Figure Workshop – Studio Incamminati, Oct. 13 – 17th

Join us this fall for Studio Incamminati – School for Contemporary Realist Art, with Darren Kingsley.

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July in the Galleries: “Off the Wall”

“Terrace” by Jorge Luis Bernal

“Off the Wall” Exhibit

Featuring over 40 Mid-Atlantic artists, work from all mediums.

On July 11, 2014 Washington ArtWorks will open “Off the Wall”, an exhibition featuring art of all mediums, from over 40 Mid-Atlantic artists. Each piece is priced under $500 allowing for summer sales to local art collectors.  All artwork will be available to take home immediately upon sale, and will be replaced with work by the artist. This process allows for the exhibit to change regularly, so visitors are invited to visit the show continually through July to see new work.

Both the “Urban by Nature” gallery, and the Washington Gallery of Photography will be on display during the evening of the 11th. The public is welcome to attend and meet the artists, network, and discuss the joys and challenges of their medium. Artists displaying include photographer Alan Simmons, Painter Carol Bouville, Mixed Media Artists Jorge Luis Bernal, and others.  Appetizers and wine will be provided for participants and guests.

Learn More about the “Urban by Nature Gallery”…

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Creativity Retreat with Bonny Lundy

Workshop illustration

Painting Workshop in New Mexico Chimayo, Santa Fe, Taos

September 6th to 13th, 2014

Experience the rich beauty of the Southwest. Located in the historic village of Chimayo, New Mexico, Casa Escondida, offers beautiful views of the Sangre de Christo and Jemez Mountains. This country Inn is surrounded by Northern New Mexico’s wine country. It is conveniently located for day trips to Santa Fe, Taos, Bandelier National Park, Ghost Ranch and Abiquiu, (Georgia O’Keefe country)

Your Workshop will be based in Chimayo, home of Chimayo Weavers, where we will paint mountain landscapes along the Rio Grande, the famous Chimayo Santuaria and vignettes. Day-trips are planned to Santa Fe, Taos, Bandolier Nat Park, and Ghost Ranch. This adventure is open to artists working in any medium, spouses and friends. Bonny Lundy will demonstrate capturing the special light and texture of the high desert. Optional sunset and sunrise painting.

Please visit Bonny’s website for more information, and to sign up.

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Open Call for the Halls

Open Call for the Halls

Washington ArtWorks is calling all metro DC area artists for a opportunity to showcase your work in our new art center located in the heart of Montgomery County, Maryland. Hanging system has been installed throughout our hallways and we look forward to showcasing the work of a wide variety of talented area artists for two months at a time. Each participating artist will have the opportunity to hang up to three pieces in our gorgeous light-filled building and the work will remain up for two First Friday gallery openings at WAW in our 27,000 square foot building in Rockville.

Learn more…

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Call for Exhibition Proposals, 2015

Washington ArtWorks is currently accepting Exhibition Proposals for the 2015 exhibiting year.

All artists, or groups of artists, are welcome to submit a proposal – Due to Washington ArtWorks by June 1st, 2014.


Read more about Call for Proposals….

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Daily Open Studio


Daily Open Studio

Have you wanted to move your studio practice out of your home and work in a studio environment with other artists, but were not sure how to make the leap?  Do you want the camaraderie and inspiration without the high cost of your own private studio? Do you want to try out life in a public studio in a thriving and engaging creative environment without a huge commitment? Then our new open studio program may be for you!

Work in a 400 square foot studio alongside other painters and mixed media artists. Pay for a block of time and leave your easel up at the end of each work day. Join more than 55 resident artists that call Washington ArtWorks home. Participate in juried shows, the salon discussion group, and more for one low fee. Free parking, Wi-Fi, kitchenette with coffee maker, microwave, and fridge. METRO accessible (Twinbrook METRO – Red Line)


$500/6 months

The Open Studio program will start March 12, and the Open Studio is up and running every day that we are open (except federal holidays and for weather closures.)

Monday – Thursday 10am to 9pm
Friday, Saturday, Sunday 10am to 4pm


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