"A Tale of Two Studios" at Del Ray Artisans
April 7 - 29, 2023
Opening Reception: Friday, April 7, 7 - 9 pm
Art Enables is excited to announce our partnership with Del Ray Artisans—an Alexandria, Virginia artisan collective whose mission is to promote art for the benefit of artists and the community—for "A Tale of Two Studios" art exhibit. The exhibit, opening Friday, April 7 at Del Ray Artisans (DRA), seeks to showcase the inspiring and diverse work of Art Enables and DRA and celebrates the talents of both organization's artists under one roof, and conveys a simple, yet essential story about inclusion and creative expression. The exhibit is curated by Art Enables operations manager Amy Kitchin, and co-juried by Art Enables program manager Aimee Wanner, and studio art coordinator and artist Toni Lane.
Please join us for the opening reception at Del Ray Artisans Gallery in Alexandria, Virginia on Friday, April 7, from 7 to 9 pm.
"A Tale of Two Studios" exhibit runs April 7–29, 2023, at Del Ray Artisans gallery in the Colasanto Center, 2704 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, Virginia 22301. Gallery hours are Thursdays 12-6 pm, Fridays 12-9 pm, and Saturdays and Sundays 12-6 pm. The gallery is closed on April 2 and April 30, 2023.
In conjunction with the "A Tale of Two Studios" exhibit, these events will be hosted at Art Enables:
- Saturday, April 8, 11 am-3 pm | Monotype Printing Workshop at Art Enables - DRA member and artist Eileen M. O'Brien will lead the 2nd Saturday Workshop. The event is free and open to the public. Registration recommended.
- Saturday, June 10, 11 am-3 pm | Wax Crayon Art Workshop at Art Enables - DRA member and artist Amy Castine will lead the 2nd Saturday Workshop at Art Enables. The event is free and open to the public.
Image: Shawn Payne, "Teleport from Art Enables to Del Ray"
We are excited to announce the Art Enables artist award recipients of the collaborative exhibit "A Tale of Two Studios" now showing at Del Ray Artisans Gallery. Judge, Del Ray Artisans artist and board member, Dawn Wyse Hurto had the difficult task of choosing the winner from more than 50 pieces. Among the prizes were gift cards and artist supplies. Congratulations winners!
1st: Clem Evans, Car Parked Outside, watercolor and ink on paper
2nd: Michael Haynes, Boy in the Orange Shirt, colored pencil on paper
3rd: Vanessa Monroe, Kangaroo Bat, acrylic on cardboard
4th: Helen Lewis, Rain Makes the Flowers Grow, watercolor and ink on paper