Thursday, September 2, 2010

Join us for the Artist Reception, September 10th.

The Washington Studio School is delighted to announce the opening of our Certificate Student Graduation Exhibition featuring artist Jill Bateman, on view August 29th to September 26th, 2010.

Join us and meet Jill at the Artist's Reception on Friday, September 10th (from 6-8:30pm). This is a free event. RSVP is NOT required.

About Jill:
Jill graduated from the University of Tennessee, Phi Beta Kappa, with a B.A. in French. She studied art at both the University of Tennessee and The University of California at Los Angeles, and she holds a Certificate in Painting and Drawing from the Corcoran School of Art as well as the Washington Studio School.

To view more of Jill's work visit

Artist Statement:
"I fell in love with drawing and painting in college and have over the years sought out artistic knowledge and experience wherever I could get it. I didn't necessarily set out to become an 'artist.' I just know that when I am behind an easel, I'm happier with a sense of my life holding together in a more integrated balanced way. I find this balance exploring the grid, enjoying the tension between the organic sensitivity and fluidity of the line as it intersects the more rigid and predictable horizontals and verticals."

About the Certificate Program:
The Washington Studio School Certificate Program provides students with a structured course of study designed to advance a student's ability and comprehension and equip graduates with an applicable mastery of the visual language. Intensive studio classes in drawing, painting, sculpture, and related subjects are supported by seminars in history, theory, and critique. Our Certificate Program is directed to those whose primary goal is the making of art.

Washington Studio School
2129 S Street NW
Washington, DC 20008
Located a few blocks North of the Dupont Circle Metro Station.

T: 202.234.3030

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