Fine Arts

Fine Arts

<cal1>Oct. 22 Through Dec. 12

<cal2>Faculty Exhibition. Marymount University's Barry Gallery will showcase the work of 11 Marymount faculty artists in the upcoming Fine Art and Graphic Design Faculty Exhibition. Opening reception will be on Friday, Oct. 22, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and serves as the kick-off event for Marymount’s Family Weekend 2010. Marymount's Barry Gallery is located in the Reinsch Library on the University's Main Campus, 2807 North Glebe Road, Arlington. The Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Contact Judy Bass, the Barry Gallery curator, at 703-284-1561.

<cal1>Oct. 23-24

<cal2>Kingstowne Art Exhibit. Free. Saturday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday noon to 5 p.m. Sponsored by the Kingstowne Area Artists Association. Acrylics, oils, watercolor, mixed media, pastels, photography, pen and ink, digital media, etc. At the Snyder Center, 6450 South Van Dorn Street, Kingstowne. Visit or contact Ginny Sywyj at or Nancy Hannans at

<cal1>Now Through Oct. 24

<cal2>Out on a Limb: Birds, Branches and Growing Creativity in Clay. Hours are Monday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., with Thursdays open until 9 p.m. At the Torpedo Factory Art Center’s Scope Gallery, Studio 19, 105 North Union Street, Alexandria. Call 703-548-6288 or visit

<cal1>Now Through Oct. 24

<cal2>Once Upon a Time. Fantastical-Magical-Nostalgic Re-imaginings. Artists revive, deconstruct, and reinvent a rhyme, story, fairy tale, or memory. At the Del Ray Artisans, Alexandria. Visit

<cal1>Now Through Oct. 25

<cal2>Fall 2010 Art Show and Sale. Sponsored by the Springfield Art Guild and Friends of Green Spring Gardens Park. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Sundays noon to 4:30 p.m. At Green Spring Gardens, 4603 Green Spring Road, Alexandria.

<cal1>Now Through Oct. 25

<cal2>Clearly Color: Jill Finsen and Nancy Varipapa. The Gallery will be open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and by appointment. At Vander Zee Gallery, 105 S. Lee St., Old Town Alexandria.

<cal1>Oct. 25 Through Nov. 28

<cal2>"Dinner is Served." The Kiln Club’s potters serve up handcrafted tableware for Fall feasting. At the Torpedo Factory’s Scope Gallery. Hours are Monday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., open until 9 p.m. on Thursdays. At 105 North Union Street, ground floor, Studio 19, Alexandria. Call 703-548-6288 or visit

<cal1>Oct. 27 to Dec. 23

<cal2>Artist Jan. E. Moffatt. Featuring the 2010 Blue Door Collection and more. Artist’s reception is Sunday, Nov. 7 from 1-3 p.m. At Art in the Garden at the Historic Manor House, Green Spring Gardens Park, 4603 Green Spring Road, Alexandria. Hours: Wednesday to Sunday, 12 noon-4:30 p.m. Call 703-941-7987, 703-642-5173,

<cal1>Thursday/Oct. 28

<cal2>DigiLink Celebrates Art. 5 to 8 p.m. Will feature art work of Daniel Wise and six other artists. At DigiLink Corporate Office, 840 South Pickett Street, Alexandria. To attend the event, visit and click on the Celebrating Art graphic.

<cal1>Now through Oct. 28

<cal2>Crossing the Line. Nine artists with studios at Convergence have worked to probe the limits of their media and to find new visual ways to express feelings and ideas. Reception on Friday, Oct. 22 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. At The Gallery at Convergence, 1801 North Quaker Lane, Alexandria. Call 571-235-3221.

<cal1>Now Through Oct. 31

<cal2>Melissa Parkinson Photo Exhibit. Melissa resides in Alexandria and is an MFA graduate from University of Wyoming. At BUZZ Coffee House, 901 Slaters Lane, Alexandria.

<cal1>Now Through Oct. 31

<cal2>J.J. Cromer: A Study of Passing Events. This show is presented by the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association in association with Grey Carter—Objects of Art. Regular gallery viewing hours are Thursday, Friday, and Sunday from 12 – 4 p.m. and Saturday from 1 – 4 p.m. At the Athenaeum Gallery, 201 Prince Street, Alexandria. Call 703-548-0035.

<cal1>Now Through Oct. 31

<cal2>New Heights. The Atacama — Chile’s Amazing High Desert. A Photography Exhibit Featuring New Works by Alan Sislen. At Multiple Exposures Gallery, Torpedo Factory Art Center #312, 105 N. Union Street, Alexandria. Call 703-683-2205 or or visit

<cal1>Now Through Oct. 31

<cal2>Kaleidoscope. Acrylic paintings and collage by Gail Spencer Saour. At Gallery West, 1213 King Street in Old Town, Alexandria. Visit or call 703-549-6006.

<cal1>Now Through Oct. 31

<cal2>Closed Captioned. Free. Featuring work by Shaun Richards, 2010 Open Exhibition Winner. At Torpedo Factory Art Center, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. Visit; 703-838-4565.

<cal1>Tuesday/Nov. 2

<cal2>Exotic Art of Oriental Brush Painting. 6 to 8 p.m. Morrison House Presents: Jamaliah Morais, who will provide a brief overview of the unusual features of Oriental art, which includes the ancient art of Chinese brush painting as well as Japanese Sumi-e painting. Part of a salon-style series celebrating culture through arts, literature, and history discussions. At Morrison House, 116 South Alfred Street, Alexandria. Visit or call 703-838-8000.

<cal1>Nov. 3 Through Nov. 28

<cal2>"The Power of Color." A juried show of 2- and 3-dimensional fine art celebrating the qualities of hue and color in affordable, original artwork created by regional artists. Reception on Nov. 13 from 5 to 8 p.m. At Gallery West, 1213 King Street in Old Town Alexandria. Call 703-549-6006 or visit

<cal1>Nov. 4 Through Dec. 6

<cal2>Photographs by Robert Keating. Free. Photographic Journey Along the C&O Canal. Reception is Thursday, Nov. 11 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. In capturing the 184.5-mile expanse of the C&O Canal, from Georgetown in Washington, D.C., to Cumberland, Md., photographer Robert Keating presents the waterway as a series of local and visually striking panoramas. At The Art League, 105 North Union Street, Alexandria. Call 703-683-1780 or visit

<cal1>Nov. 5 Through Nov. 21

<cal2>Blue: An Interpretation. Meet the artists on Friday, Nov. 5 from 7-10 p.m. Enter the raffle to win a "blue" basket of goodies from local shops and artisans. Assign "Peoples’ Choice" awards to your favorite works! Blue is a Del Ray Artisans all member show giving the artists an opportunity to test their creative genius in depicting what "blue" means to them. www.TheDelRayArtisans or

<cal1>Now Through Nov. 7

<cal2>Fall Solos 2010. Featuring the artists Johanna Mueller, Tim Portlock, Matt King, John Henry Blatter, Kathleen Shafer and Joanie Turbek. At the Arlington Arts Center, 3550 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Contact Jeffry Cudlin, Director of Exhibitions at or call 703-248-6800.

<cal1>Now Through Nov. 14

<cal2>"Carnival of Animals." Free. Potomac Fiber Arts Gallery artists are inspired by wild, domestic and imaginary animals. Jewelry, sculpture, clothing, and wall pieces will be exhibited. At Studio 18 of the Torpedo Factory Art Center, 105 North Union Street in Old Town Alexandria. The gallery is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., except on Thursdays when it is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

<cal1>Now Through Nov. 14

<cal2>From Earth to Sky. Artist Janet Gohres displays her stoneware ceramic sculpture. Opening reception Saturday, Oct. 23 from 5-7 p.m.; Artist talk at 6 p.m. At the Schlesinger Center Margaret W. & Joseph L. Fisher Gallery, Alexandria campus of Northern Virginia Community College, 3001 North Beauregard St., Alexandria. The gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday and during performances.

<cal1>Now through Nov. 20

<cal2>"On My Vacation — Places Traveled To." 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Springfield Art Guild Art Show. All paintings are for sale. At Goodwin House, 4800 Fillmore Ave. Alexandria. Contact Donnalynne Lefever at 703-644-6677.

<cal1>Now Through Nov. 28

<cal2>"A Sense of Place." Pastel artist Richard Levine exhibits 25 of his major works. Hours are Wednesday through Sunday, noon to 6 p.m. At the Oerth Gallery, 420 S. Washington Street, Alexandria. Call 703-836-3784.

<cal1>Now Through Dec. 31

<cal2>Greg Viggiano Photo Exhibit. The exhibit will showcase local digital photography, the Pentagon Memorial, and other selected images. At Firehook Coffee Shop on Union Street in Old Town Alexandria.