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Open Call for Exhibits

December 16, 2016 - December 31, 2020

Open Call for Exhibits The Workhouse Arts Center offers artists and curators and groups opportunities to exhibit at the Workhouse in one of many galleries.  This open call facilitates interested parties in communicating information to the Center.  There is no deadline for entries. Applicants will be notified within three months of their submission date. Entry Instructions:  Open to all artists, groups or curators. Entry Fee:   $25 administrative fee. Funding:   As a non-profit, the Workhouse may offer exhibit space, basic installation support and basic in house advertising but does not necessarily fund all/additional exhibit needs. Potential exhibitors should be prepared with a budget […]

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Call for Entry: Fiber National 2018

November 1, 2017 - April 1, 2018

The Workhouse Arts Center is pleased to announce the Call for Entries for the 2nd Biennial Fiber National Exhibition. The active link is currently available at http://www.workhouseartscallforentry.com/. Fiber National showcases the best in contemporary fiber art from around the United States. All artists who use fiber or fiber techniques in their art are invited to apply. Exhibition dates are June 1 – July 29, 2018. The entry deadline is April 1, 2018 and awards will be presented during the opening reception on June 9, 2018. Please contact callforentry@workhousearts.org with any questions or concerns. Fiber National showcases the best in contemporary […]

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Call for Entry: Workhouse Clay International Ceramics Exhibition

December 13, 2017 - May 21, 2018

Workhouse Arts Center (WAF) is proud to announce a call for entries for its 8th Annual Workhouse Clay International Ceramics Exhibition 2018. This 8th Annual Workhouse Clay International Ceramics Exhibition is an “Open Call” for functional and/or sculptural ceramic artworks. The Workhouse Arts Center is excited to continue promoting the best of contemporary ceramic artwork being created throughout the USA and Abroad. DOWNLOAD PROSPECTUS  

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Imagination is the Medium: Guy Gilchrist and Bill Diamond

February 10 - April 1
Building W-16 (McGuireWoods Gallery), Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Imagination is the Medium Guy Gilchrist and Bill Diamond On View February 10 – April 1, 2018 Opening Reception, Artist Talk, Book & Print Signing: Sat. March 10, 6-8pm Workhouse Arts Center is pleased to announce the opening of Imagination is the Medium, a groundbreaking exhibition exploring the work of Guy Gilchrist and Emmy Award Winner, Bill Diamond, Jim Henson’s original illustrator and his original puppeteer. The exhibition features a range of objects created throughout Gilchrist and Diamond’s remarkable careers from original illustrations of the 1981 newspaper comic Muppet Babies to puppets from the award winning 1983 television show Fraggle […]

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Art Lab: Kate Fitzpatrick – Loose Threads

February 14 - March 11
Building W-16 (Art Lab), 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Loose Threads Kate Fitzpatrick On View February 16 – March 11, 2018 Reception: Saturday, March 10 from 6pm – 8pm Art Lab Artist Statement The consequences of being dislocated have a profound effect on the human condition. Whether displacement occurs in an unpredictable or planned way, that change has a powerful impact on our thoughts, feelings and behaviors. As dislocation occurs in our lives it forces each of us to confront the essentials we need to exist. I create multi-layered, mixed media paintings and sculptures that address familiar themes within this context by examining place. As I investigate the importance […]

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Natural Law: Works by Korean artists Janghan Choi and Seung Jeon Paik

February 28 - March 28
Building W-16 (Muse), Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Natural Law Works by Korean artists Janghan Choi and Seung Jeon Paik On View February 28 – March 28, 2018 Vulcan Muse Gallery Workhouse Arts Center is pleased to present Natural Law, an exhibition exploring the works of two Korean artists, Janghan Choi and Seung Jeon Paik, and their multifaceted references to the relationship between existence, human behavior and nature. It is by no coincidence that both Choi and Paik focus on natural creation, because as Western culture finds perfect beauty in the human form, Eastern culture finds perfect beauty in nature. In Korea, discovering harmony between spirit and the […]

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Chester Kasnowski: The Scenic Route

March 1 - May 6
Building W-16 (Warrior Way Gallery), 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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The Scenic Route On View March 1 - May 6, 2018 Warrior Way Gallery Reception: April 14, 6pm - 8pm Chester Kasnowski is a multi-disciplinary artist who believes in the power of tradition and history. Trained in classic practices, Kasnowski introduces contemporary art theories that add value. In The Scenic Route, Kasnowski engages with the history of landscape imagery and modernizes the genre through his use of abstracted brush strokes. The artist and art educator has been successful in producing various mediums including acrylic, digital, video and conceptual art. Chester Kasnowski continues to practice combining concepts and knowledge gained from […]

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