Printed, Painted, Potted: Avis Fleming’s New Exhibit

Printed, Painted, PottedAvis Fleming, Art League instructor and multitalented artist, has a new show opening today at Printmakers, Inc., with a reception this Sunday. Go see it! Here are the details:

“Printed, Painted, Potted,” a one-artist show of new etchings, lithographs, monotypes, paintings and ceramics by Virginia artist Avis Fleming, opens May 1 through June 30 at Printmakers Inc., in Alexandria’s Torpedo Factory Art Center. Opening reception is Sunday, May 4, 2–4 pm, in Printmakers, Studio 325 (third floor) of the Torpedo Factory Art Center.

Fleming’s work, in recent shows in Virginia, New Orleans and Maine, was also included in the 2013 New York City retrospective show “Banned in Washington,” color school painters of Washington, curated by Mark Dagley of New York. Her ceramic piece, “Louisiana Canton,” done in conjunction with potter/husband Paul Hodge, won honorable mention in the 2013 national ceramics show “Tabletop,” at The Art League, juried by Linda Christenson of Minnesota. Fleming has taught figure and sketchbook drawing and other classes and workshops at the Art League School for more than 25 years.

Fleming’s work in this show includes prints, paintings and ceramics of Maine, Ireland, Louisiana and rural Loudoun County Virginia, where she has a studio and where she and her husband have a small farm in the historic Quaker village of Unison.

The Printmakers exhibit will be open daily 11 – 6, May 1 to June 30. For more information about the show and Fleming’s work, see

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Two ceramic paintings by Avis Fleming

Three ceramic paintings by Avis Fleming

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