“Saturnalia” Opens Saturday at Irvine Contemporary

by Borderstan.com January 6, 2011 at 6:30 am 1,807 0

At Irvine Contemporary: Melissa Ichiuji, “Nature’s Promise,” 2010. Fabric, wood, nylon, feathers, wallpaper, found objects, mixed media. 30 x 55 x 6 inches. (Courtesy Ivrine Contemporary)

“Saturnalia: New Work by Gallery Artists” opens Saturday, January 8 at Irvine Contemporary on 14th Street NW. The exhibition will include works by eight artists: Teo González, Melissa Ichiuji, Hedieh Javanshir Ilchi, Akemi Maegawa, Alexa Meade, Susana Raab, and Nicholas Kahn & Richard Selesnick. The opening reception is from 6 to 8 pm; the exhibition runs through February 12.

Exhibitions Closing

  • “New Work” by Paula Crawford at the Long View closes tonight, Thursday, January 6 (at 1234 9th Street NW).
  • Victoria F. Gaitan & Cecilia Paredes: “Foto Baroque” is at The Curator’s Office through Saturday, January 8 (at 1515 14th Street NW).

Another Week

  • At the Hamiltonian Gallery through Saturday, January 15: Magnolia Laurie: “holding up” and Jon Bobby Benjamin: “going home” (at 1353 U Street NW). There is an artist talk on Wednesday, January 12 at 7 pm.
  • “ALPTRAUM!” is at the Transformer through Saturday, January 15 (at 1404 P Street NW).

Check out the listings for exhibitions at 10 galleries in the Logan-Shaw-U Street area below — and find out what’s opening next weekend.

Ann Loeb Bronfman Gallery
DC Jewish Community Center
1529 16th Street NW
“OFF THE WALL: Mike Schreiber” on Thursday, Jan. 13 at 7:30 pm. “OFF THE WALL” is a series of artist talks as a way of showcasing contemporary Jewish and/or local artists. New York-based photographer Mike Schreiber will talk about and sign his book True Hip-Hop, a collection of his work over the past thirteen years. Gallery Hours: Sunday through Thursday, 10 am to 10 pm; Friday, 10 am to 4 pm
Curator’s Office
1515 14th Street NW
Victoria F. Gaitan & Cecilia Paredes: “Foto Baroque”
Through Saturday, January 8 Gallery Hours: Wednesday through Saturday, noon to 6pm
gallery plan b
1530 14th Street NW
Opening Saturday, Jan. 15: “Paintings by Paula Amt and Sculpture by Rod Glover;” reception at 6 pm on the 15th. Second reception on February 14.
Through March 6
Gallery Hours: Wednesday through Saturday, noon to 7 pm; Sunday, 1 pm to 5 pm
Hamiltonian Gallery
1353 U Street NW
Magnolia Laurie: “holding up” and Jon Bobby Benjamin: “going home”
Artist talk at 7 pm on Wednesday, January 12
Through Saturday, January 15

Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 6 pm
Hemphill Fine Arts
1515 14th Street NW
Viewing Rm. opens Saturday, January 15 with reception at 6:30 pm
Through Saturday, March 26
Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm
Irvine Contemporary
1412 14th Street NW
“Saturnalia: New Work by Gallery Artists” opens Saturday, January 8.
Through Saturday, February 12 Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Saturday – 11 am to 6 pm
Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery
Smith Farm Center for Healing and the Arts
1632 U Street NW
The gallery is temporarily closed.
Gallery will reopen when expansion work is finished; however, the Center has invited artists to take over their window display.
The In-Flux Window Peep Show is on display 24 hours during construction starting in January 2011.
Long View Gallery
1234 9th Street NW
Paula Crawford: New Work
Through Thursday, January 6Gallery Hours: Wednesday through Saturday, 11 am to 6 pm; Sunday, noon to 5 pm
Project 4 Gallery
1353 U Street NW
Gallery Hours: Wednesday through Saturday – noon to 6 pm
Transformer Gallery
1404 P Street NW
Trough Saturday, January 15 Gallery Hours:Wednesday through Saturday, 1 pm to 7 pm


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