Freight Gallery Presents Michele Montalbano Pages From the Book of Babel

By East City Art Editorial Team on December 3, 2019

Sun, December 8 2019

War & Peace, (from the Babel Project), 24″ x 15″, Etching, Letterpress, and Mixed Media. Courtesy of the artist.

Opening Reception: Sunday, December 8 from 3pm to 5pm

About the artist:  Michele Montalbano was born in Los Angeles, California, and is based in the Washington, DC area where she earned an MFA in painting from George Washington University. She works as a painter, printmaker, and installation artist. She received the Strauss Fellowship and the David Lloyd Kreeger Prize, was a finalist in both the Bethesda Painting Awards and the Trawick Prize, and received a fellowship at the Vermont Studio School. Montalbano’s work has been exhibited at numerous group and solo exhibitions in the DC area including Gallery Plan B, McLean Project for the Arts, Hillyer Art Space and Arlington Arts Center.

About Freight Gallery: Freight is an artist run micro-gallery in a 1925 Hollister Whitney freight elevator in Washington, DC.  The space is 75 inches wide, 95 inches high, and 85 inches deep–a perfect container for displaying sculpture and small installations.  Its mission is to create more opportunities for artists.

Freight Gallery is located at 2414 Douglas Street NE. There is plenty of street parking, although you might have to park a block or two away.  Please text 202-276-5430 if you need parking accommodations. Enter on the side of the building through the loading dock.

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