Artist Tom Swain otherwise known as Dript found an expression through art after having a hard time at school with ADHD and dyslexia. Tom shares his experience of realising he’s an artist and the stories behind some of his artworks (see images below).
Here are some images of Tom’s artworks, including specific pieces you’ll hear discussed on the program, starting with his original Flower Bomb painting
All images are used with permission of the artist. You can see more of Tom’s art by following Dript on Instagram linked here.
The radio version of the conversation can be heard on demand at the 2SER show page
All photo portraits are by Zach Riley
Here is a link to more information about artist Eric Smith, who was mentioned during the program, including how to order the documentary ERIC SMITH: NOT FINISHED YET – Portrait of a Genuine Artist.