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Collage & Cocktails with Delano Dunn

Join PES Artist in Residence Delano Dunn for a tour of his current solo exhibition, Dreams of Fire and Starshine and learn more about his artistic process. Sip on summer cocktails (for those 21+) and learn about various materials and basic techniques that go into making a successful collage. This hands on workshop is open to all experience levels and all ages.

Materials provided. Participants are encouraged to bring in images, print outs and other ephemera they would like to include in their take home collage.

This workshop is FREE! However, space is LIMITED. Please be sure to RSVP via Eventbrite:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/collage-cocktails-with-delano-dunn-tickets-47476922754

Choose one of three options:

  • Free Collage Workshop: Materials will be provided for you to make your very own collage!

  • Free Workshop + Take Home Collage Kit ($29.50): In addition to making your collage on-site, participants with go home with a packet of supplies to continue their artistic journey!

  • Free Workshop + Limited Edition Print ($100): In addition to making your own collage on-site, participants will go home with a Limited Edition Risograph Print that has been Foil Embellished and Signed by the artist, Delano Dunn!

This public programming is presented in conjunction with Delano Dunn’s current exhibition Dreams of Fire and Starshine on view through August 10th at Project for Empty Space gallery.

About the Exhibition:

Delano Dunn’s Dreams of Fire and Starshine is a journey through past, present, personal, and potential futures in an intersectional feminist world. It is a contemplation on “real power” versus imaginary power and the internal reconciliation processes that we as a society go through in dealing with those perceptions of power. The overall aesthetic of the exhibition is definitively harkening back to a particular chronological perception of ‘the future’: Dunn pulls bright neon colors, neon lights, iridescent geometries and a Hollywood vibe that is specific to the 1980s.

The complete new body of work, which was created during Dunn’s year-long residency at Project for Empty Space, is presented in three distinct and nuanced phases. Understanding the intricate narratives of each section is an integral element to understanding the wholistic overture of the exhibition.