Fuller Craft Museum
455 Oak Street, Brockton, MA 02301

John Bisbee: Material Obsession

December 17, 2016 - March 26, 2017
John Bisbee, Out of the Garden, 2016. Photo by Nick Benfey.

John Bisbee, Out of the Garden, 2016. Photo by Nick Benfey.

John Bisbee has spent nearly 30 years using nails as his sole medium to create geometric sculptures, organic installations, and unwieldy objects from thousands of nails that are hammered, bent, welded, or fastened together in a seemingly limitless procession of forms. His mantra: “Only nails, always different.” John Bisbee: Material Obsession will be a site-specific installation during which John will use the space as inspiration for creating an immersive environment.

*John Bisbee: Material Obsession is sponsored by the Caroline R. Graboys Fund.

Fuller Craft will host an opening reception to celebrate both Playa Made: The Jewelry of Burning Man and John Bisbee: Material Obsession. The reception will be on Saturday, February 11, 2017 from 2 – 5 pm. John Bisbee will lead a gallery tour of his exhibition, John Bisbee: Material Obsession*, at 2:00 pm. Following at 3:00 pm will be “Makers’ Paradise: Exploring Burning Man Jewelry – A Panel Discussion” including Karen Christians, Christine Kristen, George Post, and Sumner Silverman.

The Reception is included with admission fee.Eventbrite - February Exhibitions Reception
Panel: $7 ($15 Nonmembers)

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