Monday, August 1, 2011

PAST: ART: Two Shows at Honfleur "5th Annual East of the River" and "61" from FRI, August 5th - FRI, Sept 9th and THURS, Sept 15th, Free

The Honfleur Gallery hosts the"5th Annual East of the River" Celebration of the Arts
On view August 5th - September 15th
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Local artists Jonathan Edwards, Jon Malis, Lark Catoe-Emerson, Deborah Terry, Marlon Normon and Danielle Scruggs explore and react to the cultural, social, and historical heritage of Anacostia. The six artists were selected by an esteemed panel of judges including Renee Stout (renowned DC artist), Stephen Bennett Phillips (Federal Reserve) and Susanna Raab (Smithsonian‘s Anacostia Community Museum).

Read more about the show on East City Art.

... and another show upstairs!

On view August 5th - September 9th

Upstairs at Honfleur Gallery, 61, an installation-based exhibition on mapping of time and place by resident artist Mei Mei Chang, is based on her two-month (sixty-one day) residency in Anacostia. Using traditional artists materials such as ink, paint and paper paired with more nontraditional drawing materials such as colored tape, yarn and packing wrap, Chang expands the concept of drawing from the paper’s surface to the architectural limits of the gallery.

1241 Good Hope Road, SE
Metro: Anacostia

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