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Friday, December 09, 2016

Aluminosity Opening DEC 9 @ DCAC

T.H. Gomillion, The Garden, Acrylic painting printed on aluminum, 20x30, 2016
Aluminosity
Black Artists of DC
December 9 - January 8

Opening Reception: Friday, December 9, 7-9 pm
Artist Talk and Closing Reception: Sunday, January 8, 5 pm

Curated by Esther Iverem
Artists: Daniel T. Brooking, T.H. Gomillion, Gloria C. Kirk, Russell Simmons, Nanno Smith



Aluminum is the most abundant metal on earth and human beings have used it to fashion everything from toys to food storage to shelter. The ubiquitous soda can is a symbol of both consumer waste and efforts at recycling and sustainability. Artists have also made use of aluminum in new processes for digital printing, painting, or engraving images. Aluminosity features these new technologies among the many artistic meditations on this silvery element.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ARTS CENTER
2438 EIGHTEENTH STREET NW WASHINGTON, DC 20009 • 202-462-7833
WWW.DCARTSCENTER.ORG

Gateway Arts District Open Studios – Dec. 10 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

 

The artists of the Gateway Arts District host a December 10 Open Studio Tour with over sixteen participating locations including the Washington Glass School, Otis Street Art Projects, Brentwood Arts Exchange, EZ Storage Studios, DC Glassworks and more! For details including a map and list of participants. http://www.eastcityart.com/openings-and-events/december-gateway-open-studios/
The open studios are scheduled for Saturday, December 10 from 12pm to 5pm.
EASTCITYART.COM

Thursday, December 08, 2016

Guess who is in the Washington City Paper annual People issue?


Over the last several years, Lenny Campello has borne witness to D.C.’s transforming art scene. He’s a practicing multimedia artist, teacher, writer, and former gallery owner. Since 2002, he’s covered and critiqued gallery openings and arts coverage in the D.C. press and all other visual art happenings on his blog Daily Campello Art News. —Stephanie Rudig
http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/special-issues/article/20846183/the-people-issue-2016
Conversations with 23 of D.C.'s most interesting people