Visual Mechanics Automotive Art Opening – October 2nd – 7pm


Hello Folks,

We will be hosting our annual Visual Mechanics Automotive Art Opening.
This will be happening First Friday October 2nd
Doors 7pm to 10pm

Featured Artists Include:
Rod Powell
Howard Gribble
Flip Hayes
Rob Struven
Brooke Guerrero
Tony Parker
Jesus Espinoza
Randy Pierson
Juan Espinoza Jr
Boogie Breiz
Julian Nunez
Eddie Padilla
Boulevard Speed Shop

More tba

Custom Cars Please Note: Parking Is First Come, First Serve

Somos Gallery
262 Main Street
Salinas, CA 93901


Character Assassination 2 @ Somos Gallery – Friday Aug. 7th – Doors 7pmish


Hello Friends,
Just wanted to extend an invitation to our next art opening.

Character Assassination 2
Is a group show with some talented artists showcasing their original characters.
Imelda Suarez.
Venetta Butcher.
Micheal Mendoza.
Cole Lemke.
Corinne Butcher.
Jose Hernandez.
Bridgett Spicer.
Christian Lozada.

Midnight Thieves.
Halie Martinez

Make and Bake ” INDIE CRAFTS FAIR ” 2 DAY Event at Somos Gallery

Hello Folks,

Just letting all of you know that will be hosting another Make and Bake “Indie Crafts Fair”.
This Year this will take place over 2 Days Friday Night and Saturday Afternoon, November 7th & 8th.

Friday November 7th – 6pm to 9pm
Saturday November 8th – Noon to 4pm

Art / prints
Plush Figures
Canine treats & bedding
Home accessories
Custom Aprons
Handbags/ totes
Hand-macaremed bracelets
Natural body lotions, soaps & creams
Massage info.
Wood Artistry
Sweet treats
Comic Art.

Friday Night tunes:
Tiffany Decker.
Earl Salindo.
Lillie Lemon.
Saturday Afternoon:
Alex Ramierz.
Sean Schiveley
Mike PZ
Great tunes for Make and Bake 4

Come on out and enjoy and purchase Handcrafted Pieces and Baked Goods, from these very talented artisans.

*We have a few spots available. If interested please contact us at:

We will be also be having some great music too!
Please come back and view this event page for updated
information about the crafts fair!!!

Visual Mechanics Art Show – Friday Oct. 3rd – 7pm at Somos Gallery

Hello Folks, we just made another trip around the sun again, and we are hosting another Visual Mechanics Automotive related art show. This annual show is brought to by Rod Powell, Deadend, and Somos Gallery. This show will be featuring Paint Can Art and Visual Arts.

This year’s line up includes:

Rod Powell
Alan Signs
Bo Monster
Deadend Magazine
Eric Tapley
Andrew Jackson
Gabriel Garcia
Jonathan Mercado
Eddie Padilla
Brooke Guerrero
Phil Leonard
Holly Anderson
More TBA

Donations Accepted.

Somos Gallery
262 Main Street
Salinas, Ca 93901

Bridging the Gap Art Show – First Friday September 5th – 7pm @ Somos Gallery


Hello folks,
We would love to extend invitation to all of you to our next art opening. “Bridging the Gap”. This show came to be by noticing that folks including ourselves are more diverse in their interests than social stereotypes allow. We hope to celebrate many of these subcultures we all love by blending our artists friends from different scenes into a strong street driven art show.

This show will be bring car, street, and tattoo cultures
together under 1 roof. From photography to paint, etc.

Rides encouraged, Parking 1st come 1st serve!

For this show we are bring very talented artists from the 831 to the 408. This list includes:

Jesus Espinoza (Deadend Magazine)
Abraham Ortega (State of Grace)
James Garcia Photography.
Orly (Cukui)
Flip (Eight and Aces)
Eddie Padilla (Paint by Padilla)
Andrew Quinones (Salinas Boys)
Robert MacDonald (Boulevard Speed Shop)
Juan Espinoza Jr. (Deadend Magazine)
Chino Hernandez (Deadend Magazine)

rocking the mic:
Oneself Davinci.
Drei Day.
Loon E. Lou.
Lombis and Nova

Custom Capital Offical Pre-Party – Friday June 20th – 7pm – Somos Gallery

Deadend Magazine & Somos Gallery presents:
Custom Capital Offical Pre-Party.
This event is the night before the
Deadend Magazine 10 Year Anniversary:
Custom Capital Car Show!

We will hosting an Art & Photography Showcase.
featuring an array of accomplished artists
with an emphasis on automotive arts.

Art & Photography by:
Rod Powell (Salinas)
Ken Takabayashi(Japan)
Abraham Ortega (San Jose)
Toshi Shimizu (Japan)
Monique Wilson Sache (Canada)
Brooke Guerrero (Fremont)
Bryan Rusk (Sacramento)
Eddie C. Padilla (Castroville)
Hector Chino Hernandez (Salinas)
Deadend Magazine (Salinas)
Andrew Quinones (Salinas)

Larry Hosford
Sean Schiveley

Come and roll out your rides!
(first come first serve parking)

Doors Open at 7pm
Somos Gallery
262 Main Street.
Salinas, CA 93901

Femme Fatale – 4th Annual Female Art Exhibition – May 2nd 7pm


You are invited to the 4th Annual Femme Fatale art exhibition hosted by SOMOS GALLERY. It will be an eclectic evening of beautiful art created by women.

Opening: Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Lillie Lemon accompanied by Sugar Sauce Band


Soul/Indie Rock

Tiffany Decker. (acoustic set)