Past Exhibitions
February 4, 2016 - March 13, 2016

Wings from Chains is an open call competition inviting artists to consider women’s roles and responsibilities in society – yesterday, today, and tomorrow – and to explore the transformation from oppression to liberation, shame to pride, and drudgery into art.


December 17, 2015 - January 31, 2016

Opening Reception: December 20, 4 pm, free

Suzanne Stryk's works are a series of assemblages inspired by Thomas Jefferson's book Notes on the State of Virginia. She travelled the state and visited places he described, met with local guides, and created these works based on her reflections. The work is both artistically excellent and appealing...

October 29, 2015 - December 13, 2015

Opening Reception: November 1, 4 pm, free

Exhibit generously sponsored by TTR | Sotheby's International Realty

Mike McConnell was a successful commercial illustrator who recently dedicated himself to fine art. His work is complex, fun, and often witty.


September 10, 2015 - October 25, 2015

Opening Reception: September 13, 4 pm, free

Exhibit generously sponsored by TTR | Sotheby's International Realty

This is a theme-based show with both open call and invited submissions. The theme is Cole Porter's "Don't Fence Me In". Jack Rasmussen, Director of the Katzen Art Center at American University will determine the works...

July 23, 2015 - September 6, 2015

Opening Reception: July 26, 4 pm, free

David Carlson and Pat Goslee are abstract painters both deeply interested in spiritual exploration and energy fields.

June 4, 2015 - July 19, 2015

Opening Reception: June 7, 4 pm, free

Exhibit generously sponsored by TTR | Sotheby's International Realty

Using paint, photography, printmaking, glass and sound/video, six very different artists convey a sense of watery wetness in Saturate. Each artist not only manages to portray a sense of liquidness — whether realistically or...

April 16, 2015 - May 31, 2015

Opening Reception: April 19, 4 pm, free
Beverly Ress Gallery Talk: May 3, 3 pm, free
Guided Tour of The Winged Bestiary an Abcedarium of Feathered Nonsense with Langley Spurlock and Martin Tarrat, May 21 at 7 pm, May 31 at 3 pm, both free

Exhibit generously...

February 26, 2015 - April 12, 2015

Artist’s Reception, Friday, April 3, 6 to 8 pm, free
Robert Cwiok Gallery Talk, Sunday, April 12, 3 pm, free

Paintings, collage, and mixed media works representing all phases of Cwiok’s 40-year career lead visitors on a tour through the development of an artist. Elements emerge, evolve, and fade away only to appear re-imagined decades later...

January 8, 2015 - February 22, 2015

Michael Gessner and Joanne Kent’s works draw upon unconscious sources deeply connected with the earth. Gessner’s sculptures are lyrical and evocative of various natural forms, while Kent’s impastos are minimal in form with an emphasis on surface.

November 13, 2014 - January 4, 2015

Presented by the Botanic Arts Society of the National Capital Region, juried by Susan Frei Nathan. This show will contain juried works by BASNCAR members who have been growing and studying various heirloom and heritage plants for over a year.