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The 2014 Gateway Open Studios Tour in Pictures

By ERIC HOPE & PHIL HUTINET

Margaret Boozer at a Gateway CDC press conference introducing her new piece Frost Weathering seen above and made from clay excavated at the new COSTCO on South Dakota Avenue NE.  Photo by Phil Hutinet for East City Art.

Margaret Boozer founder of Red Dirt Studios at a Gateway CDC press conference.  The 2014 OST kicked-off with Boozer introducing her new piece Frost Weathering seen above.  It is made from clay excavated during the construction of the COSTCO on South Dakota Avenue NE. Photo by Phil Hutinet for East City Art.

 

Hyattsville Community Arts Alliance sets up at artdc gallery.  Photo by Eric Hope for East City Art.

Hyattsville Community Arts Alliance sets up at artdc gallery in Hyattsville. Photo by Eric Hope for East City Art.

 

Washington Glass School Co-Director Michael Janis discusses his latest works with a visitor.  Photo by Eric Hope for East City Art.

Washington Glass School Co-Director Michael Janis discusses his latest works with a visitor. Photo by Eric Hope for East City Art.

artdc Gallery showcasing their annual 16x16 exhibition.  Artists include Claudia Olivos, Natalya B. Parris, Roy Utley, Jennifer Pizzillo and Julie Clark.  Photo by Eric Hope for East City Art.

artdc Gallery showcasing their annual 16×16 exhibition. Artists include Claudia Olivos, Natalya B. Parris, Roy Utley, Jennifer Pizzillo and Julie Clark. Photo by Eric Hope for East City Art.

DC Glassworks artist Beth Hess prepares hot glass for shaping.  Photo by Eric Hope for East City Art.

DC Glassworks artist Beth Hess prepares hot glass for shaping. Photo by Eric Hope for East City Art.

More glass demonstrations at DC Glassworks. Photo by Phil Hutinet for East City Art.

More glass demonstrations at DC Glassworks. Photo by Phil Hutinet for East City Art.

 

DC Glassworks artist Joseph A. Corcoran in his studio.  DC Glassworks artist Beth Hess prepares hot glass for shaping.  Photo by Eric Hope for East City Art.

DC Glassworks resartist Joseph A. Corcoran in his studio. Photo by Eric Hope for East City Art.

Artist Steven Jones at DC Glassworks.  Photo by Phil Hutinet for East City Art.

Sculptor Steven Jones at his DC Glassworks studio discussing his latest series. Photo by Phil Hutinet for East City Art.

 

Sculptor Alan Binstock's Mount Rainier Home with outdoor works.  Photo by Phil Hutinet for East City Art.

Sculptor Alan Binstock’s Mount Rainier Home with outdoor works. Photo by Phil Hutinet for East City Art.

Outside Joanna Blake's Studios.  Photo by Phil Hutinet for East City Art.

Outside Joanna Blake’s Studios. Photo by Phil Hutinet for East City Art.

Artist Joanna Blake.  Photo by Phil Hutinet for East City Art.

Artist Joanna Blake. Photo by Phil Hutinet for East City Art.

Artist Wayson Jones (L) and Ellen Cornett (R) discussing new work at Jones' studios at E-Z Storage.  Photo by Phil Hutinet for East City Art.

Artist Wayson Jones (L) and Ellen Cornett (R) discussing new work at Jones’ studio at EZStorage. Photo by Phil Hutinet for East City Art.

The Prince George's African American Museum and Cultural Center presents artist Ulysses Marshall's "Blazz: Works on Blues and Jazz".  DC Glassworks artist Beth Hess prepares hot glass for shaping.  Photo by Eric Hope for East City Art.

The Prince George’s African American Museum and Cultural Center presents artist Ulysses Marshall’s “Blazz: Works on Blues and Jazz”. Photo by Eric Hope for East City Art.

Artist Gilbert Trent from EZStorage Studios discusses his work.  DC Glassworks artist Beth Hess prepares hot glass for shaping.  Photo by Eric Hope for East City Art.

Artist Gilbert Trent in his EZStorage studio discusses his work. Photo by Eric Hope for East City Art.

Ceramicist Sarah Nikitopoulos displays her works at ARTBAR.  Photo by Eric Hope for East City Art.

Ceramicist Sarah Nikitopoulos displays her work at ARTBAR at Ani Kasten Ceramics. Photo by Eric Hope for East City Art.

Body + Mind + Metaphor at the 39th Street Gallery.  Photo by Phil Hutinet for East City Art.

Body + Mind + Metaphor at the 39th Street Gallery. Photo by Phil Hutinet for East City Art.

Picking and choosing at the Gateway Arts Center.  Photo by Phil Hutinet for East City Art.

Picking and choosing at the Gateway Arts Center. Photo by Phil Hutinet for East City Art.

The Bar!  Photo by Phil Hutinet for East City Art.

The Bar! Photo by Phil Hutinet for East City Art.

After party at the Gateway Arts Center.  Photo by Phil Hutinet for East City Art.

After party at the Gateway Arts Center. Photo by Phil Hutinet for East City Art.

 

Eric Hope
Authored by: Eric Hope

Eric Hope is a curator and writer based in Brookland. He moved to Washington DC in 1997 and a twist of fate found him a volunteer marketing job at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. In 2009, after ten years of marketing work at large museums in DC he moved into the realm of curating, staging a variety of solo, duo and small-group shows for the Evolve Urban Arts Project. He currently freelances as a curator and writes about local artists and the DC arts scene for a variety of online publications. Originally from Missouri, Hope holds degrees in International Relations and Public Service Administration from DePaul University in Chicago.