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Consistent with our Vision Statement of being a supportive and vibrant environment for artists to realize their creative goals and connecting with the community beyond our doors, Artists & Makers Studios is pleased to share the news of our own events and the activities of our 69 Resident Artists, including their exhibits and solo shows in the mid-Atlantic and beyond.

 

 

A&M is the 2018 Editors’ Pick, Best Place to Experience Art in BEST OF Bethesda Magazine

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A&M is the 2018 Editors’ Pick, Best Place to Experience Art in BEST OF Bethesda Magazine

Artists & Makers Studios is the “Best Place to Experience Art” according to the editors of the 2018 issue of BEST OF BETHESDA MAGAZINE, JAN/FEB 2018   Featuring the studio of Kristina Penhoet Featuring the Compass Atelier with Glen Kessler and students  Featuring Christine Cardellino (Torpedo Factory Artist) and her solo exhibit at A&M “Want to try your hand at painting, glassmaking or even belly dancing? Artists & Makers Studios has offerings in everything from smartphone photography to doll-making and...

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February 2018 in the Galleries at A&M1 – Parklawn

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February 2018 in the Galleries at A&M1 – Parklawn

Artists & Makers Studios Presents Be Still with Sheryl Massaro & Coriolana Simon The Dress as Icon with Alexandra Michaels Revisioning the Flip Doll: Exploring Our Connections curated by Erika Cleveland (Rockville, MD) – Artists & Makers Studios on Parklawn in Rockville is proud to present three gallery exhibits for the month of February along with artists’ open studios. “Be Still” with Sheryl Massaro and Coriolana Simon explores the still life through their painting and photography. “The Dress as Icon” with Alexandra Michaels...

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February 2018 in the Galleries at A&M2 – Wilkins

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February 2018 in the Galleries at A&M2 – Wilkins

Artists & Makers Studios 2 Presents Personal Context – with Brian Fisher Petals – with Patty Hankins (Rockville, MD) – Artists & Makers Studios 2 on Wilkins Avenue in Rockville will present two exhibits in the main galleries for the month of February along with artists’ open studios. “Personal Context” with Brian Fisher shares a view into storytelling through perspective, light and shadow. Fisher is inspired by Rembrandt, Caravaggio, and Hopper for his use of light. This exhibit explores forgotten perspectives –...

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Suzan E. Jenkins, CEO of CreativeMoCo – the Arts and Humanities Council

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Suzan E. Jenkins, CEO of CreativeMoCo – the Arts and Humanities Council

Upcoming FREE Salon – an artful conversation Events Suzan Jenkins  The Arts and Humanties Council of Montgomery County CultureSpotMC Learn more about the Arts and Humanities Council and what they do for Montgomery County, and discover all they have to offer in the way of grants and professional development and technical assistance programs January 20th 1-3pm Free and open to the public Artists & Makers Studios 2 12276 Wilkins Ave. Rockville, MD. 20852 (240)437-9573 Please join us for Salon – an Artful Conversation on January 20th,...

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January 2018 in the Galleries at A&M1 – Parklawn

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January 2018 in the Galleries at A&M1 – Parklawn

Artists & Makers Studios Presents Frida & the Day of the Dead with David Amoroso, Marily Mojica, and Sergio and Claudia Olivos (Rockville, MD) – Artists & Makers Studios on Parklawn in Rockville is proud to present one three gallery exhibit for the month of January along with artists’ open studios. “Frida & the Day of the Dead” celebrates the inextricable link in modern culture between the iconic artist Frida Kahlo and Día de Muertos (the Day of the Dead). David Amoroso and Marily Mojica bring together their explorations...

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January 2018 in the Galleries at A&M2 – Wilkins

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January 2018 in the Galleries at A&M2 – Wilkins

Artists & Makers Studios 2 Presents The Figure as Still Life – with Pooja Campbell Intuitive Painting – with Christina Hibbard (Rockville, MD) – Artists & Makers Studios 2 on Wilkins Avenue in Rockville will present two exhibits in the main galleries for the month of January along with artists’ open studios. “The Figure as Still Life” with Pooja Campbell will fill the main gallery. Campbell has been drawn to the nude as a subject since the start of her career. Her figures cohabitate in a world filled with nature and...

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April 7th-8th & November 3rd-4th, 2018 FREE OPEN STUDIO WEEKEND

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April 7th-8th & November 3rd-4th, 2018 FREE 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 the Parklawn & Wilkins locations twice a year! 2018 April 7th and 8th, 12:00-5:00 pm November 3rd and 4th, 12:00-5:00 pm  This is the most exceptional opportunity to browse the artist’s studios, hallways, and gorgeous work in all eight galleries at Parklawn and Wilkins. Meet more than 130 resident artists, observe their processes, and ask questions to learn more...

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2018 Monthly First Friday Gallery & Open Studio Events

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2018 Monthly First Friday Gallery & Open Studio Events

Come and see gorgeous gallery exhibits at two locations (just 9/10’s of a mile apart in Rockville) each month, and enjoy resident artists’ open studios, demos, entertainment, wine and light refreshments. We throw the best parties in town!! Events are typically First Friday unless a major holiday pushes them to Second Friday. Artists & Makers Studios on Parklawn Drive in Rockville is a 13,000 sq. ft. facility with 65 resident artists. Artists & Makers Studios 2 on Wilkins Avenue in Rockville is a 23,000 sq. ft. facility...

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

Posted by on Dec 1, 2017 in Classes & Workshops, News & Events | 0 comments

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

Resumes in February 2018 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: pooja@poojafineart.com...

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Call for Flip Dolls! For a February 2018 Exhibit, Revisioning the Flip Doll: Exploring Our Connections

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Call for Flip Dolls! For a February 2018 Exhibit, Revisioning the Flip Doll: Exploring Our Connections

Artists & Makers hosts Revisioning the Flip Doll: Exploring Our Connections at the Parklawn Studio, featuring work by Erika Cleveland and flip dolls created by women at the N. Street Homeless shelter as part of a series of workshops. For this show, we are inviting artists from the DC community and beyond to submit their own Flip dolls for display in this exhibit! Cleveland received a Margaret Conant Grant in the Spring of 2016 from the Potomac Fiber Arts Guild for her project “Revisioning Flip Dolls.” For this project she is creating her...

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