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Replay FX 2018

The greatest annual pinball and gaming event IN THE UNIVERSE!

This year I’ve teamed up with Double Danger Pinball Accessories and Brian Holderman Art to bring you THE AISLE OF AWESOME. Features include aThis Flippin Podcast Chill Lounge. Come by for free giveaways, a beverage and get on the podcast!

It will take place July 26th – 29th 2018 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.

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Replay FX 2017

I will be vending my wares at the ReplayFX gaming convention this summer in downtown Pittsburgh. It will take place July 27th – 30th 2017 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.

My first vending show was here in 2015 where I won Best in Show for best vendor’s booth and have this sweet trophy.

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Mezel Mods and Tiltcycle Announce an Eco-Friendly Upcycling Pinball into Art Partnership

Albuquerque, NM – (Sept 10, 2016) – Mezel Mods creates quality custom mods for your high-end pinball machines. Like any manufacturing process, the design process includes prototyping and often times errors in manufacturing, which add to production loss. Much of that loss turns into trash. That trash will now be upcycled by Tiltcycle, whose mission is to upcycle broken pinball parts into beautiful art. Good things this does:

  1. Saves the environment by giving products that fail to meet retail standards a second chance at becoming viable as art
  2. Reduces landfill
  3. Increases consumer satisfaction about purchasing green product

“Reduce, reuse, recycle has always been one of my mantras,” said Mezel Mods owner Kristin Browning-Mezel. “This partnership allows our company to move from just recycling to reuse,” said Browning-Mezel. The company hopes to reduce waste and contribute to a new line of interesting pinball art with a unique history.

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Using a playfield from Tiltcycle and prototype plastics from Mezel Mods, a beautiful lit playfield hangs on the wall to be admired by pinball art collectors

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About Mezel Mods
Mezel Mods builds Pinball accessories and mods to pimp your game – playfield toys, shooters, decals, toppers, LED kits, and more.
mezelmods.com/

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Art Brew at Sweetwater Center for the Arts – Sat July 9

I’ll have new works in the Artist’s Market from 7pm-10pm Saturday night. Please see the full event details on my Tiltcycle facebook page.

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Three Rivers Arts Fest – June 8 to June 12, 2016

I am super excited to be chosen to participate in this year’s Three Rivers Arts Festival held annually downtown Pittsburgh at the point. Details from the festival website here: http://traf.trustarts.org/markets/1022

The event runs for 2 sessions. I am the 2nd session starting Wednesday June 8th. My booth is located at #65 right next to the fountain. See map for details.

Three Rivers Arts Fest map

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History Inspires! Opening Reception at the Fort Pitt Museum – Friday June 3, 2016

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This piece will be in the History Inspires Art Show at the Fort Pitt Museum Friday, June 3, 2016.

The piece involves the Western Pennsylvania farmers rebelling against the federal govt. protesting the tax on Whiskey. Washington marched 13,000 troops to the western colonies in order to enforce the tax. It was a ridiculous flex of power. In this piece Washington salutes the nation as his horse tramples barrels of whiskey. Above him waves the flag of the rebellion who ultimately win in 1801.

Using a newer style I’ve been working with, this street art inspired work was lot of fun. In 1993 I started as a graffiti artist and was quickly caught and arrested for vandalism. It ended up costing me thousands of dollars in restitution. This style is beautiful and using my own canvas means complete creative and legal control.

 

Details:

****OPENING RECEPTION****
Friday, June 3, 2016 from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at the Fort Pitt Museum.

Musical guest, Noah Rectenwald will be performing in the main hall. Self described as, polyphonic ambient with a beat, you can check out more from him at, https://soundcloud.com/noahrectenwald

Light refreshments will be served.

The opening reception is free and open to the public.

The Fort Pitt Museum invites you to explore Pittsburgh’s rich history this summer by visiting History Inspires, a group art exhibition, in the William Pitt hall, located on the museum’s first floor.

Stop by to see works by 10 local, contemporary artists who have drawn inspiration from the 18th century history of Western Pennsylvania. This multi-medium art show will be something for everyone to enjoy.

The art show will be open to all museum visitors during Fort Pitt Museum’s regular hours (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) and will run until July 10. As an added bonus, visitors will be able to vote for the “Best in Show.” The winner will be announced on July 11.

Artists

Dave D’Incau Jr – http://www.ddincaujr.com/
Amber Kear
Ryder Henry – http://www.ryderhenry.com/
Dan Burfield – www.tiltcycle.com/
Brad Bianchi – https://www.flickr.com/photos/bianchibrad/
George Gaadt – www.gaadtstudio.com/
Meg Prall – www.megprall.com/
Jen Joyce – http://www.jenmjoyce.com/
Ron Copeland – http://roncopeland.tumblr.com/
Steph Neary- http://stephneary.tumblr.com/

 

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Crafts and Drafts Fresh Market – Saturday May 28th, 2016

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I will be vending at Crafts and Drafts Fresh Market located inside the East End Brewery Saturday from 12PM – 5PM

Crafts & Drafts is back! We’re celebrating the release of our Moonstomp Berliner Weisse (a collaboration with Pizza Boy Brewing Co.) and the coming summer months with our Fresh Market! Join us in the brewery and outside on the patio for:
– Artwork from local crafters made from recycled and eco-friendly products! Vendors include charmed by nature, Erra Creations, Vehement Romantic, Lovett Sundries, Whimsical Wonders, Tiltcycle, Bel Monili,Papyrusaurus, Hip Modern Soap, and more!
– Greenhouse items & seedlings from Hazelwood Urban FarmsgreenSinner, Greenfield Gardens and more farm produce outside!
– Food from La Palapa, Mexican Gourmet Kitchen, Pgh Po’boy, Leona’s Ice Cream Sandwiches, and more!
The Commonplace Coffee Co.
– Free sample of Moonstomp beer
– Kid-friendly
– Music from The Employees of Funk from 12-2pm
– And Grow Pittsburgh will be here too!
Best of all, this event is free! Bring the family, come hungry and ready for some GOOD BEER.

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Tiltcycle Vending at the Pittsburgh Retro Gaming Convention

I’m excited to be vending at the first convention since Replay FX. Pittsburgh Retro Gaming Expo is organized by the awesome individuals who bring you 8bitEvolution.com. This year the convention will be in a larger location with better parking and centrally downtown by the convention center.

Details for the event can be found here:http://pittsburghretrogaming.com/

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Replay FX 2015

I will be vending my wares at the ReplayFX gaming convention this summer in downtown Pittsburgh. It will take place July 30th – August 2nd 2015 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.