News

– 2018 –

Recollectionat The Blackrock Center for the Arts (Sep 8 – Oct 13)

As part of a year-long celebration commemorating the 15th anniversary of BlackRock Center for the Arts, the nonprofit arts center is pleased to present Recollection, an exhibition featuring a selection of artists who have shown their work in our galleries during the past 15 years. The Recollection exhibit includes works by 47 artists in a range of media, to include drawing, painting, collage, photography, printmaking, sculpture, assemblage, glass, fiber, clay and wood. — Ann Burton, Curator

Marksmanship at Arts Barn (May 18 – Jul 7)

Marks are the foundation of visual art. The moment an artist puts a drawing implement or brush to a surface, they begin to develop a system of marks that will meld together into an artistic creation. The four artists featured in this exhibit use marks in very different ways to realize their visions. — Arts Barn

Oblique Horizons at The Fisher Gallery at Schlesinger Arts Center (Apr 27 – Jun 10)

Power Lines at The American Center for Physics (May 1 – Oct 19)

Power Lines investigates how lines, visible and invisible, can function as metaphoric shorthand to describe underlying forces or conditions in the world, with paintings by Chee-Keong Kung, model sculptures by Barton Rubenstein, and photographs by Meryl Silver. Though their approaches differ, all three artists poetically mine the formal linear and nonlinear elements in their work as well as phenomenological experience and the passage of time. — Sarah Tanguy, Curator

Mid Atlantic New Painting 2018 at The Ridderhof Martin Gallery at Mary Washington University (Jan 25 – Mar 18)

 Juror Kimberli GantMcKinnon Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA, selected works by artists living in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.

– 2017 –

Ulterior Perspective at The Barry Gallery at Marymount University (Oct 12 – Dec 1)

Each of the artists in this exhibit—J.T. Kirkland, Chee-Keong Kung, Anne Smith, and Monika Stroik—deal with geometry and shifts in perspective in a unique way. — The Barry Gallery at Marymount University

Trajectories: Two Person Exhibition at Artists Circle Fine Art (Jun 4 – Jul 8)

East City Art’s Emulsion 2017 at PEPCO Edison Place Gallery (Mar 3 – 16)

An emulsion combines two seemingly incompatible ingredients to produce a third yet entirely new substance. In this spirit, East City Art’s EMULSION seeks to combine the regions’ cultural differences into a single blended exhibition by combining a wide array of art forms and expressions. — East City Art

La Vie en Bleu at The Mansion at Strathmore (Jan 7 – Feb 19)

The 26th Annual Strathmore Juried Exhibition celebrates La Vie en Bleu, or “life in blue,” with artwork that takes inspiration from the theme of blue, including in nature, color theory, emotion, and more. — Strathmore

– 2016 –

Lines/Edges: Solo Exhibition at The Blackrock Center for the Arts (Jul 21 –  Aug 27) 

Making Sense: See,Smell,Hear,Taste,Touch at The McLean Project for the Arts (Jun 16 –  Jul 30) 

This exhibition brings together Mid-Atlantic artists whose work explores the senses or the experience of sensory perception. — The McLean Project for the Arts

Structured Environments: Two Person Exhibition at The Gray Gallery (May 6 –  28)

Structured Environments is an exhibition featuring two artists brought together to create a dialogue about the formal elements in art.” — Curatorial Director Jaimianne Amicucci

East City Art’s Emulsion 2016 at Gallery O on H (Apr 9-16)

“My hope with this show is for the viewer to have a varied experience, to open up dialogue about content and to exemplify all that is relevant regarding artistic process today.” — Juror Amy Cavanaugh Royce, Maryland Art Place Executive Director.

Mid-Atlantic New Painting Biennial Exhibition at Ridderhof Martin Gallery (Jan 15 – Feb 26)

Juror Lauren Ross, curator of the Institute for Contemporary Art at Virginia Commonwealth University, selected works by artists living in the Mid-Atlantic region.

– 2015 –

Adjacent Amplitudes: Solo Exhibition at Hillyer Art Space (Dec 4 – 23)

Hillyer Solo Show Invitation (Dec 4)

The Billboard Creative Q4 Show – Public Art (Dec 7- Jan 3)

“I Want To Stop Traffic With Art” says Curator Mona Kuhn.  The Billboard Creative (TBC), based in Los Angeles, transforms billboards into public art.  The Q4 show features established and emerging artists’ works on 33 billboards throughout the streets of Los Angeles.

Material/Method: Contemporary Practices in Painting at The Gallery at NOVA Woodbridge (Aug 24- Sep 25)

Material/Method gives attention to the responses of painters who invest in the formal capabilities of the materials they use and the singularity of their own inventive methods. — Curator Erin Devine

Sometimes A Great Notion at School 33 (Jan 16- Mar 21)

“Sometimes a Great Notion,” curated by Randall Scott of Randall Scott Projects Gallery in Baltimore, contains the work of six artists working in a wide variety of mediums. — School 33 Art Center

– 2014 –

Emergence 2014: International Artists To Watch at  Galerie Myrtis (Sep 14 – Jan 10) 

The voice and vision of 60 artists from Burkina Faso, Canada, Finland, Ireland, Israel, Kenya, Korea, Lebanon, New Zealand, Singapore, United States and Zimbabwe, will be presented in the exhibition “Emergence 2014: International Artists to Watch.” Artworks and short films offer a global perspective on the cultural, political and societal concerns of contemporary artists. — Galerie Myrtis

Transformation: From One Thing To Another at The McLean Project for the Arts (Jun 12 –  Aug 2) 

This exhibition will bring together artists whose work deals with the process of transformation, change or malleability. — The McLean Project for the Arts