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October 2017

Brigitte Caramanna: Imperceptible

October 16, 2017 - November 12, 2017
George Mason University Art Lab, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, 22079
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Imperceptible Brigitte Caramanna On View October 16 - November 12, 2017 Reception: November 11, 2017 Artist Statement I am fascinated by the complexity, fragility, and precious quality present in the natural world. I closely observe countless textures and intricacies. As I study these details patterns assert themselves. My intention is to convey the transcendent and sublime beauty that exists in all natural environments and life forms. My process relates to the serene, spiritual presence nature possesses. I experience a connection…

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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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Cheryl Wilson: Enigma

October 28, 2017 - December 10, 2017

Enigma Cheryl Wilson Warrior Way Gallery On View October 28 - December 10, 2017 About the Exhibition In Enigma, Cheryl Wilson paints intuitively and embraces spontaneity in her process. She is most known for her transformative layering process using acrylic and ink. Non-traditional materials such as sand, coffee, glass beads and gum wrapper are incorporated into the works invoking the question of what story is being revealed. About the Artist Cheryl Wilson is from Northern, Virginia and is the author…

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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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Second Saturday Art Walk

November 11, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Full Campus, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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Join us from 6p-9p on the Second Saturday of each month to discover all the Workhouse Arts Center has to offer. Whether it’s your first visit or your hundredth, the Second Saturday Art Walk is the perfect time to meet nearly 85 Resident and Associate Artists, creating art in the studios or exhibiting in our galleries. Experience thrilling performances of dance, cabaret, comedy, big band, jazz, and theater. Indulge in classes in the art of mixology or cuisines from around…

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Giacomo Gamble: Hiding in Plain Sight

November 15, 2017 - December 10, 2017
W-16 McGuireWoods Gallery, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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Hiding in Plain Sight Giacomo Gamble On View November 15 - December 10, 2017 Reception: December 9, 2017 Artist Statement I make relief prints and videos. The work is based on inspiring situations; visions that reflect a sense of the mundane and contemplation. A recording of space and time is present, but recognizable forms are inversed as their true nature is lost through isolation. I try to develop these forms as a way to breakdown preconceptions about self-identify, creating new…

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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

Second Saturday Art Walk

December 9, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Full Campus, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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Join us from 6p-9p on the Second Saturday of each month to discover all the Workhouse Arts Center has to offer. Whether it’s your first visit or your hundredth, the Second Saturday Art Walk is the perfect time to meet nearly 85 Resident and Associate Artists, creating art in the studios or exhibiting in our galleries. Experience thrilling performances of dance, cabaret, comedy, big band, jazz, and theater. Indulge in classes in the art of mixology or cuisines from around…

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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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January 2018

Second Saturday Art Walk

January 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Full Campus, 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA, 22079
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Join us from 6p-9p on the Second Saturday of each month to discover all the Workhouse Arts Center has to offer. Whether it’s your first visit or your hundredth, the Second Saturday Art Walk is the perfect time to meet nearly 85 Resident and Associate Artists, creating art in the studios or exhibiting in our galleries. Experience thrilling performances of dance, cabaret, comedy, big band, jazz, and theater. Indulge in classes in the art of mixology or cuisines from around…

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