Tuesday, May 18, 2021

ACEO Clown Portrait #218 "Korki Klown"

 

ACEO Clown #218 "Korki Klown" (Heather Crawford)

2 ½” x 3 ½” (64 x 89 mm)

ACEO Clown portrait #218 is inspired by a fantastic clown lady called "Korki Klown" (Heather Crawford) from White Rock, British Columbia, Canada.  Korki is clowning around more than 30 years. She studied at Fun Camp Canada (Formerly Clown Fun!) She is a Smile Therapist and baloon artist as well.  She is working as Children's chair position at the White Rock Spirit of the Sea Festival for 22 years. Nowadays Korki is organizing Zoom Parties and keep making people happy! See her at insta link.

Korki Klown

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Friday, April 30, 2021

ACEO Clown Portrait #217 "Dany Rivelino"

 

ACEO Clown #217 "Dany Rivelino"

2 ½” x 3 ½” (64 x 89 mm)

ACEO Clown portrait #217 is inspired by a young and very talented circus clown Dani Rivelino from Llíria, Spain. He is the eighth generation of a clown artist family. His mother, who performed on a horseback riding show at Gran Circo Mundial in Madrid when she gave birth him while his father was on a tour in Germany. Dany started clowning at very young age and performed in many circuses in Europe including Circus Arena in Denmark, Cirkus Skratt in Sweden, Zirkus Nemo in Denmark, Circo Mundial, Imperial Show in France, Heidelberger weihnachtscircus, Cirkus Olympia Sweden, Luxemburger Adventscircus in Luxembourg, Heidelberger Weihnachtscircus in Germany, Circus Arnardo in Norway. Dany shared a good news on his social pages and he will be performing at the Giffords Circus for this season's “The Hooley” in England. Follow him at instagram page

Dany Rivelino

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Monday, April 19, 2021

ACEO Clown Portrait #216 "Benjamin FranKlown clown" (Terry Ricketts)

 

ACEO Clown #216 "Benjamin FranKlown clown" (Terry Ricketts)

2 ½” x 3 ½” (64 x 89 mm)

ACEO Clown portrait  #216 is inspired by a  very talented  clown called "Benjamin FranKlown" (Terry Ricketts) from Phoenix, Arizona, USA.  Terry has been clowning around more than 3 decades. He was the Executive Director  of  "Keep Phoenix Beautiful" non-profit organization with APS Clown Troupe, He is happily retired  from Arizona Public Services as events manager and at the moment he is the committee member at the "Fiesta Bowl Organization". 

I discovered him on fb and later on I figured it out he was friends of some clown friends that i have painted their portraits. He is a very sweet clown. His twitter link is @terry_ricketts 

"Benjamin FranKlown" (Terry Ricketts)

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Friday, April 9, 2021

ACEO Clown portraits #214 & #215 "Rita Tandarica" & "Boca Tandarica"

 


ACEO Clown portraits #214 & #215 "Rita Tandarica" & "Boca Tandarica"
Acrylic on paper,  2 ½” x 3 ½”
SOLD


ACEO Clown #214 is inspired by a very talented circus clown called "Rita Tandarica" (Dèlia Batet) from Tarragona Spain. She is performing as circus acrobat, juggler and clown at Cia Passabarret circus company for about 23 years. Other members of the company is "Boca Tandarrica" (David Sancho) and "Fu" (Oriol Llop). Passabarret traveled to many countries around the world such as Monaco, France, Holland, Jordan, Cuba and Colombia. In 2019 they performed at famous Circo Teatro Rosa Raluy and received Zirkòlika prize for "al Mejor Espectáculo de circo de carpa por 'Vekante' del circo Teatro Rosa Raluy". 
Rita & Boca


ACEO Clown #215 is inspired by another talented and unique clown "Boca Tandarica" (David Sancho) from Tarragona, Spain. He is performing as acrobat, juggler and clown at Cia Passabarret circus company as well. In 2010 Sancho created a show called 'Big Boss & Tandarica Circus' and performed with famous clown Jango Edwards. Besides that Passabarret worked with famous clowns such as Peter Ercolano, Monti, Pepa Plana amd El Capitán Maravilla, Chacovachi, Leo Bassi . Currently Passabarret is developing new performance projects. 

Source links:

Cia.Passabarret Circ performance shows:

- ¿Quién tiene la cáscara? (1995)
- Fuego (1996)
- Vham! (1997)
- Juguetes (1998)
- Giravolt (2001)
- Más Juguetes (2002)
- Tandarica Orkestar (2004)
- Taller Berta-taller de circo-  (2005)
- Pequenho (2007)
- Cabaret Beso a Beso , con Albert vides y Guillem Albà (2007)
- Cabaret Pallassatta , con Peter Ercolano (2008)
- La Fábrica de tiras (2008)
- El Templo de Agni (2010)
- Big Boss & Tandarica Circus  con Jango Edwards (2010)
- Convictus (2011)
- Tandarica Circus (2012)
- Rodolfo & Rita (2013) 
-  Tandarica Circus Experience  (2014)  
-  Rocket Carnival Clownz  (2016)
- Josafat (2018)
-  La Carpa invisible del Sr. Trifelli-taller de circo-  (2020)

Achievements and prizes:

- Primer Premio en el espacio OFF de Feria Trapecio 2005 al mejor número. Espectáculo 'Pequenho'
- Premio Zirkòlika 2015 en la Mejor iniciativa para la proyección del circo por 'La Circoteca, Centro de Creación Circense'
- Gran  Premio BBVA Zirkòlika 2018 al Mejor Espectáculo de Circo para 'Josafat'
- Premio (Cia. Passabarret eran los payasos titulares del espectáculo al recibir el premio)


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Tuesday, March 30, 2021

ACEO Clown Portrait #213 "Palhaço Croquete"

 

ACEO Clown #213 "Palhaço Croquete"

2 ½” x 3 ½” (64 x 89 mm)

ACEO Clown Portrait #213 is inspired by a wonderful clown "Palhaço Croquete" (António Assunção) from Cascais, Portugal.  In 1979 Croquete started with a small performance at a Hotel in Estoril, where he felt so good in public that he immediately started working and formed a successful team with Batatinha. This duo and other solo projects that followed made Palhaço Croquete an icon of circus art in Portugal. After the duo's separation, for more than 4 decades Croquete  performed on TV shows and other venues. Also during these period he recorded 5 music albums which he sings. For more info visit his website at http://croquete.com/ 

António Assunção is getting ready (Photo by Rui Valido)

Palhaço Croquete  (Photo by Rui Valido)

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Sunday, March 21, 2021

ACEO Clown Portrait #212 "Randy Brake"

 

ACEO Clown #212 "Randy Brake"

2 ½” x 3 ½” (64 x 89 mm)
SOLD

ACEO Clown Portrait #212 is inspired by an American clown "Randy Brake" from Funabashi, Chiba, Japan. He is originally from Midfield, Alabama, US. Randy is clowning around more than 3 decades. He studied at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Clown College. Randy worked over the years at Tokyo Disneyland, Universal Studio Japan, The Oriental Land Company. I discovered him on Facebook, his Fb page is https://www.facebook.com/RBJAPAN. Recently he is sharing "Dad joke of the day" very short videoclips. The last one was "episode 136. You should check it out, he is very funny! https://www.youtube.com/user/takarayray 

RAndy Blake


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