Old “Fuego” Space is New Clarendon Art Gallery

By Editorial Team on July 2, 2018

The former restaurant space for Fuego Cocina Y Taquileria at the corner of Clarendon Boulevard and N. Fillmore Street is now occupied by artists.

Gallery Clarendon has just opened its doors as the newest professional gallery created by the Arlington Artists Alliance. Located in the hopping Clarendon neighborhood of Arlington, Virginia, this popup art space showcases local art, offers classes, hosts events and manages on-site professional artist studios. The group’s other show space is Gallery Underground within Art Underground in Arlington’s Crystal City area.

On second Fridays of every month, Gallery Clarendon will host an art reception FREE and open to all from 5-8pm. Each month the entire gallery changes its exhibit to present a fresh show from its talented local members. Artwork on view includes paintings in oil, acrylic, watercolor and mixed media; drawings; photography; fiber art; sculpture; glass; metal work; ceramics and jewelry.

The Arlington Artists Alliance will also offer both day and evening art classes at this location in a variety of media for all ages. Of additional interest to the public are the new Studios Clarendon artist studios on the second floor of Gallery Clarendon, fostering cultural and economic development opportunities in Arlington. Open to the public whenever artists are working, they provide an intriguing artistic destination for area residents, employees, and visitors.

The Arlington Artists Alliance is a vital, energetic, creative force for visual art in Arlington County. The organization encourages and supports both established and emerging artists who work in all forms of visual art, without partiality toward style or trend. Its 150 members also exhibit year-round at a variety of Arlington community venues, including local government offices, businesses, restaurants and cafes. For more information about the Arlington Artists Alliance members, exhibits, and programs, visit www.arlingtonartistsalliance.org. For more information about Gallery Clarendon, visit www.galleryclarendon.org.

(via Arlington Artists Alliance. Photo courtesy of Arlington Artists Alliance.)