Spring Art Walk at Georgetown Galleries on Book Hill

By Editorial Team on May 1, 2018
Auroras On Jupiter Ink on Vellum by Micheline Klagsbrun.
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Event: Saturday, May 5 from 5pm to 8pm
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The Georgetown Galleries on Book Hill will have their Spring Art Walk on Saturday May 5 from 5-8. The featured exhibitions this spring include work in a variety of media by American and international artists, as well as a range of curatorial approaches. At the same time, a common theme – how we interpret and conceptualize the world around us – runs through shows of all six galleries. So this will be a particularly interesting evening stroll for art enthusiasts. Moreover, Cirque du Soleil has partnered with the galleries and a few lucky patrons will win free tickets to see Luzia.

Two galleries will have group shows focusing on how artists use particular elements in their work – color in abstract art at Artist’s Proof Gallery and layered imagery at Cross Mackenzie Gallery. Klagsburn Studios is also presenting a group show. The solo exhibits at other galleries will give viewers a chance to consider other artists working with similar concepts.

At Susan Calloway Fine Arts, David Bell presents a new body of layered works exploring the interplay of materials. Two other artists with solo shows use imaginary structures and creatures in landscapes. At Addison/Ripley Gallery, painter Trevor Young suspends imagined architectural forms in his pieces; while, at Washington Printmakers Gallery, Douglas Bosley shows an imagined world with colonies of micro-robots in his finely detailed mezzotints.

The Georgetown Galleries is a group of galleries clustered along Wisconsin Avenue in upper Georgetown. They are Addison/Ripley Fine Arts, Artist’s Proof, Susan Calloway Fine Arts, Cross Mackenzie Gallery, Klagsbrun Studios, Maurine Littleton Gallery, and Washington Printmakers Gallery. For more information see www.georgetowngalleries.com.