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I drew the cover for this Bob Bucko Jr tape released by Already Dead Tapes.
Mustard-In-Law pieced together this giant assemblage of discarded materials for the Pitch In! exhibit at Public Space One.
Awkward Portal was an auction by and for our beloved local art community space, Public Space One. In addition to contributing a painting to the auction, Mustard-In-Law made a special four-tape box set, named Awkward Portal.
Tyler with the winner, friend, and fan, Narciso.
Designed this mustardy shirt to go along with the tape of the same name.
Order from a variety of colors and sizes:
Mustard Mountain shirt. Available in a variety of sizes and colors.
Inquiries: jay.schleidt (gmail)
We still have some of these originals, ready to squish onto your body.
scrotal curtsy is a poem by Montreal-based musician Steve Howe.
I created art to correspond with the text, then crafted these tiny books.
Played at BIC & made a tape.
Three exhibits featuring my work all occurred at the same time within a block of each other, coincidentally during both the Iowa Arts Festival and the Iowa City First Friday Gallery Walk.
• Textiles women’s clothing store is showing a full array of my paintings and collages for 3 months.
• Iowa Artisans Gallery has a postcard-sized exhibit with a few of my pieces included.
• Blick Art Materials had an employee show, with even more creations from my hands.
Mustard-In-Law is Jay Schleidt & Tyler “Watermellon Man” Luetkehans.
We performed at Governor’s Mansion. The shirts are printed with mustard.
Each tape contains 30 minutes of sound, starting at a random spot within a playlist of these five improvised recordings:
That’s A-mustard (052316)
Mustard Under the Bridge (052416-1)
The Mustard With No Name Brand (052416-2)
Mustard at Midnight (052416-3)
The Mustard Crows at Dawn (052516
A watercolor piece I contributed to the third annual Art for Access event, hosted by the Iowa Abortion Access Fund. Proceeds help provide access to women’s health services.
SPACE JAM was a 4-day event during Mission Creek, occupying the area above the Deadwood bar in Iowa City. Included was a family portrait studio, zine-making supplies and a copy machine, and a zine-reading lounge accompanying the exhibit of zines by many artists (including tons contributed by me from our Zine A Day project). Check out pics of all the zines at instagram.com/s_p_a_c_e_j_a_m/
My mother needed a logo for her website, Transition Squared.
Open House Art Show, hosted by Phoebe Martin, from Skogman Realty, featuring four local artists. With my art, I filled a space that was once a little boy’s bedroom.
Governor’s Mansion asked me to display some art for a few weeks in the room where many events are hosted. In addition to showing all kinds of random creations on paper, I provided a tape player and 40 cassettes with album covers and / or sounds made by me.
For the third annual Dark Slide skateboard art show, I painted a deck with Pebeo solvent-based effect paint. The exhibit featured loads of great Iowa artists, and was up for a month at the Dubuque Area Arts Collective gallery.
#inktober is a month-long creative exercise encouraging people to produce art using ink, and post the results to social media. My daily October output in ink is as follows: