Another Classic Rock ‘n’ Roll Art & Photography Exhibition featuring the artworks of “Java” John Goldacker
July 24th – September 9th, 2011
King Center of the Performing Arts (Lobby)
3865 N Wickham Rd., Melbourne, FL 32934
“Java” John is an in demand local Graphic Artist/Illustrator, and photographer. A designer of music related posters and CD covers, Festival posters and T-Shirts, and more. John illustrated the book “River Dragon” about the local legend Annie the Dragon, and he’s also been featured in PhotoShop Creative Magazine, and had his posters reproduced in the 2009 books – “PhanArt: The Art of the Fans of Phish“; and “HOPE: A Collection of Obama Posters and Prints”.
In 2008 & 09, he was also selected along with 35 artists to be a part of the Orlando and Miami Gibson “GUITARTOWNS“, having painted original artwork on two 10ft tall Gibson guitar replicas. The 70 guitars were donated by the artists, then auctioned and raised approximately $400,000.00 for local charities! In December ‘09, Brevard’s Beachside Resident magazine ran a three page article on John’s artwork, and had him design a Holiday themed cover featuring Bob Dylan.
At Melbourne’s KING CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, John’s photos from various concerts from the past two years permanently grace the walls in the venue’s hallways.
This summer John’s photo was used on the cover of FREEBO’s newest CD “Something to Believe”, and he is currently wrapping up illustrations for a book written for children of all ages, called “Bud The Spud”. Written by local writer Adam Bryn Tritt, the book will go into national publication later this year!
“Another Classic Rock ‘n’ Roll Art & Photography Exhibition” will coincide with the major concert event HIPPIEFEST 2011 and the CLASSIC ALBUMS LIVE SERIES at The King Center.
The King Center- www.kingcenter.com
“Java” John- www.koolbeanz.com