Huntington Beach
Receptacle, toy exchange, and play area, Huntington Beach



The empty Receptacle at the first installation, toys being sorted.
Before the feeding, El Camino College
Before the feeding, El Camino College
Feeding the ‘Baby’ at the El Camino College
Feeding the ‘Baby’ at the El Camino College opening reception. Photo credit: Dan Baldonado

Current exhibition


The Other Toy Story
Pasadena Convention Center Lobby
Pasadena Public Art Exhibition Program III
Pasadena, California

Past exhibitions


Re:New Festival,
a celebration of Creative Reuse, Sustainability, and Transformation

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The Other Toy Story
North Wake County Multi-Material Recycling Facility
Raleigh, North Carolina

Visual Art Exchange
(with the Disappearing Frog Project)
Raleigh, North Carolina


Crafted at the Port of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA


Huntington Beach Art Center
Escape from the Landfill
July 14-Sept 1, 2012
Huntington Beach, CA

Manhattan Beach Creative Arts Center
Kit and Caboodle
June 8-July 12, 2012
Manhattan Beach, CA

Bicycle Artist
May 1, 2012
Food for Thought Workshop and Exhibition

Arena 1 Gallery
Breaking in Two: Provocative Visions of Motherhood
(Part of Pacific Standard Time, Art in L.A. 1945-1980)
February 11 – April 14, 2012
Santa Monica, CA


El Camino College Art Gallery
November 21-December 16, 2011
Torrance, CA
Toys in good condition were donated to
the El Camino College Childcare Center

Marlborough School Seaver Gallery
The Other Toy Story
Artist Joyce Dallal and students of Marlborough School
May 5-June 3, 2011
Munger Hall
Los Angeles, CA
Generously funded by the Philip and Muriel Berman Foundation
Usable toys were donated to Alexandria House, a transitional residence for women and children in need.
This exhibition was the culmination of a one year residency. Student work was displayed along with the the first showing and filling of the Receptacle sculpture. For more information on the residency, see the Blurb book “The Other Toy Story”