This will be the first solo museum exhibition of contemporary craft artist Clare Graham, who utilizes discarded materials and found objects he has collected to create large-scale sculptures, installations, and furniture. Using buttons, paint-by-numbers paintings, grocery lists collected by a homeless neighbor, puzzle pieces, and other materials, Graham fashions tremendous structures reminiscent of natural forms, Brancusi-influenced towers, and intricately crafted furniture. Some of Graham’s accumulative sculptures can reflect 20-30 years of collecting a single kind of found object. As the former senior art director for Disneyland, Graham’s practical experience as a costume and set designer have informed his practice as a sculptor.
For additional information about the artist and his work visit Clare Graham Website: http://www.claregraham.com
Information about Clare Graham’s upcoming exhibition:
Craft and Folk Art Museum
5814 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036