July 15 – August 16, 2010
Courthouse Center for the Arts
3481 Kingstown Road
West Kingston, RI 02892
Artists Reception: July 15, 5-7PM
Many artists working today gather discarded goods as raw material for their art, challenging traditional aesthetic assumptions, and emphasizing the artistic concept. There has been an ever-growing involvement with using pre-existing real objects as the actual constituents of art, whether gleaned from land, sea or mass-produced refuse. This exhibition profiles thirteen artists who do just that. The artists represented here are unified by their common personal philosophies of re-use, recycle and reinvent. Commonplace objects and commodities become materials for their works of art.
Russell Daly (Rhode Island), Sherman Drexler (New Jersey), Anna Flores (Rhode Island), Claudia Flynn (Rhode Island), Lucy Hodgson (New York), Jill McLaughlin (Rhode Island), Dan Potter (Connecticut), Anker West (New Jersey), Troy West (Rhode Island) Steve Wood (Colorado), Rhonda Schumaker (Rhode Island), Charlee Swanson (New Jersey) and Stephen Oliver (Maine).
Monday thru Friday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
For additional information:
Contact Visual Arts Director, Jocelyn Donaghue at firstname.lastname@example.org