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October 2015

October 2015 Art Exhibition

Opening Reception
Friday, October 2, 2015
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

This event is free and open to the public

Exhibition Dates

October 2 – October 31, 2015

Monroe and MacFeely Galleries
Chris Siron
Dario Zucchi

Curator: Eric Denker, Senior Lecturer, National Gallery of Art


Uncanny Remnant: Collages by Chris Siron

Chris Siron, Auricle, collage

Chris Siron was born in Washington D.C. at Doctor’s Hospital on Eye Street, N.W.  His educational experience includes the Painting and Printmaking curriculum in the Fine Arts Department at V.C.U. in Richmond, VA.  He also completed courses in animation at the Children’s Museum in Washington D.C., and photography at The Corcoran School of the Arts.  He is particularly enthusiastic about collage and multi-media.  In addition to practice in the visual arts, Chris has been interested in music and sound and has been a member of improvisational bands including The Spanish Apes and Flash Gordon’s Ape. He has made several cut-out and stop-motion animations.  His collages and photographs have been published in Throttle, C.O.R.E., and Pannus Index. Currently, Chris works at the National Gallery of Art bookshop and lives in Baltimore, MD. His recent work is an animation addressing bird deaths due to building collisions.


The Eye of the Beholder: Recent Photographs by Dario Zucchi

Dario Zucchi, Scullery Made 2, photograph

Dario Zucchi was born in Milan, Italy in 1938. After earning his degree in economics at the Universita’ Bocconi in Milan, he worked in international real estate development and investment in Italy, Switzerland, Canada, and Mexico. In 1979 he moved to the United States where he is still professionally active in the Washington D.C. area.

Dario Zucchi has had an enduring interest in photography and art. During the past fifteen years, he has developed his talents as a photographer, exploring both the natural world and the world of museum and gallery visitors. From 2000 until 2010 his work was regularly shown in group exhibitions in the Washington regional area. For the last five years he has achieved important successes in major exhibitions beginning with I Fratelli Zucchi, shown in 2010 at the Arts Club of Washington and in the 2010 ArtconFusion show at the Antico Oratorio della Passione at the Basilica of Sant’Ambrogio in Milan. These early successes led to major retrospective exhibitions, The Absorbing Eye at the Museo della Grafica in Pisa in 2012, and An Unexpected Smile in the Castello of Casale Monferrato in 2014, both accompanied by fully-illustrated catalogues. In 2013, Zucchi also had one-man shows at the Embassy of Italy in Washington, D.C and in the village of Teguise on Lanzarote in the Canary Islands.


Spilsbury Gallery

The Arts Club is proud to present the paintings of Susanne Eisinger in the club’s cooperative Spilbery Gallery. Participating artists also include: Lorna Aldrich, Buzz Covington, Vicki Doyle, Merete M. Evans, Jack Hannula, Martine Khadr-Van Schoote, Peggy McNutt, Ruth Meixner-Bird, and Earl Tester.

Club Galleries are open Tuesday – Friday from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm and on Saturdays from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. The Arts Club is closed on Sundays and Mondays. Hours are subject to chance.


The Arts Club is open 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Tuesday through Friday and 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on Saturday. The Club is closed on Sunday and Monday. Hours are subject to change. Galleries are free and open to the public.



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