Perdido en la Traducción

Perdido en la Traducción

Perdido en la traducción: Derek Toomes Flanders Art Gallery Oct. 04, 2013 – Oct. 30, 2013 Derek Toomes’s exhibition Perdido en la traducción produces a body of work that examines the ambiguity, disjointedness, and separation that can characterize interactions between cultures and generations. “Perdido en la traducción” (“Lost in translation”) also describes the collision of ...

The Life Aquatic: Collaborative Works

The Life Aquatic: Collaborative Works

The Life Aquatic With Less Anderson & More Puppy-Guppy DesignBox, Raleigh Aug. 2, 2013 – Aug. 30, 2013 The underexposed and underfunded marine exploration team of Dr. Lois Silverman and Master Clark Turner have found themselves submerged in the depths of a quandary. While searching for the rumored origin of the mermen, they were swept ...

North Carolina Museum of Art

North Carolina Museum of Art

Word Up: The Intersection of Text and Image North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) July 22, 2012 – Jan. 20, 2013   In an era increasingly dominated by mass media and characterized by a constant barrage of information, text has taken on significance as both a conveyor and inhibitor of meaning, particularly when combined with ...

PARAIL: Don’t I know you from somewhere?

PARAIL: Don’t I know you from somewhere?

DELURK Gallery, Winston-Salem August 3, 2012 – August 28, 2012   Delurk Gallery presents “Don’t I know you from somewhere?” with work by Parail. Parail is the collaborative output of professional artists Derek Toomes and Mathew Curran. Heavily influenced by skateboard culture, street art, and urban landscapes, Derek and Mat use a variety of techniques ...

Mars Ain’t No Place to Raise Yer Kids

Mars Ain’t No Place to Raise Yer Kids

Benefit Show for Oliver Gant DesignBox Opening Friday Feb 3, 2012, 6p–9p thru Feb 24, 2012, 10a–6p   In an effort to raise as much money as possible, a select few art works will be sold in a silent auction! The auction will take place during the first Friday opening , on February 3rd at DesignBox’s ...

CHROMA:  Flanders Art Gallery

CHROMA: Flanders Art Gallery

CHROMA:  MIA YOON  -  DEREK TOOMES  -  ANI HOOVER Dec. 02, 2011 – Jan. 21, 2012 When finalizing an exhibition concept to unite the works of Mia Yoon, Derek Toomes, and Ani Hoover, Flanders Gallery pondered the significance of the word “chroma.” While its Greek roots refer to something as basic – and, in the ...

Extinguished

Extinguished

Here is a preview of the work I created for the group show Extinguishers. Extinguishers was curated by Hieronymus at the EM Gallery in Winston-Salem, NC. All works are on, or related to, fire extinguishers. Join us on June 25th 7-9pm for the opening event. The show will be up be on view from June ...

Artists United for Robert King

Artists United for Robert King

Over 25 Raleigh artists and a collection of local businesses have donated artwork, goods and services for a silent auction designed to raise funds for a fellow local artist and good friend of mine, Robert King. This piece along with many others will be available. Come out for some for some great art, at a ...

NCMA Art of the Auction

NCMA Art of the Auction

This saturday is the North Carolina Museum of Art’s Art of the Auction!! I was stoked to be able to donate a contributing piece, and this event is sure to be a hit.

New Site

New Site

I am finally working towards moving everything to a new site that will be easier to maintain and offer a better user experience. Thanks for all the support, and check back for updates. ~derek toomes