4 Del Ray Artisans

2704 Mt Vernon Ave, (703) 838-4827
Thurs 12-6, Fri 12-9, Sat 10-9, Sundays 12-6

January 6-29: Artists relish the opportunity to break away from the norm—be different and free from the styles and traditions of realistic art. Local area artists, including Del Ray Artisans members, present in the Simply Abstract exhibit their unique compositions using a visual language of shape, form, color, and line. Some have no representational content whatsoever, while others keep one foot in reality, or somewhere in between.

Feb 3-26: Lovers will celebrate the spirit of Valentines Day throughout the month of February.  This show features Del Ray Artisans (DRA) members’ interpretations of affectionate pairings in 2D and 3D mediums. Artists’ new handmade cards will also be available.

Join DRA in “Sweet Treats and Poetry” on Tuesday, February 14 at 6-8pm at the gallery. Featuring desserts and poetry! You’re invited to read a poem, either one you wrote or a favorite by another author, or just come to enjoy the readings by others. This event is free.

1 Multiple Exposures Gallery

105 N. Union St., # 312, (703) 683-2205,
Open daily 11-5 pm, 2-9 pm 2nd Thurs.

January 3-February 12:

Irish Landscapes: A Study in Contrasts -
Photographs by Colleen Spencer Henderson.

Hard Truths: McDowell County, WV -
Photographs by Sandy LeBrun-Evans

February 14 – March 26:

Small Anxieties – Photographs by Janet

1 Potomac Fiber Arts Gallery

105 N. Union St, Suite # 29,  (703) 548-0935. Open
M-Sun 11-5, Thurs Nights, thru 9 pm.

Neutrals: Calm after Holiday Color, January 10 thru  February 5. After the mad sensory stimulation of the holidays, a return to calmer hues. Our artists seek inspiration in neutrals: compositions in black, white, subtle grays, or tans. This show will also feature artists Grace Mahanes, Nimi Rao, and Barbara Rushworth.

Cosmic Sights and Sounds, February 7 thru March 19. The show’s contemplative theme comes as the winter night sky’s grand collection of brilliant stars begins to give way to the vernal equinox. Featured artists: Carol Bodin, Mickey Kunkle, and Lynda Prioleau.

Whether for self or gifts, jewelry, sculpture, clothing, and wall pieces are some of the items that will be exhibited.

The area’s first cooperative fiber art gallery has 70 members, some of whom are published, teach and have won awards in the fiber arts. Monthly juried shows include original works in jewelry, scarves, clothing, woven, knitted  or crocheted items, handmade paper, wall hangings, fiber sculptures and a variety of other innovative work.

Printmakers Inc.
Studio #325,  Torpedo Factory Art Center, 105 N. Union St,  (703) 683-1342. Daily 11am-5 pm. www.tfpi.org

Artist Invite Artists, prints by member and guest artists in the small exhibition gallery. The large gallery will feature the membership’s work, consisting of silkscreen, intaglio, relief, mono prints, collagraph, and lithography.

Current members: Veronica Barker-Barzel, Anne Buchal, Judith Coady, John Gosling,  M. Alexander Gray, Laura Huff, Avis Fleming, Edward McCluney, Norma Pffaf, Patrick
Sargent, Priscilla Young.

Printmakers Inc. remains the only group studio dedicated to the art of original hand-pulled prints.  Member artists work in a variety of traditional printmaking techniques that include intaglio, lithography, relief, monotypes and screen-printing.

3 Studio Antiques & Fine Art

524 N. Washington St, (703) 548-5188. Open Tues. – Sat., 11-5, Sunday, 12-5.

Area’s most extensive & diverse collection of European & American painting from the 18th to the early 20th century. Over 300 antique paintings beautifully displayed in conjunction with period furniture & accessories in a turn-of-the-century row house in historic Alexandria. Painting subjects include landscapes, portraits, genre scenes, animals, still lives, marines, etc. Everything is properly restored & guaranteed as represented. Painting restoration, picture lights.










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