Artful Weekend May 21-22 – The Art League


Welcome to Clever Weekend, our guide to enjoyment and intriguing methods to enjoy artwork in individual or practically.


This weekend: The May possibly 2022 Open up ExhibitOur Fractured Daily life by Sally Davies, and a Jacqueline Saunders Retrospective at the League Humankind at Amy Kaslow Gallery the Fired Up! glass exhibit in Baltimore and Natural Habitats at Reston Art Gallery.




Could 2022 Open up Show


“Renaissance” by Abol Bahadori Blended media

Open up Exhibits at The Artwork League existing an array of performs in a assortment of mediums designed by our member artists. This month’s exhibit attributes 98 works in oil, acrylic, watercolor, ceramic, and stone. The Might Open Exhibit was juried by photographer and guide artist Eliot Dudik. Eliot’s photograph credits include things like Smithsonian Journal, The New York Times, CNN, and Oxford American Magazine. His work belongs in collections at The VMFA, MoMA Library, Chrysler Museum of Art, and Yale’s Beinecke Rare Reserve & Manuscript Library. The May perhaps 2022 Open up Show is on watch by way of June 5.


Our Fractured Daily life by Sally Davies


Tranquil Guide by Sally Davies

Sally Davies provides her solo exhibit Our Fractured Lifestyle, which explores the disconnect, isolation, and uncertainty felt throughout Covid-19. In a extraordinary and poignant way, her substantial canvases with handmade tiles seem to be to talk to the viewer, “Are we slipping aside? Or piecing our lives back again jointly?”


Jacqueline Saunders Retrospective

“Peonies in Glory” by Jackie Saunders Watercolor

The Artwork League is honored to current a retrospective show in memory of a person of our most beloved artists. Jacqueline Saunders, Jackie, taught and exhibited at The Artwork League for around 20 yrs. She was recognized for her incredible gestural hand with watercolor and ink, especially in figurative and floral experiments. She was just as nicely identified for her amazing power, joy, and enjoy for the two the function and these all over her. Often relocating and constantly doing the job, Jackie was as prolific with her do the job as she was generous with her time. The Artwork League college, employees, artists, and students however experience her loss, and we are glad to be equipped to share a minimal little bit of her legacy with the broader community. The Jacqueline Saunders Retrospective is on view by means of June 5.




The Kiss by Nestor Madalengoitia. 37” x 37”, framed. Oil on canvas.

Established by the hands and hearts of seven extraordinary artists—sculptors, painters and blended media innovators—the will work in HumanKind  aid us to see ourselves and a person another. They peel back our problems to expose the raw beauty we so usually ignore: our self-rely on, our personalized resolve, our connectedness, our decency. Humankind is on see at Amy Kaslow Gallery via July 10 4300 Fordham Road NW.



Fired Up!

Michael Janis, “How We Choose Treatment of Each and every Other”, 2021, Kilnformed Glass

Fired Up! is a survey exhibition highlighting the range and innovation of artists functioning in present-day glass about the mid-Atlantic Location, and options performs by Chul Hyun Ahn, Anthony Corradetti, Oletha DeVane, John Henderson, Michael Janis, Emily Lamb, Tim McFadden, Soledad Salamé, Dr. Joyce J. Scott, Tim Tate, and Erwin Timmers. Fired Up! includes objects and installations as distinctive as their makers, examining glass as a sculptural medium for artwork and the numerous messages the media is able of imparting. The United Nations Typical Council introduced that 2022 be declared a United Nations International Calendar year of Glass (IYOG), to celebrate the vital role glass has in Culture. Fired Up! is section of the situations commemorating the IYOG, the 2022 Glass & Optical Materials Division (GOMD) Conference in Baltimore, the 60th Anniversary of the American Studio Glass Movement. The exhibit is on see by means of June 18 at the James Weldon Johnson Auditorium Gallery at Coppin State College, 2500 W. North Avenue, Baltimore, MD. There will be an opening reception Wednesday, May perhaps 25, from 7-9 p.m.



Organic Habitats 

Soul Mates by Sandra C Dovberg

Sandra C Dovberg provides her latest paintings with a major target on the magnificence of character in scenes of neighborhood flora and fauna in their individual environments in the demonstrate Natural Habitats, on display screen at Reston Art Gallery and Studios by May 29 11400 Washington Plaza West, Reston, VA.


Love the Weekend!



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