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Dream Cast : a 1/6 Scale Custom Space Opera opens August 1st

Monday, July 28th, 2014


“Imagine a world where all your favorite actors play in one universe together…”

myplasticheart presents Dream Cast : a 1/6 Scale Custom Space Opera, where we invite you to take a look inside the mind of artist Justin Alan Volpe as he plays writer, director and designer to a universe made up of Force Benders, Space Cowboys, and an android rock band The Seekers.

With a cast you may never see together on the silver screen, some of the most iconic actors of our time are set to portray a rag tag group of adventurers and lawmen, all in a 1/6 scale.

The stage is set… Please join us for the opening reception on August 1st from 6-9PM EDT at myplasticheart in the Lower East Side NYC. Justin Alan Volpe will be in attendance to discuss his work. Refreshments will be served. The exhibition runs through August 31st.

About the artist: Justin Alan Volpe has worked as a sculptor for Jeff Koons, a 1/6 scale costume fabricator for Sideshow Collectables, instructed Needle Felting Workshops at Kidrobot NYC and the Textile Arts Center in Brooklyn, collaborated with Toy Tokyo to design and create their Bearbrick for the Medicom Bearbrick World Wide Tour 2, and created packaging artwork for various projects.

Dream Cast : a 1/6 Scale Custom Space Opera
Opening Reception Friday, August 1st, 2014 6 – 9pm,
Exhibition runs through August 31st, 2014

210 Forsyth St.
NY, NY 10002
(646) 290-6866



Summer of Stealth opens June 20th

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014



In celebration of the official beginning of Summer, Shawnimals brings a bit of sunshine from Chicago to New York City with the Summer of Stealth, featuring the citizens of Ninjatown. Ninjas come in a lot of flavors, and this bunch is no different. Harnessing the power of juicy, Summer fruit, these happy-go-lucky ninjas are as sweet as they are stealthy. The Summer of Stealth will showcase tons of limited edition exclusive prints, drawings, paintings and especially plushes. Shawn Smith of Shawnimals will be in attendance at the opening reception so come by and show him some ninja love!

Summer of Stealth – A Ninjatown Show by Shawnimals
Opening Reception Friday, June 20th, 2014 6 – 9pm,
Exhibition runs through July 20th, 2014

210 Forsyth St.
NY, NY 10002
(646) 290-6866


Book Donations for Books for Kids

Thursday, May 1st, 2014



Don’t forget that as a part of the Works Cited show (up in the gallery until May 11!), you can donate books to the Books for Kids Foundation,  a nonprofit organization based in NYC, whose mission is to promote literacy among all children with a special emphasis on low-income and at risk preschool-aged children. For each book donated, myplasticheart will offer the donator 10% off his/her next purchase in store on day of donation. Acceptable donations are brand new, hardcover books appropriate for children ages 0 – 6. For more book guidelines, please contact myplasticheart at (646) 290-6866. Book donations accepted until May 31.

books_1Above image: From Books for Kids Foundation Facebook page

This foundation will make sure to get books to the kids who really need them, so in honor reading, doing something good, and of the recent national library week (April 13 – 19, 2014), donate a book today!

You can also view and purchase the artwork from the Works Cited show online.

paul_shihDetail of Paul Shih’s “Momotaro” - Still available here!

Lost & Found – New Works by kaNO opens 05.16.14

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014


myplasticheart presents Lost & Found, featuring new works by NY native kaNO. His new exhibition showcases a compilation of reclaimed objects, sampled and remixed for your visual pleasure. From obsolete items to everyday objects, kaNO takes you on a mixed medium ride as he redefines them into art pieces.

Please join us for the opening reception on May 16th from 6-9PM EDT at myplasticheart in the Lower East Side NYC. kaNO will be in attendance to chat and discuss his work. Refreshments will be served and DJ Chela will be spinning all night. The exhibition runs through June 15th.

Lost & Found – New Works by kaNO
Opening Reception Friday, May 16th, 2014 6 – 9pm,
Exhibition runs through June 15th, 2014

210 Forsyth St.
NY, NY 10002
(646) 290-6866


Preview for Works Cited :: Evoker and Flying Fortress

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Today we’re previewing the artwork of Evoker and Flying Fortress for the upcoming Works Cited group exhibition opening this Friday, April 11 from 6 – 9pm. Evoker’s work is up first, and he grew up reading books based on cartoons and comics, which is evident in his stylized work. Oh yeah, he also loves skateboarding!


fortress1Master of the spray can, Flying Fortress pays tribute to the character Jim Button by Michael Ende, a very popular writer from Germany.

Thanks to Evoker and Flying Fortress and thanks to you for checking out this preview!

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“Works Cited” Group Exhibition
Opens 6 – 9pm, Friday, April 11, 2014 at myplasticheart; Runs through May 11, 2014