Opening Reception and Meet the Artists: Friday, August 3 from 5pm to 8pm
The complex beauty of nature has inspired many artists, whether spectacular color in a sunset or the intricate geometry of a seashell. For this all-media show, artists were interpret the power, beauty and importance of our natural surroundings.
This exhibition is juried by the legendary Lilian Thomas Burwell, a Washington, DC sculptor and painter whose work uses abstraction to express her personal response to the natural world.
First Fridays (first Friday of every month), Gallery Underground hosts an art reception FREE and open to all from 5-8pm. This members’ art gallery features paintings, sculpture, clay work, jewelry, mixed media and photography; each month the entire gallery changes its exhibit and presents a new show from its talented local members. Gallery Underground’s monthly opening receptions are part of Crystal City’s Art Underground “First Friday” events where you can also jam at ArtJamz Underground, take a stroll along the Fotowalk, and catch a show at Synetic Theater.
Gallery Underground anchors the visual arts component of Crystal City’s Art Underground, and serves as the main gallery space for the 150-member Arlington Artists Alliance. In addition to its monthly rotating exhibitions, Gallery Underground hosts a variety of community events, like lunchtime paint-ins, monthly Painting Uncorked classes, and dance and musical performances. The gallery has been voted “Best Art Gallery” in Arlington Magazine’s “Best of Arlington” survey, and was selected “Best Gallery, Crystal City” by Washingtonian Magazine.
- Monday-Friday: 10am to 6pm
- Saturday: 10am to 2pm
Gallery Underground is located at 2100 Crystal Dr., Arlington, VA. For more information, visit www.galleryunderground.org.