How To Become Clutter Free

“Being patient, forgiving, and methodical set me free.” How I did it: I visualized what I wanted my ideal space to be like.  I started sharing my goal with others.  I gave away or sold things that I found distracting.    Lessons & tips: Take the risk to give / sell the things that take your […]

Inspiring Installation by Pete Ippel Created for the Museum of Ventura County Dia de los Muertos Community Celebration

VENTURA, CA – October 26th, 2010 – November 5th, 2010 – Pete Ippel, known for his conceptual installation pieces, has created a specialized artwork for the annual community observance of the Day of the Dead. In Ippel’s Dia de los Muertos altar he has explored the properties of polyethylene thermoplastic made from petroleum. The annual […]

Open Fashion T-Shirt Design for The Museum of Ventura County’s Day of the Dead Celebration

For the past few months, I’ve been working closely with the Museum of Ventura County to create a design for their Dia de Los Muertos event. Museum Of Ventura County Dia De Los Muertos T-Shirt By Pete Ippel In this wearable art, I have taken the traditional imagery of the calaca (Mexican skeleton) and given […]

Simplicity In Design, Relaxation, And Decision Making

When I was in Europe in May I flew through London and got to visit with a very close friend of mine. Nicole and I met at Cornell, and we really hit it off athlete to athlete. She was studying in the hotel school and I was studying fine art. The ways in which we […]

Introducing 11 Different, Unique, Original, Hypermodern Artists

Thank you to Stew Birbrower for creating the concept for this poster. Thank you to the GIMP for being rad and open source. Check it out, I’m having an open house during Ventura Art Walk Saturday April 17th 1:00-9:00pm Sunday April 18th noon-5:00pm. Also I will be open for First Fridays Ventura, and for more […]