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Category: On Exhibit

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

Rick Black: Paintings
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Rick Black: Paintings

Luminous, Playful Paintings of Westover On exhibit at the Westover Branch Library, October – November 2014 Public reception Saturday, Nov. 22, from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Rick Black can be spotted taking photographs in and around Arlington and Falls Church, Virginia and Washington, DC. He selects the best of his digital images and turns them […]

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

Art and Story On Exhibit at Shirlington Branch Library, October – November 2014     The artwork displayed in the Shirlington Branch Library in October and November was created by members of the Del Ray Artisans, a nonprofit arts organization based in the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria.   The power of art and story is […]

"We Are Arlington" Photographs
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“We Are Arlington” Photographs

Vintage Photos and Famous Portraits On exhibit at the Cherrydale Branch Library, Oct. 8, 2014 – Jan. 5, 2015 Public reception: Wednesday, Oct. 8, 7:00 p.m.   Images from Bill Hamrock’s new book, “We are Arlington,” describe Arlington’s “political, economic and social history.” Want to know how many fans attended the annual “Old Oaken Bucket” […]

Caty Forden: Paintings
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Caty Forden: Paintings

Portraits On exhibit at the Central Library, Oct. 2014   Caty Forden’s artist statement: As a visual artist and art educator working in drawing, painting, and collage, I understand the value of devoting one’s life to art through trial and error. Throughout my painting, whether in a market scene, an urban wasteland, or a portrait, […]

2014 Lego Creations Exhibit and Reception
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2014 Lego Creations Exhibit and Reception

Animals, Robots, Buildings and More! On exhibit at Central Library, the Aurora Hills Branch Library, the Columbia Pike Branch Library and the Westover Branch Library, September 2014.   Builders, families and fans are invited to join us for the LEGO Creations reception at Central on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.