Summer Art Fridays: Artist James Zdaniewski For our fifth weekly highlight in our Summer Fridays collaboration with ArtInfo, we chose the work of James Zdaniewski, whose drawing immediately reminded us of what it felt like to spring off a diving board and be suspended momentarily in the air. After checking in with Zdaniewski for the interview below, we found out ...
That final metaphor may be more literal than you think, says artist James “DrZ” Zdaniewski, who scored a preemo role in helping evoke the original CBGB look inside local Meddin Studios.
“I recreated graffiti, tags, layered posters and stickers from archived CBGB photos,” he explains, noting he leveraged an old contact from Art Basel Miami to get stickers and posters original to the eras depicted in the film.
A selection of works by the American artist James “DrZ” Zdaniewski, paintings done with acrylic layers and spray paint on canvas. Mixed technique and street art style influenced by the dreams and the environment that surrounds him, a negative reflection from the world, translated into a colorful and positive visual representation.
In February 2010, artists Hebermehl and DrZ blasted the walls of Meddin Studios in Savannah, Georgia with their art. This is a time-lapse video of the 3 days )and nights) they worked.
Connect Savannah has named DrZ Best Visual Artist of 2012 Best Visual Artist - Dr. Z Savannah’s premier multimedia artist, James “Dr. Z.” Zdaniewski, is closely linked to high-profile projects such as the recent (and strangely controversial) “Before I Die” mural and also works with the Savannah Urban Arts Festival. View full article here
Local Artist’s Work Purchased for SCAD’s Permanent Collection SAVANNAH, Ga. – – October 25, 2011 – – Local artist and entrepreneur James Zdaniewski, aka DrZ, was recently honored with the purchase of two of his works for Savannah College of Art and Design’s permanent art collection. The works will be displayed in SCAD’s newly expanded ...
Our hometown of Savannah, Georgia was selected as a host for this global event. With the help of The Creative Coast, Savannah Windows has partnered with businesses and residents along York Street, Broughton Street and Abercorn Street to create window installations celebrating the rich cast of characters from Savannah’s past and present.