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Exhibition Detail
TIKI!
Curated by: Studio Quercus
385 26th Street
Oakland, CA 94612
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July 1st, 2011 - August 13th, 2011
Opening: 
July 1st, 2011 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
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WEBSITE:  
http://www.studioquercus.com/index.html
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
East Bay
PHONE:  
(510) 452-4670
OPEN HOURS:  
Sat 1-5; Thurs/Fri by appointment
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FREE
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TIKI!
A juried exhibition of Polynesian-inspired art from the darkest corners of the jungle of the mind.
Opens Friday, July 1, 2011, from 6 to 9 P.M. (In conjunction with the Oakland Art Murmur)
ARTIST’S RECEPTION: Saturday, July 16, from 4 – 6 P.M.

Just to prove it has finally gone completely coocoo,
without compromising its vision for exhibiting great art, Studio
Quercus will transform into a deranged vision of the South Pacific for
its upcoming juried group show, Tiki , running July 1 to August 13.

A wholly unprepared public is invited to step into a Thatched Refuge
for exotic imagery and terrifying carved figures that only monsoonaddled
minds could dream up. It is a celebration of Tiki in America: a
volcanic admixture of anthropology and overactive imaginations, a
lava-flow of creativity, a symphonic din of exotic birds and ukuleles, a
manageable mob of hand-hewn moai and taboo totems, and all the
coconut curiosities you could ever hope to see.

A qualified jury will decide what goes on the walls and hangs from the
ceiling.

FREE to the public


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