dready s … ’cause billy don’t surf

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             dready californication dreamin’ – 26×14 – limited edition print on canvas

i’ve often matched a goat with dready in car images – it’s an analogous goat, it tells a story, it indicates the caribbean-ness, the jamaican-ness of the story, it adds whimsy … it’s a t’ing.

and so, the title of the art, ’cause i’d left the goat out, on purpose, ’cause billy don’t surf …

but i suppose really is about the car …

a couple of reasons brought me to draw the 911, first, a guy i know in california, in san diego’s been asking me to draw one; he surfs and he has a porsche …

and, there’s a porsche that stands out in my driving memory, jr and i going down 595, in a porsche he’d bought at auction for a client, fast fast … it was a magnificent fleeing.

… and then there’s the ‘californication’ thing …


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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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