Thursday, January 31, 2013

Weekend East City Event Round Up

Weekend East City Event Round Up: “We the Artists” Edition

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Saturday February 2

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (2pm to 5pm)
The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop is hosting its Seventh Annual Photography Exhibition.  The open call resulted in the selection of 23 images from 13 artists using a variety of photographic processes including black and white, color, traditional, alternative, material, and digital.  For more information, click here.

CHAW is located at 545 Seventh St SE

Art Works Studio School (4pm to 8pm)
Presented in conjunction with the Gateway Community Development Corporation and Art Works Studio School, We the Artists will show work from artists whose studios are headquartered in the Gateway Arts District.  For more information, click here.  

Art Works Studio School is located at 3711 Rhode Island Ave Mount Rainier, MD

Lisa Marie Thalhammer. Boxer Girl. Photo courtesy of the artist.

The Fridge (7pm to 10pm)
Lisa Marie Thalhammer garnered certain amount notoriety for painting “Boxer Girl”, a DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities funded mural featuring a gay, female boxer in Bloomingdale.  In Intimate Network, Thalhammer moves her visual conversation of LGBT culture into the bedroom, ultimately engaging the viewer in a discussion surrounding civila rights, marriage equality and gender identity. For more information, click here.

The Fridge is located at 516 1/2 8th Street rear alley, SE

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