– June 5, 2015
Opening reception April 9, 2015 7PM – 8:30 PM
Jerry Takigawa talk at 6 PM
Robert Rindler manufactures sculptures from remains and detritus found in the Outer Cape’s transfer stations. He collects, cleans and assembles the objects he finds into categories based on color, shape and use so viewers have the opportunity to experience and reconsider the objects in a new context. As an installation artist who works within different mediums such as sculpture, photography, printmaker, designer, collector, and educator, Rindler demonstrates these skills with a playful installation of Jetsam Jellyfish.
Rindler’s Jetsam Jellyfish, is featured in the Main Gallery at the Griffin Museum of Photography April 9th through June 5th, 2015. An opening reception will take place on April 9th, 2015 from 7-8:30pm. Jerry Takigawa will lead an artist talk and gallery tour of the Main Gallery exhibition False Food at 6:00pm before the reception. The talk and reception are free and open to the public. The Griffin Museum will be free to all visitors on April 22nd, 2015 in celebration of Earth Day.
With a distinct eye for color, his jellyfish creations aim to ignite dialog “between chaos and order, beauty and danger, humor and gravity, idea and action and color and form,” states Rindler, “I am consistently intrigued by the man-made detritus our society designs and manufactures and is then discarded to live on in our environment forever.”
A graduate of Cooper Union and the Yale School of Architecture, Rindler has had a long and prominent career as an artist, curator and art educator, having served as president of the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, Dean of the Cooper Union School of Art, Associate Provost of The Rhode Island School of Design, Dean of Students at the Boston Architectural Center, and Art Department Chairman at the University of Vermont. He is now a full-time resident of Wellfleet, Massachusetts.