Friday, 5 May 2017
Kuriology Sculpture - ‘From behind closed doors’
A FREE exhibition of a local disabled ‘outsider’ artist’s sculptures.
To be held at Helston Museum Gallery. 22nd June to 1st July 2017
See youtube video: https://youtu.be/_hxH87-vbgk
An exhibition of ‘mixed media’ sculptures primarily created using reused, recycled & re-purposed materials. Using objects gleaned from car boot sales & charity shops on rare trips out with Red Cross initiated befriender &/or more latterly the artist’s disability service dog.
The sculptures reflect a love of museum ‘Cabinets of Curiosities’, Natural History, Taxidermy, witchcraft & pagan folklore, as well as figurative sculptures influenced by Greek/Roman mythology & history.
“Housebound on disability benefits for 10yrs means a lot of time, but few resources to teach oneself to sculpt” – The Kuriologist
There is also a justgiving fundraising appeal to help meet the artist’s costs of staging the exhibition https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/Disabled-Artist-Museum-Exhibition
NB: Commission on sales of Kuriologist sculptures sold at exhibition will help fund award winning Helston Museum in Cornwall