Saturday, March 14, 2009

Reclaimed Public Art Installation

In conjunction with our Reclaimed Exhibition, the Target Gallery is hosting a site specific installation project that will be installed in the main hall of the Torpedo Factory on the night of the Reclaimed Reception, April 9th (during 2nd Thursday Art Night). The public is welcome and encouraged to participate in the building of this "handmade garden" installation which will include a large tree, garden wall & flowers - all made from RECYCLED objects!

Below is a list of the recycled objects that we will be collecting from now until April 8th. Please bring your donations to Target Gallery committee member Lisa Schumaier in Studio 16 (first floor of the Torpedo Factory, across from the Art League Gallery). If you have any question please contact the gallery.

Recycled Supplies needed
1. Chicken wire
2. tin cans, any size, open on both ends.
3. bottle caps
4. little tabs off soda cans
5. metal paper clips
6. used dried coffee grounds
7. big green straws from starbucks used and rinsed

Reclaimed Exhibition

Exhibition Dates: April 1st - April 26th, 2009
Reception: April 9th, 6-8pm, Juror Talk at 7pm

Reclaimed is an exhibition that focuses on everyday common objects that are reclaimed, recycled, reinterpreted and transformed into art. From Marcel Duchamp’s “ready-mades” to Robert Rauschenberg’s “combines”, artists have been for years recycling and reclaiming everyday common objects and transforming them into something new and unique. The jurors for this exhibition are gallery owners and collectors, a husband and wife team, Steven and Linda Krensky. Out of 470 entries, congratulations to the 34 chosen!