November 07, 2016



Contact: Andy Johnson

Gallery 102: 801 22nd Street NW Washington, DC 20052
Exhibition Dates: November 14 – December 2, 2016
Opening Reception: Wednesday, November 16, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – Gallery 102 is pleased to present Destruction, an exhibition featuring works by various artists with different levels of experience living in or near Washington, DC.

Destruction explores the process of deconstruction as a process of creation through the ruin of various works of art. The works on display will be destroyed throughout the runtime of the exhibit by artists and visitors themselves. Viewers can expect to participate in shattering pottery, tearing apart canvases, shredding paper, and other forms of destruction. Each artist featured has a different reason for wanting to display their art with the knowledge that it will be transformed. However, the exhibit will ultimately explore what it means to fail, and what can be considered creation.

Many of the artists featured are students at the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design at the George Washington University who are in different stages of their art careers. The exhibit itself, as well as its theme, has been organized and developed entirely by freshman students at GWU enrolled in a Dean’s Seminar about art exhibitions and curation.

Gallery 102 is a student run exhibition space located at The George Washington University whose mission is to support student and faculty with curatorial and exhibition opportunities. For additional information please contact