The Phillips Museum of Art selected our eco-artist Erwin Timmers’ recycled cast glass artwork for an innovative exhibit “SALVAGE: Reclaiming Recycling.” Works in the exhibit were chosen from a national call to artists.
With current emphasis on green initiatives, the exhibit, “comprising 100% used and found objects, will challenge people to rethink their relationships with ‘disposable’ objects,” said Christine Batta, one of the curators. “We want to challenge artists to reduce their carbon footprint, while making the public more aware of the different ways one can be more sustainable” added co-curator Nicole DeAugustine.
The exhibition opens on September 10 and will run through October 30, 2009 in the Rothman Gallery and the Sally Mather Gibson Curriculum Gallery at the Museum.
An artists’ reception and awards presentation will take place Saturday, Sept. 19 at 1 PM.