals on the buildings on Tyler Village on E 36th and Superior, Cleveland, Ohio. The larger mural will be completed in the Spring of 2019. This is the site of the famous Cleveland Flea that attracts thousands of visitors. Thank you Graystone for asking me to put my art on your landmark structures.
A CHOOLAAH commissioned piece of artfor their Virginia location. A permanent public installment. "Tiger" is a mixed media piece of art comprised of wood, metal, burlap, paper, sand paper, enamel paint and oil sticks. The piece is 37x38 inches with a dept of approximately 2.5 inches.
Completed Jan 2017.
Choolaah Indian BBQ, a growing Chipotle style Indian restaurant has commissioned artist Tom Megalis to create and produce large scale art works for restaurants on Chagrin Blvd, in Orange Village Ohio and for a store in Fairfax, Virginia.
Below: Ganesha, 8 foot pieces to be installed in Fairfax VA Choolaah.
Some fun stuff!
Some my funky line drawings and weird characters are featured on the new kids box for the Choolah Indian BBQ restaurant.
It was great to work with Jay Nesbitt from Wholesome International who said the space at Choolaah was inspired by art museums. He gave me lots of room to play and hopefully I will be doing more art for Choolaah in the near future.
Here's the box flat. Try to imagine it folded! I will post picture when I get a box.
I am excited to announce that I was selected for MOCA Cleveland's The Nesnadny + Schwartz Visiting Curator Program.
Adam Lerner, the the Director and Chief Animator of the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA Denver), came by my studio for a visit. Very exciting.
Lerner is the curator of MCA Denver’s wildly successful touring retrospective of Mark Mothersbaugh’s work, Myopia, which will come to MOCA Cleveland in the summer of 2016 in a joint presentation with the Akron Art Museum.
Thanks again MOCA CLEVELAND and Nesnadny + Schwartz!
Fatso Fobee. A short film I wrote and directed.
During heavy times of art production, I rarely take the time to clean. Things just keep piling up and sometimes that pile or junk makes it into a piece. "Waste" is bad word in my studio.
Some behind the scenes at the Tom Megalis Studio.