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May in the Galleries at A&M1 – Parklawn

Posted 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 seeking sanctuary from war and oppression.

night trio - Cindy Packard Richmond

“Waterborne” with Cindy Packard Richmond examines water in its infinite variations – placid or fierce – the artist is struck by how water affects what it touches, what lives beneath or floats above.

Package Deal by Melanie Coleman

“This Ain’t Yo Mama’s Textiles” with Melanye Coleman juxtaposes portraits of women who defy traditional gender stereotypes to show their boundary-defying beauty on fabric – a material that, like them, is strong yet soft, and as varied as the women portrayed.

This Ain’t Yo Mama’s Textiles

Opening Reception
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Friday, May 5th, 2017

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

Additionally A&M is proud to present 2 exhibits at Artists & Makers Studios 2 at 12276 Wilkins Avenue in Rockville, just 9/10’s of a mile from the flagship location. “anti-land” with Gregory Logan Dunn in the Main Gallery and Merge Gallery,  and the Montgomery County Camera Club presents Tulipmania a solo exhibit with Patty Hankins. Gorgeous exhibits in New Master’s Gallery, Gallery 209, and resident artists’ open studios round out the evening.

These exhibits at both locations open Friday, May 5th, and continue through Thursday, May 25th, 2017.  Viewing hours are 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Tuesday-Friday, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Saturdays, and Sundays/Mondays by chance or appointment.

Parklawn Press Release
Wilkins Press Release