Washington Project for the Arts Promotes Dozens of Artists at (e)merge Art Fair

WASHINGTON DC — Promoting contemporary art by supporting local artists, staging exhibitions and exploring issues and ideas through public dialogue, the Washington Project for the Arts is a major voice for creative arts in the nation’s capital.

The project’s efforts to ensure the visibility and success of its artists are evidenced at the (e)merge art fair this weekend, where Rooms 224 and 225 at the Capitol Skyline Hotel feature the work of artist members. (WPA’s administrative offices are housed at the hotel, too.)

An exhibition of small works by dozens of members offers visitors the opportunity to own an original piece by a local artists at an affordable price, ranging from approximately $75 to $350.

The (e)merge art fair runs from Oct. 3-6, 2013.

All photos © Arts Observer

“Skin Sheep,” 2013 (digital print) by Diane Black.

“Eight Inch Hot Deluxe,” 2013 (acrylic, collage, ink on paper) by Cate Strom.

Installation view of member wall.


From left, “Choice,” 2013 (screen print, 1/20) by Jenny Walton and “Study for Warmth of Summer Skies,” 2013 (gouache and charcoal pencil) by Carol Barsha.

“Shoes Forrest No. 2,” 2013 (a single piece of cut paper) by Shiho K. Rice.

Installation view of member wall featuring additional works.

“iPhone Selfie,” 2013 (watercolor on paper) by Lamuelle L. Burge.

“Reflections,” 2010 (pigment photograph, 3/25) by Stephen Borko.

“Moonwalk 1,” 2013 (oil monotype) by Alec Simpson.

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