Chris and Gileah Taylor, Wood Rat & Libby O’Neill @ Amavida Rosemary
A Rock-and-Roll-Inspired Junk Art Exhibit by Alan Moore
January 1-31, 2013
Reception: January 4, 6-9 p.m.
Amavida Coffee (Rosemary Beach, FL)
Amavida Coffee (Rosemary Beach, FL) hosts Folk Artist Alan Moore and
his most ambitious collection of work to date in “Music…Non-Stop,”
featuring guitar folk art inspired by the artist’s favorite albums and
constructed from his new medium—vintage soda and beer cans. Join us for
the opening reception on January 4 at 6:00 p.m. for a dynamic,
music-infused exhibit pairing sight with sound, featuring some of Alan’s
favorite local musicians, including Chris and Gileah Taylor, Wood Rat,
and Libby O’Neill.
For two decades, Alan has transformed
recycled and salvaged material into innovative folk art. His eye for
using upcycled materials in his work meets his love of music in this new
exhibit, composed with over 1,200 vintage steel soda and beer cans, as
well as over 3,500 bottle caps. There are 31 pieces total in this
collection including eight pieces inspired by the music from Alan’s
elementary school years to the present—from The Beatles to Björk, from
Simon and Garfunkel to Sigur Ros. With each of these eight pieces of
artwork, Alan is giving away an LP from his favorite artist containing
the song that inspired the piece.
Alan is glad to be back on
30A for his second Amavida Coffee exhibit in the last two years. 30A
has been an integral part of Alan Moore’s life and work. Alan has lived
in the Florida Panhandle for 25 years and grew up surfing along Highway
30A. He took Lori, now his wife, on their first date to watch a meteor
shower at a West 30A beach over 20 years ago. Alan and his daughters
currently sell their work on 30A at The Blue Giraffe (Watercolor), The
Summer Kitchen Café (Rosemary Beach) and won an Award of Merritt at last
year’s Artsquest Fine Arts Festival in Seaside. Alan, Lori, and their
five children currently live in Crestview, Florida.