Gallery Openings and Events

SwatchRoom, ArtSee and Hierarchy Present “SwatchRoom Salon Party”

Photo detail courtesy of Dominique

Photo detail courtesy of Dominique Fierro.

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Event: Friday, March 7 from 7pm to 12am
Saturday, March 8 from 7pm to 12am

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25+ Local Artists, from Painters and Photographers to Woodworkers and Potters, will be featured during this DC Art Extravaganza.

SwatchRoom, the new Shaw-based creative design and fabrication studio, will host its first annual three-day SwatchRoom Salon Party March 7th through March 9th. Curated by ArtSee, an art event services agency, and hosted by Hierarchy, the newest event space by DC’s No Kings Collective, the celebration will showcase more than 35 local artists during three distinct events. The Salon Party will be accessible to all levels of art enthusiast, beginning with a showcase of affordable work from emerging artists and culminating in a private event featuring new collections from some of DC’s most sought-after artists

Attendees must purchase tickets to the Friday and Saturday evening events, while Sunday’s brunch is invitation-only. Details on each can be found below.

2014 “SwatchRoom Salon Party” Schedule of Events

Friday, March 7th: Introducing DC’s Best Emerging Artists
Time: 7pm – 12am
Place: Hierarchy, 1841 Columbia Road, NW

Tickets: SwatchRoomsalon2014.eventbrite.com

To kickoff the Salon Party, a grouping of DC’s greatest emerging artists will be featured on Friday night. Each artist will display their latest work across all mediums: painting, photography, printmaking and more.

Artists will include:

  • Fabiano Amin
  • Leah Appel
  • Carolyn Becker
  • Amy Hughes Braden
  • Patrick Burns
  • Michael Crossett
  • Ellie Deneroff
  • Dominique Fierro
  • Jeremy Flick
  • Garth Fry
  • Donna K. McGee
  • Brian Petro
  • Cristina Steadman
  • Radio Sebastian
  • Fawna Xiao

Saturday, March 8th: Celebrating the District’s Favorite Artists
Time: 7pm – 12am
Place: Hierarchy, 1841 Columbia Road, NW

Tickets: SwatchRoomsalon2014.eventbrite.com

On Saturday night, collectors will have a preview to some of their favorite artists’ and designer’s newest collections. Attendees will also enjoy live painting, music, performances, and break dancing.

Artists will include:

  • Gregg Deal – paintings
  • Kate Warren- photography
  • Martin Swift – paintings
  • Jeremy Flick – paintings
  • Maggie O’Neill -paintings and home goods
  • Cory Orbendorfer – paintings
  • Karen Suderman – paintings
  • Chris Cooley – pottery
  • Dominique Fierro -photography
  • Sophie Blake – jewelry
  • Allison Priebe Brooks (aka Queen Bee Designs)
  • James Kerns – furniture and lighting
  • Tariq Tucker – paintings
  • Carbon Vintage – furniture
  • McNamara Designs – furniture

Sunday, March 9th: VIP Collectors Brunch and Preview
Time: 11am – 4pm
Place: Hierarchy, 1841 Columbia Road, NW

Tickets: Invite Only

The 2014 SwatchRoom Salon Party will culminate in an invitation-only VIP Collectors brunch and preview of DC’s most respected artists. Guests can expect complimentary brunch, including specialty Moroccan beverages; a designer showcase, live music and presentation by author, hotelier, and blogger Maryam Montague at 2:30pm.

Artists will include:

  • Gregg Deal – paintings
  • Kate Warren- photography
  • Martin Swift – paintings
  • Jeremy Flick – paintings
  • Maggie O’Neill -paintings and home goods
  • Cory Orbendorfer – paintings
  • Karen Suderman – paintings
  • Chris Cooley – pottery
  • Dominique Fierro -photography
  • Sophie Blake – jewelry
  • Allison Priebe Brooks (aka Queen Bee Designs)
  • James Kerns – furniture and lighting
  • Tariq Tucker – paintings
  • Carbon Vintage – furniture
  • McNamara Designs – furniture

About SwatchRoom
Several people have asked, what exactly does SwatchRoom do?
We are an interiors, furniture, lighting, 3d art, and concept DESIGN firm that fabricates, finishes, curates, prototypes, and builds because we make what we design.  The interdisciplinary nature of our business compels authentically custom results.

How was SwatchRoom born?
SwatchRoom is the brainchild of Maggie O’Neill and Warren Weixler, with over 20 years of combined experience in the creative industry. We truly believe that collaboration with creatives of all types, only makes the industry stronger. Our desire to collaborate provides a wider array of services, a much greater network of talent, and access to world’s best artisans and craftspeople.

About ArtSee
ArtSee is an agency providing services in art events and exhibitions, curation, marketing and personal and professional development for emerging artists. Our creative, focused and enthusiastic team helps to facilitate the promotion and increased exposure of art and artists through exhibitions, art event management and unique opportunities. ArtSee provides the opportunity for artists and art enthusiasts to discover news and events in the art world, exchange art and ideas, and promote art.  Our services assist our clients in achieving their professional goals, strive to connect the art community as a whole and facilitate the promotion of art and artists through exhibitions, communications and art events.

About Hierarchy
Hierarchy is a new special exhibition venue that will feature monthly artist exhibitions and weekly cultural programming. Hierarchy is the newest project of No Kinds Collective. It is produced in partnership with the Popal family, owners of Napoleon Bistro, Café Bonaparte and Malmainson.
Our sponsors include top local hand-crafted distillery Sloop Betty Vodka and Brewery, the Brewer’s Art.

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