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Portico Gallery and Studios Presents Beyond the Classroom

Courtesy of Portico Gallery and Studio.

Reception: Saturday, March 14 from 6pm to 8pm
Reschedule Date TBD

I have often thought George Bernard Shaw’s famous line, “Those who can, do; those who can’t, teach” as a great line for a play, but not true to my lived experience. I have always admired artists who teach. This exhibition pairs artists who teach with artists who were their former students. In addition to four local artist/teachers, I am fortunate to include four artist/teachers from my hometown Albany, New York who were influential in my artistic development. – John Paradiso, Curator

Featured Artists:

  • Valerie Watson and James Massaquoi
  • Heekyu Hong and Rushern Baker
  • Kyujin Lee and Lawrence Kirk
  • Janis Goodman and M. Alexander Gray

Linda Bacon, My 9th Grade art teacher and Mary Pat Wager, Willie Marlowe, and Linda Morrell, my professor’s from the Sage College of Albany.

Portico Gallery is located at 3807 Rhode Island Ave, Brentwood MD.