dready – field hockey

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‘how hockey players see themselves’- 36×16 – Limited edition HD archival pigment print

I’ve never played field hockey …

I’ve gone to watch it a few times, my sister used to play at school and now a few male friends play here in cayman and so have been to watch twice.

but I never really knew the vibe of the game, didn’t have it in my head, and so at first I found it difficult to find the feeling for the art …

but looking through photos and chatting to Adrian, I began to understand a little better and so how hockey players see themselves came out – I liked it immediately I drew it – it made me smile, it had real verve to it …

but the art was all for part of the dept of tourisms link up with old cranleighan hockey club and so I also had to do something ‘beachy’ for the peoples to sell the ‘idea of cayman’ to the pubic …

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‘the old gaol’ – 36×13 inch – limited edition hd archival pigment print

the old gaol is an actual spot in george town – it doesn’t look like that at all! – it’s a little restaurant tucked in behind the museum, in downtown, on the waterfront, in what was the old jail in the days when the museum was the old courthouse … and gaol, pronounced goal, is another name for jail/lock up.

and so, we have hockey players on the ‘idyllic beach’ …

goooooooooal …

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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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