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Sara Ann Gallagher Art Opening Nov. 6

November 4, 2015

Church Street Studios presents the Art of Sara Ann Gallagher with an opening reception Friday, November 6, 2015  from 6:00 -9:00 pm. 

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Former Georgetown resident, Gallagher, now living in North Palm Beach, Florida, will showcase a series of twenty four paintings in cooperation with Q Street Fine Art.

A graduate of the School of Visual Arts (New York), Sara Ann uses acrylic paints to feature life in all of its complexities as her canvases feature colorful and geometric abstract designs. 

Says Gallagher, “I feel that what's really inside of us is hidden by our outer appearance. We create a boundary much like being inside of a glass box where everyone can see you, but not get past the walls surrounding to see what's inside. For many that has become a way of survival. Our disguises allow us to surrender only what we feel must be revealed.“

The artist has paintings in many private collections, including actor Ethan Hawke, Kim Litton (Palm Beach) and others i Kansas City, DC, New York, Palm Beach, Jacksonville (FL), and Warrington, VA.

Church Street Studios is located at 1777 Church Street in Dupont Circle.


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DTR Modern Galleries Welcomes Matt Devine

October 28, 2015

DTR Modern Galleries is pleased to welcome artist Matt Devine and his new collection of work. The free opening reception will take place on Friday, November 6, at 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. 

Devine's painted steel sculptures are categorically abstract with the idea of organized chaos and bringing in light and shadows. He works with metals like steel, aluminum, and bronze to create his sculptures that appear remarkably weightless, mounted to walls or as freestanding sculptures.

The exhibit runs from November 6 through November 30. 

DTR Modern Galleries is renowned for its selection of the Modern Masters, such as Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, Joan Mirό and Salvador Dalí, along with celebrated Post-War and Contemporary artists, including Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Hunt Slonem, Robert Mars, Rainer Lagemann, and James Verbicky. Offering extensive expertise and client services, DTR Modern excels at building collections for both new and seasoned collectors. 

DTR Modern Galleries is located at 2820 Pennsylvania Avenue in Georgetown.

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Georgetown Gala at Four Seasons Oct. 23

August 30, 2015

The 2015 Georgetown Gala, the annual Citizens Association of Georgetown (CAG) event that brings together over 400 residents, organizations, businesses, and politicos to celebrate Georgetown and CAG’s mission of historic preservation and improving the life of the community, will be held on Friday, October 23, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Georgetown.

This year’s event, titled “Bar 1878: Georgetown After Dark” will highlight Georgetown’s unique combination of history, style and allure.  The gala committee, chaired by Tricia Huntley, Leslie Maysak, and Jennifer Altemus, is planning a special evening that will include cocktails, a high-end silent auction, an exceptional menu and live music from DC’s favorite BroadSide Sound band. Look forward to dancing the night away with friends and neighbors -- and celebrating this amazing city in which we live!

The high-end silent auction will include homes in Paris, Aspen, and Nantucket, unique photos from award winning artist, Ramin Abrahim, a rare Redskins package with former GM Charlie Casserly, fine wine, a full access Colonial Parking Pass and a Rooftop 4th of July celebration.

Sponsors (to date) include: Capital Asset Management, Chesapeake Management Group, Clydes, Caldwell Banker, EastBanc, Georgetown Exxon, Georgetown University, Jamestown Properties, The JBG Companies, The Levy Group, Long & Foster Georgetown, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, PNC Bank, Securitas, Trammell Crow Company, and Nancy Taylor-Bubes. Additional corporate and individual sponsorships are welcome -- see the CAG website or contact the CAG office.

Invitations will be mailed at the beginning of September and tickets can be purchased online.


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