This year’s Port Adelaide Wonderwalls festival will add an exhibition component to its already overflowing line-up of visiting artists and over-sized wall painting. I’m pumped to have been invited and have been working on a new variation of my Painting Mill project to present. Come down to Hart’s Mill on the weekend after Easter for a squiz. In the meantime you can check out recent updates on my project here.
On tour through March with the very excellent Branch Nebula team as an SA representative for the SA dates of their national tour.
The above image is a moment from our Whyalla presentation. More pics and words in due course.
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 –