Tuesday, August 17, 2010

AAG Guest Speaker Artist D.J. Haslett

Trenton Artist Workshop Association Artist D.J.Haslett will give a talk on found-object art titled "Assemblage, Three Dimensional Ideas" at the Allentown Art Guild meeting August 20th. Haslett will give a brief background on found-object artists Kurt Schwitters, Louise Nevelson and Joseph Cornell along with discussing his inspiration and process for creating for his own pieces some of which will be on display.

D.J. Haslett is an award-winning artist and photographer, published poet, and musician. He is a member of The International Sculpture Center and Trenton Artists Workshop Association. He also currently serves as 2nd Vice President of the New Jersey Poetry Society, is a member of The River Poets and Association of Professional Entertainers. Haslett works in the Admissions Department at Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, NJ where he also gives workshops on found object art, abstract painting and other mediums, is a docent, is involved in docent training; hosts poetry readings, serves on the faculty and assists in art education programs.

This meeting will be open to the public for a $10 entrance fee. Please call to reserve your place as space is limited. 609-259-4292

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