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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.

 

 

October in the Galleries at A&M1 – Parklawn

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

October in the Galleries at A&M1 – Parklawn

Artists & Makers Studios Presents Fleeting Moments: Waterscapes by Susan Shalowitz FORCED TO FLEE: The Refuge Crisis – Katherine Janus Kahn & Co.  –  with members of the Clay CoOp Artists & Makers Studios on Parklawn in Rockville is proud to present three exhibits for the month of October along with artists’ open studios. “Fleeting Moments: Waterscapes by Susan Shalowitz” Focuses on water’s endless allure. Its moods, as influenced by light and wind, are ever-changing, and vary from one moment to the next....

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October in the Galleries at A&M2 – Wilkins

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October in the Galleries at A&M2 – Wilkins

Artists & Makers Studios 2 Presents Story Fragments – with Ellen Cornett Explorations – Paintings and Drawings of Sarna Marcus My Petersburg. My City. My Story – with Gary D. Jones Artists & Makers Studios 2 on Wilkins Avenue in Rockville will present two exhibits in the main galleries for the month of August. “Story Fragments” with Ellen Cornett Working in charcoal and carbon pencil, I create surreal tableaux frequently referencing fairy tales, poems and rhymes. While the subject matter of each image varies widely, a...

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November 4th and 5th OPEN STUDIO WEEKEND

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

November 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! November 4th and 5th, 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 about what they do....

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September in the Galleries at A&M1 – Parklawn

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September in the Galleries at A&M1 – Parklawn

Artists & Makers Studios Presents IMAGINARY FRIENDS (Discovered and Documented by Caroline McCatty and Kathy Beynette) The Creative Mind of Dana Zatman Steven Krensky’s Wearable Hat Show Artists & Makers Studios on Parklawn in Rockville is proud to present three exhibits in four galleries for the month of September along with artists’ open studios. “IMAGINARY FRIENDS (Discovered and Documented by Caroline McCatty and Kathy Beynette)” The artists were out thrifting one day when they came upon a very strange church, all boarded up and...

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September 2017 in the Galleries at A&M2 – Wilkins

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September 2017 in the Galleries at A&M2 – Wilkins

Artists & Makers Studios 2 Presents “The Edge of Light” with the National Capital Art Glass Guild “Steven Krensky’s Wearable Hat Show” Artists & Makers Studios 2 on Wilkins Avenue in Rockville will present two exhibits in the main galleries for the month of August. “The Edge of Light” a juried exhibition with the National Capital Art Glass Guild will fill the Main Gallery. The National Capital Art Glass Guild, founded in 1978, is a group of 200 glass artists of all persuasions primarily from Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC as...

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Salon – an artful conversation with Brand Expert Melanie Spring

Posted by on Aug 2, 2017 in News & Events | 0 comments

Salon – an artful conversation with Brand Expert Melanie Spring

Melanie Spring – Branded Confidence August 26th, 1-3pm Free and open to the public Artists & Makers Studios 2 12276 Wilkins Ave. Rockville, MD. 20852 (240)437-9573 How does one define their own brand? The answer to that can be found through the expertise of experienced brand strategist, Melanie Spring. Branding is what Melanie does best and with that said, she was put here to get you outside of your box and firmly in your purpose – professionally and personally. Please join us for Salon, an Artful Conversation where the topic will focus...

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

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August in the Galleries at A&M1 – Parklawn

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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

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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

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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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