Diverted Destruction 6

liz | July 2nd, 2013 | Artists, Current Exhibition, Events, Pages, past shows | Comments Off on Diverted Destruction 6

, the California African American Museum and The Loft at Liz’s co-curated this year’s Diverted Destruction 6 found object assemblage show. Diverted Destruction, now in its sixth year, presents works from cast-off objects often destined for landfill.  This show marks the first time the museum has collaborated with a private gallery to introduce local African American artists to new audiences at new venues.

The Loft at Liz’s featured the work of artists:
Dale Brockman Davis, Charles Dickson, Doug Pearsall, Teresa Tolliver, Timothy WashingtonMax Finkelstein, Matjames Metson, Dennis Blevins and CHEBY.

CAAM features the works of Dale Brockman Davis, Derrick Maddox, Richard Turner, Joe Sims and Rosalyn Myles.  The museum has extended their Diverted Destruction 6 exhibition through January 20, 2014.


Saturday June 29th, 2013 (7pm – 10pm)
Opening Reception / Live Performance from Sound M.I.N.D.

Thursday July 4th and Sunday August 4th, 2013 (12pm – 3pm)
CAAM Free Assemblage Workshops with Teresa Tolliver

Saturday September 14th, 2013 (2pm – 4pm)
The Loft at Liz’s Assemblage Workshop

Top assemblage artists lead our guests in a creative session.  Materials include various items donated by Liz’s Antique Hardware as well as daily castaways otherwise destined for the trash.  Artists and participants are welcomed to bring their own materials to share with others.

Tuesday October 8th, 2013 (7pm – 9pm)
Artist Talk

Our exhibit was concluded with a panel discussion with featured artists Doug Pearsall, Richard Turner, Matjames Metson, Timothy Washington, Teresa Tolliver, Charles Dickson and Joe Sims as well as curators Mar Hollingsworth (CAAM) and Liz Gordon (The Loft at Liz’s).

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