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The Art of Stephen Addiss at Robert Brown Gallery

February 22, 2015

Join Robert Brown Gallery on Saturday, February 28 from 2:00-5:00 pm for an opening and meet & greet with artist Stephen Addiss as they present Thirty Years of Discoveries Paintings, Calligraphy and Ceramics by Stephen Addiss. Learn more here.  

Stephen Addiss is a painter, poet, ceramicist, musician, and Japanese art historian. Addiss was a professor for thirty-six years, retiring in 2013 from a distinguished position at the University of Richmond. He began studying calligraphy and ink painting in 1969 with Asian scholars, later studying in Japan and Taiwan.  This exhibition features over thirty years of ink paintings, calligraphy and ceramics.

Robert Brown Gallery is located 1662 33rd Strret in Georgetown.


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Because SKIN IS Always IN!

February 9, 2015

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And be sure to catch Dr. T this Wednesday, February 11th on Wake Up With Al (Roker) Show on NBC at 6:40 am. Dr. Alster will be talking about her skin care tips.

 


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Carl Bretzke's Landscapes at Susan Calloway Feb. 6 to Mar. 7

January 25, 2015

From February 6 to March 7, 2015, visit Susan Calloway Fine Arts Gallery for a mini vacation with painter Carl Bretzke.. Opening reception is February 6 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.

Anytime/Anywhere - A Modern Landscape features the artworks of award-winning oil painter Carl Bretzke. The exhibition focuses on Bretzke's modernist sensibility in the plein air world - showcasing Bretzke's use of traditional methods of direct painting with an emphasis on atypical subject matter. Bretzke's compelling nocturne, street and scenic landscapes originate from his surrounding mid-western landscape where his paintings are often executed on location. The scenes themselves, although somewhat serene, are energized by Bretzke's use of color and strong focal points. Reflective surfaces and dark lighting resonate a sense of mystery, while the inclusion of cars, familiar edifices and strong use of light and shadow create a sense of universality.

Winter Sunset Near Farmers Market (Photo by: Carl Bretzke) Winter Sunset Near Farmers Market

Bretzke's work has been exhibited extensively in Minnesota and California, including the Minneapolis Institute of Art. Bretzke, trained under notable landscape painter Joseph Paquet, and holds the distinction in 2014 alone of winning First Place in the PleinAir Salon competition, First Place in the Aspen Plein Air Salon competition, and First Place Plein Air Salon April/May Edition.

Susan Calloway Fine Arts Gallery is located at 1643 Wisconsin Avenue in Georgetown. Tel: 202.965.4601

 


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