Artists’ Talk: Art From Plastic Debris | Berkeley
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Center for the Arts, Religion, and Education | 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley, CA
Submitted by the Event Organizer
The Langs use their artistic sensibility and archaeological perspective to create artwork from plastic debris that washes up at Point Reyes National Sea Shore. Using these materials, the Langs tell objects’ stories while commenting on our throwaway culture.
Co-sponsored with the Badè Museum of Biblical Archaeology
About the Artists:
Judith Selby Lang and Richard Lang collaborate in an ongoing project to collect plastic on Kehoe Beach in the Point Reyes National Seashore. Their work was recently exhibited at the California Academy of Sciences, Sausalito’s Marine Mammal Center, The Oakland Museum of California, and Hong Kong’s Ocean Film Festival. When not at the beach or in the studio, Richard is President of Electric Works, a fine art printmaking studio located in San Francisco’s SOMA discrict. He has a BA from George Washington University and an MFA from the University of Wisconsin. Judith Selby Lang is Communications and Financial Director for Electric Works. She has a BA in art from Pitzer College and MA in Interdiscipinary Arts from San Francisco State University.
About the Doug Adams Gallery:
The Doug Adams Gallery, part of the Center for the Arts, Religion, and Education (CARE), presents exhibitions that examine themes of religion and spirituality, broadly defined. Three exhibitions each year and related public programming offer opportunities for learning, reflection, and enjoyment for the students, faculty, and staff of the Graduate Theological Union, and for the wider community.
Categories: Art & Museums, Uncategorized, Weird, Wild & Wonderful Art