Results tagged “Galleries” from Spotlight

You know how some people get lucky and discover artists before they become sensations, purchasing some original artwork for a fraction of what they're worth later? Well there's certainly no guarantee any of the 16 emerging and currently unrepresented regional artists at the Washington Project for the Arts' Options 2013 will eventually garner fame and fortune, much less that of ... [Read]

"Dragons, Nagas and Creatures of the Deep" is a playful, colorful exhibition presenting a global selection of textiles depicting dragons and related fantastical creatures of legend, all in honor of 2012 being the Year of the Dragon on the East Asian calendar. Through Jan. 6, 2013. The Textile Museum, 2320 S St. NW. Suggested donation of $5. Call 202-667-0441 or ... [Read]

Images from…Beyond: Visions of Our Solar System features Michael Benson's work in creating composite mosaics and prints drawn from decades-old raw or partially processed photographs of the solar system, taken by interplanetary probes traveling through space. Opening reception tonight, Sept. 16, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. On display through Oct. 24. Long View Gallery, 1234 Ninth St. NW. Call 202-232-4788 ... [Read]

The Whole Plate Project at Art Reactor

Posted by Randy Shulman
September 8, 2010 8:37 AM |
Art Reactor Gallery, new artist-run photo-focused space in Hyattsville presents its first curated exhibit. "The Whole Plate Project" focuses on photographs made using a variety of historic and contemporary materials but all in the "whole plate format," defined as 6.5 inches by 8.5 inches and first used by Louis Daguerre in 1839. Scott Davis, Quinn Jacobson, Chris Rini, Heather Wetzell ... [Read]

Art Reactor Gallery is a new artist-run photo-focused gallery/workshop/studio space in Hyattsville presents its first curated exhibit. The Whole Plate Project focuses on photographs made using a variety of historic and contemporary materials but all in the “whole plate format,” defined as 6.5 inches by 8.5 inches and first used by Louis Daguerre in 1839. Scott Davis, Quinn Jacobson, Chris ... [Read]

Reading Silk at The Torpedo Factory

Posted by Randy Shulman
July 22, 2010 9:10 AM |
Reading Silk: A Living Sculpture features an installation with hundreds of small, silk leaf-shaped forms by live silkworms with the collaborative efforts of local students and teachers, led by artist Elsabe Dixon. On display through July 30. Torpedo Factory Art Center, 105 N. Union St. Alexandria. Free. Call 703-838-4565 or visit torpedofactory.org. ... [Read]

Informed Design expounds on the role of art objects within the context of interior design and architecture. The exhibition features a sampling of the gallery's new corporate art consulting branch as well as two architectural design vignettes by Ernesto Santalla and David Jameson. On display through Aug. 1. Long View Gallery, 1234 Ninth St. NW. Call 202-232-4788 or visit longviewgallery.com. ... [Read]