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Sunday, October 22, 2017

Shifting Identities/Humanity and Nature Reception - Oct. 26


Shifting Identities/Humanity and Nature
Artemis Herber and Michelle Dickson

October 23–November 22, 2017


King Street Gallery

Curator: Claudia Rousseau


Artists’ Talk: 5 p.m. Thursday, October 26, in CF Atrium Lecture Hall (CF 101) 
Reception follows from 6–8 p.m.

Open Gallery | Todd Forsgren: Ornithological Photographs
(First in the series Nature Endangered: Imagination and Environment) September 26, 2016 - November 4, 2017

Location: The King Street Art Gallery is located on the ground floor of The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Arts Center on the west side of the Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus off Georgia Avenue at 930 King Street. Parking is available in the West Garage, which is located immediately behind the center. For maps and directions, visit montgomerycollege.edu/maps.

Gallery Hours: Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.


Montgomery College
Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus Department of Visual and Performing Arts
Information: Call 240-567-5821 or visit www.montgomerycollege.edu/arts-tpss 

The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Arts Center
930 King Street
Silver Spring, MD 20910 

Friday, October 20, 2017

Ebeauty Haute Halloween Bash - Superfierce Event

One of the final SUPERFIERCE 2017 events is the Ebeauty Haute Halloween Bash and we'd absolutely love it if you could attend and/or share this info as 100% of ticket sales will be going to  partner charity EBeauty, an organization dedicated to providing wigs to all women who are going through cancer treatments.

This weekend you can save $100 on your tickets by using the discount code "superfierce".  Spread the word!

The event is going to be amazing + will feature:

-Open Cocktail Bar and Hors D'oeuvres sponsored by Veuve Clicquot and Lagunitas 
-Entertainment by New Century Dance Company and DJ Misawa
-Costume Competition and Cigar rollers on site!
-Makeovers provided by GLAMSQUAD
-Discounted rides provided by LYFT
-Raffle and Silent Auction

To buy tickets go to: 
DISCOUNT CODE "superfierce"


Saturday, October 07, 2017

SUPERFIERCE panel discussion on October 10

Join Superfierce this Tuesday, October 10, 6:30 - 8:30 for a FIERCE FEMALE FOUNDERS panel discussion and a special presentation by Veuve Clicquot head wine maker Gaelle Goossens.
View the art in the SUPERFIERCE Exhibition and be part of this info-sharing collective of women in business. Featuring Panelists: Donna Harris - Cofounder, 1776 and General Partner, 1776 Seed Fund, Angie Fetherston - CEO Drink Company, Kerra Michelle - Founder BUREAU + Kerra Michelle Interiors, Shelly Bell, BEACON board member and Founder/CEO of Black Girl Vision and Ms. Print USA. Moderated by Michelle Gloden Schoenfeld. 
This event is open to the public. Please feel free to stay and enjoy the exhibit! Please RSVP. superfiercdc@gmail.com. www.superfierce.org,   Facebook.com/BeSuperfierce

FIERCE FEMALE FOUNDERS 
Tuesday, October 10, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
@
Blind Whino



Monday, September 25, 2017

Superfierce, The Art of Resistance 10/4 - 11/4

"The underrepresentation of women in the art arena is completely unacceptable, and we're out to change that." 
Truly FIERCE words spoken by SUPERFIERCE artist Lesley Devrouax. Watch + see how far SUPERFIERCE has come since the inaugural event last year at the National Museum of Women in the Arts! This October at Blind Whino is going to be absolutely amazing and hope to see you there! 
Get your tickets at http://www.superfierce.org/ for the October 5, SUPERFIERCE SALON PARTY!





You can find SUPERFIERCE at www.facebook.com/BeSuperfierce and on IG: @superfierce_dc

Friday, September 22, 2017

Athica 2017 Juried Exhibition opens in Athens, Georgia

September 23 – November 12, 2017

Saturday, September 23, 2017,  6:00 – 9:00 pm
Opening Reception with Juror Harry H. DeLorme, Jr.

 Kristin Casaletto
Muncie (Self-ˇportrait as the Propagation of Average),  23 x 32 x
4.5", 2016

Anne Marchand
Morning Light,  36 x 36", 2016
ATHICA’s juried exhibition, opens on Saturday, September 23, 2017 and runs through November 12, 2017. Guest Juror Harry H. DeLorme, Jr., New Media and Education Curator, Telfair Museums, Savannah, Georgia selected 34 works by 36 artists from over 175 works in competition, stating, “As a juror I was impressed by the quality of submissions, the range of media represented from photography to fiber arts, and in particular the number of video and media works to choose from for this exhibition.”

Surprising, thought-provoking, oblique, and intuitive, the selected works include video and interactive media, painting, photography, sculpture, a collection of Communist Manifestos, a portrait of the United States in junk food, and more. DeLorme will be present at the opening reception on Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 6-ˇ9 to talk about the work, as will many of the artists.

Featuring work by the artists Heather Bentz, Lauren Bradshaw, Cameron Bliss, Claire Carlton, Kristin Casaletto, Claire Clements, Robert Clements, Ally Christmas, Ellie Dent, Victoria Dugger, Marta Finkelstein, Lisa Freeman, Bill Georgia, Lucy Julia Hale, Morgan Jenks, Crystal Jin Kim, Michael Lachowski, Michael Lasater, Vivian Liddell, Anne Marchand, Jordan Marty, Laura Miller, Deepanjan Mukhopadhyay, David Noah, Alyson Ogasian and Claudia O'Steen, Lauren Peterson, Amanda Grae Platner, Jaime Raybin and R.D. King, Heath Schultz, Taylor Shaw, Diane Speight, Kaleena Stasiak, Katie Troisi, and Annebelle Wang.

About the Juror
Harry H. DeLorme, Jr. has been serving as the Senior Curator of Education at the Telfair Museums in Savannah, Georgia since 1989, and as the Curator of New Media exhibitions and programs and the PULSE Art and Technology Festival since 2007. DeLorme maintains a prolific curatorial, arts publication, and art-ˇmaking practice, with wide-ˇranging interests in digital media, technology, artificial intelligence, Georgia folk artists, and the environment.

More about ATHICA: 
ATHICA: Athens Institute for Contemporary Art is an independent, 501c3 non-profit gallery promoting and supporting innovative contemporary art and artists through exhibitions, education, and events. 

Contact us: info@athica.org

ATHICA: Athens Institute for Contemporary Art · 160 Tracy Street · Unit 4 · Athens, Ga 30601 · USA 

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Athenaeum Gallery Presents the 2017 Athenaeum Invitational: GLOW Group Exhibition

Cycle by Anne Marchand, acrylic and mixed media on canvas, 36” x 36.” Anne Marchand is
one of the artists participating  in The 2017 Athenaeum Invitational. Photo credit: Greg Staley.
Artists’ Reception: Sunday, September 24, 4- 6pm
The Athenaeum Invitational is a theme-based event featuring the works of both specially-invited artists who have previously exhibited in the Athenaeum Gallery, as well as artists whose works were selected through a call for submissions. This year’s theme, GLOW, asks artists to create work that shows a sense of lightness or hope emanating from something dark. The show is juried by Athenaeum Gallery Director, Twig Murray and prize winners will be selected by Zoe Charlton.
Gallery Hours:
Thursday, Friday, and Sunday: 12pm to 4pm and Saturdays: 1pm to 4pm
Athenaeum Gallery is located at 201 Prince St., Alexandria, VA. For more information, call 703.548.0035 or visit nvfaa.org.

Latinas 4 Latinas, Silent Art Auction at The Mexican Cultural Institute - Sept. 23

Connect: Silent Art Auction will take place Saturday, September 23rd
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Mexican Cultural Institute
2829 16th Street NW Washington, D.C. 

You can purchase tickets on eventbrite and check out
the catalogue for the participating artworks here.
http://latinas4latinas.org/event/connect-silent-art-auction-fundraising/

Monday, September 18, 2017

SUPERFIERCE DC - Salon Party Tickets Available

SUPERFIERCE DC is transforming one of the East Coast’s most renowned creative spaces, Blind Whino, with permanent juried exhibit featuring over 20 acclaimed artists from across the country and Washington, DC. 

SUPERFIERCE SALON PARTY  -  OCTOBER 5, 2017
Exhibition runs all month long in October.  Open Daily - Free to the Public.
Blind Whino, 700 Delaware Ave SW, Washington, DC 20024

Do you like art? What about a fab party? Inspiring women make a difference?
Of course you do...so purchase your tickets to the SuperFierce 2017 Opening Party on October 5th! Support the arts and have fun doing it. 

Tickets available here


DID YOU KNOW? According to the National Endowment for the Arts, over 51% of visual artists are women But…LESS THAN 5% are represented in permanent collections around the world.

PARTNER WITH SUPERFIERCE & PAY IT FORWARD!
Be a Sponsor of SUPERFIERCE DC 2017. Sponsorships can be customized to create unique opportunities for you!

SUPERFIERCE is thrilled to donate 25% of the proceeds of all sales to EBeauty as our national charity partner.

For more information Email: SUPERFIERCEDC@GMAIL.COM

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