Tuesday, September 20, 2016

"Flight" installation at PDX airport for the Forest for the Tree's Mural Project -Part 2

 
 
Here is how the "Flight" installation at the PDX airport turned out.................you can find it in Terminal A if you are flying in or out of PDX................it was created during this year's Forest for the Tree's Mural Festival................special thanks to FFTT co-founder's Gage Hamilton & Matt Wagner..................plus my Port of Portland Arts curator............Greta Blaylock whom made it all possible.......................

http://pdxart.portofportland.online/2016/09/07/j-sheas-flight-takes-off-on-concourse-a/




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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

"Flight" Installation at PDX Airport for Forest for the Tree's Mural Project- part 1

Was fortunate to create a new Installation at the PDX Airport during this year's "Forest for the Tree's" mural project...............this project was a collberation between FFTT and the Port of Portland.........after fabricating the sculptures over a summer...........I began painting the mural at the PDX Airport during the "Forest for the Tree's" week........titled "Flight"........here is nice blog post by the Port of Portland's Airport Art's Curator Greta Blaylock.................

http://pdxart.portofportland.online/2016/08/25/forest-for-the-trees-artist-joe-shea-creates-work-on-site-at-portland-international-airport/


 
 
 
 
 

Monday, August 15, 2016

Staf magazine feature from Spain

Was fortunate to travel through Portugal & Spain with Keiko Okuda on an inspiration trip  this past spring.................one stop on our adventure was Malaga,Spain..............
home of Staf magazine where Juan has been creating this publication since 1996.............here is our interview..............


http://stafmagazine.com/gallery/la-narrativa-visual-de-joe-shea/


Thursday, May 26, 2016

"The Journey" Installation Process Part 4- The On-Site Mural & Completed Installation at BSU

Arrived at Bridgewater State University to paint the On-Site Mural and install the Sculptures on May15th and completed the job on May 20th................at the Welcome Center stairway....as part of the Wallace Anderson Gallery commission.....................Here are some images of the Installation...............Special thanks to Jay Block my Curator for the photos and for giving me the opportunity to create something special at BSU..............................














Friday, May 13, 2016

"The Journey" Iinstallation Project Process Part 3 - The Completed Sculptures

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"The Journey" Installation Project is a Commission by the Wallace Anderson Gallery at Bridgewater State University in Bridgewater, Massachusetts...............Here is the Collection of  the Completed Sculptures that are in Route to the Campus..............the Installation is set to  take place May 15th -20th.........On-site at the Welcome Center.................

Thursday, April 14, 2016

"The Journey" Installation Project Process Part 2- The Fabrication

"The Journey" Installation Project is a Commission by the Wallace Anderson Gallery at Bridgewater State University in Bridgewater,Massachusetts.................Here are some Shots of the Fabrication Process of the Bicycle Sculptures, their Unique Riders and their Friendly Companions ...................

 





















 

Monday, March 28, 2016

"The Journey" Installation Project for Bridgewater State University - The Concept

"The Journey" Installation Project is a Commission by the Wallace Anderson Gallery at Bridgewater State University in Bridgewater,Massachusetts.................it will consist of an On-Site Mural and a Suspended Sculpture Installation at the University's newly built Welcome Center.........here are few of the Concept Sketches for the Installation Narrative..................