Private view Invitation: Schoony's solo show at the Ivy Club, 9th August.
You are warmly invited to attend the private view of 'If I stand on my toes, I can touch the ceiling' by the special effects designer turned artist known as Schoony who returns to London to un veil his latest body of work at the Ivy Club.
The Ivy Club, 9 West St, London, Greater London WC2H 9NE
The exhibition will span across the top floor of the West End club from the 7th - 17th August and includes his latest work as well as the iconic 'Boy Soldier' and 'Skullduggery' that feature as staring rolls in the hugely anticipated 'Kick Ass 2', launching just seconds walk away in Leicester Square. Schoony will join an impressive list of top artists whose work is also featured throughout the Ivy Club including Damien Hirst, Marc Quinn and Mat Collishaw.
A public audience will be able to enjoy Schoony's work on billboard space at Picadilly tube station supported by Art Below from 12th August for 2 weeks. Schoony's background is rooted in special effects and prosthetics for the film industry with his career spanning over twenty years. His work has featured in movies including Rambo, Troy, Harry Potter, Saving Private Ryan & Gladiator. His deep knowledge of casting and moulding near perfect creations of humans, monsters & even aliens gave him the perfect springboard to launch a new career as a Fine Artist.
Since 2008 his art work has featured in several shows including 'Mutate Britain', The Vauxhall Art Car Boot fair and the Opera Gallery in Mayfair. Schoony attracted national press in March 2011 when he un veiled 'Boy Soldier' on the Peace Plinth outside the Houses of Parliament in protest to UK's involvement to the war in Afghanistan.