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Nilo Santiago: Paintings
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Nilo Santiago: Paintings

Travelogue Series On exhibit at the Aurora Hills Branch Library, April – June 2015. Travelogue is a creative, detailed and sensitive journal of Nilo Santiago’s travel experiences. . . an expression of what he found fascinating, beautiful, meaningful and colorful in the world around him. Want to buy something you see on our walls? Artists […]

Scott Speck: Pinhole Photographs
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Scott Speck: Pinhole Photographs

Paradise through a Pinhole On exhibit at the Cherrydale Branch Library, April 8 – June 29, 2015. Please join us for a reception honoring the artist and his work on April 11, from 1:00 – 3:00. Speck will give a talk on pinhole photography at 2:00 p.m.   About Scott Speck Though I am a […]

Del Ray Artisans: Mixed Media
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Del Ray Artisans: Mixed Media

Art and Story On Exhibit at Shirlington Branch Library, April 2015   The power of art and story is universal. A good story or other form of literature can spark the imagination and inspire artists to create meaningful work. Behind every piece of art is a story–whether borne of the artists’ experiences or their interpretation […]

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, […]

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 […]