‘The Cartoon Chronicles of Sandwich Bag Dad’ by Dave Blumenthal

From Tue 16 August 2022
Until Sat 24 September 2022
Community exhibition
Town Hall Gallery

360 Burwood Road
Hawthorn VIC 3122

Free
08/16/2022 10:00 am 09/24/2022 4:00 pm ‘The Cartoon Chronicles of Sandwich Bag Dad’ by Dave Blumenthal Combining a love of art and wordplay, Boroondara dad, Dave Blumenthal, has drawn cartoons on his kids’ lunch bags since 2012. What started as an endearing idea to add some fun to his eldest daughter’s school day has since morphed into a collection of thousands of lunch bag cartoons and a social media following spanning the globe. ‘The Cartoon Chronicles of Sandwich Bag Dad’ is a celebration of Blumenthal’s lunch bag artworks that have entertained a growing, worldwide community of dad joke enthusiasts for nearly a decade. This community exhibition features a selection of Blumenthal’s greatest pun-filled, hand-drawn illustrations. Detailed and whimsical, this exhibition will bring laughs, smiles, and endless creativity confined only by the size of a brown paper sandwich bag. Image credit: Dave Blumenthal, ‘Born to Bee Wild’, 2020, pencil on sandwich bag, 25 x 21 cm. Image courtesy of the artist. , City of Boroondara [email protected] Australia/Melbourne public

Event details

Combining a love of art and wordplay, Boroondara dad, Dave Blumenthal, has drawn cartoons on his kids’ lunch bags since 2012. What started as an endearing idea to add some fun to his eldest daughter’s school day has since morphed into a collection of thousands of lunch bag cartoons and a social media following spanning the globe.

‘The Cartoon Chronicles of Sandwich Bag Dad’ is a celebration of Blumenthal’s lunch bag artworks that have entertained a growing, worldwide community of dad joke enthusiasts for nearly a decade. This community exhibition features a selection of Blumenthal’s greatest pun-filled, hand-drawn illustrations.

Detailed and whimsical, this exhibition will bring laughs, smiles, and endless creativity confined only by the size of a brown paper sandwich bag.

Image credit: Dave Blumenthal, ‘Born to Bee Wild’, 2020, pencil on sandwich bag, 25 x 21 cm. Image courtesy of the artist.

Category
Visual Arts