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Connecting the Dots: The DMV

December 1, 2016 - January 31, 2017

*Due to popular demand, this exhibition is extended through January 31*

In the New Project Studio, The HRCHY CIA + Merimart present an exhibition of up-and-coming artists from the metropolitan area.

Connecting the Dots is a hyper-intimate, yet eccentric show. Using the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s train line structure as inspiration, artists are exhibited via Metro stops and state lines, highlighting the unique experience and identities of being a young artist living in the DMV (DC/Maryland/Virginia).

The project serves an an incubator for local artisans, influencers, and creatives to network, create, brainstorm, and share ideas.

Participating artists

Rockeats Alcoreza  ●  Maurice Andrades  ●  Jarell Brodgins  ●  Aisha Jemila Daniels  ●  Santiago Cursi Fletcher  ●  Lloyd Foster  ●  Mignon Hemsley  ●  Jamon Jackson  ●  Daniel Katz-Hernandez  ●  Nia Keturah  ●  Keyhan Lee  ●  Sana Manejwala  ●  Constantine Mihailidis  ●  Conrado Muluc  ●  Paulette Palacios  ●  Marc Pekala  ●  Isa Plz  ●  Merima Repesa  ●  Ania Sinuik  ●  Dani Smith  ●  Sloane Tucker  ●  Kevin Wilson  ●  Jordann Wine  ●  Hillary Wright

Opening Reception and Party

Saturday, December 10
8 pm – midnight

This after-hours event will bring people together for a night of art, music, and inspiration in celebration of DMV art and artists.

The night connects the new/old, established/emerging, classic/contemporary. Enjoy surprise guests and pop-up performances to keep the night engaging and enlightening.


Closing Reception and Conversation

Friday, January 27
7 pm – 9 pm

Join us after-hours to celebrate the growing diversity of the arts in both Alexandria and the greater DMV (DC/Maryland/Virginia).

What is the role of the DMV artist in 2017? How can artists and art supporters embrace both the heritage that inspires this region and the future that awaits? Join us as The HRCHY CIA + Merimart open a conversation on the state of the current art scene in the DMV, along with thoughts and ideas by several of the Connecting the Dots participating artists. The exhibition may be ending, but the ideas carry on.



December 1, 2016
January 31, 2017
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