Miyamoto’s (after Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks). Oil on panel, 24in x 33in. 2011.

Commissioned by the Portland Mercury for the cover of Vol. 12 Issue 8, July 14, 2011 to go along with an article about the video game exhibit GameOn 2.0 at OMSI. The diner is named after Shigeru Miyamoto, creator of Mario and Donkey Kong. From left to right: Mario, Donkey Kong, Pauline (the Donkey Kong Lady), and Satoru Iwata (president and CEO of Nintendo).