CTB 2011 Map: Swing Set Drum Kit by Dave Ford

Chalk the Block 2011 map, Swing Set Drum Kit by Dave Ford

Use this handy map to track down Dave Ford’s Swing Set Drum Kit at Chalk the Block 2011. Dave will be set up on the northwestern side of San Jacinto Plaza facing the Mills Building. Be sure to stop by and say “hi” to Dave.

Thanks in advance for all the photos of the Swing Set Drum Kit you upload to the world wide web.

Visit http://www.chalktheblock.com for more information about the event.

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About Dave Ford

An avid collector of handwritten grocery lists, Dave Ford graduated from Grand Valley State University with a BFA in 1993. Afterward, in typical American folklore fashion, Mr. Ford moved to the art dormitory of the eastern U.S., also known as Williamsburg, Brooklyn. There he continued making art, participated in group shows and began creating his “Truck Drawings.” The drawings, which document the truck’s movement with dozens of pencils, proved to be fruitful and were featured in the sixth edition of Dave Eggers', McSweeneys in 2000. This attention generated several commissioned drawings and with the artist’s subsequent move to El Paso, Texas, long distant drawings to Connecticut and San Francisco became logistically possible. The opportunity to do a live drawing from the El Paso-Juarez Border to Grand Rapids for the Artprize event has re-invigorated the truck idea. Dave Ford is currently living in Evanston, Illinois, where he is working on a Swing Set Drum Kit piece.
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