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Friday, February 28, 2014

Weekend East City Event Round Up

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Mason Saltarrelli. Notes from the Neon Bible. Photo courtesy RSP

Saturday March 1
CHAW– 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop will offer a series of four Sumi-e ink workshops in March starting this Saturday.  Ink-wash painting traces its origins as far back as the Tang Dynasty in China (618-907 AD).  Take all four workshops or pick the dates that suit you best.  Each Saturday will focus on a different plant as follows: bamboo, orchid, plum blossom and chrysanthemum. For registration information, click here.
CHAW is located at 545 7th Street SE

39th Street Gallery – 2 p.m.
Who’s Packing?  In this free workshop attendees will learn the best practices for packing, storing, transporting and shipping your artwork.  Expert speakers include John Paridiso (curator), Mark Wamaling (fine art services) and Martin Kotler (Smithsonian conservator).  Details here.
The 39th Street Gallery is located at 3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood, MD (second floor)

Brookland Art Space Lofts 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Attend a street art workshop with Brookland artist Rajan Sedalia.  After a live demonstration by the artist, try your hand at creating your own mural using aerosol techniques.  Sessions run every Saturday in March. For detailed registration information, click here
Brookland Art Space Lofts are located at 3305 8th Street NE

RandallScottProjects– 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
In Pages from the Neon Bible, Mason Saltarrelli draws inspiration from religious iconography and focuses on the concept of martyrdom.  His reflections result in the creation of sculptures constructed by chance and derived by rapid drawn images which will also be on display.  This is the artist’s second exhibition with RSP.  For more information on Saltarrelli, click here.
RandallScottProjects 1326 H Street NE (Second Floor)

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