Bathroom Art Attracts a Crowd

An exhibit of the Porcelain Project at the Malibu Lumber Yard includes old toilets and sinks turned into artwork. The pieces will be auctioned later this year, with the proceeds supporting the Malibu Library.

About 50 people stopped by the Porcelain Project exhibit, which included old toilets and sinks transformed into artwork, on Sunday at the Malibu Lumber Yard. The event, put on by the and a team led by City Council member Pamela Conley Ulich, also included wine and cheese as well as chocolate from the , whose owner Seda Baghdasari showed some of her paintings at the exhibit. 

The bathroom items are from the , which is being redesigned, and will reopen in December. Two of the art pieces will be displayed at the Michael Landon Center at . Michael Landon's widow Cindy Landon will choose which pieces will go there. Later, more artwork will be displayed at local businesses. Toward the end of the year, the artwork will be auctioned, with the proceeds supporting the Malibu Library.

Pamela Conley Ulich April 12, 2011 at 09:00 PM
Don't worry. If you missed the opening, you can still view the art at Malibu Art Barn, upstairs in Malibu Lumber Yard. 2 items will also be displayed at the Landon Center soon.
Alessandra DeClario April 14, 2011 at 08:15 AM
What fun and a great community gathering Thanks to Pamela for sticking with this and to Peter Tulaney (Malibu Art Barn), all the kids, and artists! for helping it become a reality...
Pamela Conley Ulich July 21, 2011 at 09:22 PM
The Malibu Porcelain Art Project pieces will be auctioned at the Malibu Art Festival the weekend of July 30 and 31. The auction will commence on Saturday and close at high noon on Sunday July 31, 2011. All proceeds will benefit the Malibu Library. Own a piece of Malibu history. . . before it is too late! If you have any questions, or would like more information: e-mail pcu@malibucity.org.
studioseda February 01, 2012 at 09:34 AM
too funny to say bathroom art..." L'art de la toilette" is a better phrase :)
Alessandra DeClario February 05, 2012 at 07:07 AM
l'histoire du baignoir" bathtub history). I personally would stick to the "(recycled) porcelain art attracts a crowd" (forget the francais!)


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