Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Celebrating 10 years of Mid City Artists Open Studios

Downloadable Open Studio Tour Map available at: www.MidCityArtists.com

May 18th and May 19th 

On the afternoons of May 18th and 19th tour 25+ working art studios, in and around the Dupont Circle, Logan Circle, U Street and Shaw neighborhoods, better known as Mid City. Visitors can hop from one studio to another within vibrant Mid City and witness an expansive offering of art and culture by the city’s most-talented and creative artists. This bi-annual event, now in its 10th year, offers visitors a rare portal into the artists’ creative habitat and an opportunity for the public to participate in the District’s dynamic and diverse arts community. Each studio is unique and locations range from retail spaces, old carriage houses, spare bedrooms, apartments to basements. The participating artists represent a great diversity of work, including drawings, sculptures, paintings, prints, photographs and mixed media.

MCA is a distinct and talented group of more than 35 professional artists who have come together to promote their work and to create an artists’ community in the central part of the nation’s capital. Numerous business sponsors support MCA by exhibiting member works throughout the year and during the Open Studios weekend.

Spring Open Studios Participating Artists: Chuck Baxter, Scott G. Brooks, Jane Cave, Robert T. Cole, Michael Crossett, Aster da Fonseca, Thomas Drymon, Gary Fisher, Charlie Gaynor, Sally Kauffman, Miguel Perez Lem, Eileen Lyons, Lucinda Friendly Murphy, Betto Ortiz, Mark Parascandola, Dave Peterson, Brian Petro, Ronald Riley, Marie Ringwald, Peter Alexander Romero, Richard Siegman, George H. Smith-Shomari, Michael Torra, Robert Wiener, Colin Winterbottom. Others by appointment.

*individual artist studio times may vary. Please check website.

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