The City of Tea Tree Gully is offering up and coming public artists the chance to spend 2 weeks working together with a group of more established artists in order to brainstorm, develop and present concepts for new outcomes. I will be participating in a mentoring role alongside Gerry McMahon, Rachel Harris and Jessica Laughlin. Applications close March 20 for a work period in April.
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Image courtesy of Fortrose.
Stencil Workshop as part of ACSA Summer School 2017 from James Dodd on Vimeo.
Adelaide Central School of Art hosts a number of workshops throughout the year, specifically targeted at inviting high school students to undertake projects at the school’s Glenside campus. We believe that this is a great way to nurture creative potential and to give further insight into what happens at a tertiary level creative school. As part of a broader program including other drawing and sculpture workshops a gave an introduction to basic stencil techniques and their use in creating texture and pattern. I built this into a larger context of working in teams to create fantastic creatures which could become large scale and dynamic.
Bike Powered Percussion Contraption from James Dodd on Vimeo.
A little community / public art outcome developed and presented as part of Tour Down Under stage finish celebrations at Paracombe, January 2017. You can check out a few background and related ideas via the following link – http://wild-motion.blogspot.com.au/2017/01/noise-report-jon-rose-licking-glass-and.html
I have recently completed this mural project with Broughton Art, a community arts organisation that works with artists living with disability. Full set of pics and words at the link below –