ARCHIVES | 1997
  1997
Studio location Crows Nest, Sydney
Working on the McMahon Point mural for the local community centre opened Joe up to the new medium of house paint on board. His mural was constructed through research of historical photographs and artists impressions of the harbour
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Train, Croydon, Queensland, Photograph, 1997
Lavender Bay, t-shirt Lavender Bay
t-shirt, 14/1/1997

I was looking to develop a different idea - an aerial view of the city.
Lavender Bay t-shirt Lavender Bay
t-shirt, 25/1/1997

Idea developed as a sketch for the McMahons Point mural.
Blues Point Road t-shirt Blues Point Road
t-shirt, 5/2/1997

Idea developed as a sketch for the McMahons Point mural.
McMahons Point Mural McMahons Point Mural
board, 6/3/1997

Artwork commissioned by the McMahons Point Community Centre, Sydney.
McMahons Point Mural McMahons Point Mural
board, 6/3/1997

Rough size of the two boards.
McMahons Point Mural McMahons Point Mural
board (360 x 50cm), 6/3/1997
E-class tram t-shirt E-class tram
t-shirt, 20/4/1997

Sydney E-Class tram.
bath tub Bath tub
t-shirt, 25/4/1997
Robots t-shirt Robots
t-shirt, 14/7/1997
Luna landing t-shirt Luna landing
t-shirt, 12/8/1997
Octy in space Octy in space
board (65 x 90cm), 22/8/1997

As I had experimented with a space theme before, it did not really take off until I put an octopus in space!
Octy in space Octy in space
table (65 x 90cm), 1997

Wooden coffee table created around Octy in space painting
Luna Park Luna Park
board (65 x 90cm), 20/11/1997


The first Luna Park artwork on board - stunning!
Luna park t-shirt Luna park
t-shirt, 18/12/1997

The previous artwork created a template for other designs on t-shirts.
Space cars t-shirt Space cars
t-shirt, 29/12/1997

Expanding the space theme.