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Fourth Annual East City Regional Juried Show Seeks Artists
PRIZES $2000 First Place Prize $1000 Second Place Prize $500 Third Place Prize Two (2) $250 Honorable Mentions Entry Fee An entry fee of $42.50 paid to East City Art via Submittable. You may submit up to five (5) works including images video and audio. Location Pepco Edison Place Gallery located at 702 8th Street NW in the heart of Downtown Washington DC Juror Deirdre Ehlen MacWilliams Public Art Project Manager for Arlington Countys public art program. Read more about the juror http://www.eastcityart.com/features/deirdre-ehlen-macwilliams-brings-unique-perspective-emulsion-2017-exhibition/ HERE EMULSION 2017 HIGHLIGHTS New BIGGER LocationTo… ... Read More
Published on Monday, January 9, 2017
First Draw-a-Bird Day of 2017
Happy New Year from the Wednesday Studio! Here are four fine birds submitted for the January 8, 2016, DAB Day. Remember, everyone can play! Draw or paint a bird of any kind on any surface. Take a photo of it or scan it and send it to [email protected] To be sure your bird is included in the next DAB Day blog post, please send it by midnight on February 8. Tom Eichenberger: “Full Bird Colonel.” Colored pencils. Eileen Leahy: “Cardinal.” Graphite, carbon, and watercolor pencils. Anne Shields: “Mr. and Mrs. MaCaw.”… ... Read More
Published on Monday, January 9, 2017By wisemarian
MELT Method Returns to Joe’s – Monthly Workshops
Joe’s Movement Emporium is thrilled to welcome back Amy Liss for a 6-month workshop series featuring the incredible MELT Method®. The workshops are $30/person to drop in and each workshop has a cap of only 20 people so it is recommended to register in advance. See below for workshop details and dates. All workshops require no previous experience and equipment will be provided for all attendees use during workshop. Kits and DVDs will be sold at the workshop. About the MELT Method The MELT Method® is a simple self-treatment technique that eliminates… ... Read More
Published on Monday, January 9, 2017By neenajoe
Artists! Deepen your Creative Connection with your Audience
Margot Greenlee of BodyWise Dance at Joe’s Movement Emporium during her NextLOOK presentation What does true exchange and engagement between an artist and an audience look like, and how can artists incorporate audience feedback into their creative process in a robust way? Join The Clarice and Joe’s Movement Emporium in Mount Rainier, MD on Tuesday, January 24th at 7 pm to hear from the creative minds behind BodyWise Dance, Flying V and Afro House. Representatives from each artist group will explain how they bettered their work through the process of audience… ... Read More
Published on Sunday, January 8, 2017By neenajoe
EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT: Resilience Ball – A celebration of community, strength and hope
Join the community of Mount Rainier, Maryland to celebrate our community standing together in strength & inclusivity no matter whom we call president. Activities and artists include: Community Sing with guests The McKindley-Ward Family, Sam McCormley & Rachel Lord, Juan Hernandez, Cindy Lapp Music by The Wild Anacostians DJ Pledge Board Art Project African drum circle Special Speakers & more Ticket levels: $10 general admission, youth 18 and under are free $15 donation to local nonprofit serving community [TBD] $5 donation for children’s activities ages 2-12, with funds supporting Little Friends… ... Read More
Published on Friday, January 6, 2017By neenajoe
“Habits” and “Member 25” Are Our First Exhibits of 2017
The Art League Best in Show Award: “Studio Still Life (after Diebenkorn),” by Paul Zapatka Habits | Member 25 Through February 5, 2017 We’re celebrating the start of 2017 with two new exhibits. “Habits,” juried by Rebecca Chaperon, puts patterns and routines under the microscope. It’s the perfect exhibit to reflect on during the season of making new resolutions. (The opening reception for “Habits” is Thursday, January 12 at 6:30 pm — we hope to see you there!) Also in the gallery: “Member 25,” an invitational exhibit for members of The… ... Read More
Published on Friday, January 6, 2017By The Art League
Jane Thomas’s “Raining Window”
Raining Window, watercolor on synthetic paper, by Jane Thomas. Winner of the Carolyn Zakaski Memorial Watercolor Award. There’s no more quintessential wet-weather experience than staring out a rain-streaked window, and that familiar scene is the subject of December’s award-winning watercolor by Jane Thomas. We’ve interviewed Thomas before, when she told us about a self-portrait and her creative process. Five years later, we took the opportunity to check back in: What was your goal with Raining Window? Jane Thomas: My goal with Raining Window was to depict raindrops on a window realistically… ... Read More
Published on Thursday, January 5, 2017By The Art League
Why work out with a group  when you can do it alone?
Three words: motivation, accountability and camaraderie Dance, yoga, martial arts and other forms of movement are enjoyable and effective tools for wellness. They have the benfit of being done to a podcast or youtube video in the comfort of your living room – so why sign up for a class? The most effective way to develop long-term fitness habits and protect yourself from injury is to commit to a structured class where expert demonstrations of technique and the dynamic environment provided by moving with a group provides the structure and… ... Read More
Published on Tuesday, January 3, 2017By neenajoe
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