Matt and Andrew have already managed to build a cult following online with their Facebook page Chanimation and a highly successful Instagram feed. They receive commissions and orders for their work from all over the world. What they’re selling is obviously in high demand. For fans of the Mario universe, Star Wars and Dragonball Z, collecting the figurines of Chanimation seems like a no brainer. Who wouldn’t want a handmade sculpture of a stormtrooper with an overly large head? If you need a gift for your nephew this holiday season, you know where to look.
Chanimation has already made a splash in the designer toy world. To mark their big debut, Matt and Andrew participated in a show called Art Without Borders in Washington DC in 2014, a charity benefit to raise money for Doctors Without Borders. Entirely devoted to what the gallery describes as the lowbrow movement, the show featured dozens of unique figures and toys. It would seem that the Chan brothers had finally found the community where they belong. They obviously have the skills and the goods to compete in such an industry, but in
A Tomorrow King Dunny - vinyl, clay, acrylics, 2014