Posts Tagged ‘Florida’

Relationships CXIV & CXV were completed on January 13, 2016 while sitting at Starbucks Park Place in Pinellas Park, Florida.

For this piece, I used an old used DVD+R (i think I found this one on the ground?) and I separated the top plastic layer from the bottom magnetic layer. This was to be a collaboration with RF Côté in Canada, so I sent him both halves to finish off and he sent one back to me. The center face part of this collage, was from a Pinellas County Sheriff’s office Wanted Flyer of a wanted criminal. The rest, I just tried to mirror in compositional elements.

This (below) shows the CXV half with RF Côté’s collaboration which I received back from him in April of 2016.

I left it in a little, transparent informational flyer box, just outside the Bob Rauschenberg Gallery at Florida SouthWestern State College in Fort Myers, Florida on 5/9/16.

I don’t think I ever saw how the other half came out.

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RJFC sticker # 73 was completed using a large, 1999 vintage, blue-top, Priority Mail label 228, on December 29, 2015 while sitting at (what used to be Joffrey’s Coffee shop at the corner of 15th Street & E. 8th Avenue in Ybor City (Tampa), Florida.


This sticker was donated for auction to help artists Ryan Plunkett and Erin Brooks who had a terrible house fire.
https://www.gofundme.com/plunkanderin

“Add On at $80 Labeauratoire Gallery Sticker Pack including 1 – Original handmade collage bluetop sticker by Ray Johnson Fan Club – Collage by L.A.R. PLUS 8 other stickers by GATS, Sara Conti, Sore Infest, BPLA, DintWooerKrsna, CistOnes and Obey Giant.” – We helped raise hundreds of dollars with this auction.

 

 

 

sticker # 72 was completed using a blue Hello My Name Is sticker on 12/18/15 while sitting at Starbucks on S. Dale Mabry near Kennedy Blvd. in Tampa.

It was left in Ybor City (Tampa) on December 29, 2015 on a ticket machine for the 8th Avenue Trolley.

RJFC sticker # 64 was completed on 12/4/15 while sitting at a Wendy’s restaurant in Seffner, FL. It’s collaged trash on a CD label measuring about 120mm across.

RJFC sticker # 64

 

This sticker was stuck to a parking sign on 5/12/16 in St. Pete, Florida just outside the Morean Arts Center parking lot on 8th Street North.

RJFC sticker # 64 left in St. Pete.

RJFC sticker # 63 was completed on 12/2/15 while sitting at Starbucks in Safety Harbor. It’s collaged trash on a CD label measuring about 120mm across.

This sticker was stuck to the back of a bus stop bench on 1/9/16 just near the Cass Contemporary art gallery on South MacDill Ave & West Granada Street.

RJFC sticker # 63 left in Tampa

Sticker # 62 was completed on December 1, 2015 while sitting at Starbucks at SR60 & Belcher in Clearwater. These rectangular stickers measure about 45mm x 118mm.

RJFC sticker # 62

This sticker was left on an electrical box behind a bus stop on in Orlando, Florida, while I was there on a day-trip on 1/19/16. This was on Round Lake Road near the intersection of International Drive in front of a Walgreens, beside the Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant where I’d met an old friend.

RJFC sticker # 62 left in Orlando.

During my first visit to the Florida Keys in 2015, I left five pieces out on the streets.

As detailed in my previous post, for the commemoration of my 100th “Relationship” collage, I made a series of 10 (+1 artist’s proof) collaged book pages. This piece (Relationship C) was left on 11/22/15 in Key West, Florida. I stuck it on a Key West Citizen Newspaper box beside the (closed) Backspace Bar & Kitchen at the intersection of James St. and Grinnell St.

RJFC Relationship C – Left in Key West

Relationship C – “TIME TO KILL PAINTING” left on 11/22/15 in Key West.

RJFC Sticker # 59 was completed in Clearwater, Florida around 11/3/15, using found trash on a CD label.

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RJFC Sticker # 59

It was left on 11/22/15, on the outside of a purple magazine distribution box for Key West Maps & Coupons, just beside the famous Schooner Western Union, in the Key West Bight Marina at the end of William Street.

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RJFC Sticker # 59 – left in Key West.

Stickers No. 60 & 61 were completed on 11/19/15 while sitting at a Panera restaurant at Clearwater Mall. These rectangular stickers all measure about 45mm x 118mm each.

RJFC RJFC sticker # 60 left in Key West

RJFC sticker # 60 

Sticker # 60 was left on the signpost for Mile 0 of US Highway 1 in Key West on 11/22/15.

RJFC sticker # 61

Sticker # 61 was left on a telephone pole in front of Florida Bay Outfitters, beside Jimmy Johnson’s Big Chill Restaurant and Bar (where we had lunch) on US Highway 1 in Key Largo on 11/24/15.

RJFC sticker # 61 left in Key Largo

 

RJFC Relationship CXIII ~ “A Strictly Limited Edition of Five Hundred Knives Helps Build Lean Muscle over your existing higher interest debts” was made with found trash on a 45 record. It was also completed on 11/19/15 while sitting at a Panera restaurant at Clearwater Mall.

RJFC Relationship CXIII ~ “A Strictly Limited Edition of Five Hundred Knives Helps Build Lean Muscle over your existing higher interest debts”

RJFC Relationship CXIII was left on the back of a sign while exiting Mallory Square toward Tifts Alley in Key West on 11/23/15.

RJFC Relationship CXIII left in Key West