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Park Dreams by Ken Faulks


Park Dreams by Ken Faulks
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Artwork DescriptionOne of five outdoor artworks mounted on the fence of Royal Athletic Park as part of the parks's revitalization. Martin Batchelor (concept) Ken Faulks (mural painting)
Artwork StatementThe works of art reflect the theme "outdoor sports and recreational field activities of Royal Athletic Park" and enhance this public space.

About Ken Faulks

Dates1964 in Victoria, BC
Artist BioIn 1983 Ken Faulks started freelancing part-time as a commercial illustrator, Victoria. In 1985 he created Artech Graphics Ltd. and became a full-time illustrator in Victoria. He moved to Vancouver in 1987 to continue as a freelance illustrator and in 1989 started a part-time career as a fine artist working 'en plein air' in oils. He co-created "The 2 1/2" in 1990 with painters Andrew Wooldridge and Marie Stevens and started gallery exhibitions in 1991 with the other members of 'The 2 1/2'.
Artist Websitewww.kenfaulks.com

Details

Artwork TypeMural
MediumAcrylic on plywood
Unveiled dateApril 25, 2004
Dimensions10' x 10'
Reference #3737
SiteRoyal Athletic Park, 1014 Caledonia Avenue. Murals are located on fencing on Vancouver Street.
Art CategoryCivic Public Art
Selection ProcessCivic: By Jury - Open Competition
Municipality/NeighbourhoodVictoria: North Park

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