Washington Print Club
Annual Meeting Recap
On May 27, Washington Print Club members gathered for the Club’s annual meeting, hosted by Pyramid Atlantic.
The meeting opened with remarks by Club president Christopher With and the unanimous re-election of board members Melissa Fast, Joan Filson, Mike Hagan, Linda Morenus, Kathy Powell, Carol Reed, Brian Weinstein, Beverly With, and Chris With.
The 2023 Student Printmaker Award went to Howard University student Lamiya Murray (pictured above). Congratulations, Lamiya!
Annual Collectors’ Showcase
The annual meeting attendees enjoyed a collectors’ showcase which featured participants’ favorite works on paper. Presenters were Luis Pazo with a pen and ink drawing by Gloria Klein; Brian Weinstein with an etching by Bhupen Khakhar; Shelley Langdale with a etching by Louise Nevelson; Heather Peck with an etching/drypoint by Dorothy Stratton King; and Carol Reed with a lithograph by Henri Evenepol.
Gallery Member News
Adah Rose Gallery, Marsha Goldberg, Sharon Wolpoff, and Courtney Applequist, until July 14.
Addison Ripley Fine Art, J.W. Mahoney and Gary Cohen, June 17 – July 29. Opening reception June 17 5:00 – 7:00 pm.
Gallery Neptune & Brown, Frank Stewart: Riffs and Responses, until July 15.
Hemphill, Anne Rowland: Pictures, until July 1.
Morton Fine Art, Maliza Kiasuwa: Art as a Weapon, June 17 – July 18.
Pazo Fine Art announced the upcoming Radius Books publication of a monograph on artist Dorothy Fratt, whose work was recently featured in the gallery.
Pyramid Atlantic features the work of WPC member Gail-Shaw Clemmons. Over the Rainbow: Color, Value, and Form is on view until June 25.
The Washington Printmakers Gallery will present its annual National Small Works Show, June 30 – July 30 with an opening reception Saturday, July 8, 2:00 – 5:00 pm. The show was curated by WPC board member LuLen Walker.
Susan Goldman and Eve Stockton’s exhibition was reviewed in the Washington Post. Artful Prints is on view at Longview Gallery until July 2.
Susan Goldman also has work on view at the Washington Printmakers Gallery. Layered Beauty is on view until June 25.
Julie Wolfe will be presenting and signing her latest artists book, Apophenia, at Hemphill, June 15, 6:00 pm.
Curator Looking for Works on Paper by Paul Cezanne
The Academy Art Museum in Easton, Maryland, is seeking works by Paul Cezanne for an upcoming exhibition. If you have such work and are interested in further details, please contact curator Mehves Leclic by clicking on the button below. The exhibition dates are August 1 – October 22, 2023, so a quick response to this inquiry is requested.
Save the Date
August 17, 10:00 am, a tour of the Phillips Collection exhibition Frank Stewart’s Nexus with co-curator and WPC member Ruth Fine. This event will be members-only.
The tour of the National Academy of Sciences’ collection of works on paper was postponed due to the air quality emergency. This event will be re-scheduled for a later date.
Welcome New WPC Member Mira Hecht
A warm welcome to new member Mira Hecht. Mira studied art at the Corcoran College of Arts and Design, holds a BA from American University, and earned an MFA at the San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI). Her work is represented by Addison Ripley Fine Art in Washington, DC and the Page Bond Gallery in Richmond, Virginia. Mira’s work has been selected for many public collections and was included in an Art in the Embassies exhibition in Beirut, Lebanon. Exhibited nationally since 1998, her work has been reviewed in various publications including the Washington Post, the New York Times and ARTNews. Mira taught painting at the San Francisco Art Institute, The Washington Studio School, and the Corcoran College of Arts and Design at George Washington University. Since 2020 she has been teaching independently. Recent exhibitions include a solo show at Addison Ripley Fine Art and a group show at the Page Bond Gallery in Richmond, VA.
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