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Wednesday, January 04, 2012

In Unison: 20 Washington, DC Artists

Millennium Arts Salon Opens "In Unison: 20 Washington, DC Artists" at Capital One's Reston, Virginia Executive Center
February 6 through April 30, 2012


"In Unison:  20 Washington, DC Artists" represents a collaboration of a group of Washington, DC area artists, distinguished by their diversity in terms of accomplishments - emerging, mid-career, and masters; ethnicity - African American, White American, Asian American and Latin American; age - from the 30's to the 80's; gender - male and female; and varying artistic approaches - painters, sculptors, digital media and installation artists, and a few printmakers. 

These artists came together in the welcoming space of the print studio at George Mason University School of Art to each create 5 monoprints (from February to June 2010 and during the month of June 2011).  While they were exploring their artistic expression individually through the printmaking process, the environment provided opportunities for interaction among the artists and promoted a true sense of collaboration. In the Washington, DC environment where art communities remain largely segregated, these artists crossed the color line both literally and figuratively, fostering hope for our world's future. Selected works from the over 100 monoprints created were initially shown at the Kreeger Museum and then selected works of the 20 at the Hillyer Art Space in 2011. 

Participating Artists:
Akili Ron Anderson
Sondra N. Arkin
Paula Crawford
Sheila Crider
Edgar Endress
Helen Frederick
Claudia Aziza Gibson-Hunter
Susan Goldman
Tom Green
Billy Colbert
Bill Harris
Joseph Holston
Martha Jackson-Jarvis
Walter Kravitz
EJ Montgomery
Michael B. Platt and Carol A. Beane
Al Smith
Renée Stout
Patti Underwood
Yuriko Yamaguchi

For individual monoprint purchases, contact Jarvis Dubois,
jduboisarts[at]aol.com. For group portfolio purchases, contact Neil and Juanita Hartbarger, in.unison.syndication[at]gmail.com.

Capitol One Executive Center, 1680 Capital One Drive, Reston, Virginia 22102 

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