Davey Hawkins
Eagle Brand

Reno-born artist Davey Hawkins lives and works in New York, and has taken a special interest in the physical evidence of human industrial interventions with the natural world. Through his installation made with materials derived from chemical by-products, Hawkins’ work demonstrates both an acceptance of environmental degradation in the 21st century, and a desire to transform physical detritus into visual poetry.

Hawkins is a candidate in the Master of Fine Arts graduate program at Columbia University in New York, and expects his MFA in 2014. This exhibition is part of the Nevada Museum of Art’s Emerging Artist Series.

Slag mined in Dutchess County, New York. Courtesy of the artist.

Davey Hawkins, Condensed Milk Playa, 2014. Steel, slag, Borden’s Eagle Brand condensed milk. Courtesy of the artist.