Focus Gallery: “small works/BIG IMPACT” National Juried Show
Main Gallery: New May Members Exhibit
Dates: May 1-26, 2017
Opening Reception and Meet the Artists: Friday, May 5, 5-8pm
Arlington, VA – “small works/BIG IMPACT,” a national juried art competition comes to Gallery Underground during May. This all-media show has drawn artists from around the country and is guaranteed to intrigue, packing a large bang into small packages.
In addition to a new all-media Members Show, featured is local artist Meg MacKenzie, known for her playful, color-filled paintings with an abstract horse theme.
Gallery Underground anchors the visual arts component of Crystal City’s Art Underground, and serves as the main gallery space for the 150-member Arlington Artists Alliance. In addition to its monthly rotating exhibitions, Gallery Underground hosts a variety of community events, like lunchtime paint-ins, monthly Painting Uncorked classes, and dance and musical performances. The gallery has been voted “Best Art Gallery” in Arlington Magazine’s “Best of Arlington” survey, and was selected “Best Gallery, Crystal City” by Washingtonian Magazine.
Gallery Underground’s monthly opening receptions are part of Crystal City’s Art Underground “First Friday” events where you can also jam at ArtJamz Underground, take a stroll along the Fotowalk, see what’s happening at TechShop, and catch Synetic Theater’s current show, The Hunchback of Notre Dame (starts May 10).
For more information about Gallery events, visit www.galleryunderground.org. Located in the Crystal City Shops at 2100 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202, this visual arts venue showcases the work of established and emerging regional artists. It is sponsored by the Arlington Artists Alliance (AAA), in partnership with the Crystal City Business Improvement District (BID), and Vornado/Charles E. Smith.
Gallery Hours: M-F 10am – 6pm, Saturday 10am – 2pm. Metro accessible. Parking is available in metered spots on nearby streets and in public garages, which are free all day Saturdays and after 4pm on weekdays.
Kat Jamieson, Marketing Chair
Arlington Artists Alliance
A Nonprofit Organization Serving and Supporting Arts and Artists in Arlington County
Tom Mulczynski, President
The Arlington Artists Alliance is supported in part by the Arlington Cultural Affairs Division of Arlington Economic Development and the Arlington Commission for the Arts and in part by the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts. Additionally, Gallery Underground and Studios Underground are supported by Vornado/Charles E. Smith and Crystal City Business Improvement District (CCBID). For more information about the Arlington Artists Alliance members, exhibits, and programs, visit www.arlingtonartistsalliance.org