Photos: Truck Drawing Chicago to Philadelphia Panels

Click here to visit Flickr/photos/fordart and view the Truck Drawing Panel images at the end of the slide show.

The Penske Rental Truck has been returned and the drawings have been removed from the truck and photographed individually. Thank you everyone at the Guerrilla Truck Show for such a fantastic reception for the Truck Drawings.

Each drawing is approximately 3′ x 2′ and there are 10 total drawings. Some images are of details of the drawing to illustrate the full effect of the graphite on paper.

Individual drawings will be sold through Packer Schopf Gallery. If you’re interested in purchasing Truck Drawings, contact Aron Packer at  312.226.8984 or via email at packer@packergallery.com.

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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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