Friday, July 10, 2015

Weekend East City Event Round Up: Iconic Synthesis Edition

Iconic synthesis--Megan Van Wagoner's sculptures (left) become the blank canvas for Erik Thor Sandberg's (right) paintings in Saturated with the Subconscious.  Image courtesy Flashpoint Gallery.  

Thursday, July 9

Wild Hand Workspace – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Join Wild Hand Workspace for the opening of A Hand Drawn Feast by Marcella Kriebel. Kriebel’s prints can be found in many DC farmers markets and select gift stores. This is her first exhibition in Washington, DC. For more information, click here.

Wild Hand Workspace is located at 716 Monroe St. NE Studio #8. 

Joe’s Movement Emporium – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Textiles and Photography: A Juxtaposition of Silk Art and Photography features artist Diane Tuckman. Her work seeks to explore and encourage creativity from the audience. Guests will be invited to try their hands at silk painting during the opening. For details, click here.

Joe’s is located at 3309 Bunker Hill Rd., Mount Rainier, MD.

Friday, July 10

Flashpoint Gallery – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Artists Erik Thor Sandberg and Megan Van Wagoner work together in Saturated with the Subconscious. This exhibition merges Sandberg’s paintings and drawings with Van Wagoner’s narratives in porcelain and glass. For more information, click here.

Flashpoint Gallery is located at 916 G St. NW.

Touchstone Gallery – 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Join Touchstone Gallery for the opening reception of three exhibitions. Some Like it Hot features the works of Touchstone member artists, Memoryscapes – Blurry Lines II is a new series by Steve Alderton, and Olympic Peninsula: From Coast to Ancient Forests shows a photographic journey by Harvey Kupferberg. For details, click here.

Touchstone Gallery is located at 901 New York Ave. NW.

CHAW – 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
This Friday CHAW will host Paint and Sip with teaching artists Ellen Cornett and Sheppard Bear and a Friday Night Fever Disco Dance Workshop designed for all levels of experience. For details, click here.

CHAW is located at 545 7th St. SE.

Saturday, July 11

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Join the Anacostia Community Museum for their monthly studio tour to DC artists’ workspaces. This month’s tour will take visitors to the studios of Elva Anderson, Sharon Robinson, and DC Scraps. For more details or to register, click here.

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum is located at 1901 Fort Place SE.

Off-Rhode Gallery – 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
The Fourth Annual Artists Off-Rhode group exhibition showcases the talent of Ward 5 at Art Enables.. For more information, click here.

Off-Rhode Gallery is located 2204 Rhode Island Ave. NE.

CHAW – 5 p.m. to 7p.m.
A Journey Down the Potomac features the photographs of Jonathan Weiner. In his solo show, Weiner explores the length of the Potomac through color photographs printed from traditional slide film. For more details, click here.

CHAW is located at 545 7th St. SE.

Jess Oros is the Editor of East City Art. You can get more information about East City Art on Facebook, by following them on Twitter, or click here to sign up for their newsletter. 

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