Gallery Openings and Events

Zenith Gallery Presents RESIST Group Exhibition


‘Pay Trump Bribes Here’ Projected on Trump Hotel in Washington by Christopher Mele and Daniel Victor. Courtesy of Zenith Gallery.

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Currently on view through September 1, 2017.
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ARTISTS:
Sandy Adams, Doba Afolabi, Elizabeth Ashe, Robin Bell, Leda Black, Ivanete Blanco, Rachael Bohlander, Anne Bouie, William Buchanan, Lea Craigie-Marshall, Jessica Damen, Jeremy Darby, Diane Dompka, Thalia Doukas, Bulsby Duncan, Elizabeth Eby, Cheryl Edwards, Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg, Rene Fisher, Michelle D Flamer, Billy Forrest, Valerie Gladstone, Philip Hazard, Gregory Hein, David Jackson, Leonard Jewler, Mihira Karra, Sally Kauffman, Katherine Kendall, Anita Kunz, Joanie Landau, Marni Manning, Kristine Mays, Craig Meklir, Jenae Michelle, Meredith Morris, Nancy Nesvet, Carol Newmyer, Keith Norval, Katharine Owens, Sandi Parker, Preston Sampson, Harriett Sosson, Robert Sulkin, Ann Marie Williams, Andrew Wohl, Curtis Woody.

RESIST is in honor of the latest Resist movements captivating the globe. They invited professional artists to submit works that interpret and reflect the state of our world today. What is happening to our democracy and our government and the people in our city, nation and world? From climate change, health care, tax cuts, Muslim ban, women’s issues the March for Science, No DAPL, Education, Air Quality, GMOs, and our relationship with the rest of the world.

First Prize winner will receive $450, Second Prize, $350, Zenith Gallery and Third Prize winner will receive $250, Lake Research Partners, Honorable mentions $100 Gift cards for BusBoys and Poets.

Zenith Gallery has established deep roots in the nation’s capital with artists and collectors across America and around the world. Long at the forefront of the Washington arts scene, we seek out and feature exceptional artists at varying stages of their careers.

Busboys and Poets A community gathering place. First established in 2005, Busboys and Poets was created by owner Andy Shallal, activist and restaurateur. Busboys and Poets now in 5 locations is a community resource for artists, activists, writers, thinkers and dreamers.

JURORS
Carol Rhodes Dyson
Carol has over 30 years’ experience as an art administrator, educator and now curator for museums, galleries, cultural institutions and alternative spaces in Washington, DC; Baltimore, MD and Kansas City, MO. She has extensive experience in exhibition research and production, public program development and performing arts/interdisciplinary productions. Most recently, Carol founded “Social Impact Arts Collective,” a non-profit organization providing curatorial and educational services for under served communities.

Margery Goldberg
Ms. Goldberg is the owner and curator of Zenith Gallery, as well as the Executive Director and Founder of The Zenith Community Arts Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization in Washington D.C. Since founding Zenith Gallery in 1978, Ms. Goldberg has curated over 450-plus shows (including numerous traveling exhibitions), multiple Art League shows, and more than 100 corporate collections and projects, including major outdoor sculptures and a permanent installation at the Smithsonian Institute’s Air and Space Museum.

Celinda Lake
Ms. Lake is a prominent pollster and political strategist for progressives. Celinda currently serves as President of Lake Research Partners. She is the recipient of an American Political Consultant Award and the Opportunity Agenda Creative Change Award. She has worked on innovative message projects that helped redefine language on the economy, inequality, big money in politics, climate change, public schools, teachers, and criminal justice reform.

Gallery Hours:

  • Wednesday-Saturday: 12pm to 6pm
  • All other times by appointment, please call 202-783-2963

The event is located at 1429 Iris St. NW. For more information, visit www.zenithgallery.com.