When you walk in to 2nd Floor Restaurant/Art Gallery in Huntington Beach, you'll see the walls lined with original artwork for sale by local artists. Many are inspired by tattoo and punk culture an all the proceeds go directly to the artist. A new set of art will grace the walls of their gallery Friday–authentic autographed memorabilia by musicians, actors and more.
“At Johnny's we have a great friend who paints original pieces every Thursday night,” he said via email. “He goes by the name Gordo. He sells his paintings to our customers and we buy and display a lot of them at Johnny's.” Gordo's signature paintings are black and white stencil like paintings of counter-culture celebrities such as the Ramones and Johnny Cash.
When not running the OCWeekly.com and OC Weekly’s social media sites, Taylor “Hellcat” Hamby can be found partying like it’s 1899.