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Behind the Scenes: Jeepney Sound Design Installation

by Jeepney Projects on September 27th, 2011

Flip is the genius behind the sound installations that accompany many of David’s exhibitions. Last year at the Electric Works show Borderland Birds, this clip played in the gallery. Go Behind the Scenes and see how the cool sound tracks are created. Every nuance is calculated to provide an auditory experience that transports us into the forest teeming with life and, of course, birds!… More…

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Philippine Eagle Foundation Benefit Prints

by Jeepney Projects on September 13th, 2011

Our current project shines a light on the wonderful, yet alarmingly threatened birds of the Philippines. In January 2011, three of us flew into Manila and then to Mt. Kitanglad on Mindanao to see wild nesting Philippine Eagles and other endemic birds. These great birds are the national symbols of the Philippines and are tied for the biggest eagle in the world with the… More…

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Announcing a Jeepney Projects Exhibition

by Jeepney Projects on September 12th, 2011

You are invited to Jeepney Project’s first exhibition following our January trip to the Philippines. Come join the celebration on Thursday, September 22nd at Dominican University in San Rafael. The receptions for David’s exhibitions are always interesting and big fun!… More…

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Announcing Special Release of Pochoir Prints

by Jeepney Projects on September 3rd, 2011

We are pleased to announce that a limited edition run of Pochoir prints are available. Each of these prints features a detail section from one David’s original works, created in the Pochoir stenciling method that makes each print one-of-a-kind. Thanks to the generous contributions from Electric Works and David Tomb, 30% of the sale price of each print goes to Jeepney Projects, and thus, to support the declining habitat of threatened species… More…

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About David Tomb, the Artist

by Jeepney Projects on June 5th, 2011

David Tomb is best known for the figurative portraits that defined his career for twenty years. Though David had a lot of field experience birding in the United States it was natural history trips to Belize and then Mexico: Chihuahua, Mazatlan/San Blas, and El Triunfo/Chiapas between 2005 and 2007 that inspired and galvanized him to circle back and integrate his first two loves from his childhood, birds and art… More…

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U.S. State Dept buys Border Troop

by Jeepney Projects on May 26th, 2011

We are pleased to announce that The U.S. State Department has purchased Border Troop for placement as a permanent installation at their new consulate in Tijuana, Mexico, through the Art in the Embassies program. Border Troop was David’s keystone/anchor piece for his last exhibition: Borderland Birds/ Aves Fronterizas, April 16 – May 29, 2010 at Electric Works in San Francisco… More…

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New World Border

by Jeepney Projects on May 19th, 2011

David is one of 30 artists involved in a traveling art show that is drawing attention to the border wall being constructed between Mexico and the US. The exhibition is taking off with new venues being scheduled across the country throughout the year. This print is David’s contribution to the show… More…

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UC Berkeley (MVZ) Museum Studies of Philippine Birds

by Jeepney Projects on March 23rd, 2011

Examples of paintings in process, which begins with David visiting the museum to take sketches of the birds from different angles. All drawn to actual scale, he then brings them to life on paper by repositioning appendages and applying the essence of his artistic talent. More…

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El Triunfo Reserve Benefit Prints

by Jeepney Projects on December 20th, 2010

Endlessly inspired by his trip to Mexico’s El Triunfo Reserve, David Tomb’s paintings capture the beauty of birds like no other. Internationally acclaimed, his artwork hangs from the US State Department to the historic Angela Peralta Theatre in Mexico. Two select pieces reproduced by Electric Works Gallery are available in a limited edition run of 250, each hand-signed and numbered, and embossed with El Triunfo Reserve’s Seal… More…

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