Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Silica gets limelight in new Hyattsville art exhibit.
Artdc's Gallery is host to a series of transparent–or at least translucent–artworks produced by area glass artists. The exhibit, entitled Glass 2012, showcases 10 artists from the Hyattsville-based glass blowing and sculpture studio DC GlassWorks. The full list of artists can be found on Artdc's website. The show was curated by Joseph Corcoran, whose works have been included in a number of regional art exhibitions since he started producing work at DC GlassWorks in 2004. Corcoran is currently an instructor for DC GlassWorks For gallery manager Grayson Heck, glass is a sometimes under appreciated artistic medium. He said the show brings together a diverse group of artists, each doing unique things with glass. "It's the medium itself. …
Friday, July 6, 2012
Hyattsville art show highlights wood as medium for artistic expression.
The Artdc Gallery in downtown Hyattsville will be sporting some serious wood this weekend. Wood sculptures, that is. The gallery will be holding an opening reception for its new exhibition of contemporary wooden sculptures, entitled Against the Grain, this Saturday, July 7 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. "Contemporary wood art has evolved to a new level with the use of modern tools to create sculptures and kinetic works," according to an announcement sent to Patch. "These works rub against the grain of traditional sculpture in a new direction." The show will feature the work of wood sculptors Anthony Comes, Camden Place, Emma Holland Denvir, Grayson Heck, Ian McDermott, Kelly Guerrero, Levon Kojoyan, Mark Earnhart, Pat McGowan, Richard Brown, Ryan…
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Local artists are focus of show in downtown Hyattsville.
- On artdc
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Sunday, March 4, 2012
Hand Picked art show brings together six artists for a unique experience.
Hyattsville Patch was live at the opening reception for the Hand Picked art show at the Lustine Gallery in downtown Hyattsville and returned with this video.
Friday, March 2, 2012
Take some time to mingle with artists this weekend at the Hand Picked art show.
Get a chance to meet some of the artists whose work makes up the Hand Picked show currently hanging at the artdc Lustine Gallery. An opening reception will be held on Saturday, March 3 from 7-10 p.m. at 5710 Baltimore Avenue in Hyattsville. Hand Picked features the work of Washington D.C. area artists working in a variety of mediums. The works were selected by artdc Creative Manager Grayson Heck. The show highlights the work of artists Heck has met through his time at the University of Maryland and at artdc. Artists involved include darkroom photographer Barry Schmetter, woodcarver Camden Place, printmaker Justin Strom, multi-media artist Peter Gordon, sculptor Ryan McKibbin and Printmaker Henrik Sundqvist. Via artdc.com
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Area arts blogger takes in exhibit at ArtDC gallery in Hyattsville.
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Hyattsville gallery director Jesse Cohen helps artists make connections.
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Design Studio Art Gallery is now going by the name Riggio Design: Interiors/ Gallery/Showroom.
Some things are evolutions. Erica Riggio and her interior design business—ahem, studio/gallery/showroom—is a re-evolution of sorts. Riggio moved her workspace from a storefront at EYA’s Arts District Hyattsville on Baltimore Avenue, down a couple doors, and into the artdc Gallery at The Lustine Center. Design Studio Art Gallery, formerly the harvest of Riggio’s and her business partner’s work, is now going by the name Riggio Design: Interiors/ Gallery/Showroom. “Now, we are under the umbrella space, artdc @ Lustine and work out of and help curate, at times, exhibits alongside of artdc,” Riggio said. “We actually have a few other arts-related businesses—VM Photography and Makeup and Space 26 Designs—working out of the same space. It really …
Thursday, August 11, 2011
Art collectors and enthusiasts gathered at EYA on the last day of the exhibit that highlighted local artists.
Thursday, July 14, 2011
Six Hyattsville-area artists showcase their work from July 10 to August 7 at the Lustine Showroom. An opening reception is planned for 7 p.m. on July 16.
Since 2009, artdc has brought Washington, D.C.-area artists into view at the artdc Gallery. They have had great success, and have built a loyal following. However, they haven’t yet created the opportunity to showcase Hyattsville artists as a group. Now they are making up for lost time, highlighting six Hyattsville artists: Ed Burck, Tom Cardarella, Stevie O' Grady, Joe Rodgers, Ruth Horlick, and yours truly, Chris Suspect. The show is titled, “Emerging from Hyattsville,” and will include a wide variety of works and materials from the artists. The selections were made by Denise Brown of Hyattsville Community Arts Alliance and Jesse Cohen of artdc.org. Opening Reception artdc will be holding the opening reception at the gallery from 7 to …