Saturday, August 13, 2016

Art as Politics at Touchstone Gallery

The front page headlines of The Washington Post have been splashed—artistically—across the walls of the Touchstone Gallery.  Art as Politics brings together 126 works from artists across the country in a free-ranging, juried exhibition that seems to touch on every vexing social issue confronting society today. 
Read the review  By  in East City Art here.

More on the closure of Washington ArtWorks

“The resident artists at Washington ArtWorks were both surprised and dismayed to find out about the fiscal problems under the old management,” explained Jean Hirons, a painter from Rockville, “Neither the CEO, nor the board had ever indicated any of this to us. The immediate impact on the artists is that those who taught classes were not paid, and some paid their rentals in advance.”
Read it here.