Saturday, August 27, 2005

Tape Guy in the news

Mark Jenkins' current exhibition in our Georgetown gallery will be next week's "Best Bet" in WETA TV's Around Town program and also the "Hot Pick" of the week by the Washington Times.

MSAC Hosts Visual Artists' Registry

One of the largest registries of its kind, this free resource for regional artists seeking to promote their work and hosted by the Maryland State Arts Council, has been successfully connecting artists with curators, collectors, and buyers for more than 20 years.

With a steadily growing artist membership, MSAC and MAP are able to provide ready access to the images, resumes, and other relevant documentation of nearly 1,800 active artists in the region. The in-house Resource Center is open to the public and free of charge, Tues - Sat, 11am - 5pm. During regular hours appointments are recommended, but not necessary. For info, email them at or call 410-962-8565.

Opportunity for Artists

Deadline: Friday, October 7, 2005

Arlington Arts Center - Drawing: Tradition and Innovation. Exhibition Dates: November 15, 2005 to January 7, 2006.

All artists living or working in Virginia, Maryland, Washington, D.C., West Virginia, Pennsylvania, or Delaware are invited to enter. Drawings in any media on any kind of ground will be considered. No size restrictions, but work must fit through a standard double doorway. Outdoor works will also be considered.

Artists may submit slides or CD, application form, resume, and application fee. To obtain more information or to download a prospectus, visit their website at, or call them at 703/248.6800.

For more info:
Arlington Arts Center
3550 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, VA 22201

Prospectus here.

Gallery Talk Tomorrow

Don't forget that the artists in the "Text" gallery of the Seven exhibition will be having a gallery talk about their work tomorrow starting at 2PM. Refreshments, art and art talk! All free and open to the public.

Molly Springfield, JT Kirkland, Denise Wolff, Mark Cameron Boyd and Michael Janis will discuss their artwork and themes. Warehouse Gallery 1021 7th St, NW, Washington, DC 20001.

Drawing Session tomorrow

Mr. Dave Quammen of MOCA in Georgetown, will be hosting an open drawing session at Light Street Gallery, 1448 Light Street, in Baltimore, on Sunday, September 18, 2005, from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. There will be a live model for this session; the fee is $10.00 per artist.

To RSVP and for more info contact Dave Quammen at 202.966.0366 - 202.361.3810 cell - or email him at


Submission guidelines for submissions to be considered for future shows at the American University Museum are posted here.

Submissions should be mailed to:

Jack Rasmussen
Director and Curator
American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016-8031

Silverthorne on Fitts

Alexandra Silverthorne interviews Seven artist Michael Fitts.

Read the interview here.