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Friday, September 19, 2008

mixtART Exhibit at Giant Robot Premieres this Weekend

Posted By on Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 1:18 PM

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Take that goofy picture of shirtless Justin Timberlake off your mobile phone and replace it with some fine art. Find out how at Giant Robot's latest group showing from phone app mixtART, a neat tool that lets you buy artwork for phone wallpaper. Head out to GRSF this weekend to pimp your phone with works from Alex Pardee, Patricio Oliver, Noferin, and lots more notable artists. The mixtART exhibit opens with a recpetion this Sat., Sept. 20, and will remain for viewing until Oct. 8. Click 'More' for all the info. --Oscar Pascual

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Group Art Show Opening

mixtART at GRSF, September 20, 2008 - October 8, 2008

Reception: Saturday, September 20, 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

GRSF

618 Shrader Street

San Francisco, CA 94117

gr-sf.com

415-876-4773

Giant Robot is proud to present mixtART, a group art show held in conjunction with Hands-On Mobile, Inc's release of mixtART, an application that allows independent artists to sell their original works of art as wallpapers to mobile subscribers.

Contributors to the show include top artists from a variety of hot genres including illustration, character design, street art, tattoo art, urban vinyl, and indie comics. Participants include the following:

Astro

Blinky

Buff Monster

Jon Burgerman

Aden Catalani

Dave Correia

Ekundayo

Martin Hsu

Noferin

Patrick Ma

Brent McHugh

Patricio Oliver

Alex Pardee

Josh Powell

Clee Sobieski

Most of the artists will be in attendance during the opening reception.

In addition, there will be drawings for signed prints by participating artists on the opening and closing nights of the show. Art gallery guests will be able to enter the closing-night raffle throughout the show's span as well as online at www.mymixt.com/mixtART. The raffle is void where prohibited.

About Hands-On Mobile and mixtART:

Hands-On Mobile, Inc. is a premier mobile technology company and award-winning developer and publisher of mobile entertainment. Its portfolio consists of the critically acclaimed Guitar Hero ® III Mobile and WPT ® Texas Hold 'Em games and the universally popular Astrology Zone ® Premier and Billboard ® Mobile applications. Hands-On offers global distribution of the world's best entertainment brands and content from partners including Activision, Billboard, CBS, LEGO, Marvel, NBA, NBC Universal, Viacom, and World Poker Tour. In addition, the Hands-On Mobile Developer Network (HDN) allows third party developers to mobilize and monetize content rapidly and dynamically. Established in 2001, Hands-On Mobile is headquartered in San Francisco, California. For more information please visit www.HandsOn.com. mixtART will be available on carriers nationwide, and www.mymixt.com/mixtart.

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