Reception: Sunday, December 19 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Gallery B will feature Paying Attention, an exhibit by Robert O’Brien, from December 8, 2021 – January 2, 2022. The exhibit, located at 7700 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite E, Bethesda, MD, will showcase paintings by Robert. Gallery hours will be Wednesday – Saturday, 11:30am-5:30pm, as well as open on Sunday, December 12 and 19, 11:30am-5:30pm. A reception will be held Sunday, December 19, 6:30 – 8:30pm.
Robert O’Brien is an artist and mathematician specializing in the human form. He received his Certificate in Painting from Washington Studio School in 2002 and has exhibited in numerous solo and group exhibitions. He considers himself a painter who bridges abstraction and realism and follows the tradition of Titian, Velázquez, de Kooning and Pollock. Returning to Gallery B, O’Brien has also exhibited at the Kramer Gallery in Silver Spring, MD, Black Rock Center for the Arts in Germantown, MD and the National Symphony Orchestra Concert Hartke Theater in Washington, D.C.
Established by Montgomery County in 1994, Bethesda Urban Partnership, Inc. (BUP) is a downtown management organization that markets and maintains downtown Bethesda. The BUP team works in marketing, maintenance, transportation and administration to produce cultural events and community festivals and attend to landscaping and maintenance needs. BUP also manages the Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District, Bethesda Transportation Solutions (BTS), and the Bethesda Circulator as well as the non-profit art spaces, Gallery B, Studio B and the Triangle Art Studios.
From award-winning theatre to independent films, downtown Bethesda’s Arts & Entertainment District is filled with inspiring artists and art venues. The Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District is managed by the Bethesda Urban Partnership, Inc., and is the producer of The Trawick Prize: Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards, Bethesda Painting Awards, Bethesda Fine Arts Festival, Bethesda Film Fest, Bernard/Ebb Songwriting Awards and Play In A Day.
Gallery B is located at 7700 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite E, Bethesda, MD. For a closer look, please visit www.bethesda.org.