Artist Talks

Artist & Curator Talks at Tephra ICA for the Mary B. Howard Invitational: An Excellent Thought About a Quality Idea

As the Mary B. Howard Invitational: An Excellent Thought About a Quality Idea comes to a close, join them for two final programs.

Image courtesy of Isabel Manalo.

Creative Response with Isabel Manalo
February 4 at 6pm

Hear Isabel Manalo, visual artist, educator, and curator respond to work by Rahne Alexander and Matthew Mann. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A.

FREE and open to the public.

RSVP in advance at info@tephraica.org for Zoom Room link and password. Sponsored by Reston Community Center.

Isabel Manalo is a visual artist, educator, and curator-at-large. Her work has been shown internationally since 1999 and is included in a number of public and private collections, including the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C. and the permanent collections of the US Embassies in Bulgaria, Philippines, Kazakhstan, and Nepal. Her work has been shown at the Orlando Museum of Art, Stony Brook University’s Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery, the McLean Project for the Arts, Arlington Arts Center, Maryland Art Place, the Katzen Arts Center, and the Corcoran Gallery of Art.

Isabel is the Founder and Chief Collaborator of The Studio Visit (TSV), an art journal featuring interviews with artists in their studios. Her curatorial projects include curating a space in Berlin for a number of emerging artists; CultureScape, a group show of five female artists of color at Addison Ripley Fine Art; and Maia Cruz Palileo, a solo show of work at the Katzen Arts Center at American University in 2019. Her work is represented in Washington DC by Addison Ripley Fine Art. Isabel is a full time faculty member at the Edmund Burke School in Washington D.C. and received her MFA in Painting from Yale University, a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and a BA from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Isabel currently lives and works in Bethesda, MD.

Courtesy of Tephra Institute of Contemporary Art.

Curator Talk with Zoë Charlton and Tim Doud, Co-founders of | ‘sindikit |
February 6 at 6pm

Hear Guest Curators Zoë Charlton and Tim Doud of | ‘sindikit | discuss the work on view in the Mary B. Howard Invitational: An Excellent Thought About a Quality Idea. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A.

Free and open to the public.

RSVP in advance at info@tephraica.org for Zoom Room link and password. Sponsored by Reston Community Center.

The ‘sindikit project is a creative, self-funded endeavor that emphasizes and extends collaborative practices as artists and educators. Their interest in the intersections of art, community, and education makes it crucial to work both in and outside of the University system. ‘sindikit is a platform that includes artist projects and creative community conversations between cultural activators, visual artists, and their co-conspirators. The ‘sindikit project was founded with an interest in discussing socio-political and cultural issues that affect art and artists.

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