Dewey Crumpler: Crossings
Due to health and wellness concerns surrounding the outbreak of COVID-19, the Richmond Art Center is currently closed. Dewey Crumpler: Crossings was originally scheduled to open at the Richmond Art Center in March 2020. With this uncertain and evolving situation, and for the well-being of our community, this exhibition will now be rescheduled. New dates to be announced soon.
Dewey Crumpler: Crossings is the first survey of Dewey Crumpler’s ‘shipping container’ work to be exhibited in the Bay Area. The exhibition will include over 120 works that ask us to consider the history, lived legacy and future impact of the global shipping industry.
About the Artist: Dewey Crumpler is an Associate Professor of painting at San Francisco Art Institute. His current work examines issues of globalization and cultural co-modification through the integration of digital imagery, video and traditional painting techniques. Crumpler’s works are in the permanent collections of the California African American Museum, Triton Museum of Art Los Angeles and Oakland Museum Of California. Crumpler has received the Flintridge Foundation Award, National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, as well as The Fleishhacker Foundation Fellowship Eureka Award. Collapse was Crumpler’s most recent exhibition at Seattle University’s Hedreen Gallery. He is represented by Jenkins Johnsons Gallery. deweycrumpler.com
Image: Dewey Crumpler, Untitled 1, 2017, Acrylic and mixed media on canvas. Courtesy of the Artist