Divine Debris & Glorious Trash, opening this Monday night at 7, celebrates the reinvention of castoffs in media ranging from sculpture, assemblage, painting, jewelry, and photography, and reflects on how a little ingenuity can convert a hunk of plastic into a nifty piece of art. Organized by Arts at St. Johns and ArtShare, the funky affair will include works by Aimee Ortiz, Deborah ODwyer, Dina Knapp, Dinorah de Jesús Rodríguez, Eva Ruiz, Daniel Fila (Krave), Laura Cerwinske, Rianne, Steve Forero-Paz, Stewart Stewart, Thomas Banks, Uta, and Vanessa Garcia.
Curators Paula Turk and Carol Hoffmans hope is that all of this junkyard talent theyve scavenged will inspire others to become more energy- and waste-conscious. The event is free and runs through June 12.
June 8-12, 2009