Weekend Round Up

Weekend East City Event Round Up: The Art Harvest


Jessica Hopkins "Becoming the Texture I" at EMULSION.  Photo courtesy of the artist.

Jessica Hopkins “Becoming the Texture I” at EMULSION. Photo courtesy of the artist.


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


Brookland Bridge

DC Style is Real

East of the River Magazine (online)

Free In DC

Frozen Tropics

H Street Great Street

The Hill is Home

The Hill Rag (online)


Saturday November 9

Union Arts Building (12-6pm)

The Union Arts Building opens its doors to the general public.   Watch artists create in this former industrial building.  For more information, click here.

The Union Arts Building is located at 411 New York Avenue NE


 Off Rhode Gallery (1pm to 4pm)

OMG Shoes! features work by several artists celebrating our society’s love affair with shoes. For more information, click here.

Off Rhode Gallery is located at 2204 Rhode Island Avenue NE, lower level


 Honfleur Gallery & The Gallery at Vivid Solutions (5pm to 9pm)

On the lower level, Honfleur Gallery will open its art files to the public in the form of a curated exhibition while upstairs, The Gallery at Vivid Solutions will show photographs from Worn Magazine’s archives.  For more information, click here.

The Galleries are located at 1241 Good Hope RD (Downstairs)


 Brentwood Arts Exchange (5pm to 8pm)

Cianne Fragionne has inherited her style from the San Francisco Bay School of Abstract Expressionism.  In My Haiku, expect to see bold canvases including work inspired by a recent residency in Italy.  For more information, click here.

Brentwood Arts Exchange is located at 3901 Rhode Island Avenue, Brentwood, MD (Downstairs)


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

Artist couple Genna Watson and John Dickson share their keen awareness of physical matter with the audience in their duo exhibition A Series of Random Acts of Courage. For more information, click here.

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


 RandallScottProjects (6pm to 8pm)

Keeping in the theme of showing archival work, RSP will show the work of five represented artists at their H Street gallery.  For more information, click here.

RandallScottProjects is located at 1326 H Street NE, second floor.



Just a block from RSP, CONNERSMITH will show the work of six of their represented artists including light guru Leo Villareal.  For more information, click here.

CONNERSMITH is located at 1358 Florida Avenue NE


Catalyst Projects (6pm to 9pm)

In Exposure- Experiments in Photography , a group of nation-wide artists have challenged themselves to transcend both the medium and subject matter of their work.  For more information, click here.

Catalyst Projects is located in the Brookland Art Walk at 716 Monroe Street NE, Studio 13


EMULSION (7pm to 10pm)

East City Art’s EMULSION at Gallery O on H is finally here!  Out of 135 artists who applied to exhibit, gallerist and juror Lauren Gentile selected 27 artists of whom only 3 will receive monetary prizes.   Tommy Wells and Lisa Richards, Deputy Director of the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, will be addressing the artists and the audience at 7:30pm.  There will be live music and performances after awards are presented at 8pm.  For more information, click here.

Gallery O on H is located at 1354 H street NE


The East City Art Quarterly Guide to the Visual Arts Winter 2013 Edition comes out December 7 in the Hill Rag and December 14 in East of the River.


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.