Exhibition Opening: Fallout Shelter: A Refuge for DC’s Scrap

 

Win a ‘scrappy kit’ like this one at the opening of Fallout Shelter: A Refuge for DC’s Scrap on September 7th, 6:30-8:30pm!

Fallout Shelter: A Refuge for DC’s Scrap

September 4- 29, 2012

Opening reception Fri. 9/7, 6:30-8:30 pm

Entertainment by the Bumper Jacksons!

Check out the Facebook event here!

For the second year, SCRAP-DC and The Center for Green Urbanism have teamed up! SCRAP-DC has chosen artwork to turn The Center for Green Urbanism into a “shelter” for a different kind of fallout: the city’s “debris” in any of its forms. Pieces were selected based on how well the work fits the theme, with jurors paying attention to innovative uses of repurposed materials made into particularly high-quality art. Fine art and fine crafts are were accepted, provided they consisted of at least 75% reclaimed material.

Exhibition Location
Center for Green Urbanism – Tubman-Mahan Gallery
3938 Benning Road NE Washington DC 20019

Featured Artists

Sally Brucker (returning from last year)
Judith Capen
Timothy DeVenney
Jason Haaber
Winston Harris
Traci Oberle
TP Resident artist Renee Lachman

Bumper Jacksons

“Together, Chris and Jess Eliot are the Bumper Jacksons. Their initial meeting fueled a riotous impromptu jam on the lawn of a radical bike house in Washington, DC.… The music never quit since. A duo born from two very different parts of the American South, the musical synergy created is undeniable. They perform the old traditional sounds of America, heart-wrenching and youthful, and always in the spirit of raw adventure…”

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