Congrats to Alum John Simpkins-Camp

January 27, 2010

WASHINGTON SCULPTORS GROUP:

Sculpture Now 2010

January 5 until February 12, 2010

 "Financial Disaster", (2008)

John Simpkins-Camp: "Financial Disaster", (2008)

John Simpkins-Camp"Financial Disaster", (2008); Monopoly money, hotels, & houses; foam-core; cardboard; fiber-glass screen; wood dowels; model aircraft parts

The exhibition was juried by Ryan Hill, Curatorial Research Associate for the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Adjunct Professor at George Washington University, and artist. Speaking about his selections, Mr. Hill stated that he was interested in artworks that used non-traditional materials, explored layering and decentered compositions, and reflected our information-driven society. Mr. Hill earned a Master’s degree in studio art from the California Institute of the Arts and a Master’s degree in film and television from University of California, both located in Los Angeles, CA, where he was born and raised.

Artists selected to participate in the exhibition include: Karen Bondarchuk, Leah Frankel, Kerry Furlani, Tom Greaves, Jason Haber, Ray Hau, Leila Holtsman, James Mallos, Bill Moore, Elena Patino, Mike Shaffer, John Simpkins-Camp, Erwin Timmers, Patricia Tinajero, Elizabeth Whiteley, and Alice Yutzy.

Note New Location:

Pepco’s Edison Place Gallery

702 Eighth Street, NW

Washington, DC 20001

Open to the public Tuesdays-Fridays from noon until 4 pm.

Doors will also be open on two Saturdays - January 9 and 30 - from noon until 4 pm.

Gallery Place/Chinatown is the closest metro stop, however Metro Center is also nearby.

The exhibition is free and open to the public.