“POWER OF NATURE” Juried Exhibit by Gallery Members
Dates: August 1-31, 2018
Opening Reception and Meet the Artists: Friday, August 3, 5-8pm
Arlington, VA – The complex beauty of nature has inspired many artists, whether spectacular color in a sunset or the intricate geometry of a seashell. For this all-media show, artists were interpret the power, beauty and importance of our natural surroundings.
This exhibition is juried by the legendary Lilian Thomas Burwell, a Washington, D.C. sculptor and painter whose work uses abstraction to express her personal response to the natural world.
First Fridays (first Friday of every month), Gallery Underground hosts an art reception FREE and open to all from 5-8pm. This members’ art gallery features paintings, sculpture, clay work, jewelry, mixed media and photography; each month the entire gallery changes its exhibit and presents a new show from its talented local members. 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, and catch a show at Synetic Theater.
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.
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 JBG Smith.
Gallery Hours: Mon-Fri 10am – 6pm
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
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 JBG Smith and Crystal City Business Improvement District (CCBID). For more information about the Arlington Artists Alliance members, exhibits, and programs, visit www.arlingtonartistsalliance.o