GALLERY UNDERGROUND in Crystal City
Cindi Lewis exhibits: ”Themes & Variations.”
Artist Cindi Lewis explores how an image changes when depicted in different media or with different techniques. Monotypes and etchings, oil and watercolor paintings in pairs or trios depicting the same image in different media or different techniques.
When: August 28 through September 29, 2017
Reception/Meet the Artists: Friday, September 1, from 5-8 p.m.
Live Music by jazz duo: Mike and Dave Gassmann
Featured Artist of the Month: Ginger Sanaie, Watermedia
Primarily using traditional watercolor paints, Sanaie incorporates pencils, acrylic, ink and watercolor crayons. A series of paintings on TREES, Sanaie says, “Trees can be any color of the rainbow. I prefer an experimental approach to painting and there are no rules.”
Gallery Underground Members are also exhibiting new and original paintings, sculptures, glasswork, mosaic art, jewelry, photographs, mixed media and clay artwork. Also for sale, greeting art cards and matted prints. Members’ work changes monthly.
First Fridays: Gallery Underground’s free monthly receptions are part of Crystal City’s Art Underground “First Friday” events where you can also jam at ArtJamz Underground, see what’s happening at TechShop, stroll around Fotowalk exhibits and dine at great restaurants and bars ~ all in walking distance.
Gallery Hours: M-F 10am – 6pm, Saturday 10am – 2pm. Metro accessible. Metered street and garage parking available and are free all day Saturdays and after 4pm on weekdays.
The Arlington Artists Alliance Gallery
Crystal City Shops
2100 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202
Gallery co-directors: Sandi Parker and Jessica Mickey
Gallery Underground anchors the visual arts component of Crystal City’s Art Underground, and serves as the main gallery space for the 150-member Arlington Artists Alliance. In addition to its monthly rotating exhibitions, Gallery Underground hosts a variety of community events, like lunchtime paint-ins, monthly Painting Uncorked classes, and dance and musical performances. The gallery has been voted “Best Art Gallery” in Arlington Magazine’s “Best of Arlington” survey, and was selected “Best Gallery, Crystal City” by Washingtonian Magazine.
For more information about Gallery events, visit www.galleryunderground.org. Located in the Crystal City Shops at 2100 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202, this visual arts venue showcases the work of established and emerging regional artists. It is sponsored by the Arlington Artists Alliance (AAA), in partnership with the Crystal City Business Improvement District (BID), and Vornado/Charles E. Smith.
Arlington Artists Alliance: A Nonprofit Organization Serving and Supporting Arts and Artists in Arlington County
Alliance PR Contact:
Kat Jamieson, Marketing Chair firstname.lastname@example.org
Tom Mulczynski, President. www.arlingtonartistsalliance.org