Aholsniffsglue's "Hit & Run" Fundraiser Crashes Into Gregg Shienbaum Fine Art
With his leg muscle shredded, his scooter crushed, and medical bills mounting, Gregg Shienbaum stepped up and offered Miami artist Aholsniffsglue a solo show, with all proceeds benefiting the thousands of dollars in debt in hospital bills he's accrued.
Taking place Thursday, August 9, in Wynwood, the show, titled "Hit & Run," proves the arts may take a beating, but they come out stronger in the end.
We caught up with Ahol to find out what he's been up to and check out some of the work. Here's what he had to say.
Aholsniffsglue: I have a hematoma. The muscle of my inner thigh was sliced in half and it's regenerating slowly. There's like a pool of blood in there and it takes a while for that shit to get cured. It looks pretty gross.
I've been having to rely on people to help me out, but now it's crunch time. Life doesn't stop. It keeps on going. That's why the show is mad important. Being creative and producing work and stuff, whether you have access to the tools or free time, you're gonna create regardless, so that's what I've been doing. Even going through an accident, it's weird. But it's a great opportunity that happened coming from getting hit by a car, so it's pretty strange.
I think about how free and easy everything was before. Not necessarily that I took things for granted, because I give thanks everyday, but it's so strange how it can be taken from one second to the next. This opportunity is like giving me a chance to do what I wanna do, so I'm gonna take it as big as I can.
I actually can't talk about it for legal reasons.