Weekend Round Up

Weekend East City Event Round Up: New Year’s Openings

Melancholy Bliss I, 2013, by Jessika Dene Tarr, gouache and ink. Courtesy of Catalyst Projects from Identimorph – Identity Portraits.

Melancholy Bliss I, 2013, by Jessika Dene Tarr, gouache and ink. Courtesy of Catalyst Projects from Identimorph – Identity Portraits.

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Hi all, my name is Jess and I’m the production manager at East City Art. Since Phil is on vacation, he asked me to tackle the Weekend Round Up. There are some exciting receptions and openings this weekend to start out 2014. Hopefully you can check them all out!

Friday January 10

Honfleur Gallery (6pm to 9pm)

Common Ground explores the collaborative works of Katherine Tzu-Lan Mann and Michael B. Platt. The artists work together to combine their disparate visual languages and create a common space. The opening reception on Friday will be in conjuncture with The Gallery at Vivid Solutions. For details, click here.

Honfleur Gallery is located at 1241 Good Hope RD (Downstairs)

The Gallery at Vivid Solutions (6pm to 9pm)

The Gallery at Vivid Solutions opens an exhibit that utilize layered imagery to explore themes surrounding shared experience and identity. Adrift at The Gallery at Vivid Solutions showcases multiple in-camera exposure landscapes by Laila Abdul-Hadi Jadallah. For detail, click here.

The Gallery at Vivid Solutions is located at 1241 Good Hope RD (Upstairs)

Saturday January 11

Art Enables’ Off-Rhode Gallery (1pm to 4pm)

If you were unable to see the exhibit at Touchstone Gallery, now is your chance to see the works of Charles Meissner. There will be a reception for his solo show The 28th Century this Saturday. For details, click here.

Off-Rhode Gallery at Art Enables is located at 2204 Rhode Island Ave NE.

39th Street Gallery (5:30pm to 8pm)

After viewing the exhibit at Off-Rhode Gallery, stop by 39th Street Gallery and see the works of sculptor Kyle Bauer. Bauer exhibits his carefully constructed pieces at the opening of LATITUTDE this Saturday. For details, click here.

39th Street Gallery is located at 3901 Rhode Island Avenue, Brentwood, MD (Upstairs)

Washington Glass School (6pm to 8pm)

While you’re out viewing the opening at 39th Street Gallery, be sure to stop by Washington Glass School and see the new collection of works by Audrey Wilson at her first solo show. The show will feature her mixed media sculptures that are a blend of created and altered elements. For details, click here.

Washington Glass School is located at 3700 Otis Street, Mount Rainier, MD.

Catalyst Projects (6pm to 9pm)

Wrap up the evening by checking out the new exhibition: Identimorph – Identity Portraits, which features the works of two artists, who transcend the visible and hint at the underlying psychology of the subjects. See the works of Sharon Shapiro and Jessika Dene Tarr this weekend at the opening reception. For details, click here.

Catalyst Projects is located Monroe Street Market in the Brookland neighborhood of Washington, DC.








Jessica Oros
Authored by: Jessica Oros

Jess Oros is East City Art's Classes, Calls & Events Editor. She received her undergraduate degrees in English and Studio Art from McDaniel College in Westminster, MD. She has exhibited work at the Esther Prangley Rice Gallery at McDaniel College and at Area 405 in Baltimore, MD. She now writes the East City Art Weekend Round-Up, an (almost) weekly column about weekend vernissages, workshops and arts-related events..