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December 2019 in the Galleries at Parklawn

Artists & Makers Studios Parklawn Hosts Three Visually Rich Exhibits in December
Painting and Photography Take Center Stage

(Rockville, MD) – Artists & Makers Studios on Parklawn Drive in Rockville highlights the work of three metro-area artists with rich visual vocabularies in three galleries for the month in December. Teresa Jarzynski shares textural still life paintings in Be Still My Life, Vladimir Zabavskiy’s gem-like paintings sparkle in May Beauty Follow, and Jenny Nordstrom offers some of her favorite images from a long-term project in Doors of Distinction. Pike District sponsors a very special December First Friday and celebrates North Bethesda’s Urban Core – and all there is to see, do, visit and try here. There’s something new behind every door in the Pike District. These exhibits will open for First Friday festivities on December 6th between 6pm and 9pm and will showcase artists’ open studios for browsing and shopping.

“Be Still My Life” with Teresa Jarzynski
“May Beauty Follow” with Vladimir Zabavskiy
“Doors of Distinction” with Jenny Nordstrom

Opening Reception
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Friday, December 6th, 2019

Artists & Makers Studios 1
11810 Parklawn Dr., Suite 210
Rockville, MD 20852

Visit A&M1 Parklawn and enjoy the gorgeous gallery exhibits, along with open studios, a perfect time for shopping and gift-giving, or for finding a treasure for yourself. Enjoy wine, soft drinks and light refreshments, and rich and varied art for browsing and buying – all in one location.

These exhibits at A&M1 Parklawn open Friday, December 6th, and continue through Friday, December 20th, 2019.  Viewing hours are 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Tuesday-Saturday, and Sundays/Mondays by chance or appointment.

***Still Life Open Drawing and Painting with exhibiting artist Teresa Jarzynski in the Main Gallery on December 7th, 14th, 21st (Saturdays) 12-3pm. All are welcome and the events are free. Bring your art supplies – and easels, tables and chairs, and snacks will be provided.***

Artists & Makers Studios on Parklawn Drive in Rockville, established in October 2014 by artist and arts community builder Judith HeartSong, is a 13,000 sq. ft. facility is home to 66 resident artists. Artists & Makers Studios 2 has left the former Wilkins location and will be announcing its new home later this year. A&M Studios is dedicated to providing a supportive and vibrant environment for artists to realize their creative goals – through studio practice, collaboration, education, opportunities, networking and connecting with the community beyond our doors. From the Pike District, we invite you to join us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter and check out our website

December 2019 Press Release
December 2019 Exhibit Details

November 2019 in the Galleries at Parklawn

Artists & Makers Studios Parklawn Presents
Three Unique Exhibits in November
A Gorgeous Mix of Abstract and Representational Art

(Rockville, MD) – Artists & Makers Studios on Parklawn Drive in Rockville hosts four artists with unique viewpoints in three galleries for the month of November. Barbara Bell and Loren Scherbak let us eavesdrop on the conversation between watercolors and wood-fired clay in Earth Works, Russell Palanzo shares energetic and colorful abstracts in Snapshot, and Barbara Quinn invites viewers to explore a whimsical travelogue in Land, Sky, and Sea. These exhibits will open for First Friday festivities on November 1st between 6pm and 9pm and will showcase artists open studios for browsing, along with musical entertainment. Free Drawing for a Holiday Cooking Gift Basket that includes Penzey’s Spices and other awesome treats on First Friday.

Cooking Gift Basket with Penzeys Spices
Enter the free drawing for this Giant Holiday Cooking Gift Basket, November’s First Friday, 6-9pm


“Earth Works”
with Barbara Bell and Loren Scherbak
“Snapshot” with Russell Palanzo
“Land, Sky, and Sea” with Barbara Quinn

Opening Reception
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Friday, November 1st, 2019

Artists & Makers Studios 1
11810 Parklawn Dr., Suite 210
Rockville, MD 20852

Visit A&M1 and enjoy the galleries, along with open studios, all of A&M’s artists, soothing Solo Acoustic Guitar with David Ziegele in the lounge, and folk band Blackwood & Brass with Scottish Smallpipe, Mandolin, and Percussion. Enjoy wine, soft drinks and light refreshments, art and music – all in one location.

These exhibits at A&M1 Parklawn open Friday, November 1st, and continue through Saturday, November 23rd, 2019.  Viewing hours are 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Tuesday-Saturday, and Sundays/Mondays by chance or appointment.

***GALLERY TALK on November 19th, 7-9pm with Phil Hutinet – Editor, East City Art***

CONFLUENCE: Two Rivers One City is East City Art’s annual anthology of critical writing.  Part of the presentation includes a discussion on trends in regional visual art, critical arts writing and what East City Art has been covering over the past 12 months.

Artists & Makers Studios on Parklawn Drive in Rockville, established in October 2014 by artist and arts community builder Judith HeartSong, is a 13,000 sq. ft. facility is home to 66 resident artists. Artists & Makers Studios 2 has left the former Wilkins location and will be moving to its new home in December of this year. A&M Studios is dedicated to providing a supportive and vibrant environment for artists to realize their creative goals – through studio practice, collaboration, education, opportunities, networking and connecting with the community beyond our doors. 

Press Release November 2019
Exhibit Details Parklawn, November 2019

Studios…Get Your Studios!

Artists & Makers Studios Parklawn and Wilkins maintain 36,000 sq. ft. of studio space at two locations after opening full and on wait list in March of 2015 at Parklawn! We now host more than 150 artists in two locations with dedicated classroom and workshop space for teaching artists, along with five galleries. Tour today for available studios, or get on our wait list for your dream studio.

 

 

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 editor
s 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 provides an outlet for all kinds of creative pursuits for beginners through professional artists……..”

Editor’s Pick PDF here

 

And Best Bets in the same issue of BEST OF BETHESDA MAGAZINE
Featuring the work of David Amoroso
and mentions for
Marily Mojica
&
Sergio and Claudia Olivos

“Mexican artist Frida Kahlo was known for her intense self-portraits, but an exhibitionat Artists & Makers Studios in Rockville shows how four local artists depict the famous painter, feminist and political activist. The Mexican holiday Day of the Dead is another common theme among the paintings and mixed-media artwork by David Amoroso, Marily Mojica and Sergio and Claudia Olivos on display in the exhibition Frida and the Day of the Dead……”

 

Best Bets PDF here

2020 Monthly First Friday Gallery & Open Studio Events

Come and see gorgeous gallery exhibits 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. A&M Studios is dedicated to providing a supportive and vibrant environment for artists to realize their creative goals – through studio practice, collaboration, education, opportunities, networking and connecting with the community beyond our doors.

2020
Jan 3rd
Feb 7th
Mar 6th
Apr 3rd
May 1st
June 5th
July 10th*** Second Friday
Aug 7th
Sept 4th
Oct 2nd
Nov 6th
Dec 4th

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