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Watch the Blackie the Cat Show on Instagram

Follow @garybaseman on Instagram to watch the musings of Blackie the Cat and his boy Gary. The two buddies chat about life, art and ideas, and current affairs. Blackie adopted Gary when he moved into his neighborhood a dozen years ago. The two have collaborated on multiple projects, including the…

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WildGirl Veronica finally released

From the Forest of ChouChou, WildGirl Veronica escapes the evil influence of the Demons. Smart and resilient, WildGirls survive chaos accompanied by ChouChou, the adorable creature that takes away negative energy and hate. Veronica completes the original limited edition toy figure series with Beverly and Naomi. Available now at

Baseman in Post-It Show 14 at GR2

Curated by Mark Todd and Esther Pearl Watson, Gary Baseman participates again in the fun, democratic tradition of the Post-It Show at Giant Robot. Purposefully affordable and accessible, and alongside the work of 400 artists, Baseman art can be acquired – if you get in line early. Sale begins Saturday,…

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Ahwroo now available with signed print

Acquire your own 8-inch vinyl Ahwroo by 3D Retro, with a 7 x 5 inch print signed by Gary Baseman. Click here. Inspired by the artist’s cat Blackie the Cat, Ahwroo is the creature that draws blood when he wants some attention. Limited edition.

Baseman Booth 2310 at DCON 2018

Designer toy pioneer Gary Baseman returns to the world of vinyl characters and other 3D figures at DesignerCon 2018 at the Anaheim Convention Center November 16-18, 2018. Featuring items rare and never released in the US, fans and collectors will have the opportunity to acquire limited edition toys, prints, books, and…

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The Purr Room Limited Edition Prints available

Created in conjunction with The Purr Room, an immersive art experience that helps promote healing and calm, two limited edition signed and numbered prints are available starting November 13 at 9am PST on the webstore. The Power of Purr and The Sanctum of Purr are each an edition of…

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The Purr Room debuts at The Other Art Fair LA

The Other Art Fair Los Angeles invited Gary Baseman to be the featured Guest Artist in October 2018. Rather than a traditional painting and drawing exhibition, Baseman decided to share the healing power of his pet cat Blackie’s purr through an experiential art installation. A response to the chaos and…

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Articulate on PBS features Baseman

Articulate host Jim Cotter interviews Gary Baseman and how his “quirky characters explore complex truths.” Live on June 12, 2018, the episode can be accessed here. PBS SoCal will air the episode on July 21 at 5pm PST. “Growing up in Hollywood, Gary Baseman learned early to embrace ambition. He developed a remarkably clear…

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Viciously Coveted Ahwroo

APPortfolio collaborated with Gary Baseman to create the first handpainted polystone figure of Ahwroo. The edition of 300 sold out within minutes on June 11. Read more about Ahwroo in this CoART feature.

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