Weekend East City Event Round Up: First Shows of 2012 Edition

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Close-up of a performance piece by J. J. McCracken. Photo courtesy of the artist.

 

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Saturday January 7

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The Capitol Hill Art Workshop (5pm to 7pm)

 The Capitol Hill Art Workshop (CHAW) hosts its Sixth Annual Photography Juried Competition.  The winner will be the recipient of a purchase prize made possible by the late Lou Stancari, a Capitol Hill resident and long-time supporter of the arts in DC.  The presiding juror is Bruce McKaig, a local arts educator and photographer.  For additional details, click here.

CHAL shows at the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop located at 545 7th Street SE

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39th Street Gallery (5:30pm to 8pm)

The Brentwood Gallery presents Thirst an installation by artist J. J. McCracken and curated by Claire Huschle.  The exhibition explores the themes of abundance and scarcity both locally and globally.  McCracken’s signature use of clay weaves both finished forms such as bowls and dried clay in its rawest form to produce thought provoking pieces that reflect the current state of global resource inequality.  For additional details, click here.

The 39th Street gallery is located at 3901 Rhode Island Avenue, Brentwood, MD

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Saturday January 7

 

 

The Capitol Hill Art Workshop (5pm to 7pm)

The Capitol Hill Art Workshop (CHAW) hosts its Sixth Annual Photography Juried Competition.  The winner will be the recipient of a purchase prize made possible by the late Lou Stancari, a Capitol Hill resident and long-time supporter of the arts in DC.  The presiding juror is Bruce McKaig, a local arts educator and photographer.  For additional details, click here.

 

CHAL shows at the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop located at 545 7th Street SE

 

39th Street Gallery (5:30pm to 8pm)

The Brentwood Gallery presents Thirst an installation by artist J. J. McCracken and curated by Claire Huschle.  The exhibition explores the themes of abundance and scarcity both locally and globally.  McCracken’s signature use of clay weaves both finished forms such as bowls and dried clay in its rawest form to produce thought provoking pieces that reflect the current state of global resource inequality.  For additional details, click here.

The 39th Street gallery is located at 3901 Rhode Island Avenue, Brentwood, MD