DC:ART:Around My Way: Announcing Winter Resident Artists & Call to Artists!

left-round.gif Honfleur Gallery & The Gallery at Vivid Solutions
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left-round.gif 2011 Winter Resident Artists: Khanh H. Le & Kathryn C. Zazenski
spacer.gif ARCH Development Corporation, through its "Annual Honfleur Social Arts Initiative," announces its 2011 Winter/Spring Artists in Residence. From February through early May 2011 visiting artists, Khanh H. Le and Kathryn C. Zazenski will be actively creating new works centric to the lives, people and places in the Anacostia community. Expect to see the artists interacting with the residents and businesses as part of their residency.

Ms. Zazenski creates works inspired by touch, sound, relationships and communication, examining how these things help to establish a sense of place. Specifically she will be engaging with the community on a "Memory Mapping" project. This project is an on-going work which began in Fei Jia Cun, a village on the fringe of Beijing, China. The "Memory Map" project illustrates various forms of information collected as a way for Ms. Zazenski to come to a better understanding of her environment.

Using photography as a basis for his work, Khanh H. Le will explore the complex issue of his identity within the Anacostia community. Le says, "Photographs are evidence, but their interpretation is what makes them important. When people ask me about my identity it is almost like it is fixed or permanent, but it is always in flux with my environment." He intends to use this as a platform for discussion with the community for his project, while also looking at the notion of public and private identities and how they overlap with one another.

This program is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts.

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spacer.gif Summer applications for Residency Program are being accepted now, deadline is March 1st. Please visit our websites for more details or email to ask questions: arts

The program provides free housing and free workspace!! Apply now.

left-round.gif Call to Artists : 5th Annual East of the River Exhibition
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Honfleur Gallery and The Gallery at Vivid Solutions are pleased to announce the call for submissions for the 5th Annual East of the River Exhibition, highlighting the creative minds of Washington DC’s Wards 7 and 8. Artists living, working or with roots in the communities east of the Anacostia River may submit up to 20 images for review by the panel of esteemed judges:

Stephen Bennett Phillips

Director of the Fine Arts Program at the Federal Reserve Board

Renee Stout

acclaimed Washington, DC based artist

Susana Raab

Photographer, The Smithsonian Anacostia Museum

This year’s exhibition will focus on the presentation of bodies of work from up to six selected artists, to be exhibited at the Honfleur Gallery and The Gallery at Vivid Solutions. Proposals for works in progress will be accepted. A $300 award per artist will be presented to each artist selected for exhibition, and in addition, an individual work selected as Best in Show will be announced during opening night reception. The galleries are offering an optional Portfolio Workshop for interested parties, see the application for details.

Deadline for Submission: March 21st, 2011
Opening Night: Friday, August 5th 2011

To Apply:
Please submit the following in hard copy- email submissions will not be accepted:
$10 Application fee with check or money order

One Page Art Resume or CV
Artists Statement
Application Page with Image Info
CD with up to 20 jpeg images of work proposed for the exhibition.

Submit to:
Honfleur Gallery
c/o EOR Exhibit 2011
1227 Good Hope Rd. SE

Washington D.C. 20020

This exhibition is partially funded by the National Endowment for the Arts and the DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities

Full details are available under the News & Events section at:

www.honfleurgallery.com & www.vividsolutionsdc.com

left-round.gif Save the Date : March 4th : new exhibits in Anacostia
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The Gallery at Vivid Solutions

Cartograph

Gerard Lange

works in mixed media collage and excerpts from artist’s journals

*opening reception March 4th, 6-8pm*

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Honfleur Gallery

Try A Little Tenderness As Painful As It Seems

Ben Skinner

curated by The Jealous Curator

www.thejealouscurator.com

Ben Skinner is an emerging Canadian contemporary artist. The artist’s work is heavily text-based, and ranges from site intervention to installations and lighting to wall-based. His work has been in several group shows in Canada and the US, and this is his first solo exhibition. *opening reception March 4th, 7-9pm*

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Honfleur Gallery, The Gallery at Vivid Solutions, Vivid Solutions DC Print Lab, Blank Space SE & The Hive are all projects of ARCH Development Corp.

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