Material World

An exhibit bringing together six artists using materials in unique ways
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

HYATTSVILLE, MD (February 22, 2010) Material World, an exhibition at artdc Gallery from Saturday, March 12 to Sunday, April 3, 2011 will feature works by Sherill Anne Gross, Michael Janis, J. T. Kirkland, Matthew Langley, Katherine Mann, and Marie Ringwald.

“The commitment these artists have for their materials and craft lets their processes inform the content of the work, not overwhelm it,” notes curator Stephen Boocks. “While viewers will inevitably wonder how the works were made and will marvel at the technical prowess, the pieces selected ultimately transcend the materials used, allowing each finished object to stand on its own.”

An opening reception will be held on Saturday, March 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. Two artists talks will be held: Michael Janis, Sherill Anne Gross,  and Marie Ringwald on Saturday, March 19, and Matt Langley on Saturday, April 2. Gallery hours are Saturdays from 12 to 4 p.m. and by appointment. The gallery is located at The Lustine Center, 5710 Baltimore Avenue in Hyattsville, Maryland.

Material World features exceptional work diverse in style and serves as a testament to the rich pool of talented artists from or with close ties to the DC area,” adds Boocks. “These six artists at varying stages of their careers all have a clear vision of what they’re trying to achieve with their preferred media. ”

View a detailed catalog of the show here.

Artist websites:
matthewlangley.com
marieringwald.com
katherinemann.net
michaeljanis.com
sagworks.com
jtkirkland.com

artdc Gallery – 5710 Baltimore Avenue Hyattsville, MD 20781
Contact the gallery for appointments here.

Censored 2011

Who: artdc Gallery
What: Censored 2011
Where: 5710 Baltimore Ave, Hyattsville, MD 20781
When: Reception Feb 12, 2011 7pm – 9:30pm

In 2010, Censored was a success.  We developed the show as a response towards public opinions about nudity in local galleries, where invited artists to exhibit figure work which we self-censored.

We decided to re-tool this show and produce censored 2011 with new work and new self-censorship.


Invited artists are as follows: Andrea Hope, Chris Brady, Frank Turner, JM Hoover, Jerry Harke, Jonathan Zuck, Joshuva, Nigil Brice, Pamela Viola, Rahul Saha & Renee Azcra Woodward.
Curator: Renee Azcra Woodward

In 2010, Censored was a success.  We developed the show as a response towards public opinions about nudity in local galleries, where invited artists to exhibit figure work which we self-censored.  We decided to re-tool this show and produce censored 2011 with new work and new self-censorship.  Invited artists are as follows: Andrea Hope, Chris Brady, Frank Turner, JM Hoover, Jerry Harke, Jonathan Zuck, Joshuva, Nigil Brice, Pamela Viola, Rahul Saha & Renee Azcra Woodward. Curator: Renee Azcra Woodward

Twisted Vines

artdc is working with Deidree Bennett to select work for the walls of Twisted Vines, an Arlington Wine bar.  The space is classy, and the work looks amazing on the walls.  This is our first show of many to come.  While it’s an alternative space for art, it’s an amazingly supportive atmosphere for artists.  This show moves beyond just decoration for a bar, they have an interest in supporting artist’s need for a connection with the community. In addition to the show reception, there will also be an artist talk / brunch at the space.

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