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    Greg (Craola) Simkins (b. 1975)
    Wanna Sammich (two works), 2005
    Acrylic on metal lunch box and thermos
    7 x 8-1/2 x 4 inches (17.8 x 21.6 x 10.2 cm) (lunch box)
    3-1/2 x 3-1/2 x 6-1/2 inches (8.9 x 8.9 x 16.5 cm) (thermos)
    Each signed to lower edge

    For a short period of time, Kii Arens opened up his studio, La La Land, for group shows around specific themes. Each one was an event, extending Kii's warm and high-energy personality. I was fortunate enough to get a sneak-peek in the afternoon before the HOT LUNCH show opening and had my pick. This lunch pail and thermos from Craig Simkins popped out and was quickly made a valued piece of our collection. It's attraction was not mine alone, as all guests voted for their favorite designs - with the top vote winner being reproduced in limited numbers by Dark Horse - and this one was the top vote getter. The other artists with reproductions in this series were Shag, Baseman, Niagara, Amanda Visell, Joe Ledbetter and Kii Arens.

    Condition Report*: No apparent non-inherent condition issues.
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    Auction Dates
    February, 2021
    3rd Wednesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 3
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