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Artful Weekend April 23-24 – The Art League


Welcome to Clever Weekend, our guide to fun and fascinating approaches to take pleasure in artwork in human being or just about.


This weekend: Display screen Desire and Lifestyle 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 Ability of the Flower at Yellow Barn Gallery.



Display Desire

The Aftermath by Barbara Boylan Watercolor and ink

Lights! Digital camera! Action! Screen Desire, our April themed exhibit, will take its cue from the huge and little monitor. Member artists produced works—drawings, paintings, glass, mixed media, sculpture, and photography–—inspired by the stories, illustrations or photos, writers, actors, directors, and musical scores from well known movies and television.

In the spirit of the exhibit’s theme, film and television actor Xander Berkeley served as juror. He is identified for roles in Terminator 2: Judgment Day and Air Pressure One videos, and extra not too long ago primetime series The Mentalist and 24. Alongside with people credentials, Berkeley is also an achieved painter and sculptor.

Display Desire is on perspective as a result of May 1.



Everyday living is Fragile: Take care of With Care by Amy Browning-Dill

Deal with With Treatment by Amy Browning-Dill

In this show, combined media artist Amy Browning-Dill seeks to discover the techniques in which human beings are connected to ecology: how we pollute the earth, demolish it, and how this destruction in the long run has an effect on us. As she considers human beings to be portion of this organic globe, she aims to not only exhibit how we are wrecking havoc on non-sentient lifestyle, but to examine how humanity itself suffers from our wantonness. Lifestyle is Fragile: Tackle With Care is on check out through May well 1.



Canvas Meets Curve Paul Cunningham and Sabiha Iqbal

Paul Cunningham, Violet Dusk, blended media, Flashe on Evolon, 25” x 24” x 5”



Sabiha Iqbal, A New Dawn, oil on canvas, 48” x 36”

Sabiha Iqbal and Paul Cunningham have been portray, critiquing, and exhibiting with a team of area artists due to the fact they achieved at the Corcoran College of Artwork and Structure seven decades in the past.  The Athenaeum display is the initial joint exhibition for the two artists.  Though the official features of their do the job appear incredibly unique, they have always been struck by the methods in which their bodies of do the job echo each individual other.  At situations their color palettes converge serendipitously, even though the abstract figurations in Sabiha’s canvases engage in off the bends and curves of Paul’s three-dimensional items.  Both artists endeavor to create a sense of movement and rhythm in their function. Canvas Meets Curve is on view via Might 29. There will be an opening reception this Sunday, April 24, from 4 – 6 p.m. 201 Prince Avenue, Alexandria, VA.



Hillary L. Metal: Tikkun Olam—Repair the Entire world

Textile: Ikat Resist Dyeing, Hand Weaving, Sewing Approx. 96 x 102 x 3 inches


“Craft is common and speaks all languages,” says fiber artists and trainer Hillary L. Steel, who specializes in weaving and resist dyeing. “Handmade objects quietly speak volumes about one’s lifestyle and identity, aesthetics, and intent.”  Tikkun Olam—Repair the Entire world, Steel’s exhibit at IA&A at Hillyer, features  hand-woven wall items in which she incorporates ikat and shibori (in Spanish, jaspe and amarras). Metal will perform a demo and artist speak at the gallery this Saturday, April 23, from 1 – 2 p.m. Her show is on watch by Might 1 9 Hillyer Court docket, NW.



The Power of the Flower: Portraits of Buds and Blooms

The Ability of the Flower: Portraits of Buds and Blooms at Yellow Barn Gallery in Glen Echo Park, options 70 is effective by neighborhood painters with the topic of flowers—joyful reminders to treasure the all-natural earth in celebration of Earth Day weekend. With depictions of flowers’ majestic forms and hues, as very well as their fragile but resilient and playful character, the paintings are an elixir of joy at this hard time. It opens tomorrow, with a reception from 5 – 8 p.m., and will be on see by way of Sunday, April 24 7300 MacArthur Boulevard, Glen Echo, MD.


Take pleasure in the weekend!



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