April 18, 2024


Arts Fanatics

Artful Weekend April 9-10 – The Art League


Welcome to Clever Weekend, our guidebook to fun and exciting ways to take pleasure in artwork in particular person or just about.


This weekend: Screen Desire and Daily life is Fragile: Tackle With Treatment at the League Rose Jaffe’s open up studio gain for Ukraine Bienvenue Fotso’s vibrant botanicals at African Art Beats and Aboriginal artwork at Watergate Gallery.



Monitor Dream

CODA by Camille Kouyoumdjian

Lights! Digital camera! Action! Display Dream, our April themed exhibit, characteristics artworks influenced by the stories, illustrations or photos, writers, actors, directors, or musical scores from videos and tv. In trying to keep with the show’s concept, we requested film and television set actor Xander Berkeley to serve as juror. You might know him for his television roles as Sheriff Thomas McAllister on the criminal offense drama The Mentalist, George Mason on the political thriller sequence 24, or notable movie roles in Terminator 2: Judgment Day and  Air Pressure A single, but Berkeley also an accomplished painter and sculptor.

Monitor Dream is on watch through May perhaps 1.



Lifetime is Fragile: Handle With Care by Amy Browning-Dill

Sea of Plastic 1 by Amy Browning-Dill

In this show, blended media artist Amy Browning-Dill seeks to investigate the means in which human beings are linked to ecology: how we pollute the earth, demolish it, and how this destruction in the long run affects us. As she considers people to be aspect of this pure earth, she aims to not only show how we are wrecking havoc on non-sentient life, but to examine how humanity alone suffers from our wantonness. Everyday living is Fragile: Deal with With Care is on see through May well 1.

Be part of us for an in-man or woman opening reception celebrating the April member show, and April solo artist Amy Browning-Dill. 5-minute artist talks with award winners and our solo artist will be hosted from (about) 4:30 to 5:30 pm. RSVP here.



Rose Jaffe Open Studio Reward

“Spring is last but not least below. The cherry blossoms are blooming and the weather conditions is warming to permit for…you guessed it…mural year! I wished to share a speedy update of latest is effective and, most importantly, my approaching open studio party and artwork sale on April 10th. Be sure to arrive and provide a close friend as section of the proceeds will be donated to help Ukraine refugees and resistance attempts.

Come hang out, test out some artwork demos by Jen and me, munch on some baked merchandise by my sister Anna Jaffe and guidance refugee and resistance attempts in Ukraine! A portion of all art gross sales and 100% of baked-great income will be donated to a decide on corporation. I will have manufacturer new giclee prints as effectively as paintings, tote baggage, and more mature operates I am completely ready to component with.” – Rose Jaffe

Rose Jaffe’s studio is situated at 925 Emerson Avenue, NW.


Bienvenue Fotso: Fipan Grass

King of Herbs by Bienvenue Fotso Acrylic on canvas

African Art Beats gallery presents Fipan Grass, the hottest will work by Cameroonian artist Bienvenue Fotso. Named following an herb applied to handle fever in  her property state, Fotso’s exhibit of “plant portraits”—luminous flowers, majestic trees laden with fruit—are meant to remind us that nature feeds and regenerates our bodies and souls, and that our quite survival is dependent on its conservation. Fipan Grass is on view by May possibly 7 3501 Lowell St. NW.


Rising Aboriginal Artists

Magda Nakamarra Curtis, Lappi Lappi Jukurrpa, Acrylic on canvas, 48×36

This collection of Aboriginal art, on perspective at The Watergate Gallery, showcases some of the most promising younger artists from Australia. The artists stay and function in Warlukurlangu: Artists of Yuendumu, which is just one of the longest running and effective Aboriginal-owned art centres in Central Australia. Warlukurlangu Artists is supported by funding from the Australian govt by the Indigenous Visible Arts Field Help as properly as by the sale of the art. It is on perspective by means of Could 7. Be part of the gallery for a reception Saturday, April 9, 5-7 p.m. 2552 Virginia Avenue NW.


Enjoy the weekend!


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