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dready in a new biennial

the title of the new cayman islands biennial is ‘reimagined futures’ with a look back at the past 12 months and with a little nod to local cultural significance … the art wasn’t supposed to just sit there on the wall – here it is below, sitting on the

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dready palm trees and cool breezes

there are still a few spots here, they’re getting fewer and fewer, that don’t feel like they’ve been complately ‘americanized’, that don’t feel like they’ve lost their island flavour … this, at the edge of west bay public beach is one of them. the family particularly wanted this bent

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dready – it’s a dog’s life …

trying to find the character of dogs you’ve never met using the vibe of dogs you’ve known in your life … funny how you can look at a dog, and if you’ve known a few, you can see its personality and guess at its actions in life … woof!

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dready breadfruit …

two things happened … well three really (and maybe even 4) … first I love breadfruit, if I could eat breadfruit and fried plantain every day I would be a happy man! then I was talking to a designer, about a project, who asked if I had any food

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dready at the rugby club

the cayman rugby club is a place i enjoy, i’ve been playing there for about 23 years, I belong to a team called the pigs, one of 4 at the club … and because it has given me so much fun in those years it felt good good good

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dready – bobby sox

I have been trying to work on a series of art featuring this character in various scenarios working with the ‘ideas’ taken from an old 1958 photo shoot in Jamaica, and exploring “what might a modern young woman of strength, look like, using the vibes of those older moments

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dready – art in collage

In the last few months have had the good fortune of working with designers and art consultants in cayman, atlanta, los angeles and vail, colorado … this is one of those collaborations – collaboration’s really the wrong word as I only provided the art and the designer provided the

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Dready – Catamaran

the scope of a sailboat makes it hard to fit comfortably in a piece of art and still get detail unless it’s big big big … the sail’s too tall, the boats are often long(!), and so decided to do this commission in 2 parts … I don’t sail

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Dready – Avalon

the morgan motor company has been making 3 wheel cars since 1909, cars that are essentially a motorcycle with carriage works … but they also make 4 wheeled cars as well, and have been since 1936 on the same design and same chassis, making it the longest running automobile

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dready yellowfin tuna … eyes on

I don’t really ‘fish’ – what I mean is I go fishing, but on a rare occasion: I might go in a river, on a lake, out at sea, and I know how to fish, I know about fishing, but I don’t ‘fish’ – and so there isn’t really

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