Six New Exhibitions at Local Galleries this Week

by January 14, 2012 at 1:13 am 1,383 0

"Bernardo Siles"

“Works by Bernardo Siles” is at gallery plan b. (Courtesy of gallery).

From Luis Gomez. Catch his photos on Picplz and at One Photograph A Day. Follow him on Twitter @LuisGomezPhotos.

It is a big opening week at local galleries this weekend, with three opening receptions on Saturday, January 14, and two more on Thursday, January 19.

January and February Openings

Get more details on the 13 galleries in the Logan-Shaw-U Street area below.

Adamson Gallery at 1515 14th Street NW

  • Check back for upcoming exhibitions.
  • Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Friday, 11:30 am to 5 pm; Saturday, noon to 5 pm.

Ann Loeb Bronfman Gallery, DC Jewish Community Center, 1529 16th Street NW

  • “Walking Tel Aviv: Photographs by David Bergholz” opens January 19 and runs through April 6.
  • Gallery Hours: Sunday through Thursday, 10 am to 10 pm; Friday, 10 am to 4 p.m.

[email protected], 1830 14th Street NW

  • Overview: [email protected] is a new addition to the Mid City gallery lineup from artist Regine Miele. Current works on display are Miele’s paintings.
  • Next solo exhibition begins February 7 and runs to March 30 with photographer Al Wildey.
  • Gallery Hours: Wednesday through Friday, 11 am to 7 pm; Saturday and Sunday, 11 am to 5 pm.

Curator’s Office at 1515 14th Street NW

gallery plan b at 1530 14th Street NW

  • “Works by Bernardo Siles” with opening reception on Saturday, January 14, 6 to 8 pm.
  • Overview: “Process is key in my work. Each final piece is a result of several studies and sketches. I delight in the process and evolution, as much as I do completing a matured work. I have worked with the human form, done portraiture and explored different conceptual abstractions.” (Siles)
  • Gallery Hours: Wednesday through Saturday, noon to 7 pm; Sunday, 1 to 5 pm

Hamiltonian Gallery at 1353 U Street NW

  • “Selin Balci and Ryan Hoover” runs through January 22.
  • Overview: “Although Balci and Hoover implement distinct artistic practices, both artists present new works of precisely controlled media, imbued with their ruminations on the structures of interpersonal relationships, international affairs, and geography.” (Hamiltonian Gallery)
  • Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 6 pm.

harmon art lab, 1716 14th Street NW, 2nd Floor

  • Gallery Hours: Call for an appointment; gallery staff is in the building Monday through Friday during business hours.

Hillyer Art Space, 9 Hillyer Court NW

  • “Lucinda Murphy: Evolution” and “Monica Stroik: Substructure,” run through January 27.
  • Overview: “Most recently, Murphy has focused on exploring order and chaos from both the scientific sense and in the sense of how we perceive the difference; literally and psychologically.” “On a broad universal level, Monica Stroik’s paintings reflect the fact that each of us makes daily choices, some conscious and others unconscious, which all have consequences.” (Hillyer Art Space)
  • Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Friday 12 am to 6 pm; Saturday and Monday, 12 am to 5 pm; and by appointment.

Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery, 1632 U Street NW

  • “Art @ Work” runs through February 18.
  • Overview: “In partnership with Albus Cavus, an arts group that transforms communities through public art, Art @ Work will use graffiti-style mural art to bring Washington DC residents together in beautifying their neighborhoods.” (Joan Hisaoka Gallery)
  • Gallery Hours: Wednesday through Friday 11 am to 5 pm; Saturday, 11 am to 3 pm; and by appointment.

Lamont Bishop Gallery at 1314 9th Street NW

  • “FLYY ON THE WALL Exhibition and Pop up Shoppe.”
  • Overview:“Flyy on the wall is an exhibition that will feature the works of Rakiyt Zakari a high end street wear designer with the eye of a tailor, known for creating 3-d graphic designs with a surgeons precision and attention to detail, think Basquiat x Jeremy Scott. Flyy on the wall also will encompass The Original David pop up shoppe, their  first ever experiential retail event!.” (Lamont Bishop Gallery)
  • Gallery Hours: Thursday through Saturday, 1 to 7 pm; Sundays by appointment only.

Long View Gallery at 1234 9th Street NW

  • Mike Weber’s “Homestead” exhibition opens with a reception on Thursday, January 19, 6:30 to 8:30 pm.
  • Overview: Approximately 20 new mixed media works by Los Angeles artist Mike Weber. “Since relocating his studio from D.C. to Los Angeles in 2010, Weber’s work continues to explore themes of spirituality and genealogy, inspiring a global audience to create connections between their memories and those of the artist, sculpted in a modern context.” (Long View Gallery)
  • Gallery Hours: Wednesday through Saturday, 11 am to 6 pm; Sunday, noon to 5 pm.

Project 4 Gallery at 1353 U Street NW

  • “Conversation Undefined” opens Saturday, January 14 with a reception, 6 to 8:30 pm. Runs through January 29.
  • Overview: “Conversation Undefined is a student show featuring interactive media research conducted at The Catholic University of America’s School of Architecture and Planning [CUarch]. The work, in conjunction with CUarch’s 2013 Solar Decathlon bid, Harvest, explores the proliferation of interactive architecture and the possibility of interconnecting people and objects.” (Project 4)
  • Gallery Hours: Wednesday through Saturday, noon to 6 pm.

Transformer Gallery at 1404 P Street NW

  • 9th Annual DC Artist Solo Exhibition runs through January 28.
  • Overview: “9th Annual DC Artist Solo Exhibition presents the work of Lily deSaussure in a site-specific installation of hand-embroidered images originating from snapshots of family, close friends and lovers, central to this autobiographical body of work.” (Transformer)
  • Gallery Hours: Check website.


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