GALLERY UNDERGROUND in Crystal City
When: Nov. 1-Nov. 24, 2017
Reception: First Friday Nov. 3, 5-8PM Meet the artists
Gallery Underground’s Focus Gallery will feature the group show “There’s No Place Like Home”. Home means so many different things…a smell, a touch, a place, family, friends, food, a memory. Using colored pencil as the primary medium, The DC Metro-Washington Chapter of the Colored Pencil Society of America illustrates thoughts of “home”.
Featured Digital Artist: Karen Cohen/Photographer
DC’s Karen Cohen, photojournalist and award winning photographer, exhibits PHANTASIZE, dreamscapes, mystic muses and imaginary places.
All month long, Gallery Underground Members are also exhibiting new and original paintings, sculptures, glasswork, mosaic art, jewelry, photographs, mixed media and clay artwork along with greeting art cards and matted prints. Members’ work changes monthly so be sure to stop in every month!
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/ 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 is sponsored by the Arlington Artists Alliance (AAA), in partnership with the Crystal City Business Improvement District (BID), and Vornado/Charles E. Smith and hosts a variety of community events, like lunchtime paint-ins, monthly Painting Uncorked classes, and dance and musical performances. For details on becoming a member of Gallery Underground, please go to: http://www.galleryunderground.
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.o
Gallery Underground has been voted “Best Art Gallery” in Arlington Magazine’s “Best of Arlington” survey, and “Best Gallery, Crystal City” by Washingtonian Magazine.
The Metro-Washington chapter 109 is a self-governing group of Colored Pencil Society of America members that operates to advance the art of colored pencil. By promoting camaraderie, exhibition opportunities, and education locally, the chapters provide artistic support for their members and help CPSA to attract new members. CPSA members are free to join one or more of almost 30 District Chapters around the country. DC109 has a membership of over 50 artists from Washington D.C., Maryland, Virginia, and California. While each artist works in colored pencil, each artist’s style, substrate, and vision are unique. Experience the variety, detail, and subtle nuance of colored pencil art by this group of nationally known artists.