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July in the Galleries at A&M1 – Parklawn

Posted by on Jun 19, 2017

July in the Galleries at A&M1 – Parklawn

Artists & Makers Studios Presents Black Artists of DC & “The Identity of Water” with Cheryl Edwards (Rockville, MD) – Artists & Makers Studios on Parklawn in Rockville is proud to present two powerful exhibits in three galleries for the month of July. Black Artists of DC (BADC) are in the two main galleries with work by Daniel T. Brooking, James Brown, Jr., T.H. Gomillion, Gloria C. Kirk, Glenda Richardson, Janathel Shaw, Russell D. Simmons, Nanno Smith, and Eugene Vango. Black...

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July in the Galleries at A&M2 – Wilkins

Posted by on Jun 19, 2017

July in the Galleries at A&M2 – Wilkins

Artists & Makers Studios 2 Presents “The Unapproved Thought” Curated by Liz Georges “Time and Place: A Retrospective” with Julie Smith (Rockville, MD) – Artists & Makers Studios 2 on Wilkins Avenue in Rockville will present three exhibits in the main galleries for the month of July. “The Unapproved Thought” features the work of Michele Colburn, Linda Hesh, Carolina Mayorga, John Paradiso, Jenny Walton, Dawn Whitmore, and Zac Willis. Our national narrative has long been dominated by...

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June in the Galleries at A&M1 – Parklawn

Posted by on May 12, 2017

June in the Galleries at A&M1 – Parklawn

Artists & Makers Studios Presents “The Color of BOOM” with Terry Sitz “In the Flow” with Cristian Ianculescu “Unfinished – Small Work Paintings” with John J. Bruns (Rockville, MD) – Artists & Makers Studios on Parklawn in Rockville will present three glorious exhibits in three galleries for the month of June. “The Color of BOOM” – Sparked by her childhood fascination with Christmas lights and fireworks, abstract artist Terry Sitz channels her passion for color onto large canvases...

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June in the Galleries at A&M2 – Wilkins

Posted by on May 12, 2017

June in the Galleries at A&M2 – Wilkins

Artists & Makers Studios 2 Presents “The Obsessions of F. Lennox Campello” “Shakes Expressions” with Ken Radon (Rockville, MD) – Artists & Makers Studios 2 on Wilkins Avenue in Rockville will present two exhibits in the main galleries for the month of June. “The Obsessions of F. Lennox Campello” In his first regional solo show in 8 years, the Cuban-born artist delivers a buffet of artistic offerings in a variety of media and subjects exploring the artist’s by now familiar and...

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From the Arts Business Institute and A&M Studios

Posted by on May 4, 2017

From the Arts Business Institute and A&M Studios

Please join us for the Thriving Artists Workshop WASHINGTON DC METRO AREA Artists & Makers Studios 12276 Wilkins Avenue, Rockville, Maryland August 12-13, 2017 Want to launch and grow your own business as an artist? Interested in moving from part-time to full-time, struggling to sustainable? This two-day workshop program is designed to guide you into a successful business model. Learn best practices firsthand with some of the top experts in the industry. Schedule at a Glance –...

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Open Life Drawing Drop-In 2nd and 4th Mondays from 6-9pm at A&M2

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017

Open Life Drawing Drop-In 2nd and 4th Mondays from 6-9pm at A&M2

Open Life Drawing Drop-In   2nd and 4th Mondays of the month from 6-9pm. Artists of all levels are welcome. (No instruction.) Come draw from a professional model. Drop-in fee $10. Participants must be 18 years of age or older.   Artists & Makers Studios 2 12276 Wilkins Avenue Rockville, MD 20852 Park in rear, enter at the back door. Main Gallery, straight in and to the right from the parking lot. Figure drawing – nude model (short and long poses) Contact:...

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May in the Galleries at A&M1 – Parklawn

Posted by on Apr 17, 2017

May in the Galleries at A&M1 – Parklawn

Artists & Makers Studios Presents “Navigation/Immigration” with Alonzo Davis “Waterborne” with Cindy Packard Richmond “This Ain’t Yo Mama’s Textiles” with Melanye Coleman Artists & Makers Studios on Parklawn in Rockville will present three thought-provoking exhibits in three galleries for the month of May. “Navigation/Immigration” with Alonzo Davis, whose artworks are a take on early Micronesian navigation tools, and an exploration of the many modes of transport immigrants use while...

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May in the Galleries at A&M2 – Wilkins

Posted by on Apr 17, 2017

May in the Galleries at A&M2 – Wilkins

Artists & Makers Studios 2 Presents “anti-land”  with Gregory Logan Dunn “Tulipmania” with Patty Hankins (Rockville, MD) – Artists & Makers Studios 2 on Wilkins Avenue in Rockville will present one exhibit in the main galleries for the month of May. “anti-land” with artist Gregory Logan Dunn will be featured in the Main and Merge Galleries on the second floor. Work in this solo exhibit represents a new group of paintings that continue to pursue traditional themes in the artist’s work:...

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Call for Entries – The Wearable Hat Show with Steven Krensky at Artists & Makers Studios – Parklawn and Wilkins

Posted by on Apr 12, 2017

Call for Entries – The Wearable Hat Show with Steven Krensky at Artists & Makers Studios  – Parklawn and Wilkins

This exhibit, curated by Steven Krensky and a mystery juror, will offer artists in the metro area an opportunity to make a statement through the art of the hat. Pick a hat form, any hat will do. Paint it, stitch it, weld it, glue it, glass it, bead it, weave it together with wire or string or any old thing.

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April in the Galleries at A&M1 – Parklawn

Posted by on Mar 18, 2017

April in the Galleries at A&M1 – Parklawn

Artists & Makers Studios on Parklawn in Rockville will present three powerful exhibits in three galleries for the month of April. “Discreet Objects” with Lori Anne Boocks, “Friend or Foe” with Aline Martinez, and “Finding My Own Voice” will fill the galleries at A&M on Parklawn. In this era of constant communications Boocks obscures and reveals meaning by presenting nuance and subtext in her multi-media works. Martinez explores the political, personal, expressive, sacred, and utilitarian perspective of human responses to life events throughout the ages through sculpted human torsos. Local artists participate in the second annual victims’ rights exhibit marking April as a month of remembrance. Resident artists will also throw open the doors of their studios for visitors.

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April in the Galleries at A&M2 – Wilkins

Posted by on Mar 18, 2017

April in the Galleries at A&M2 – Wilkins

Artists & Makers Studios 2 on Wilkins Avenue in Rockville will present two exhibits in the main galleries for the month of April. “Cabinets of Curiosity” with artist Melissa Burley will be featured in the Main Gallery on the second floor. Burley combines reclaimed items that may include metal, glass, test tubes, furniture parts, automobile and bicycle components and then illuminates them with halogen or LED lighting encouraging preservation of our earth. “have a cow….” with Seena Sussman Gudelsky will be featured in the Merge Gallery on the second floor. Squeezed out of clay, or captured in paint… animals and their personalities magically come to life in the artist’s studio at A&M2. Playful loving, lively and fun, there’s something here for everyone.

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March 4th and 5th OPEN STUDIO WEEKEND

Posted by on Feb 12, 2017

March 4th and 5th OPEN STUDIO WEEKEND

Visit Artists in their Studios, Tour the Galleries Join us for our regular series of Open Studio weekends which allow you to visit many of our artists in their studios at both locations several times a year!  Two open studio weekends this year: March 4th and 5th, 10-4pm November 4th and 5th, 10-4pm  This is the most exceptional opportunity to browse the artist’s studios, hallways, and gorgeous work in all five galleries at Parklawn and Wilkins. Meet more than 120 artists, observe their...

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Victims’ Rights Gallery Exhibit, April 2017 “Finding My Own Voice”

Posted by on Jan 16, 2017

Victims’ Rights Gallery Exhibit, April 2017 “Finding My Own Voice”

CALL Open Until March 15th In keeping with our vision statement, Artists & Makers Studios offers special and unique opportunities for the region’s artists and creatives to exhibit their work in a supportive and professional environment. Artists & Makers Studios is proud to host its 2nd Annual Victims’ Rights Art Exhibit to coincide with National Crime Victims’ Rights Week in April 2017. This exhibit is for artists (and creatives) who are survivors of crime, their families and loved...

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February in the Galleries – Parklawn and Wilkins

Posted by on Jan 15, 2017

February in the Galleries – Parklawn and Wilkins

Artists & Makers Studios Presents “Compass Atelier Thesis Exhibition” with seventeen graduating artists (Rockville, MD) – Artists & Makers Studios on Parklawn in Rockville will present one exhibit in three galleries for the month of February. The first 17 member graduating class of The Compass Atelier’s Master Artist Program will present their Thesis Exhibition. The Compass Atelier is an art school located within the Artists & Makers Studios flagship studio center on Parklawn...

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January in the Galleries at Parklawn and Wilkins

Posted by on Dec 19, 2016

January in the Galleries at Parklawn and Wilkins

Artists & Makers Studios Presents “Dreams and Recollections” with four Alexandria based artists (Rockville, MD) – Artists & Makers Studios on Parklawn in Rockville will present one exhibit in three galleries for the month of January. “Dreams and Recollections” with Jenny Davis, Tanya Davis, Rachel Kerwin, and Marilynn Spindler will fill the galleries at A&M on Parklawn. Fluid textures, rich colors, and a dream-like quality unite the work of these four Alexandria based artists....

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December in the Galleries at Parklawn and Wilkins

Posted by on Nov 18, 2016

December in the Galleries at Parklawn and Wilkins

It’s About Love, Believing is Seeing, The Reachable Shore, The New Masters Art Gallery and more at Artists & Makers Studios 1 & 2 for the month of December. Come and see what all the buzz is about.

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Press

Posted by on Nov 6, 2015

Press

Just a sampling of our many press mentions. Come to the office at Artists & Makers Studios to see the whole press wall at your leisure. Washington Post Going Out Guide April 16-22, 2015 Grand Opening of Artists & Makers Studios Best Of Northern Virginia Magazine 2015 The Torpedo Factory Art Center with Salon – an Artful Conversation Washington Post In the Galleries with Marie Ringwald  Adding + Subtracting – Washington Blade July 30, 2015 The Painterly Print NPR/WAMU...

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Quilting for Change

Posted by on Aug 19, 2015

Quilting for Change

Artists & Makers Studios Presents International Exhibit “Quilting for Change” Groups Using Creativity to Uplift Human Condition of Marginalized People . (Rockville, MD) – Artists & Makers Studios in Rockville will present “Quilting for Change,” an international quilt exhibit by three collaborating organizations working for social change. The Advocacy Project and Quilt for Change use quilting to support the empowerment of women around the world. Solar Sister, an award-winning U.S....

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Studios…Get Your Studios!

Posted by on Jul 13, 2015

Studios…Get Your Studios!

Artists & Makers Studios Parklawn and Wilkins now host 36,000 sq ft of studio space after opening full and on wait list in March of 2015! We now host more than 120 artists in two locations with dedicated classroom and workshop space for teaching artists. Studios are available now at Wilkins, tour or join the wait list for these very popular and coveted spaces.  ...

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Photogathering

Posted by on Jul 1, 2015

Photogathering

Connecting with our community is a fundamental tenant of the Artists & Makers Studios vision statement, so we’re excited to be the new home of Photogathering, a large-format and alternative processes photography group representing photographers in Maryland, Virginia, Washington, DC, West Virginia and Pennsylvania. Photogathering was created to initiate and foster an interest in alternative or historic processes and large format film photography.  It is geared toward the experienced...

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