Del Ray Artisans Gallery Presents Together

By Editorial Team on August 2, 2021
Diva Energy Mandala by Liz Martinez.
Opening Day Appointments: Friday, August 6 from 12pm to 9pm

Together is a special exhibit by Del Ray Artisans’ outstanding volunteers and board of directors. These members help make Del Ray Artisans a thriving organization that fosters community and promotes creative expression and artistic endeavors in the visual, performing, and applied arts. Come celebrate their dedication and enjoy their artwork.

The members who donated the most volunteer hours from January 2019 through April 2021 were invited to enter pieces. The featured works were selected by curators Amy Kitchin and Joshua Oliveira. A big thank you to the exceptional volunteers who qualified for the exhibit:

2019-2021 Board Members – Currently Serving: Dale Spivey (President), Kathryn A Brown (Secretary), Rita Schooley (Treasurer), Stephen Lally (Assistant Treasurer), Bill Cabrera (Archives), Kathy Stoner (Communications), John Bordner (Community), Kelly Postula (Curating), Kurt Peterson (Facilities), Karen Schmitz (Grants), Beth Richardson (Membership), Kelly M. MacConomy (Outreach), Erica Hughes (Programs), Dawn Wyse Hurto (Technology), Amy Kitchin Hower (Volunteers), Suzan Ok (Youth Programs), Marlin G. Lord (Emeritus); Recent Served: Drew Cariaso, Joe Franklin, Brittany Gabel, David Heckman, Sharon Holland, Nancy Kline, Leigh Lafosse, Judy Lynn, Milagros Mateu, Betsy Mead, David McClure, Stacy Rausch, Sophia Suarez, and Kathy Turner.

Other Outstanding Volunteers: Cheryl Audet-Lavoie, Veronica Barker-Barzel Kelly, Jana Bertucci, Joan Bickelhaupt, Mel Bikowski, Leah Boynton, Sharon Burton, Marshall Carolus, Stephanie Chan, Chrissy Charboneau, Sunny Chen, Sarah Chittenden, Sean Crumley, Pamela Day, Kajal Dhabalia, Linda Elliff, Chris Fedderson, Lynn Fernandez, Tom Kelly, Gordon Thomas Frank, Joyce A. Frank, Doug Fuller, Nancy Galib, Donna Gallo, Kateri Garcia, Kate Gibney, Gale Goldfarb, Lesley Hall, Howard Hay, Mathew Heggem, Monica Hokeilen, Hillary Hoffman, Betsy Jones, Wendy Leaumont, Marie Lenker, Jeff Lodge, Linda Lowery, Theresa Kulstad, Nicole Mahoney, Liz Martinez, Jenny Nicholson, Eileen O’Brien, Nancy Ramsey, Katherine Rand, Michele Reday Cook, Ellen Rosenthal, Laura Rush, Kitty Russell, Doug Schulte, Kevin Sherlock, Kelli Sincock, Karen Laurie Thomas, Suzanne Tillman, Marcia Lynn Toepfer, Nancy Toni, Pamela Underhill, Taly Walsh, Tamara Wilkerson, Tracy Wilkerson, Liz Vance, Christine Vinh, Dan Witmeyer, Margaret Wohler, and Seth Yavit.

Del Ray Artisans is extremely grateful to its members who work tirelessly to make our little corner of the art world successful. Our nonprofit arts organization relies on the dedication, commitment, and generosity of members to provide the high quality exhibits, programs, and special events for which it is well-known.

Reserve a ticket for a half-hour viewing during the extended hours on opening day: Friday, August 6 between 12-9pm. Opening day tickets are not required, but ticket holders have priority entry.

Gallery hours are First Thursday (Apr-Sept) 12-9pm, Thursday 12-6pm, Friday 12-9pm, Saturday 12-6pm, and Sunday 12-6pm (closed the last Sunday of the month). Del Ray Artisans is ALX Promise certified and is committed to the health and safety of our visitors. Please wear a face mask and maintain 6′ of personal space.

The Together exhibit runs August 6–28, 2021 at Del Ray Artisans gallery in the Colasanto Center, 2704 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, VA. The gallery is free, open to the public, and accessible.

For more information, visit DelRayArtisans.org/exhibits or contact the curators Amy Kitchin (Volunteers@DelRayArtisans.org ) and Joshua Oliveira (joshua.oliveiramartin@gmail.com) or Director of Curating Kelly Postula (Curating@DelRayArtisans.org).