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5×5(x5)

December 6, 2014 - January 18, 2015

Public Reception:

Thursday, December 11, 6 – 8 pm; Gallery Talk with Kayleigh Bryant-Greenwell, 7 pm

 

In a new Target Gallery exhibition, artists were challenged to express themselves in a work of art that is no larger than five inches in any direction. 5×5(x5) is an all-media exhibition featuring little works that make a big impact.

“As a grouping, the artwork on view in this exhibition is a study in modernity across many voices,” said Kayleigh Bryant-Greenwell, guest juror for 5×5(x5). “These small works present an array of contexts. Some artists focused heavily on technique and other delved into contemporary issues, touching upon issues of race and sexuality. Pop culture, figurative drawings, landscapes, still-lifes, and abstraction collide.”

As artists were restricted only by size, not by medium, subject, or content, the featured work reflects a diverse cross-section of today’s zeitgeist, or spirit of our time.

 5x5x5 - Nancy Guerrero - CapsuleThe exhibition features the work of 35 artists:

Christina Baril (NY), John Buron (MA), Melissa Chase (PA), Lois Epperson-Gale (AZ), Nancy Guerrero (France), Hi Uan Kang Haaga (DC), Susan Harmon (TX), Charlotte Hedlund (CT), Paul Herman (VA), Toni Hitchcock (VA), Jessica Kallista (VA), Seunghwui Koo (NY), Deborah Lash (VA), Timothy Lazure (NC), Vincent Leandro (OR), Annika Lurio (DC), Ann Dinwiddie Madden (MS), Krishna Mastel (SD), Floydetta McAfee (VA), Liz Naiden (NY), Deborah Newman (NV), Charlene Nield (VA), Anthony Palliparambil Jr. (MD), Kate Patsch (VA), Jodi Patterson (WA), Margie Key Reed (VA), Angelina Smudre (DC), Susan Silva (VA), Donna Sinclair (VA), Casey Snyder (MD), Jo Ann Tooley (VA), Steve Wanna (DC), Ann Marie Williams (VA), Joan M. Woodill (VA), Inge Wright (NC)

”This exhibition is a biannual tradition for the Target Gallery,” said Kaitlyn Ward, Target Gallery director. “Artists are free to express themselves in any medium on any topic and it has been so intriguing to see the show evolve and take new shape each time. This year is no exception.”

All of the artwork on exhibition is original and available for purchase.

The Target Gallery is open daily from 10 – 6 pm and until 9 pm on Thursdays.

About the Juror

Based in Washington, D.C., Kayleigh Bryant-Greenwell is a curator, writer, arts manager and arts advocate. She implements professional development seminars, as well as a residency program for local emerging artists with Strathmore Hall in North Bethesda. An arts writer, her work has been featured in The Washington Times, Examiner.com, CBS Local DC online, Brightest Young Things, and Plinth, among others. She has worked with many cultural institutions including the Smithsonian Institution, the Walters Art Museum, the National Archives, the David C. Driskell Center at the University of Maryland, College Park, the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities and the Annual Downtown Hyattsville Arts Festival. She serves as program chair for the Washington, D.C. region of ArtTable, Inc., events chair for Emerging Arts Leaders D.C., and the Young Patrons Committee of Torpedo Art Factory in Alexandria, Virginia. She has also presented at the Annual Conference of Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums in Washington, D.C. Bryant-Greenwell earned her bachelor’s in art history from the University of Maryland and her master’s in museum studies from the George Washington University.

Image credits:

Ann Dinwiddie Madden, Golden Legs.
Nancy Guerrero, Bomb.

Details

Start:
December 6, 2014
End:
January 18, 2015
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Target Gallery

Venue

Studio 2 – Target Gallery
Phone:
703.746.4590

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