There is a new mural at Glen Echo Park!


There is a new mural at Glen Echo Park! The Bumper Car Pavilion now has an original J. Jordan Bruns mural donning its facade. Soon after a solid week of portray, and numerous revisions, it is completed. 

The Bumper Car Pavilion Mural at Glen Echo

The Bumper Vehicle Pavilion Mural at Glen Echo

Also join Jordan for the opening reception of Tadaima, his solo demonstrate at Artists and Makers Studios. The reception is this Saturday, May perhaps 7, from 11:00 – 3:00pm. The next week on Sunday, Might 15 from 1:00 – 3:00pm, he will be web hosting a discussion of the ink clean system highlighted in the demonstrate.

Tadaima is a phrase that suggests “I’ve just appear household now” in Japanese. J. Jordan Bruns, a extensive time Glen Echo Park resident artist has returned from a 3-year sabbatical in Tokyo, Japan. 

“Tadaima” will spotlight some of the operate produced in the course of his sabbatical as effectively as work established given that his return.  On display screen will be Bruns’s ink clean paintings of Japanese Buddhist Temples and Shinto Shrines. These performs are built applying acrylic ink, as a substitute for more common Sumi ink, in monochrome of both blue or gold. Just about every piece has parts of significant resolution close to the focal factors and summary ink splatters or uncontrolled washes in other places to harmony the realism.  

Bruns will host a demonstration and discussion titled “Working in Ink Abroad” on Sunday, May 15th from 1:00-3:00pm. This function will allow attendees to see his sketchbooks from a few years of travel in Asia and Oceania. Bruns will also talk about and reveal how the system applied in plein air ink sketches relates to his far more settled ink washes in the studio.  


At Artists & Makers Studios 1 11810 Parklawn Dr Ste 210, Rockville, MD 20852

Opening Reception:

Saturday, Might 7 from 11:00 – 3:00pm

Artist Discussion: “Working in Ink Abroad”, Sunday May perhaps 15, 1:00 -3:00pm


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