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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 […]

Claremont Immersion Elementary: Mixed Media
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Claremont Immersion Elementary: Mixed Media

Art Sparks Engaged Learning On Exhibit at Shirlington Branch Library, February 2015 Arts Education is an integral part of the core curriculum and provides students with unique experiences not taught in other core areas. The arts offer powerful tools for expression – tools for making connections between intellect and emotion, tools for bringing meaning and […]

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 […]