I’m Taking The Question Marks In My Life And Bending Them Into Exclamation Points. I Am The Human Interrobang. Pete Ippel #ALLRISK

"I'm taking the question marks in my life and bending them into exclamation points. I am the human interrobang." Pete Ippel #ALLRISK ‽ Learn more about Martin K. Speckter, innovator of punctuation. Thank you to @rejon for Fabricatorz @pianoBrad for wonderful avatar creation video tutorial unleashing the power of Inkscape to create and share. Download […]

Pete Ippel Studio Thank You

This thank you goes out to everyone who sent me a message, gave me a thumbs up, shared their energy, drove me to the hospital, smiled, laughed, held me when I cried, cut my skull open, taught my class, wiped my ass, showered me, fed me, stuck needles in me, listened to my story attentively, […]

The Grit and The Grind: Exploring The Artistic Hustle, Commonalities, and Myth

This workshop will explore commonalities among The Bay Area’s innovative, musicians, poets, entrepreneurs, artists, and politicians. Starting with hip-hop as a visible, accessible entry point to the grand metaphor of a creative career path we will canvass our community for inspirational stories, myths, fictions, half-truths, lies, facts, and constructions. After discussion and research the workshop […]

The Seven Things You Must Know Before Purchasing Contemporary Art

When you learn how to best answer these questions, you are ready to buy some art. Get educated, enjoy life, support artists. What am I looking at? What is my budget? Can I make it myself? Why do I like it? Is it an investment? Can I store it? Will it degrade? Contact Pete Ippel […]

Disciplined Artists Never Say “I’m bored.”

In this workshop you will learn that artistic growth comes out of actions. Wiring your mind for artistic success through iteration, intuition, and discipline will allow you to step away from a fear based artistic life. You will learn to turn off the internal sensor by attacking the boundaries you have placed on yourself and […]

On The Right Track: Teaching Philosophy and Artist Statement Convergence

Yesterday I was asked to deliver a 150 word teaching philosophy for my new position as visiting faculty at the San Francisco Art Institute, I took a day to think about it. Today I had a wonderful realization, I’m spot on. According to Iowa State’s Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching a teaching philosophy […]

Celebrating My Visiting Faculty Appointment At SFAI With Some Mc Connell’s Ice Cream

Celebrating My Visiting Faculty Appointment At SFAI With Some Mc Connell’s Ice Cream., originally uploaded by hypermodern. Today is a very happy day. Will be teaching one day a week at the San Francisco Art Institute for the fall semester. Pete Ippel – Artist / Athlete – hypermodern.net – Taken at 3:28 PM on July […]