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Receiving Tonight

CALL TO ARTISTSLET THERE BE LIGHTJuror – Cynthia ConnollyJanuary 7, 2009 – February 2, 2009 Light can be gentle, dangerous, dreamlike, bare, living, dead, misty, clear, hot, dark, violet, springlike, falling, straight, sensual, limited, poisonous, calm and soft. – Sven Nykvist Work a great deal with evening effects, a lamp, a candle, etc. The Read more →

December Award Winners

Last Thursday, December 11, 22 artists were awarded honors at the opening reception for the December All-Media Membership Show. Valentina by Teresa Oaxaca received The Marker Award for Best in Show. Juror Fritz Briggs of the Schuler School of Art in Baltimore commented that, “the anatomy is perfect” in this piece. The John Prignano Read more →

42nd Annual Patrons’ Show Fundraiser

The Patrons’ Show is The Art League’s biggest fundraising event of the year. It affords the public an opportunity to acquire quality works of fine art while supporting a local non-profit and a community of artists. We ask each member to donate artwork for this important fundraiser. The gallery will accept donations of artwork Read more →

Big Weekend

This Thursday through Sunday is packed with great holiday events at The Art League and The Torpedo Factory. The December All-Media Membership show is up in The Art League Gallery, along with Virtue, Sin and the Balance Within, the December solo show from ceramic artist Carlos Beltran Baldiviezo. The artist explores the ancient tradition Read more →

Receiving Tonight

Receiving for the December All-Media Membership Show is tonight, Monday, Dec. 1 from 6:30-8:30pm and tomorrow morning, Tuesday, 10am-12pm. Keep in mind that no pieces from the current show may be picked up until receiving time tonight. The bin gallery theme this month is “Children’s Hour.” Bin gallery members are not restricted to this Read more →

Opening Reception – Art in City Hall

For this exhibit, 250 pieces were entered with 96 accepted by juror Beth Baldwin, Art Bank Coordinator for the DC Commission for the Arts and Humanities. Ms. Baldwin chose the following award winners: Jennifer Lea Hall for Lease I & II – The Del Ray Artisans Award of Merit Jane Johnson for Hometown – Read more →