Barracks Row Art Openings Saturday Night – Conventional vs. New Wave

Garden Palette, by Wan Ho Lee, Capitol Hill Art League, at CHAW

Garden Palette, by Wan Ho Lee, Capitol Hill Art League, at CHAW

 

Portrait - by SCOTCH! at The Fridge

Portrait, by SCOTCH! at The Fridge

Art Openings Saturday Night – Conventional vs. New Wave

by Larry Janezich

Capitol Hill’s two chief art exhibit venues have openings Saturday night with artists’ receptions conveniently staggered, facilitating attendance at both events.

The Capitol Hill Art League sponsors a regional show: Appetite for Art.

Juried by Top Chef, Stephen Cheung, of Lavagana Restaurant on Capitol Hill and Art Curator, Deirdre Ehlen MacWilliams, awards will be presented at a reception from 5-7 PM on Saturday, March 5th, at the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW), located at 545 Seventh Street, SE.

The 31 artists featured in the show represent a range of media including oil, acrylic, watercolor, mixed media, graphite, pencil, collage, sculpture, etching and photography.

Artists include: M’El Abrecht, David Alfuth, Jennifer Barlow, Stephanie Bianco,Diane Blackwell, Susan Bradley, Emily Canzoneri, Sally Canzoneri, Elizabeth Clark,Ron Colbroth, Vivian DeKosinsky, Elizabeth Eby, Jill Finsen, Kay Fuller, Cassidy Garbutt, Tara Hamilton, Robin Harris, Wan Ho Lee, Cindi Lewis, Robert Lipartito, Charles Martin, Michael McSorley, Meera Rao, BD Richardson, Carolyn Rondthaler, Lynne Mallonee Schlimm, Judy Searles, Ann Thomson, Alex Tolstoy, Gale Wallar, Nancy Williams

The Fridge unveils an exhibit featuring art that is a little more contemporary, “New Wave” – a solo exhibit by renowned stencil-artist SCOTCH!  The opening reception for the artist is from 7-11PM on Saturday, March 5.

Alex Goldstein, curator of The Fridge says, “SCOTCH! is back with ten fresh new pieces, created exclusively for ¡NEW WAVE! Continuing his unique method of combining multiple styles of stenciling, SCOTCH! pushes the boundaries and definition of stencil art, opening the medium to novel possibilities.”

The Fridge is located behind the Shakespeare Theater administrative office building which is across the street from Matchbox Pizza on 8th Street SE, at 516 1/2 8th Street, SE.

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