A brief revision of my vision
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April 13, 2015

Bosch(ed) Again Last May (31/05/14), I performed with the marvelous Mr & Mrs Clark as support for their Mr & Mrs Clarks Big Dance Show for the Big Splash festival of arts in Newport, South Wales, and recently, Clark collaborators Bosch did a fab video (s)mash up of me during the performance, generally standing around […]

April 13, 2015

www.davewakelysignpainter.co.uk  Coming Soon! I’m currently having a website developed for my sign painting services, by Webber Design in Newport, South Wales and have been very busy beavering away creating the content for the front of shop for my site. After having painted somewhere in the region of 25 completely different letters, me & my good […]

January 28, 2015

Curse You Tiny Toilet Melltith (enamel & aluminium paint on ply 38″x 10″) I’ve just finished this, it was the piece I was working on on the second week course of Joby Carters in White Waltham, Berks, mid January, which focused on lettering skills. Work painted in gloss enamels is a pain in the posterior […]

June 2, 2014

Mr And Mrs Clark’s Big Dance Show Saturday 31st May 2004 came around and I was privileged to be performing with the illustrious Mr & Mrs Clark in Newport’s Riverfront Theatre as a part of The Big Splash weekend in the city. This is the second time that I have had the pleasure of performing […]

June 2, 2014

Maindee Festival Banners I was commissioned to paint some banners for the Maindee Festival in Newport last week & came up with these in a four day turnaround. They’ll be on display throughout the week of the festival (2nd-9th June 2014) at various points around Newport to accompany Mr & Mrs Clark’s ‘Finding Maindee’ project.

May 14, 2014

Even A Stopped Clock Keeps The Right Time Twice A Day Is the English translation of this piece that I made for the recent Painting to Music exhibition at The Upmarket Galleries in Newport. The idea being one that had been milling around in my head for some considerable length of time before I finally […]

April 24, 2014

 NiA Guest speaker : Owen Griffiths at UpMarket Galleries Last Saturday (19/04/14) whilst I was away for the weekend in the land of my fathers, Newport activists NIA (Newport International Airspace) hijacked my exhibition space in order for a gentleman speaker by the name of Owen Griffiths gave a talk to 30 odd people about […]

April 14, 2014

Quick Brown Foxes & Lazy Dogs. Exhibition opening, art work & Upmarket studio spaces. Curated by:                                           Barrie Morgan                           &         […]

March 30, 2014

A Virus With Shoes I started making this ottoman several years ago, made my way halfway through it, cocked it up, moved house twice, then got back on it recently. I acquired the wood to make the box from an old library, painted it a lovely deep green, plushed out the inside with crushed velvet, […]

October 23, 2013

Age old sign-writing becomes art H.A. Suller, Stryd Adeline, Pillgwenlly, Casnewydd                                         H.A. Suller, Stryd Adeline, Pillgwenlly, Casnewydd                                         […]