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A low-brow land of colorful creations appearing at Malihini Tikifest!

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Come see NEW, spectacular, mind-blowing, and unbelievable Risograph prints, by artist and Risotopia owner, Kevin Garrison. Included will be 8x10 and 11x17 Tiki framed and un-framed prints perfect for your tiki decor! Also grab some Tiki greeting cards to send on those occasions you're feeling the Aloha! 


Malihini is the Hawaiian word for visitor, or newcomer. In the expansive spirit of the Hawaiian people, come join us in friendship and family to share this tropical getaway. What is unique in the tiki lifestyle, is that it encompasses all the realms of design, music, food, drink, clothing, jewelry, and furnishings. Slip on a bright Hawaiian shirt, grab a cocktail, listen to exotic tunes, buy some tiki art, vintage clothing, jewelry, or cool furnishings and be transported to the tropics with hundreds of friendly tikiphiles.

October 20, 2018 from 10am-7pm
Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center
8788 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS 66212

Check out the website for all the information!

Bring on the Sunshine


Now printing YELLOW!
Each color for the Risograph process requires a separate drum. On certain discontinued machines, it's been a challenge acquiring used drums, often from Ebay and other sources, and then laborsome "converting" them to new colors. Essentially meaning, the old color had to be forced out of the drum by the new color. It was a waste of paper and ink. Yuck!

Now that the RISO™ has been re-popularized by artists and designers, the drums for the  RZ390UI are being manufactured NEW again! Getting new colors added to my growing color library (seen here)  will be quicker and much more smooth. Come to Risotpoia and see the colorful creations.

Art for a Cause @diffakc


This Special Edition series of three Risograph prints was created by artist and designer @kevinwgarrison to be included in a silent auction event for @diffakc PrismatiKC Life is Colorful. Join Kansas City, Missouri's vivid community of artists, makers, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, donors and doers. Help us turn an ordinary night into a spectacular event to help DIFFA fund HIV/AIDS programs. Get tickets at diffashowcase.com #Risograph printing is for artists. 

Dog & Pony Show KC


Get ready for an illustration collective of calculated silliness and great feats of visual oddities. Kansas City creatives Micah Barta, Joe WilperLance Flores, Kevin Garrison, Scott Kaufman, Trey Morgan, and Frank Norton will have a First Friday exhibit on June 1st at the @havanaroomkc in the Crossroads. Follow dogandponykc for the latest information. This risograph printed piece is by artist and designer @kevinwgarrison