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Artful Weekend July 22-23 – The Art League

This weekend: The July Open up Exhibit and Stunning World by Jinchen Han at the League Lou Stovall: The Museum Workshop at The Phillips Selection Self-taught Artists in the Robson Loved ones Selection at the American Art Museum and Soar at the Van Landingham Gallery.




July 2022 Open up Show


“Starlet” by Beverly Ryan Oil

Diverse functions in different mediums are the function of Open Exhibits at The Art League. This month’s exhibit features 97 works in oil, acrylic, watercolor, ceramic, photography, printmaking, mixed media, fused glass, drawings, digital art, sculpture, gouache, and collage. The July Open Exhibit was juried by painter Jessie Boyland, who is also the gallery director at Artwork Is effective in Richmond, VA. The July 2022 Open up Exhibit is on see by August 7.



Gorgeous World by Jinchen Han


“View from Trafalgar Square” by Jinchen Han Watercolor

Watercolorist Jinchen Han’s solo exhibit showcases his travels from all around the planet, normally highlighting the location’s exceptional architecture. It is on watch by way of August 7.



Lou Stovall: The Museum Workshop


Lou Stovall, Untitled, 1972, Silkscreen print, 40 x 26 in., Courtesy of the artist

Lou Stovall: The Museum Workshop, at The Phillips Collection, reexamines the record and legacy of the Dupont Middle, an artist’s museum launched in Washington, DC, in 1969. Below the visionary collaboration of curator Walter Hopps and artist Lou Stovall, the Dupont Heart turned DC’s conference location for artists of unique cultures and generations. This exhibition provides do the job manufactured by artists at the workshop and collected by Stovall among 1969 and 1973, as nicely as Stovall’s early local community posters from 1967 and 1968, which document DC in a time of protest and upheaval. The presentation at The Phillips Selection delivers alongside one another a selection of art from the workshop, which includes sculpture by Rockne Krebs and Leni Stern, images by William Christenberry and John Gossage, and paintings by Sam Gilliam, Thomas Downing, and Paul Reed. It’s on check out through Oct 9, 1600 21st Road, NW.



We Are Manufactured of Tales: Self-taught Artists in the Robson Loved ones Selection


Sister Gertrude Morgan, Supporter, ca. 1970, paint and ink on card.

Artists without the need of official coaching, who uncovered from family, community, and personal journeys, have prolonged been a existence in American artwork. But it was not right up until the 1980s, with the assistance of trailblazing advocates, that the collective pressure of their artistic eyesight and existence irrevocably turned the tide in the mainstream artwork planet. As a result of drawings, paintings, and sculptures that span the narrative to the summary, the artworks in We Are Designed of Tales: Self-Taught Artists in the Robson Loved ones Selection convey the humanistic electricity of artwork and let us to see the entire world by the lens of another. It is on watch at the Smithsonian American Artwork Museum through March 26, 2023 8th and G Streets, NW.




Jennifer Brewer Stone, Blue Dragon Duo.

The Torpedo Factory Artists Association’s Van Landingham Gallery, located in 311, provides Soar, a membership present that includes artworks by Joyce Zipperer, Samantha Shelton, Guido Zanni, Tom Kelly, Eileen O’Brien, Jennifer Brewer Stone, and Rebecca McNeely.  On top of that the gallery is providing tiny presents, art playing cards, block printed totes, and jewelry. Artworks consist of authentic hand pulled prints, photography, paintings, and sculpture. It is on see by July 31, 105 N. Union Road, Alexandria, VA.


Appreciate the weekend!