Thursday, December 16, 2010

"Magic of the Melting Pot: Immigration in America"

Painters, Pacifists, Revolutionists and Dreamers have all contributed to the beauty of Art and Culture in America. Studio Gallery applauds the unique American spirit in this show featuring the diverse work of artists all informed or influenced by the immigrant experience. Coming from all corners of the world, the artists include Solomon Wondimu, Favianna Rodriguez, Linda Hesh, Aniekan Udofia, Esther Hidalgo,Susan Cho,Lou Stovall,Joan Belmar,Natalie Guerrieri, Cesar Maxit,Graham Boyle,Jon Bobby Benjamin,Juan Hernandez and Shahla Arbabi. Studio Gallery will feature special events surrounding this exhibit including book talks by author Steve Roberts on Jan 12 at 7pm and artist panels on Jan 19 and Jan 20 at 7pm. This show is made possible by a grant from the CrossCurrents Foundation and Theo and Konstantina Margas. Please check our Facebook page and website for further updates.

"Immigrants enrich our culture over and over again,” says Studio Gallery Director Adah Rose Bitterbaum.. “They are writers, poets, musicians, chefs, scientists, nurses and some of the most talented and motivated people. Here at Studio Gallery, we applaud creativity through this exhibition, showcasing 14 diverse and talented artists from every corner of the world."

Gallery Hours ; Wed-Thurs 1-7, Fri 1-8, Sat 1-6 and Sundays by appointment.
Opening January 5-29, 2011 "The Magic of the Melting Pot: Immigration in America"
Opening Reception Friday January 7, 2011 6-9 p.m.
The Studio Gallery 2108 R Street NW Dupont Circle

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