Press: Swing Set Drum Kit on the cover of the El Paso Times

Dave Ford’s Swing Set Drum Kit is on the cover of today’s El Paso Times. Be sure to stop by and see the piece at Chalk the Block 2011 in San Jacinto Plaza.

Swing Set Drum Kit by Dave Ford

Map: Swing Set Drum Kit Location in San Jacinto Plaza:

Use this handy map to find the Swing Set Drum Kit by Dave Ford in San Jacinto Plaza

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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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