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Second Chance

February 26, 2021 @ 10:00 am - May 2, 2021 @ 4:00 pm

Artwork by Bryce Hammond

Artist, Teacher, and Visual Art Curriculum Specialist, Bryce Hammond presents a powerful and timely solo exhibition created in collaboration with students over the past 7 years.

Bryce Hammond, Steak Sandwich, 2019, Acrylic and Polyurethane on panel, 20 1/8 x 26 1/8 in.

Originally conceptualized around a body of work entitled “Beautiful and Broken”, this unique exhibition took a U-turn when the 2020 pandemic brought the collaboration to a halt. Content and context had to be rediscovered. “Beautiful and Broken” had to be re-imagined, re-purposed, and re-built through the lens of a SECOND CHANCE.

With artworks including teacher calendars, student hall passes, and architectural subject matter, Hammond went back to unfinished work and repurposed, recycled, and re-imagined the outcomes. He revisited unfinished multimedia projects and completed them. He went to the restaurants he had recently designed, now closed due to COVID-19, and pulled all of the work to show in a re-contextualized setting. Everything in this exhibition, including the artist himself, aims to explore a SECOND CHANCE.


When: February 26 – May 2, 2021

Where: 600 N. Woodland Blvd. DeLand, Florida 32720

Admission: $5 Non-Members | Members Free

Please note: Due to ongoing COVID-19 precautions, there will be no opening reception for this exhibition.


About the Artist

Bryce Hammond has been making artwork on a professional level for 26 years. He has been a Middle School, High School and College Art Professor for the past 12. In 2013, Hammond brought his MFA thesis Installation/Exhibition, Transient Motel, to Alan Avery Art Company in Atlanta. Since then, he has continued teaching and is now the K-12 Visual Art Curriculum Specialist for a County in Florida.



Top image: Bryce Hammond, We Meant to Stay, 2019, Acrylic on Wood, 38 x 28 in.

Video credit: WUCF Artisodes Shorts


February 26, 2021 @ 10:00 am
May 2, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
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Museum of Art – DeLand
600 N. Woodland Blvd.
DeLand, FL 32720 United States
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