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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.

 

 

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

Posted by on Jul 18, 2017 in News & Events | 0 comments

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, http://potomacfiberartsguild.org/library/conant-grant/ for her project...

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August in the Galleries at A&M1 – Parklawn

Posted by on Jul 17, 2017 in News & Events | 0 comments

August in the Galleries at A&M1 – Parklawn

Artists & Makers Studios Presents “Stronger Together: the art of DC’s power couple Ellyn & Sesow” & “Scratching the Surface” with Meaghan Busch (Rockville, MD) – Artists & Makers Studios on Parklawn in Rockville is proud to present two exhibits in three galleries for the month of August along with artists’ open studios. Dana Ellyn and Matt Sesow are professional artists that have been living and painting in Washington, DC since the early 1990’s. Ellyn and Sesow are DC’s most prolific and best-selling living...

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August in the Galleries at A&M2 – Wilkins

Posted by on Jul 17, 2017 in News & Events | 0 comments

August in the Galleries at A&M2 – Wilkins

Artists & Makers Studios 2 Presents “Metropolis” with John Aquilino “The Right Way to Live, A story of Acceptance and Disability” with Emily Dolenz (Rockville, MD) – Artists & Makers Studios 2 on Wilkins Avenue in Rockville will present two exhibits in the main galleries for the month of August. “Metropolis” with John Aquilino is in the Main Gallery. The urban landscape has been the focus of John’s artwork since he moved from New York City to Maryland, and the endless patterns of colors and shadows produced by the changing light...

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Monthly First Friday Gallery & Open Studio Events

Posted by on Jul 17, 2017 in News & Events | 0 comments

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, wine and light refreshments. We throw the best parties in town!! August 4th September 8th October 6th November 3rd (Open Studio event on the 4th and 5th, 12-5) December...

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July in the Galleries at A&M1 – Parklawn

Posted by on Jun 19, 2017 in News & Events | 0 comments

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 Artists of DC was formed in 1999 when three artists:...

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July in the Galleries at A&M2 – Wilkins

Posted by on Jun 19, 2017 in News & Events | 0 comments

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 stories of outrage, to the point where the outrage...

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June in the Galleries at A&M1 – Parklawn

Posted by on May 12, 2017 in News & Events | 0 comments

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 heavily layered with paint and up-cycled...

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June in the Galleries at A&M2 – Wilkins

Posted by on May 12, 2017 in News & Events | 0 comments

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 usual subjects: A 30-year-old affair with Mexican...

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From the Arts Business Institute and A&M Studios

Posted by on May 4, 2017 in Classes & Workshops, News & Events | 0 comments

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 – Saturday, August 12 9:00 a.m Registration 9:30 a.m....

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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 in Classes & Workshops, News & Events | 0 comments

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: pooja@poojafineart.com...

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