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October 2017

Glass National 2017

October 28, 2017 - January 14, 2018
W-16, Vulcan Gallery, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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Vulcan Gallery On View October 28 – January 14, 2018 Reception November 11, 6pm-8pm General Exhibition Statement The Workhouse Arts Center is proud to announce its 3rd Annual Glass National exhibition. Glass National is a juried exhibition which promotes and displays the breadth of contemporary glass artwork being created throughout the USA and Canada by highlighting both functional and sculptural works. This year’s juror is installation, video and glass artist, Charlotte Potter. Juror Biography, Charlotte Potter In this age of…

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November 2017

Sara Dittrich: Body As Metronome

November 1, 2017 - January 5, 2018
W-16 McGuireWoods Gallery, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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Body As Metronome Sara Dittrich McGuire Woods Gallery On View November 1 - January 5, 2018 Opening Reception: November 11, 2017 About the Exhibition In Body As Metronome, Sara Dittrich examines the unconscious rhythms of the body in an everyday context. She introduces sculptural objects, video installations and performance works as a means to study and address the acts of listening, movement and sound. Metaphorical interpretations of pulse, breath, footsteps and heartbeats are presented in this body of work creating…

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The Director’s Collection

November 15, 2017 - March 4, 2018
W-16, Vulcan Muse, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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The Director’s Collection On View November 15, 2017 – March 4, 2018 Vulcan Muse Gallery The Director’s Collection highlights artists who demonstrate an outstanding understanding of craft, technique, creativity and artist merit. Those nominated are Studio Artists, Resident Artists or Associate Artists at the Workhouse Arts Center; and stand out as emerging or professional artists making a substantial impact in their field. The Workhouse Arts Center is pleased to present a robust range of artworks in this collection which provide…

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Call for Entry – Annual Workhouse Student & Faculty Exhibition

November 30, 2017 - January 7, 2018
Workhouse Arts Center, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Download a PDF of the Prospectus/Application You are invited to participate in the 2017 Student/Faculty Exhibit at the Workhouse Arts Center! Workhouse students and instructors are invited to submit 1 artwork to include in this exciting exhibition! Please fill out the form below and tape to the back of your work upon delivery of work. Entry Rules The artwork must have been completed in the 2017 calendar year within a Workhouse class or workshop. Wet work or unfinished work will…

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December 2017

Michael James Walton: Guidelines – Rules – Laws

December 13, 2017 - January 14, 2018
George Mason University Art Lab, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, 22079
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Michael James Walton On View December 13 – January 14, 2018 Artist Statement We are surrounded by guidelines, rules and laws that govern our actions, our thoughts and sometimes our emotions. To be fair, the intentions behind many of these directives are there to protect us from harm or to help us appreciate and enjoy our lives. However, there are times when these governing actions place a burden on us. When policy becomes so onerous that they inhibit innovation, creativity…

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Van Nguyen: A Celebration of Realism

December 15, 2017 - February 25, 2018

A Celebration of Realism Van Nguyen On View December 15, 2017 – February 25, 2018 Reception: January 13, 2018 General Statement A Celebration of Realism is a survey of work from artist Van Nguyen. Nguyen explores the manner in which light creates the identity, texture and shape of the subject of each work. Still life and portraits are showcased in such a delicate and poetic manner that we are reminded of the beauty in simple, everyday objects. Artist Statement An…

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Open Life Drawing

December 21 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2018,
and An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2018,
and An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2018

Drop in and Draw! Three hours of drawing from a live model for a low-low-price. Come to brush up on your skills or work on that portfolio! The poses will range from 1 minute gestures to long poses; nude and clothed model sessions. Models will vary from 1 week to 3 week increments. Bring your own drawing supplies (i.e. Charcoal, drawing board, paper, etc.) Easels, stools, tables and rolling carts are provided. This is not a class. No instruction will…

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January 2018

Open Life Drawing

January 4, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2018,
and An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2018,
and An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2018

Drop in and Draw! Three hours of drawing from a live model for a low-low-price. Come to brush up on your skills or work on that portfolio! The poses will range from 1 minute gestures to long poses; nude and clothed model sessions. Models will vary from 1 week to 3 week increments. Bring your own drawing supplies (i.e. Charcoal, drawing board, paper, etc.) Easels, stools, tables and rolling carts are provided. This is not a class. No instruction will…

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Open Life Drawing

January 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2018,
and An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2018,
and An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2018

Drop in and Draw! Three hours of drawing from a live model for a low-low-price. Come to brush up on your skills or work on that portfolio! The poses will range from 1 minute gestures to long poses; nude and clothed model sessions. Models will vary from 1 week to 3 week increments. Bring your own drawing supplies (i.e. Charcoal, drawing board, paper, etc.) Easels, stools, tables and rolling carts are provided. This is not a class. No instruction will…

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Open Life Drawing

January 18, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2018,
and An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2018,
and An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2018

Drop in and Draw! Three hours of drawing from a live model for a low-low-price. Come to brush up on your skills or work on that portfolio! The poses will range from 1 minute gestures to long poses; nude and clothed model sessions. Models will vary from 1 week to 3 week increments. Bring your own drawing supplies (i.e. Charcoal, drawing board, paper, etc.) Easels, stools, tables and rolling carts are provided. This is not a class. No instruction will…

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