Weekend Round Up

Weekend East City Event Round Up: Superhero Edition

The Dream.  Duly Noted Painters.  Photo Courtesy Matt Malone.

The Dream. Duly Noted Painters. Photo Courtesy Matt Malone.

This article is cross-posted in the following DC Publications:

East of the River Magazine (online)

Free In DC

Frozen Tropics

H Street Great Street

The Hill is Home

The Hill Rag (online)

Friday May 31

The Fridge (6pm to 8pm)

If you grew up in the 70s or 80s, you watched superheroes save the world every Saturday morning.  In Men of Steel, Women of Wonder, a series of artists including DECOY, ULTRA & CHE KGB elevate comics to fine arts status.  For more info, click here.

The Fridge is located at 516 1/2 8th Street, SE.

Saturday June 1

DC Glassworks (10am to 2pm)

You may have attended a recent DC Glassworks studios glass blowing session; if you haven’t don’t miss the next one!  This weekend, you have an opportunity to see the work of a glass master- Andy Paiko.  This event is hosted through the James Renwick Alliance’s Distinguished Artist Series.  You must register for this event- for more info, click here.

DC Glassworks in located at 5346 46th Avene, Hyattsville, MD.

2b Artist Studios (4pm to 8pm)

The Eckington artist studio hosts its second public open house.  This is the same space where one finds the “Small Gallery” located in the workspace’s bathroom! For more info, click here.

B Studios and the Small Room Gallery are located at 411 New York Avenue NE.

RandallScottProjects (6pm to 8pm)

H Street newcomer RandallScottProjects will show new works by Los Angeles-based artist Robert Kingston.  Like musical improvisation, Kingston’s works visually meander on the canvas creating detailed gestures and homogenous washes.  For more info, click here.

RandallScottProjects is located at 1326 H Street NE, 2nd Floor

artdc Gallery (7pm to 10pm)

In The Chemical View, a group of photographers will show a wide range of mediums including examples of tintypes, ambrotypes, platinum and palladium prints, cyanotypes, Van Dyke prints, bromoils, gum prints, and hand-painted liquid emulsion prints. For more info, click here.

The artdc Gallery is located at 5710 Baltimore Ave., Hyattsville, MD

Selman Gallery (7pm to 11:30pm)

Conversations inaugurates the collaboration of artists Malone & Ceppetli.  The artists explain “We are two painters painting as one.” The large format work, which uses charcoal and re-used household paint, seeks to engage the viewer in the artists’ conversation. For more info, click here.

The Selman Gallery is located at Brookland Artspace Lofts at 3305 8th St. NE

Phil Hutinet
Authored by: Phil Hutinet

Phil Hutinet, a third generation Capitol Hill resident, is the publisher of East City Art which he began in 2010 to document and promote the growing contemporary art movement in the eastern communities of Washington, DC. In 2012-2013, his consultancy work east of the river yielded the Anacostia Playhouse, Craig Kraft Studios, the Anacostia Arts Center and the 2012-2013 LUMEN8ANACOSTIA festivals. He currently produces EMULSION, East City Art's annual regional juried show. In 2015, he coordinated the Gateway Open Studio Tour and continues to consult on numerous regional art projects. Hutinet has been interviewed by or has made appearances on the BBC, Capital Community News, Washingtonian, Washington City Paper, The Washington Post, WOL Radio, WJLA ABC News Channel 7/Channel 8, WTOP and other local and national media.