The Athenaeum Gallery Presents Catherine Day, Amelia Hankin, and Zofie King Memory

By Editorial Team on July 23, 2019

Sat, 27 July 2019 - Sun, 08 September 2019

La Paloma (detail), Zofie King, Found objects, tranfers, acrlic, plexiglas, resin, paper, velvet, sound, LED, 72″ x 25 3/8″ x 12″, 2018. Photo Courtesy of Pete Duvall.
Opening Reception: Saturday, July 27 from 4pm to 6pm

Artist Talk: September 8 from 3pm to 4pm

Zofie King will be showing five pieces that are based on stories told by her Polish maternal grandmother Zofia Stawiak, who became a forced laborer in Germany in the spring of 1940, at the age of 14. The mixed media assemblages include themes of faith, kindness, cruelty, physical endurance, and creativity during this pivotal time in history.

Zofie King will show alongside Catherine Day and Amelia Hankin Cashin, whose work you can check out here and here

Gallery Hours:

  • Thursday, Friday, and Sunday: 12pm to 4pm
  • Saturdays: 1pm to 4pm

Athenaeum Gallery is located at 201 Prince St., Alexandria, VA. For more information, call 703.548.0035 or visit