Weekend East City Event Round Up:  2015 Keeps Getting Better Edition

"Detail of a piece by Wayson Jones on view at the Glen Echo Park Stone Tower Gallery.  Image courtesy of the artist."
“Detail of a piece by Wayson Jones on view at the Glen Echo Park Stone Tower Gallery. Image courtesy of the artist.”

Friday, January 16

Washington Project for the Arts – on view 24 hours


Hothouse Video: Marina Zurkow featured six video animations, which form a narrative commenting on man’s interactions in the environment. The 144-hour video cycles continuously so viewers never see the same hand-drawn images twice. For details, click here.

The show will be at Capitol Skyline Hotel located at 10 I (Eye) Street SW.


Flashpoint Gallery – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.


Lulled Land is the second solo exhibition of Tai Hwa Goh at Flashpoint Gallery. Her art mixes hand-waxing and traditional printmaking techniques to create layered pieces that represent the layers of memories we all have. For more information, click here.

Flashpoint Gallery is located at 916 G Street NW.


Upshur Street Books – 7 p.m.


Pleasant Plains Workshop starts off the New Year with an exhibition focused on prints at Upshur Street Books. Resident artists will display their hand-pulled prints with multiples available for sale. For more information about the sale and exhibition, click here.

Upshur Street Books is located at 827 Upshur Street NW. 



Saturday, January 17

DC GlassWorks – 10 a.m.


Sally Resnik Rockriver visits DC GlassWorks to demonstrate her unique style of glassblowing. Rockriver’s conceptual approach stems from her self-taught techniques. For more information about the demonstration, click here.

DC Glassworks is located at 5366 46th Ave., Hyattsville, MD.


Glen Echo Park Partnership – 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.


Wayson Jones explores the properties of acrylic paints and gel media in his solo exhibition Jewels at the Stone Tower Gallery. Jones plays with perspective in his collages to encourage viewers to question the world around them. For more details about the exhibition, click here.

The Stone Tower Gallery is located at 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, MD.


doris-mae Studio Gallery – 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.


Portraits of Self as Others features the works of Luke Alexander Atkinson, Kanchan Balse, Laura Elkins, Amanda Kates, Joren A. Lindholm and Paul Pietsc. Thomas Drymon’s goal in curating this exhibit was to find artists who showed “individual viewpoints within the context of the work.” For details, click here.

Studio Gallery is located at 2108 R Street NW.


CHAW – 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.


Personally Speaking…is a small-works exhibit featuring the works of thirteen CHAL artists being displayed at CHAW. Juror Ellen Cornett will give a brief talk about the exhibit during the opening reception. For more information, click here.

CHAW is located at 545 7th Street SE.


Brentwood Arts Exchange – 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.


Ellyn Weiss, Pat Goslee, and Sally Resnick Rockriver display their works in Unmapped. The collective works examine the spaces between the common and known aspects of the world. For more details, click here.

Brentwood Arts Exchange is located at 3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood, MD.


HEMPHILL – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.


The new exhibition at HEMPHILL celebrates the works of artist William de Looper and showcases his works from 1964-1970. Visitors can see how de Looper infused his canvases with color to create each piece. For more information, click here.

HEMPHILL is located at 1515 14th Street NW.


Adah Rose Gallery – 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.


Jim Condron and Kristen Liu display their works at Adah Rose Gallery – for the first time – in Your Memories, Your Sentiments, Your Wishes, Your Secrets. Both artists explore the strange and unusual through their own styles. For more information about the artists, click here.

Adah Rose Gallery is located at 3766 Howard Ave., Kensington, MD.


Jess Oros is the Production Manager 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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