Art Salad

Fall 2014

Thursdays Noon - 1 pm
Round table discussions.
Casual atmosphere.
Join us and be a part of the discussion!

Art Salad is a free lunchtime discussion forum. Artists, historians, educators, and curators share multipoint perspectives into the world of contemporary art. You are welcome to bring a lunch or order from our visiting food truck partners. Offered jointly with the University of Delaware Osher Lifelong Institute.

The DCCA is proud to be a part of the University of Delaware Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Osher students can sign up for extracurricular activity #X02 through the Osher website here.


October 2 – Dawn Hunter talks about her paintings, centered around gender and popular culture, in the DCCA exhibition Personified Doubles and Complementary Opposites. Workshop with the artist to follow from 1–2 pm. RSVP. Workshop limited to 12.

October 9 – Artist and educator Nanci Hersh discusses her work in Navigation Puzzle: Annual Members’ Juried Exhibition.

October 16Navigation Puzzle: Annual Members’ Juried Exhibition guest curator and Director of the Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Bridgette Mayer, speaks about contemporary art collecting.

October 23 – Artist Margery Amdur discusses the sculptural wall constructions in her DCCA solo exhibition Abundance.

October 30 – In celebration of the DCCA’s 35th Anniversary, studio artist and DCCA founding member Carson Zullinger talks about the history of the DCCA in the Wilmington community and the development of his own work.

November 6 – Georgia Guthrie, Executive Director of The Hacktory in Philadelphia, explores the collective's goal of providing accessible education through the use of technology in art and object-making.

November 13 – DCCA studio artist Dan Jackson shares his photo-realistic figurative paintings infused with film and advertising references in conjunction with his solo exhibition Manufactured.

November 20 – DCCA studio artist and 2014 Delaware Division of the Arts Established Fellow in the Visual Arts, T.S. Kist, discusses her colorful, process oriented paintings and installations on exhibit in the Hatch Gallery.

December 4 – Artist Hiro Sakaguchi talks about the whimsical works featured in his DCCA solo exhibition Avert, Escape or Cope With.

December 11 – Members of Hive76, a maker’s community and studio space, show off some of their latest projects and discuss science education in relation to the arts.