Artful Weekend January 13 — 15
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Artful Weekend January 13 — 15

"Studio Shelf I," an oil painting by Joey Mánlapaz, is on view in January's Still Life Exhibit.

Welcome to Artful Weekend

-our listing of area art exhibits and events-

This weekend: January 2024 Still Life Exhibit at the League; Mrinal Joshi: Watching Ships Drift into the Blue Abyss from Under a Rock at Foundry Gallery; Taj Poscé: Between Sunbeams at Black Rock Center for the Arts; Winter at Multiple Exposures Gallery; and Visions of Resilience: Art for Climate Justice at Del Ray Artisans.

 

January 2024 Still Life Exhibit

Arrangement in White by Garcia-Palmer; Oil

Still life artwork showcases inanimate objects, from fruits to flowers, bottles to bones—and everything in between! Our January 2024 Still Life Exhibit, juried by artist Jorge Alberto González, includes 99 works in varied mediums both realistic and abstract. It is on view through January 28.

 

 

Gallery 75

Just Beneath the Surface VI by Sharon Malley; Oil

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.

 

 

Taj Poscé: Between Sunbeams

Taj Poscé, Pink Suns, 2023

In Between Sunbeams, at Black Rock Center for the Arts, artist Taj Poscé composes with archival research ephemera, construction materials, studio-based materials, and fire. Using iconographic motifs, he loads his paintings with emotion, spirit and imagination that reconstruct and reclaim Black histories, culture, and experiences. Between Sunbeams is on view through January 21; 12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown, MD.

 

 

Mrinal Joshi: Watching Ships Drift into the Blue Abyss from Under a Rock

Crashing, 10″ x 10″, oil on canvas

Embark on a visual odyssey through Mrinal Joshi’s exhibition Watching Ships Drift into the Blue Abyss from Under a Rock at Foundry Gallery. This new collection of work weaves a tapestry of a sublime experience and human connections through the thread of a Greek myth. It is on view through January 28; 2118 8th Street, NW, Washington, D.C.

 

 

Winter

Punta Bariloche by Van Pulley

Art League member Van Pulley is among the fine art photographers whose works are on view in Winter at Multiple Exposures Gallery. The exhibition features 24 images that reflect the beauty and complexities of winter, and was juried by Tim Anderson, publisher and editor of acclaimed photography magazine Shadow & Light. It is on view through January 28; Torpedo Factory Art Center, 105 N. Union Street, Alexandria, Virginia.

 

 

Visions of Resilience: Art for Climate Justice

Still Standing by Camille Kouyoumdjian

Visions of Resilience: Art for Climate Justice, curated by Art League member Camille Kouyoumdjian, explores the emotionally resonant power of art to inspire and raise awareness about climate change and its impact on marginalized communities. Art holds the power to portray what words so often miss. This exhibit conveys environmental issues through the universal languages of image and feeling with the goal of encouraging action towards a just, climate-friendly future. It is on view at Del Ray Artisans Galley through January 27. Join Del Ray Artisans for EcoArt: Collage Landscapes for Climate Awareness Workshop, a crafting activity to raise climate awareness, Saturday, January 13, 10am-12pm; 2704 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, Virginia.

 

Enjoy the (long) weekend!

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