Welcome to Artful Weekend, our guide to fun and exciting approaches to enjoy artwork in man or woman or virtually.
This weekend: Monitor Desire and Everyday living is Fragile: Manage With Care at the League Canvas Fulfills Curve at The Athenaeum Tikkun Olam—Repair the World at IA&A at Hillyer and The Electric power of the Flower at Yellow Barn Gallery.
Lights! Digital camera! Action! Display Desire, our April themed show, normally takes its cue from the large and little display screen. Member artists made works—drawings, paintings, glass, blended media, sculpture, and photography–—inspired by the stories, photographs, writers, actors, administrators, and musical scores from well-known motion pictures and tv.
In the spirit of the exhibit’s topic, film and tv actor Xander Berkeley served as juror. He is recognized for roles in Terminator 2: Judgment Working day and Air Force A single films, and extra lately primetime sequence The Mentalist and 24. Together with those qualifications, Berkeley is also an completed painter and sculptor.
Display screen Dream is on view as a result of May possibly 1.
Lifestyle is Fragile: Tackle With Treatment by Amy Browning-Dill
In this show, blended media artist Amy Browning-Dill seeks to investigate the techniques in which human beings are related to ecology: how we pollute the earth, damage it, and how this destruction in the end has an effect on us. As she considers people to be element of this purely natural globe, she aims to not only show how we are wrecking havoc on non-sentient existence, but to explore how humanity itself suffers from our wantonness. Life is Fragile: Cope with With Care is on look at through May perhaps 1.
Canvas Satisfies Curve Paul Cunningham and Sabiha Iqbal
Sabiha Iqbal and Paul Cunningham have been painting, critiquing, and exhibiting with a group of local artists considering that they met at the Corcoran School of Artwork and Layout seven decades back. The Athenaeum show is the very first joint exhibition for the two artists. Although the official elements of their operate surface extremely various, they have generally been struck by the means in which their bodies of perform echo each other. At times their coloration palettes converge serendipitously, when the summary figurations in Sabiha’s canvases perform off the bends and curves of Paul’s a few-dimensional pieces. Both artists endeavor to make a feeling of movement and rhythm in their function. Canvas Fulfills Curve is on look at via Could 29. There will be an opening reception this Sunday, April 24, from 4 – 6 p.m. 201 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA.
Hillary L. Metal: Tikkun Olam—Repair the Environment
“Craft is universal and speaks all languages,” says fiber artists and trainer Hillary L. Steel, who specializes in weaving and resist dyeing. “Handmade objects quietly discuss volumes about one’s culture and id, aesthetics, and goal.” Tikkun Olam—Repair the Globe, Steel’s show at IA&A at Hillyer, features hand-woven wall pieces in which she incorporates ikat and shibori (in Spanish, jaspe and amarras). Steel will conduct a demo and artist speak at the gallery this Saturday, April 23, from 1 – 2 p.m. Her display is on check out by May well 1 9 Hillyer Courtroom, NW.
The Electricity of the Flower: Portraits of Buds and Blooms
The Electrical power of the Flower: Portraits of Buds and Blooms at Yellow Barn Gallery in Glen Echo Park, features 70 functions by area painters with the topic of flowers—joyful reminders to treasure the pure globe in celebration of Earth Day weekend. With depictions of flowers’ majestic types and hues, as perfectly as their fragile but resilient and playful character, the paintings are an elixir of contentment at this difficult time. It opens tomorrow, with a reception from 5 – 8 p.m., and will be on look at via Sunday, April 24 7300 MacArthur Boulevard, Glen Echo, MD.
Appreciate the weekend!