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Category: On Exhibit

Ruth Garfield: Photographs
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Ruth Garfield: Photographs

Patioscapes On exhibit at Central Library, March – April 2015   Artist statement: During the warmer months, I enjoy observing plants on our patio as they grow and develop. I especially enjoy photographing them and creating small, serene landscapes, or patioscapes. Each patioscape includes one of my favorite sightings of plant life, which I tend […]

Fernando Osorio Zumarán: Oil Pastels
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Fernando Osorio Zumarán: Oil Pastels

Nets: The Interaction between Line and Color On exhibit at the Westover Branch Library, March 3 – May 4 2015 Please join us for a reception honoring the artist and his work on Saturday, March 28 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Fernando Osorio Zumarán plays with line and color in this intriguing series. He uses […]

2015 Scholastic Art Show
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2015 Scholastic Art Show

Photography, Painting and Sculpture by Arlington Students On exhibit at the Central Library, March 2015 Each winter, the Library hosts the Regional Scholastic Art Award, a competition which encompasses all Middle School and High School students in Arlington County. Almost 2000 works of art were submitted and judged by three jurors. Out of these, the judges […]

Kevin Kasmai: Photographs
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Kevin Kasmai: Photographs

Images from Around the World On exhibit at the Aurora Hills Branch Library, February – April 2015   Artist Statement: I’ve had an interest in photography from an early age. After studying film photography in high school for two years, the advances in digital photography in the last decade have made my pursuit of taking, […]

Roger Foster: Photographs
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Roger Foster: Photographs

Photographic Blends: Studies in Light, Time, and Perspective On Exhibit at Shirlington Branch Library, March 2015 Artist Statement: My photographic images are landscape compositions made from multiple photographs blended together to create unusual views beyond what is actually “seen” in the camera. Blends can be day-to-night, panoramic, or time-lapsed. My photographs have focused on landscape […]

Fighting Homelessness in Arlington
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Fighting Homelessness in Arlington

Because Homelessness Affects an Entire Community Arlington’s Department of Human Services, Doorways for Women and Families and A-SPAN have produced a special exhibit at Central Library on the often sudden, frequently long-lasting impact of becoming homeless. Amid displays on the numbers of those affected in the County, visitors have been offering their own definitions of “home” and […]

Kenneth Chadwick: Photographs of Nepal
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Kenneth Chadwick: Photographs of Nepal

The Roof of the World On Exhibit at the Cherrydale Branch Library, Jan. 7 – April 6, 2015   Kenneth Chadwick’s Artist Statement Nepal is a special place. It is a place where the graciousness and spirituality of the people is humbling and the sheer majesty of the Himalayas is overwhelming. For me, being in […]

Geeta Ramani: Watercolors
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Geeta Ramani: Watercolors

Discovering Nature in Unexpected Places… On exhibit at the Aurora Hills Library, December 2014 – January 2015   Artist Statement “My paintings celebrate the discovery of nature in unexpected places. Natural forms and elements within cities have the ability to transport us to happier places, either remembered or imagined, and through their study, we gain […]

Charlotte Landis and Leslie Wilder: Watercolors
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Charlotte Landis and Leslie Wilder: Watercolors

Take a Closer Look… On exhibit December 2014 at Central Library. About Charlotte Landis: “As an award-winning artist, specializing in watercolor, Charlotte Landis has found her voice by painting the very subject of her fondest childhood memories. As a young girl, she spent countless hours with her parents maintaining and nurturing their garden. This passion […]

Larry Bowring: Ceramic Vessels
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Larry Bowring: Ceramic Vessels

Beautiful and Useful On exhibit at Central Library, November – December 2014 Larry Bowring’s work is primarily wheel-thrown stoneware, sometimes embellished with engraving, and finished with the many slips, engobes and glazes available at the Thomas Jefferson Pottery Studio, where the pots are then fired in oxidation. Want to buy something you see on our […]