This one is done for now. I’m planning to return to all of these “possible solo exhibition pieces” later on to refine the ones I like best. Some time away from a composition always does some bit of good.
Three of my collages, “Green Coffee Cup,” “The Masonic Temple,” and “Blue Barack Obama”, are currently on display in the Del Ray Artisan’s Colasanto Center in Alexandria, Virginia. The exhibition runs from March 27th till April 26th, 2009 (gallery info).
Megan Coyle’s “Smirk” and “Figure Seated by the Counter” collages were on display in Blueberry Gallery. Blueberry Gallery is a new Art Gallery that recently moved next door to St. Elmo’s coffee shop in the Del Ray area of Alexandria, Virginia.
The exhibition had a closing reception on May 7th. On the closing night of the exhibition, the gallery owner held a rock, paper, scissors tournament where an iphone was given away to a winner.
The exhibition was initially planned to end on May 7th, however the gallery owner extended the exhibition until June 6th.
The other day I created a collage of the Washington Monument – I’m planning to add this to my Etsy shop in the next week or so. It’s my first attempt at doing the DC series, and I know that the more I practice the same subjects, the more I can improve. So here’s my first try.
Megan Coyle’s collages, “Coffee in the Morning,” “Masonic Temple,” and “Blue Barack Obama,” were on display in the Del Ray Artisans’ exhibition, “Celebrate the Art of Making.” The exhibition was the first All Member, All Media exhibition for the Del Ray Artisans organization.
The exhibition showcased the artwork of local Alexandria artists that worked in mediums ranging from painting to photography and from collage to sculpture.
I’m going to put this one away for a bit. I’m planning to start working on a mini-collage series of scenes of D.C. Hopefully I can get one of those started and completed by next weekend. We shall see how productive I will be.
Megan Coyle’s portrait collage, “Jean,” was on display in the Art League Gallery’s monthly juried exhibition, “Real/Unreal.” The exhibition focused on how artists interpret reality, with artwork that ranged from realism to abstraction.
The Art League described the exhibition with the following write-up:
This exhibit will explore how artists deal with reality from photorealism to abstraction. A broad interpretation of the theme will include everything from totally abstract works to realistic renderings.
Judy Jashinsky, a world-renowned artist living in the D.C. area, will jury this show. Her works are in many major collections including The National Gallery of Art, The Corcoran, The Museum of Women in the Arts and the Chicago Art Institute. She has been featured in magazine and newspaper articles, such as Art in America and The Washington Post. Her 2004 installation at the McLean Project for the Arts, “Artemisia Gentileschi: An Artist’s Life” was widely reviewed and has been exhibited through-out the country.