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The Sum of Its Parts Opening Reception

  • Ben Davis Gallery 837 W. 12th Street Austin, TX 78701 (map)

The Sum of Its Parts

New collage and mixed-media works by: 
Lisa Beaman and Joseph Hammer

 Circles, squares, triangles, grids and lines – all our played and re-played in the dynamic works of Lisa Beaman and Joseph Hammer. Beaman, pulls from her 20 year experience as a master quilt artist. She works with found objects and antique papers to create both whimsical narratives with animals and characters while also creating introspective works regarding the human condition. Hammer loves history – you can tell the moment you become lost in his collages built from faces and spines of once-loved books. The stories emerge through his compositions and hint at adventures, mysteries and tales of old. His works create new stories as they live together in their newly arranged home.


Earlier Event: August 3
Joyce Howell: Opening Reception
Later Event: September 5
TX-13 Biennal