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Transformation 10 Opening Weekend

September 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free

“One man’s trash is another man’s treasure,” is the perfect idiom for Transformation 10: Contemporary Works in Found Materials, The Elizabeth R. Raphael Founder’s Prize Exhibition. Featuring 26 national and international artists who have been selected as finalists for the 2017 Elizabeth R. Raphael Founder’s Prize. Transformation 10 will showcase newly created, innovative artworks that incorporate found materials in unexpected ways and challenge notions about commonplace objects, found materials, and contemporary art for personal and global narratives, expressions, and aesthetics.

After the free and public opening reception on Friday, September 14, the opening celebration continues on Saturday, September 15 with:

  • 12 – 2 PM     Dialogue with exhibiting artists | performance art by exhibiting artist Fumi Amano
  • 2 – 3 PM       Artist Talk: Winner of The Elizabeth R. Raphael Founder’s Prize

Come listen to interesting stories and inspiring artistic process from the exhibiting artists themselves! We would love to see you in the galleries.


Transformation 10: Contemporary Works in Found Materials and the Elizabeth R. Raphael Founder’s Prize are made possible by Alexandra and Catherine Raphael, The Fine Foundation, and Cohen & Grigsby, P.C. Additional support is provided by the Allegheny Regional Asset District, The Heinz Endowments, the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, and the Elizabeth R. Raphael Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation.

Media sponsored by: NEXTpittsburgh


Featured photo: Katie Hudnall. The Seeing Machine, 2018. Found wood, hardware, lens, strings, paint. Photo: Jake Sneath.

Details

Date:
September 15
Time:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Venue

Contemporary Craft
2100 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
Phone:
4122617003
Website:
www.contemporarycraft.org