Days of Dillinger

Artists Danny Martin

Exhibition Duration: January 8th through February 4th

Opening Reception: January 16th 5 to 7pm

The Hotel Congress Lobby Gallery presents an exciting exhibition representing the famous “Public Enemy No. 1” John Dillinger by award winning artist, Danny Martin. Showcasing the latest of his "Days of Dillinger", which is a complied series of diverse illustrations made of India and house paint inspired by 1930’s mobster John Dillinger and the Wild West circa 1920’s and 1930’s.

The Hotel Congress is famous for its capture of the outlaw on January 22, 1934 and every holds “Dillinger Days” every January which is a two-day spectacle in honor of the capture of America’s most notorious outlaw by the Tucson Police Department and the Tucson Fire Department. Danny’s artwork will be hanging in the Hotel Congress lobby and available for purchase from January 8 to February 4. Opening reception for his installation is January 16, 2015 from 5 to 7p.m.

Danny Martin has received both his bachelors and masters in printmaking. Not only is he a freelance artist but also works as an adjunct professor at Pima Community College, West Campus teaching screen-printing as well as comics and sequential art. The primary subject matter of his personal work is “youth culture” meaning zines, stickers, mail art, show flyers, and street art.  The second, and slightly less visible, theme is tradition, or what the youth culture would be reacting in opposition to. 

Check out Danny Martins website at www.dannymartinart.com.

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