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artdc Gallery Presents "Hand Picked"

Barry Schmetter "Experiment no 7". Photo courtesy of the Gallery

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artdc gallery washington DC art galleries on east city art   | OPENINGS |

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Opening Reception: Saturday, March 3 from 7pm to 10pm

Hand picked is a selection of Washington, DC area artists who work in a range of mediums from paper to wet plate photographs and beyond.

The gallery’s creative manager, Grayson Heck, a previous guest curator for the artdc Gallery, is an active artist.  He see a link emerging among in his peers regardless of their chosen medium.

The gallery invited Grayson to select artists that he believes will have an impact on the growing art movement in the DC area.  This show is representative of the relationships he’s developed through the University of Maryland, and artdc.org.

About the Artists:

Barry Schmetter
Barry gives us a modern view of darkroom photography. His treatment of light and composition, choice of objects and mastery of process make him a giant in his field.
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Camden Place 
Camden brings us a layered view of life. His intricate carvings evoke emotions and questions. Each piece seems tell a story.
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Justin Strom
Justin’s work demonstrates a stellar blend of concept, design and process. The work he has included in this show consists of strong, multi-faceted images. He is a master of print.
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Peter Gordon
Peter is a non-stop multiple medium artist. He is always producing and exhibiting. Peter is showing two pieces from a new body of work, which is quite exceptional.
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Ryan McKibbin
Ryan is a Lecturer and Fabrication Lab Director, Catholic University’s School of Architecture and Planning. Ryan’s work references communication and human interaction through the use of a variety of materials.
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Henrik Sundqvist
Henrik is a print maker, who brings the frame into the image which adds an exciting layer so that the whole work is a sculpture.  He deals with life, death, and the toxicity of the world
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The artdc Gallery 5710 Baltimore Avenue, Hyattsville, MD 20781.  Visit them online at www.artdc.com

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