Tonight: 8th Annual Guerrilla Truck Show

Tonight Packer Schopf Gallery presents Dave Ford’s Truck Drawing Chicago to Philadelphia (round trip). Ford’s Penske Rental Truck will be parked on Fulton Street Market alongside other trucks featuring art, design and more.

After driving more than 1,500 miles, Ford’s Truck Drawings will be on display tonight at the Truck Show for one night only! Stop by and say “hello”.

The photo above is of a completed Truck Drawing panel, Grand Rapids to El Paso, September 2010.

Click here for details about the 8th Annual Guerrilla Truck Show.

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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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