Events

“Art” Events

Feb 26

Monotype and Mixed Media with Bridget Murphy

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Washington Printmakers Gallery (1675 Wisconsin Ave NW)

Explore using various media (printmaking, collage, painting) to create your monotype artwork. In this class we will discuss the principles and elements of design, composition, and combining drawing, texture, and color to create a monotype of an image using line and plexiglass, collage, and oil painting.

Art
Feb 27

Intro to Frame Making in the Apartment Setting with William Demaria (Session 2)

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Washington Printmakers Gallery (1675 Wisconsin Ave NW)

This class will cover everything from basic woodworking with hand tools to cutting glass and archival matting artwork.

Art
Feb 27

Intaglio Without Acid: Copper Plate Engraving & Drypoint with William Demaria

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Washington Printmakers Gallery (1675 Wisconsin Ave NW)

This class will start with basics such as teaching students how to sharpen burins and bevel copper plates, introduce students to historic techniques, and end with applying those techniques in modern experimental processes.

Art
Feb 28

Watercolor Paint Making with Earth Pigments with Lianna Zaragoza

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Washington Printmakers Gallery (1675 Wisconsin Ave NW)

Learn to process earth pigments for watercolor paint making and develop a personal palette of artist quality watercolor paints. In this class we will learn about foraging for pigments responsibly while developing a relationship to our natural surroundings.

Art
Feb 29

Beginning Printmaking with a Print Press for Pre-Teens and Teens with Etai Rogers-Fett

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Washington Printmakers Gallery (1675 Wisconsin Ave NW)

This course is designed as an entry point into the fun and versatile world of printmaking beyond what is typically offered in school curriculum. Pre-teen and teen students will gain familiarity and experience with methods of relief and intaglio printmaking and learn how to print on a press

Art
Mar 02

Opening Weekend: “ICONS – An Exhibition About the Right to Exist”

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM House of Sweden (2900 K St NW)

The photo exhibition "Icons" explores the right to exist and to be seen, regardless of who you are. It features portraits of iconic figures – real and fictional – modeled by 21 individuals with Down Syndrome. Here, they get to act out their dreams and desires: in society, in pop culture, and in art.

Mar 03

Collagraph Printing – Level 2 with Nina Muys

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Washington Printmakers Gallery (1675 Wisconsin Ave NW)

In this class, we will explore the great possibilities of the collagraph printmaking process. Using gel medium, gesso and carborundum gel medium, participants will create a richly textured plate, using cardboard as the base.

Art
Mar 03

Opening Weekend: “ICONS – An Exhibition About the Right to Exist”

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM House of Sweden (2900 K St NW)

The photo exhibition "Icons" explores the right to exist and to be seen, regardless of who you are. It features portraits of iconic figures – real and fictional – modeled by 21 individuals with Down Syndrome. Here, they get to act out their dreams and desires: in society, in pop culture, and in art.

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