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October 2016

October 2016 Exhibition
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Opening Reception
Friday, October 7, 2016
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
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Exhibition Dates
October 7 – October 29, 2016
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Monroe and MacFeely Galleries
The Arts Club of Washington is proud to announce its October 2016 Art Exhibition. Held in the club’s historic Monroe and MacFeely  Galleries, the exhibitions will feature photographs by  Alex Jamison and colored pencil drawings by Suzanne Vigil.
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The artwork will be on view from October 7 – October 29, 2016 with a free public reception on Friday, October 7, 2016 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. This exhibition is curated by Dr. Eric Denker, senior lecturer, National Gallery of Art.
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About the Artists
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Alex Jamison, Cuernavaca I, pigment inkjet print

Alex Jamison

After earning an undergraduate degree in Physics from Cornell University, Alex Jamison turned his attention to the art of photography and the fine print. His four year apprenticeship in Arizona with Frederick Sommer gave him an understanding of the physics of the visual field and the possibilities of the silver-gelatin print, and introduced him to the design fundamentals underlying the visual arts. His more recent studies in painting and drawing with Hayes Friedman focussed on the integrity of pictorial space; the development of palette; the manipulation of form; and the progressive accretion of the painterly surface.
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Jamison earned a Master of Fine Arts in Visual Information Technologies from George Mason University. He has photographed art, artifacts, and architecture for a variety of institutional, commercial, and private clients, including a number of Smithsonian museums, most recently producing publication photographs for the National Museum of African American History and Culture.  He taught photography classes at George Mason University as well as the Corcoran Corcoran College of Art + Design. Jamison has exhibited his photographs at the The Tartt Gallery and David Adamson Gallery in Washington, DC, and at Tallera David Alfaro Siqueiros in Cuernavaca, Mexico.
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Suzanne Vigil, A Quiet Moment, colored pencil on layered Duralar

Suzanne Vigil

Born and raised in Washington, D.C and currently living in Alexandria, Vigil retired from the Drug Enforcement Administration as Art Director.  She received a B.F.A. from the University of Kentucky and studied extensively at the Corcoran School of Art. Vigil began working in colored pencil before it was an acceptable medium in most juried shows but has seen it grow in status.  What makes her work so unique is she works both sides of Durlar film achieving stunning layers of color and depth in her hyper-realistic style.  A member of the national organization Colored Pencil Society of America for 4 years, she won their highest award this year over 800 contributions. She has shown her work throughout the U.S., received many Best in Show awards and has been published in Strokes of Genius and CP Treasures and Artist magazine numerous times.

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Susie Eisinger, Edge of Tomorrow I,II,III, acrylic on canvas

Spilsbury Gallery
Featured Artist: Susanne Eisinger

The Spilsbury is a cooperative gallery run by club members. Participating artists include: Nik Ajazi, Lorna Aldrich, Cherry Baumbusch, Gloria Benedetto, Camilla Bozzoli, Vicki Doyle, Susanne Eisinger, Merete M. Evans, Jack Hannula, Larry Jarvik, Martine Khadr-Van Schoote, Peggy McNutt, Carol Porter, Lou Tanner, Earl Tester and Jonathan Zuck.
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Arts Club galleries are open from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Tuesday through Friday and 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on Saturdays. The Arts Club of Washington is located at 2017 I Street NW, Washington DC, 20006.  For more information please constant gallery manager Nichola Hays at nichola@artsclubofwashington.org.

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