Painting for a Parking Attendant

2007, 30 × 40 cm, painting on canvas, handmade frame

Painting for a Parking Attendant
Painting for a Parking Attendant
Painting for a Parking Attendant
Painting for a Parking Attendant
Painting for a Parking Attendant

Hand painted sign, exhibited in a parking attendants office from 2007–2008. Following a storm which destroyed the office, the painting and the attendant disappeared. A photo-realistic reproduction was later produced from surviving documentation.


,,Sammelbände’’, 2008, East Street Arts Patrick Studios, Leeds, UK. Leeds University’s Parking Attendant’s office, 2007–2008, Leeds, UK. Untitled group exhibition, 2007, Fine Art Gallery, Leeds Metropolitan University, curated by Harry Meadley

Alex Farrar
Born 1986 in Leeds, United Kingdom
20.4.18, 10am – 6pm, I will be speaking at a one day ‘Distributed’ conference organised by David Blamey and Joshua Trees in Lecture Theatre 1, Royal College of Art, London
29.3.18 – 2.4.18 Unfair at Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam
22 - 26.2.18 Christie’s Fundraiser Auction for Unfair 2018 at Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
21 – 25.2.18 Arco Madrid with Dürst Britt & Mayhew
16.2.18 – 24.3.18 ‘Body Building’ group exhibition at Dürst Britt & Mayhew, The Hague
7.2.18, 2 - 6pm, ‘Circles of Recognition, Structures of Support: Becoming an Artist in Leeds Today’ seminar organised by the Henry Moore Institute, which will happen in the Henry Moore Lecture Theatre, Leeds Art Gallery
1.5.17 – 1.5.19 My work is generously supported by a grant for established artists from the Mondriaan Fonds (Netherlands)
recent exhibitions
Dürst Britt & Mayhew
COLOPHON was built with the ingenuity and patience of DisplayHooray.
The typeface used throughout is Maria Pro, created by Phil Baber, whose 2010 design for the Index book reappears here in the work pages.
Credit also goes to Qubik for my original website (2010–2014), which lives on in the icon based home page.