November 23rd - January 5th at XL Gallery in Orlando
Who: Enemy Ink
What: The Art of Enemy
Where: XL Gallery 431 E. Central Orlando, Florida
When: Wednesday November 23rd through Thursday January 5th
Why: To show off the art, prints, and printing techniques of Enemy Ink.
How: Through a six weeks of art displays, special entertainment, and live print events.
For the entire holiday season, Orlando-based design company Enemy Ink will be hosting an Art Show at XL Gallery in Orlando, FL. In true Enemy Ink fashion, this show will be quite a bit more than your typical wine and cheese event. Enemy will be featuring live performances by national and local artists such as Dave Hause from The Loved Ones performing solo acoustic, as well as other special guests and ongoing corresponding events.
Enemy (co-owned by founding members of Orlando-based street-punk band The Attack) has been hard at work the past several weeks coming up with unique prints, themes, and one of a kind pieces to spotlight at the installation, which is also set to feature a special night of live printing on December 21st. On this night, prints made on location will be limited to one single print, at which time the original screen will be sold (along with the print) to ensure it’s never printed again.
Schedule of Confirmed Events:
11/23 Opening Night with DJ Kitty Bat
11/30 Dave Hause (from The Loved Ones) Solo Acoustic
12/15 Thorton 3Rd Thursday Artwalk
12/21 One of One Night – One of a Kind T’s and Limited Edition Art Printed on site.
1/4 Closing Party with DJ Eric from Enemy
* Every Thursday Deep Vibes by Stereo 77 *
+ More to Come!
About Enemy Ink:
Enemy Ink began in July 2001 with a single station screen printing press purchased on Ebay with the goal to provide band merchandise for a band called The Spitvalves, a local Orlando Ska-Punk band fronted and managed by Enemy owners Charlie Bender and Brad Palkevich. Soon the word got out and Enemy found itself printing kick ass merchandise for local and national underground artists including everything from tour posters, merchandise, clothing, magazines and more.
Enemy rapidly grew in size and scope, from a small shop with a single manual press, to a successful DIY ethos driven print shop running multiple automatic presses capable of producing thousands of printed pieces per hour.
Enemy continues to be artist driven. Palkevich and Bender now perform in Orlando punk band The Attack. As part of the arts community, Enemy provides various kinds of superior printed products at amazing prices. Enemy also sponsors and participates in many arts-driven events such as battle of the bands events, art shows, tattoo conventions, lecture series', not-for-profit charity events and more.