From underground art aficionado to corporate creative consultant, Jamie O’Shea has also earned his wings as a curator, acting as editor of art mag Juxtapoz and helping rebrand legendary names like The Beatles and ZZ Top (whose merch he recently had Pushead design). Now, O’Shea is stepping up his game by curating The Beast Within, a Halloween art exhibition featuring the spookiest work from over 60 artists including Shepard Fairey, Mars-1, Doze Green, Phil Frost, and more.

Set to open at New York’s Showroom Gallery on October 31, this special group exhibition draws from all corners of the underground art sphere, from post-graffiti caricature to psychedelic graphic design to fine art. Prior to opening to the general public, The Beast Within will be unveiled as an exclusive, invite-only showcase on October 30 and will be hosted by the skateboard-toting MC Lupe Fiasco. The East Village may never seem as haunted as it will that night.

For more details, check out O’Shea’s Supertouch blog.

October 31, 2007
The Beast Within

The Showroom NYC, 117 Second Avenue, N.Y.
7 – 11 p.m.

Art By
Phil Frost
Jay Rayon (Hysteric Glamour)
Doze Green
Eric White
Ron English
Louie Cordero
Tristan Eaton
Andy Cruz/House Industries
Steve Bliss
Shepard Fairey
REAS (Todd James)
Travis Louie
Rhode Montijo
Friends With You
Nathan Cabrera
Tim Biskup
Eric Elms
Kelsey Brookes
Jim Woodring
Mark Dean Veca
Erik Foss
Gary Baseman
Slick, Nathan Jurevicius
James Jean
Glenn Barr
Mike Moon
Gomez Bueno
Pete Fowler
Rick Griffin
Nate Van Dyke
Stanley Mouse
Andrew Brandou
Makoto Kobiyashi
Miran Kim
Peter Taylor
Scott Campbell
Jordin Isip
Melinda Beck
Joel Dugan
Jeff Soto
Elizabeth Huey
Jacaeber Kastor
Mark Smith
Carl Dunn
Junko Mizuno
Mike Sutfin
Rich Jacobs
Taylor McKimens
WK Interact
123 Klan
Esao Andrews
Mark Bode
Mysterious Al