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Sunday, July 25, 2010

Curators Behind *a pop-up project Reveal New Art Lab And Exhibit (On 18th & U St.)

Morton Fine Art (MFA) REVEALS NEW ART LAB AND EXHIBIT
Curators Behind *a pop-up project Exhibit “Small Works on Paper” At New Permanent Space

Grand opening exhibit, “Small Works on Paper”
Friday, July 30th 2010, 6-9 PM
@
MFA’s Innovative Curators’ Studio
1781 Florida Avenue NW (at 18th and U St.)
Washington D.C., 20009

Morton Fine Art (MFA) has found a new location in DC. MFA’s innovative art lab will serve as part studio, part art consulting space and part gallery. As part of the unveiling, MFA will showcase an inaugural art exhibition, “Small Works on Paper.”  The work featured in this exhibit includes watercolor, gouache pieces, wood engravings and mixed media paintings.

Featured Artists: Vonn Sumner – An LA based artist whose fanciful and eccentric characters invite the viewer into a parallel world. His work was honored with a solo museum exhibition, ‘The Other Side of Here’, at the Riverside Art Museum in California.
Rosemary Feit Covey – A local preeminent wood engraver whose prints are held in permanent museum and library collections around the world. Featured work will include pieces from the ‘Strip’ series (including a unique artist’s proof) and the ‘Peep Show’ series.
Laurel Hausler – A Washington, DC native who is inspired by her love for literature, antiquity and the absurd. Working in a subtractive process, she first covers the surface of her paper with multiple layers of paint, and then removes the layers to reveal the subject.

About Morton Fine Art
Founded as an innovative solution to the changing contemporary art market, Morton Fine Art (MFA) is a curatorial group that collaborates with art collectors, visual artists and business organizations to inspire fresh ways of acquiring and experiencing contemporary art. Committed to the belief that anyone can become an art collector, MFA incorporates a hybrid business model that combines collection advising, museum education and artist advocacy.  For more information, visit www.mortonfineart.com.

About *a pop-up project
*a pop-up project is a curated art exhibition that bi-annually “pops-up” at various locations in Washington, DC.  Each exhibition introduces a new group of emerging and mid-career contemporary artists to the Washington, DC area. For more information, visit www.apopupproject.com.

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