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Artful Weekend December 23 – 24
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Artful Weekend December 23 – 24

"Christmas Star" by Carol Stalun; Photography

Welcome to Artful Weekend

-our listing of area art exhibits and events-

This weekend: December Open ExhibitLove in the Time of Covid by Donna Cramer, and Gallery 75 at the League; Annual Student and Faculty Exhibition at Workhouse Arts Center; Georgetown Glow Light and Art Experience; and Winter Salon: Seeing Things in a New Light at Washington Printmakers Gallery.

 

 

December 2023 Open Exhibit

Ibis in the Marsh by George Overhiser Jr.; Oil

Diverse artworks by member artists are the feature of Open Exhibits at The Art League. This month, 92 artworks—painting, drawing, photography, fiber art, and mixed media—are on view. The December Open Exhibit was juried by David Culpepper, artist and gallery exhibitions manager at Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art. It is on view through January 7, 2024.

 

 

Love in the Time of Covid: Portraits of Altruism and Perseverance by Donna Cramer

Nurse Raven by Donna Cramer; Acrylic

In her solo exhibit, Love in the Time of Covid: Portraits of Altruism and Perseverance, Donna Cramer shares portraits, painted in acrylic, as a way of saying thank you to those she admired for their acts during the COVID-19 pandemic. The artist hopes her paintings will inspire reflection in her viewers about their own experience what they learned and how they grew during the Covid scourge.

 

 

Gallery 75

Poinsettia Plate by Sabine Arndt; Ceramic

Gallery 75, the gallery within our Gallery, is a great place to find affordably priced artwork by our local member artists. Framed, unframed, and three-dimensional work is available to purchase. Shop here for the art lovers on your holiday gift list! Click here to see what’s on view through January.

 

 

Workhouse Arts Center Annual Student and Faculty Exhibition

Picante! by Sandi Martina, Instructor – Beginning to Advanced Fusing Techniques Kiln formed Glass

The Workhouse Arts Center presents their Annual Student and Instructor Exhibition, which recognizes the achievements of those involved in the center’s visual art classes and workshops. The exhibition surveys work from Workhouse’ prestigious course instructors and their students. Explore the numerous paintings, drawings, glass, and clay works created in their Visual Arts Education program. It is on view through January 14; 9518 Workhouse Way, Lorton, Virginia.

 

 

Georgetown Glow Light and Art Experience

Talking Heads courtesy WFOL Niagara Falls

National and international artists will show five light art works in outdoor locations throughout the Georgetown commercial district during the 9th edition of GLOW, produced by the Georgetown Business Improvement District (BID). Works are lit from 5–10 p.m. nightly through Sunday, January 7, 2024. Artists represented in GLOW include: Nicole Anona Banowetz (United States); Thiadmer van Galen, Jasper van Roden & Olav van Enkhuijzen (Netherlands); Viktor Vicsek (Hungary); Streetart Frankey (Netherlands); and Sergey Kim (United States).

 

 

Winter Salon: Seeing Things in a New Light

Silent Footsteps by Clara Young Kim; Photography

Sometimes it takes the eyes of an artist to usher us into this quieter season. In Seeing Things in a New Light, Washington Printmakers Gallery invites you to celebrate the contemplative spirit of Winter and its sense of promise. It is on view through January 14; 1675 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

 

Enjoy the weekend!

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