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Artist Resume

Artist Resume

Movies/Documentary/Features

2011 – Doggie B, Doggie Boogie – Get Your Grrr On! (original title)
2010 – Mercedes Benz Reporter, a Californian Art Car by Alex Kahl
2010 – Penultimate, Documentary by Paul Meyers
2010 – Junkyard Journeys – The Mercedes Pens Story” Documentary by Cat Cuttilo
2010 – Pen Guy Episode #4, How to buy a used car hassle free” by Costas Schuler
2010 – Pen Guy Episode #3, New Mexico pens Smell funny, by Costas Schuler
2009 – Wikipedia, Art Cars
2009 – National Geographic Amazing Artcar Fest documentary
2008 – Smithsonian Channel, America Wild and Wacky, Artcar Fest documentary
2007 – Wealth TV Artcar Fest documentary
2007 – Pen Guy Episode #2, by Costas Schuler
2007 – Pen Guy Episode #1, Trip to the Thrift Store, by Costas Schuler
2005 – MAG Rag Artcar Fest documentary

Public Events

2015 – Artcar Fest, San Francisco CA
2012 – SAC Auto Show, Sacramento CA
2010 – Ignite Talk, If I can make an art car, so can you…, Sebastopol CA
2010 – Okizu Gala, Benefit, San Francisco CA
2009 – Maker Faire, San Francisco CA
2009 – SAC Auto Show, Sacramento CA
2009 – San Rafael Music Festival
2008 – Artcar Fest, San Francisco CA
2008 – Maker Faire, San Mateo CA
2008 – City Kids Festival, Santa Rosa CA
2007 – Artcar Fest, San Francisco CA
2007 – Harmony Festival, Santa Rosa CA
2007 – City Kids Festival, Santa Rosa CA
2007 – Maker Faire, San Mateo CA
2006 – Artcar Fest, San Francisco CA
2006 – Arts and Science Day, Sebastopol CA
2006 – City Kids Festival, Santa Rosa CA
2005 – Artcar Fest, San Francisco CA

Featured in the news

2013 – My Fox Huston – Man Decorates His Mercedes With Thousands of Pens
2013 – Press Democrat – Carnival of Creativity, By Nathan Halverson
2012 – AOL News – 10,000 Pens = 1 Crazy Mercedes, by Michael McLaughlin
2012 – Huffington Post – Eco Etiquette: 5 Wacky Ways To Go Green In The New Year, by Jennifer Grayson
2012 – ArtCarCentral, The Pen Guy and his Mercedes pens Art Car, By Costas Schuler
2012 – Recycleart, The Pen Guy on a Quest to Collect a Million Used Pens to Make Murals
2011 – Inhabitat – Send The Pen Guy Your Dead Pens by Bridgette Meinhold
2011 – Daily Mail – Oh Lord, won’t you buy me a Mercedes Pens? The ‘crazy’ recycling project that turned a car into a work of art, By Daily Mail Reporter
2011 – America Road Magazine, American Road Trip Talk (Podcast), by Foster Braun
2010 – Neatorama, Mercedes Pens with Wreath, by Miss Cellania
2010 – Bohemian, Dreaming of Pentopia, by Gabe Meline
2009 – Creating Sanctuary, Photo shoot by Jason Winshell, San Franscisco CA
2009 – Jalopnick – Mercedes Pens Art Car Baffles, Entertains At Maker Faire, by Murilee Martin
2008 – Today’s Vintage, A different kind of pen pusher, by Geets Vincent
2008 – Sonoma West News, Maker Faire’s Sebastopol roots are showing by George Snyder
2008 – Oddity Central, Pen-covered Mercedes Benz, by Spooky
2008 – Jalopnick – Mercedes-Pens Is A Self-Explanatory Art Car by Travis Hudson
2007 – Neatorama , The Mercedes Pens, by  Alex Santoso
2007 – Ugly Mailbox, Pen covered Mil Box
2006 – Yahoo – Mercedes Pens Art Car featured on front page feature

Pen Recycling/Donation Locations/Online Mentions

2005-Present – Pens donated from AMAZING individuals from all over the world!!!
2005 – Present – Pick of the Litter, Santa Rosa, CA
2005 – Present – Sutter Hospice Thrift Stores 4 Locations, Santa Rosa CA
2005 – 2013 – Goodwill industries, Santa Rosa, CA
2015 – Recycle Nation – How to Recycle pens by Sophia Bennett
2014 – GreenHouseEffect – Stop throwing  away wornout pens, recycle them into art
2014 – Examiner.com – 12 things you can recycle through USPS by Maureen Wise
2013 – Earth911 – 10 Things you can recycle through the mail by
2013 – Recycling Office and School Supplies by Allyson Koerner
2013 – What I Plan to Do About My Disposable Pen Peeve by Fredrica Rudell
2013 – Where to Recycle Used Pens? WCI Wednesday by Julie Hancher
2013 – 15 Ways to Recycle or Upcycle School Supplies by Purgo
2012 – 5 Clever Ways to Reuse Markers and Pens by Julie Finn
2012 – Lance County Pen Collection Drive
2012 – The Pen Guy on a Quest to Collect a Million Used Pens by recycleart.com
2011 – Recycling Markers and Pens Posted by krissy
2011 – How to recycle old pens, by Zero Waste Week UK
2011 – Recycling Challenge: Pens, by grid
2011 – 19 Ways To ReUse and Recycle Pens by Cathy
2011 – Pen Guy and “Mercedes Pens” Divert 10,000 Pens from Landfill by Moss Amer
2010 – Hey, It’s the Pen Guy! Posted by Jen
2009 – The Pen Guy’s Million Pen Recycling Flyer by Costas Schuler

Exhibitions (includes a combined list of solo, two-person, and group exhibitions)

2017 – Solo exhibit, City Hall, Santa Rosa CA (date TBA)
2016 – Recycle Mania – Group show at Mardi Storm Studio 2371 S. Gravenstein Hwy, Sebastopol, CA 95472. June, 11-12
2016 – Graton Gallery, 5th Annual Small Works 2016 Juried Show GGSW5
2016 – Group exhibition, Tiny Town Cafe, Forestville CA
2015 – Waste Reduction Week – First Canadian Place, Toronto Canada
2014 – Group exhibition, Tiny Town Cafe, Forestville CA
2012 – English text book feature, “Contrast” by Burlington Books
2012 – Terracycle display, Trenton NJ
2012 – Greentivities group exhibit, Sonoma County Fair
1994 – Solo show, Coffee Society, Cupertino CA
1994 – Solo show, DeAnza College, Cupertino CA
1993 – Jury Show Exhibition, DeAnza College Cupertino CA

Artist Representation
Mercedes Pens Art CarRepresented by the ArtCar Agency, Harrod Blank