Almost 3 years ago I received a message through Deviant Art from artist ~RobertDampier (https://www.deviantart.com/robertdampier) that expressed an interest in possibly participating in an exhibition with me one day- THE biggest compliment I could ever receive from one of my most highly revered fellow assemblage artist. I had to make it happen.
I am very pleased and proud to have curated a prestigous and diverse group of five influencial contemporaries to show with me in SOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED. It opens on Saturday, June 11th at Arc Gallery in San Francisco and includes work by Robert Dampier :iconrobertdampier:, Jenifer Renzel :iconbugatha1:, and SF artists Robin Dick, Sean O'D
Collection: Dia de Los Muertos by techgnotic, journal
Collection: Dia de Los Muertos
Dia de los Muertos
“Day of the Dead” is not the “Latin American Halloween.” On Dia de los Muertos, Mexican families visit the spirits of their dead in the cemeteries where they rest. They bring food and other gifts as part of a happy celebration of departed loved ones. Halloween originated with the fear of the sprits of the dead visiting the living so food was offered as bribery for the spirits to do no harm. It was a scary once–a–year intersection of the world of the living with the world of the dead. Day of the Dead continues to be a celebration as antidote to mourning the passing over o