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Three's a Charm!

Wow! Now in it's third printing a box of Poopendous! was delivered to my door. Written by the one and only Artie Bennett published by Blue Apple Books. If anyone is looking for a signed copy drop me a line and I will send you all the info you need!

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Announcement

Happy to announce that I have teamed up with Bright Agency for representation.

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School Visit

In March I visited the the Milton Ave School in Chatham NJ. What a great time. We read books, drew cartoons, talked about art and book publishing! Did I mentioned we laughed!!!! Thanks to the GREAT students and staff for the warm welcome and fun.

I'm currently booking school visits for 2018/19 feel free to drop a line if interested.

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Give a Bot a Bone!

Book 5 of the Project Droid series was released on 3/6 and is out now.! Yea! Checkout this super fun series by mother/daughter dynamic duo Nancy Krulik and Amanda Burwasser for Sky Pony Press! Buy it here.

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Book signing and Workshop

On March 17 I will be at The Montclair Literary Festival in Montclair NJ for a book signing and workshop. This looks like a amazing 3 day event. The highlight Patti Smith will be reading from her book and I believe performing some songs. if you can be there it looks like a winner. www.succed2gether.org

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They're Altogether Ookey

I can finally show my work in "Cute Couples" show, put on by Squared Co @ Dough & Arrow 3033 Bristal St. Costa Mesa, CA. Prints can be ordered @ Prints

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Cute-Couples

How fun does this show look? Well, I'm happy to say that I will be part of it "Cute-Couples".

Checkout the artist that are also in it. WOW!

Opening is February 10 @ Dough & Arrow, 3033 Bristol St. Costa Mesa, CA.

Thanks to SQUARED CO and Dough and Arrow for all the hard work putting it on. Thanks to Mark for the invite!

Warmest wishes for a wonderful holiday and a very happy new year in 2018.

Some photos of my handmade ornaments that found a tree this year!

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Wayne-O-Rama and Thill after Thrill

Just got back from visiting Wayne White's Wanye-O-Rama and his 30 year retrospect Thrill after Thrill in Chattanooga TN. What a fun and inspirational trip!

Shop open!

My Etsy shop is now open!

Visit https://www.etsy.com/shop/MikeMoranSawdust

Filled with handmade monster ornaments. Perfect for Halloween and the up and coming holidays. I will be adding more stuff including sculptures and giclee´ prints real soon!!!!

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New website

Happy to announce my brand new website. Filled with a lot more work from vector, photoshop, gallery, set design to sketches. Coming soon will be a shop to purchase prints and sculptures. I'm really pleased with it! Take a peek around when you can. Thanks!

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Opening night photos

Opening night at Speakeasy Art Gallery "Sawdust : Unusual Toys for a Splintered World". A big thank you to all that showed up!

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Sawdust: Unusual Toys for a Splintered World

Thrilled to announce a solo art show I'm having at the Speakeasy Art Gallery

Saw Dust: Unusual Toys for a Splintered World June2- July22 in Boonton NJ.

Take a dash of Universal Monsters, and add a pinch of 1960’s Saturday morning cartoons, plus a twist of the Island of Misfit Toys , and you have arrived at children’s book illustrator Mike Moran’s show titled - Sawdust: Unusual Toys for a Splintered World. You won’t find these toys in an everyday toy box! They include one of a kind sculptured toys made from wood, springs, screws, wheels and string. The subject matter varying from yetis ,vampires, deep sea fish to zombies.

Mike Moran’s illustration work has appeared in children’s books, animation, major magazines and newspapers. His client list includes Major League Baseball, Disney,

Penguin Books, Sky Pony Press, Scholastic and Children’s Highlights. His work has been recognized by the Society of Illustrators Los Angeles. He has also appeared numerous gallery shows in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Los Angeles. This is his second solo show for Speakeasy Art Gallery.

Take a dash of Universal Monsters, and add a pinch of 1960’s Saturday morning cartoons, plus a twist of the Island of Misfit Toys , and you have arrived at children’s book illustrator Mike Moran’s show titled - Sawdust: Unusual Toys for a Splintered World. You won’t find these toys in an everyday toy box! They include one of a kind sculptured toys made from wood, springs, screws, wheels and string. The subject matter varying from yetis ,vampires, deep sea fish to zombies.

Mike Moran’s illustration work has appeared in children’s books, animation, major magazines and newspapers. His client list includes Major League Baseball, Disney, Penguin Books, Sky Pony Press, Scholastic and Children’s Highlights.

His work has been recognized by the Society of Illustrators Los Angeles. He has also appeared numerous gallery shows in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Los Angeles. This is his second solo show for Speakeasy Art Gallery