Saturday, August 21, 2004

The Latin American Cultural Space has an excellent program called "One and a Half Program for Emerging Artists," that often organizes shows at the Consulate of El Salvador.

Its next show at the Consulate will be new work by Trinindad Coopman, whose show is titled "Past and Present" and opens on August 27 with a reception from 6-8 PM. The exhibition closes on September 12. The Consulate is located at 1724 20th STreet, NW near the Dupont Circle Metro station.

GWU graduate Nina Chung Dwyer, who as a student exhibited in both Conner Contemporary's and our past area student shows, has a solo at the Artist's Gallery in Frederick, Maryland from 3-26 September with an opening reception on September 4, from 5-8 PM. By the way, on the first Saturday of the month, Frederick holds a gallery walk during which the town welcomes gallery viewers with visual art, music and food.

Zenith Gallery has a new show opening September 10 to October 17 of new work by Sica, whose work Zenith has represented for over two decades. Opening receptions to meet the artist are September 17, from 6 - 9pm (this event to include music by Patrick Collins and dance by Linden Holt) and September 18 from 1 - 4pm.

work by Ginny RuffnerPerhaps the best fine art glass focused gallery in the world, the Maurine Littleton Gallery in Georgetown will present new mixed media sculptures by Ginny Ruffner. This exhibition will feature diverse examples of Ms. Ruffner's art. The show has been timed to coincide with The Flowering Tornado: Art by Ginny Ruffner, a traveling exhibition of the artist's work, organized by the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, opening at the Contemporary Art Center of Virginia September 30, 2004 through January 16, 2005. Ruffner's exhibition dates are October 5 - 20, 2004, with an opening reception to meet the artist on October 3 from 5-7 PM.