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Jombi Supastar

  • Art on the Avenue 3808 Lancaster Avenue Philadelphia, PA, 19104 United States (map)
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Jombi Supastar, a Philadelphia based artist, incorporates folkloric and mythical creatures into his paintings and sculptures. Recycling materials that he finds in urban environments, he primarily paints and draws on canvas and paper, using gouache, watercolors, acrylic, and even fingernail polish and in collage, incorporates materials such as wrapping paper, false hair, stones, and advertisements. In addition to low-relief paintings, Jombi creates paper-maché sculptures embellished with mixed media. His work is influenced by West African sculpture, especially that of the Shona of Mozambique.

Earlier Event: August 9
OBJECT PERMANENCE
Later Event: August 10
Jason Brenner