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Roast Hoggmann uses thick paint and humorous subject matter to connect with his audience, inviting us to share in his characters' narratives.

Press Release

With his chosen moniker, Roast Hoggmann firmly places himself among the anthropomorphic creatures that populate his world. The hog, a stand-in for the artist, reappears at various ages, from a child learning about mortality, to a skull abandoned by a riverside. A diverse group of characters occupy this stage- a yeti tiredly mows his lawn in Los Angeles heat, a vase happily looks up at the flowers …

With his chosen moniker, Roast Hoggmann firmly places himself among the anthropomorphic creatures that populate his world. The hog, a stand-in for the artist, reappears at various ages, from a child learning about mortality, to a skull abandoned by a riverside. A diverse group of characters occupy this stage- a yeti tiredly mows his lawn in Los Angeles heat, a vase happily looks up at the flowers it holds, and a bull apologizes for his son in a china shop. As Hoggmann notes, "Humor is a powerful tool, a universal language, that hits the gut directly.” He increases this empathetic …

Location

2525 Michigan Avenue
Building B-3
Santa Monica, CA, US
Tue – Fri, 10:00am – 5:30pm Sat, 11am – 5:30pm