Stone Branch Arts Presents Behind the Veil: Mythology, Fantasy and the Human Psyche Group Exhibition at The Open Space Gallery

By Editorial Team on May 16, 2018
Work by Andrew Smart. Courtesy of Stone Branch Arts.
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Opening Reception: Friday, May 18 from 7pm to 9pm
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From the beginning of time, humankind has created symbols and stories to both explain the world around us, and to give life to the landscapes of our dreams and imaginings. From Jung’s archetypes, to ancient gods and goddesses, fantastical creatures and places that exist only in the mind’s eye, artists, using varied media, explore the realms of dreams, fantasy and mythology. Exhibited works play with boundaries of reality and express visions and mysteries that lie within and beyond us all.

Exhibiting Artists:

  • Dasha Alexandrov
  • Brandin Baron
  • Melvin Butler
  • T. Lang Francis
  • Pierre Hugues Gelinas
  • Chitra Gopalakrishnan
  • Ashley Gonzales
  • Frank Hoeffler
  • Nancy Hsue
  • Glen Kessler
  • Sara Maddox
  • Evan Parker
  • Leah Schaperow
  • Barbara Simcoe
  • Andrew Smart
  • Hope Sorensen
  • Darren Soto
  • Jessica Szuchyt
  • Sandrine van Slee
  • Tim Weedlun
  • John Wolfer
  • Joseph Bellofatto

Awarding Judge: Luis C. Silva

Bio: Luis is director of studio art and teaches on both the undergraduate and graduate level at American University. He works in a number of traditional and contemporary media including painting, video, digital imaging, and installation and is presently represented by G Fine Art in Washington, DC. Luis Silva has shown at the Corcoran Museum in Washington, DC, Artpoint Art Basel Miami in Miami, FL, the Museum of Modern Art/Gramercy Theater in New York, NY, Neiman Center at Columbia University in New York, NY, PS 122 in New York, NY, and other numerous national and international venues. He has been prominently reviewed in national publications including the Washington Post. Luis Silva received his MFA degree from Columbia University and his AB degree from Harvard University and he has served as a visiting artist, instructor and critic at a number of prestigious nationally recognized universities.

The Open Space Gallery is located at 1331-O Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD.