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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 […]

Gustavo Forselledo: Paintings
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Gustavo Forselledo: Paintings

The District of Columbia, Wine and Beer On Exhibit at Shirlington Branch Library, December 2014 – January 2015 Artist Statement: “This series of paintings illustrates my interest in Latin American expressionism and focuses on two main themes: Washington DC and Wine & Beer. When I paint, I take images from real life – in this […]

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 […]

Marsha Brown: Sculpture
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Marsha Brown: Sculpture

Variations on the Traditional Ceramic Bust On exhibit at the Aurora Hills Branch Library, November 2014 – January 2015 Marsha Brown grew up outside Detroit Michigan and moved to Virginia in 1980. She studies at the University of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia, and earned her BFA from the University of Michigan. […]

Geeta Ramani: Watercolors
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Geeta Ramani: Watercolors

Water, Earth, Fire On exhibit at Central Library, November 2014. Find more of Geeta Ramani’s work on her website.   Want to buy something you see on our walls? Artists contribute 20% of sales made during their exhibit to the Friends of the Arlington County Public Library, to help support Library programming.   Learn more about Art […]

Alex Braden: Sound Installation
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Alex Braden: Sound Installation

Piece and Quiet Arlington County Spotlight Artist Grant, to be installed on Saturdays at the following locations: Nov. 22 – Westover Branch Library Nov. 29 – Cherrydale Branch Library Dec. 6 – Central Library Dec. 13 – Shirlington Branch Library True quiet is a near impossible experience. Even in anechoic chambers—soundproofed spaces designed to eliminate […]

Up Close: Local History Vault Treasures
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Up Close: Local History Vault Treasures