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         dready art Juta Driver – 27×40 – limited edition print on canvas
people often ask me, ‘what kind of art do you do?’
it’s hard to explain …
it is at once graphic ‘fine’ art, faux primitive, it is like poster art, in that it uses large blocks of colour and there’s that hint of pop art to it, a feeling of the 60’s and 70’s …
but in truth it is something all of it’s own, ’cause it’s a mixture of all those things, with a hint of whimsy and a distinct caribbean-ness thrown in as well …
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anyhow, the whole thought of ‘poster’ art got my brain ticking and i used a mash up to create ‘juta driver’ … the image at the top.

in jamaica the taxi association is called Juta, they of course don’t drive yellow cabs, but i couldn’t do the taxi driver mash-up without one.

not a martin scorcese film!
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Dready art is a 100% caribbean product: it was imagined here, designed here, tested here – in barbados, bvi, cayman, grenada and jamaica – we live here and are from here, our children were born here, I draw it here (mostly, cause sometimes I draw it when I’m traveling!). So despite what has become the kind of global reach of dready art we try to think of ourselves as a little caribbean company just doing our thing.

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