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Saint Ann Students: Endangered Animal Paintings
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Saint Ann Students: Endangered Animal Paintings

Collaborative Awareness On exhibit at the Central Library, July 2014 Elementary Art students at Saint Ann Catholic School in Arlington were inspired this year to bring awareness to endangered animals through these colorful murals. After learning about many of the beautiful animals on the endangered species list, each class chose an animal, and each student […]

David Jenkins: Papercutting
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David Jenkins: Papercutting

Visual Puns and Beautiful Designs On exhibit at Central Library, July 2014 David Jenkins’ paper cutting started as an artistic outlet during his 30 year career with the federal government.  Now retired, he continues to find this intricate art form to be relaxing, despite it being compared to “doing brain surgery on paper.” Over the past […]

Jim Rosso: Nature Photography
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Jim Rosso: Nature Photography

The Birds and the Bees (and a Wasp) On exhibit at Central Library, July 2014   Jim Rosso says, “these pictures represent some of the birds and insects I have seen around my house in Arlington. Previously I would go to other places to photograph “nature.” Now I realize that I can find nature in […]

Robin Kent: Landscape Photography
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Robin Kent: Landscape Photography

Yosemite and Beyond On Exhibit at Cherrydale Branch Library, July 8 – Oct. 6, 2014   Robin Kent, best known for his dramatic images of the Washington, D.C., area, has been a photographer since leaving a career in the Federal Government in 2000.  His images of the city are often captured at first light, when […]

Gustavo Forselledo: Paintings
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Gustavo Forselledo: Paintings

Latin American Expressionism and Universal Constructivism On Exhibit at the Shirlington Branch Library, July – August 2014   Born in Montevideo, Uruguay, Gustavo Forselledo spent most of his life working as a psychologist and program manager with international organizations. He always loved to draw and paint and when he moved to Honduras in 2006, he […]

H.B. Woodlawn Senior Art Exhibit
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H.B. Woodlawn Senior Art Exhibit

10 Seniors from Faylinda’s Art 4 and AP Studio Art Classes On exhibit at Central Library, June 6 – June 27, 2014     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. […]

Bryan Jernigan: Paintings
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Bryan Jernigan: Paintings

Landscapes On exhibit at the Central Library, June 2014     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 Exhibits at the Library.   

Lauren Marcott: Watercolors
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Lauren Marcott: Watercolors

Landscapes and Buildings On exhibit at the Columbia Pike Branch Library, May – August 2014 Lauren Marcott works at home, mostly in watercolor.  She finds that a large part of watercolor’s charm is that one sometimes just has to stand back and let the paint sort itself out. n the last few years she has […]

Maureen Melville: Stained Glass
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Maureen Melville: Stained Glass

Colorful Mix of the Abstract and the Recognizable On display at the Central Library, May – June 2014 Maureen Melville received her BA degree in Art History from the University of Chicago and a Master of Architecture degree from the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University. For the past 20 years she has pursued […]

Teresa Oaxaca: Paintings and Drawing
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Teresa Oaxaca: Paintings and Drawing

Portraits and Still Life On exhibit at the Central Library, May 2014. Teresa Oaxaca  is an emerging artist trained in the academic tradition. Inspired by artists such as Gericault, Odd Nerdrum, Ribera, Nicholas Aime Morot, and Leon Bonnat, she splits her time between Florence, Italy, and Arlington, VA. Oaxaca accepts commissions for portraiture and still life. […]