CF to Exhibit Environmental Sculpture Dec. 4-6
Nov. 30, 2012
The College of Central Florida will open “All the Little Things: Environmental Sculpture at CF” on Tuesday, Dec. 4, behind the Webber Center Gallery at the Ocala Campus, 3001 S.W. College Road. The installation of the sculptures and opening reception will be held that day from 2-4 p.m. The exhibit and reception are free.
“All the Little Things” is an exhibition of four environmental art installations by 16 CF students in the Sculpture 1 class taught by CF instructor Charlie Cummings in collaboration with students taking courses on the environment. The four projects address sustainability and speak to the fact that the small ways we affect the world accumulate to cause noticeable changes in the environment.
“These sculptures ask us to step back and consider the big picture of how each of the little things we do on a daily basis affects the environment when they are multiplied by the hundreds, thousands, millions and billions,” said Cummings.
The ideas presented are simple but profound: an installation of water bottles collected from campus shows the sheer number a small community uses, small pieces of liter are invisible until someone points them out, a paper mache globe made from waste paper collected from campus shows the mass of paper used in a short period. Viewers will also help create a list of the small things they do that poison the environment — a list that will be more than 400 feet long when completed.
The exhibit will continue through Dec. 6 at 2 p.m. The installations can be viewed from 2-6 p.m. on Dec. 4, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 5, and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 6. For more information, call the Webber Gallery at 352-873-5809.