Val's Desk

ODYSSEY / Recent Works by HRNJAK

Boy how time flies when you’re having fun. I can barely contain myself with the tremendous response to HelMel Studios. And the upcoming works from Bosko Hrnjak. His ability to work so adeptly in so many different mediums is simply inspired. Through our talks he lifted the veil on a series of abstract works that knocked me off my feet and while talking about bringing these works to light he agreed…

SPRING CLEANING: Last of the Pop Icon Paintings

Well, HelMel Studios is shaping up to host some exciting events, shows and exhibits this summer. And all of the new projects have inspired an all-new series of art. And with all the new art on the way, it's encouraged me to clean up my archives.The timing seems to be fitting. It is still spring... so I'm not too late with the cleaning, though there's an even better reason to let these works of art…

Lexington - A barrel of fun

Did you know the Lexington Public Library is home to the world’s largest ceiling clock? It's five-stories tall with a Foucault Pendulum and frieze. If you read my last update, you might get why I thought this fun fact was relevant.Need more? I heard there are more barrels of bourbon (5mil barrels) than there are people in Kentucky. I can't decide if that's a good thing or a great thing!I rece…

Frieze LA - Cool as Ice

I am so thankful for the opportunity to present some of my latest art at LA PEER hotel as part of the activities surrounding Frieze LA. I have been working tirelessly on a series of collages and to see them welcomed by everyone who attended is both humbling and driving me to push for more. Just you wait! Or wait no more!! New art is here!…

It's here! The new website

It's GO time! I hope you enjoy the new website. It's been built to help bring you a better experience, providing more updates to all of the happenings I'm planning. You'll discover my latest art, insight to film projects and invitations to special events at my production house, HelMel Studios, and beyond to be updated here.If you've been following me on Facebook or Instagram, you may have seen som…

LOVE is in the air!! Val and Kii's Day! Exhibit

What a wonderful time we had.And it all started from a sighting I had, driving along Sunset Blvd. and noticing the brilliant make-over The Roxy had taken. A few weeks later I met the artist. Kii Arens. I'll tell you... there was instant energy the moment I met him and within a matter of days, we collaborated on dozens of works just in time for Val-entine's Day.You might know Kii from the hundreds…