Two must-see art shows bring monsters to life

Two must-see art shows bring monsters to life

From Frankenstein to Freddy Krueger to The Walking Dead zombies, every horror figure known in popular culture started out as an idea, and ultimately, sprang from an artistic mind. It is artists who bring to life the dark recesses of monsters, goblins, vampires and werewolves, successfully scaring the pants off of anyone who experiences it.

This Halloween, Thumbprint Gallery presents two must-see shows, Zombies Amongst Us and Monster Minis Custom Creatures.

In partnership with Subterranean Coffee Boutique in North Park, Zombies Amongst Us exhibits the art of David Russell Talbott, a series of one-panel metaphorical narratives using pulp...