This is a Thing: The Grumpy Cat Art Show

By on May 9, 2013

The-Shire-Grumpy-CatGrumpy Cat has hit the Alabama art scene faster than a barefoot jackrabbit on a hot greasy griddle in the middle of August! Yee haw! Spongebobian colloquialisms aside, the Grumpy Cat Art Project is an actual ongoing event at the Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment center in Hunstville, Alabama.

Starting on May 27, local artists will auction off their takes on the extremely unhappy feline. Not in the Hunstville area? No problem. Interested art collectors can bid online in order to snag one of these pieces; hopefully ousting that boring family portrait you have hanging over the fireplace. (So long, Great Nana.)

Auction proceeds will go to the artists in addition to funding the development of a children’s playground at the Lowe Mill center. Utilizing a variety of mediums, Grumpy Cat appears in paintings, ceramic sculpture, stained glass, tissue paper, 3D sculpture, paper pulp, charcoal, wax, yarn, soap, copper and — still not joking here — chainmail.

All of the Grumpy Cat artwork is viewable here. However, you can check out our top 10 favorite pieces below. Oh, and if any of our readers purchases one of these ill-tempered masterpieces, we demand a picture of it hanging up in your home!

Sir Grumpsalot a Knight of the Unhappy Order

A Ceramic sculpture of Tard

A fightening look at Grumps in 3D

Grumpy cat depicted in charcoal etchings

Grumpy Cat with Dragons in a Game of Thrones theme

A graffiti stenciled version of Grumpy Cat

Grumps created out of Chainmail

Grumpy Cat in paper pulp form

The tissue paper Grumpy Cat snowflake

Every town needs a Grumpy Cat Water Tower

Which one of the Grumpy Cat pieces of artwork was your favorite? And would you hang it up in your home?

 

About Mike Flacy

By day, I'm the Editor-in-Chief for The CheckOut in addition to being the content manager for Steve's Digicams and High-Def Digest. During my free time, I love to write about pop culture, home theater, digital photography, social media, mobile technology and cool gadgets!

One Comment

  1. Jabba's Ex

    May 9, 2013 at 5:51 pm

    The paper cut-out is brilliant! If only Tard knew about this.

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