Thursday, February 19, 2009

SUIT UP - Custom Playing Cards Show



No Vacancy Gallery 27-33 Red Cape Ln, QV, Melbourne. 13th to 22nd February 2009. (gallery closed on Mondays)

Witness a spectacle of playing card finesse in a show like no other featuring nineteen Australian artists from Street Art, Comic, and Illustration backgrounds. Suit up was formed as a collaboration in the true sense of the word with four artists working together to create a theme for each suit and bringing stylistic cohesion to the deck as a whole. Each artwork is lavishly detailed and stunning in its own right, playing cards have never looked so good.
(Description via www.suitupshow.com)

SUIT UP - Custom Playing Cards Give Away!!!
See comments section to find out more!


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I checked out this show today, It was amazing! A massive collaboration among heavy weights in the Street Art, Comic, and Illustration world.

Read the interview with the curators of Suit Up at www.thevine.com.au

Stand a chance to win a deck of these limited edition cards via the comments section!



19 comments:

  1. I want some! Where can I buy these?

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  2. If you are in Melbourne, Australia, you can buy them at the art gallery at QV. The show will be ending soon, I may grab a few decks & sell them here... I may have another posting about it. We'll see.

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  3. Good news readers! I will be giving away a deck of cards for free! Just tell me why you want them with your email at the end (only for those who want to join the contest)& I'll pick a winner! I'll be announcing the winner on the 28th of February.

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  4. i would love the gorgeous deck of cards for my own to impress my friends at our next poker night.
    i'm allowed to play with them, right? or do i have to put them in plastic sleeves and not bend the corners?
    let's just say i'd put them to good use. i'm pretty sure they'd bring me luck.

    -marissa, scissorkissed@gmail.com

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  5. I would love to give these to my art school friend who creates and collects playing cards.

    digitaluddite (at) g mail dot com

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  6. I have a gambling problem. I really really really want these.

    Seriously, I will double down, split and royal flush these puppies all over town.

    Gimme.

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  7. It would be hard to choose between playing with them and framing them! But mostly I think I'd have to fondle them lovingly :)

    dot

    dot - at - dabbled.org

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  8. i am secretly gambit, the superhero. and I need a new deck of cards to continue my vigilante ways. the x-men are giving me a few days to get a new deck or i lose my membership.

    please think of humankind in your decision-making.

    thanks.
    aka nicole, neykedpikabu (at) gmail.com

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  9. would love to have these to frame on my wall

    brianr (at) uga.edu

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  10. i am crazy about contemporary art. i ma a commercial art student.collecting art pieces is my passion..please please give me those.

    prajaktasarfare@gmail.com

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  11. Only 4 more days to go till I announce the winner of the Suit Up limited edition deck of cards! If you wanna win it, tell me why!

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  12. Thought I'd drop past and say thanks for showing the work :) For those who would like to buy some art the website goes live very soon! I'll let you know.

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  13. it's extremely hard to buy cool modern art here in Poland, so it would be nice if I could have this deck in my hands, now I drool over web sites when I want to see some great art. BTW my dream is to open an art gallery in warsaw where I would promote art like that :)

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  14. No worries Kat, it is an honour to showcase the art on my blog. I will definitely have another posting to direct people to the website when it goes live!

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  15. Hey guys, thanks for the amazing response! Time to announce the winner......drum roll.........

    The winner is nonquiescent aka nicole!

    I loved the way she related it to x-men & gambit is one of my favorite superhero!

    Congrats! I will be emailing you very soon!

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  16. Congratulations to Nicole.

    Good News.
    The site is live! www.suitupshow.com

    xox
    Kat

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  18. These cards are really awesome ! I would like to know where is it possible to buy some ? Is it possible thru the internet ? Great job, thanks for sharing !

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