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‘Triumph of Detritus’ at 1310 Gallery features FIU students and faculty

On Saturday, June 21st, College of Architecture + The Arts students and faculty will be featured in the opening of The Triumph of Detritus at 1310 Gallery. The show will include work by Master of Fine Arts candidates Gardner Cole Miller, Joe Locke, and Yasmin Khalaf and Associate Professor Pip Brant.

The Triumph of Detritus is curated by Lisa Rockford, tenured Assistant Professor at Broward College, a resident artist at Sailboat Bend Artist Lofts, and a founding member of 1310 Gallery. She describes the exhibition with the following statement:  “[The Triumph of Detritus is] a group exhibition of artists that morph raw, found, and unexpected debris into works of splendor. Visceral materials are combined with exquisite embellishment, transforming castoffs into captivating works of beauty.” (Source: Sailboat Bend Artist Lofts)

Prominent guest judges from local arts establishments will visit the exhibition and vote for the top artists. Up to 10 artists will be selected for a total of at least $500 in cash prizes. The exhibit will be included in the Flagler Village Artwalk on June 28. The Artwalk is a collaboration between FAT Village Arts District, Girls Club Art Collection, 1310 Gallery, 3rd & 4th Avenue Art districts, The Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, and other local venues. (Source: Sailboat Bend Artist Lofts)

The Triumph of Detritus will open on Saturday, June 21st, 2014 at 7PM at 1310 Gallery: 1310 SW 2nd Court, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33312. The exhibition will run from June 21st to July 11th, 2014.

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