“The New Vanguard”

I will be showing this new piece untitled “Reliquary” with Thinkspace Gallery at ‘The New Vanguard’ exhibition. The show will open on Friday, August 12th at the Lancaster Museum of Art & History with a VIP reception, followed by the public reception on Saturday, August 13th / tied in with the culmination of POW! WOW! AV.
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End BSL !


End BSL promo good

I don’t often ask for help, but if you’ve wanted to support one of my projects, this is the one !…/turf1-x-spca-x-artgang-collabo/

Montréal’s mayor Denis Coderre and Quebec Premier Couillard are trying to pass a Breed Specific Legislation both in Montréal and in all of Québec. This comes at a time when such unfair and discriminatory legislations have been scientifically proven ineffective. This also means the useless death of thousands of good innocent dogs. More and more, cities and countries around the world are repealing breed specific legislation (BSL), including the Netherlands, Spain, and the United Kingdom. And in the United States, more than 20 states prohibit municipalities on their territory from adopting certain forms of BSL. Why? Because BSL has proven to be expensive, unenforceable, and, most importantly, ineffective in reducing the number or severity of dogs bites…

The Montreal SPCA is taking action to fight off such an absurd legislation and prevent it from coming into place in Montreal and Quebec and to propose instead a very effective and fair BREED-NEUTRAL DANGEROUS DOG LEGISLATION.

I decided to contribute and support the SPCA and fight off BSL through Art. I am collaborating with Artgang Montreal to release a series of T-Shirts that are available as of today. All benefits will be donated to the SPCA.
I am also releasing a super limited art print (series of 10), available August 1st. All benefits will donated to the SPCA as well…

So, probably for the first time ever, I am asking you guys for your support, not for me, but for all these innocent great dogs out there and their families… They need us and they deserve justice.

From the bottom of my heart, thank you, and a million wagging tails your way.

Jean Labourdette


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Vitality and Verve/ LBMA

I am proud to announce that my work will be part of the “Vitality and Verve” show, opening on July 16th at the Long Beach Museum of Art, in California, as part of Pow!Wow!Long Beach…
Curated by the awesome Thinkspace Gallery.


Look for Thinkspace at Scope New York 2016 !!
I will be showing alongside the following artists…
Brian M.Viveros – Alex Yanes – Brian Mashburn – Bumblebeelovesyou – Cinta Vidal – David Cooley – Drew Leshko – Dulk – Isaac Cordal – Jean Labourdette (aka Turf One) – Jolene Lai – KiSung Koh – Nosego – Sean Mahan – Seth Armstrong
SCOPE / 639 W 46th St / New York, NY 10036
Thursday | Mar 3 | 6PM – 10PM
Friday | Mar 4 | 11AM – 8PM
Saturday | Mar 5 | 11AM – 8PM
Sunday | Mar 6 | 11AM – 8PM
For tickets and full details:

1XRUN limited edition TIME

I am pleased to announce my first collaborative project with 1xRUN
! TIME, one of my favorite paintings is being released as 2 limited editions ! the first one is an edition of 40, measuring 12″ x 22″, Archival Pigment Print on 310 gms Museum Natural Fine Art Paper. The second one is printed at scale 1,in a super limited edition of 5, measuring 24 x 46″ on the same amazing paper ! I am very excited about the quality of the prints.
Both will be available today at Jan. 19th at 12pm EST here :


TIME lo-res featured image