LOULOUDI Flower / To Flower
Presented by Washington Sculptors Group at The Athenaeum
Juried by Renée Stout
March 20 - May 4, 2014
Washington Post Review
Opening Reception: Sunday, March 23, 4 - 6pm
Juror Renée Stout will make a brief presentation at 5:30 during the opening reception.
Washington Sculptors Group (WSG) and the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association (NVFAA) are pleased to announce LOULOUDI Flower/ To Flower in the Athenaeum gallery from March 20 - May 4. Juror, Renée Stout, selected the works from submissions from members of the Washington Sculptors Group. The show celebrates Spring's awakening flora, as well as the Alexandria Historic Garden Tour on April 26.
LOULOUDI explores the natural process of flowering and its entire metaphorical context through object making and installation. The work aims to spark a dialogue about the artist's material, the environment, and cultural connotations affiliated with the symbolic and literal meaning of flower/flowering.
Pattie Porter Firestone
Khahn Le with Thanh T. La
Renée Stout received her BFA from Carnegie Mellon University in 1980. An artist based in Washington, DC, she is the recipient of awards from the Joan Mitchell Foundation, The Pollock-Krasner Foundation and the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation. Stout has shown throughout the U.S. and her work is in several national and international museums.
The Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association (NVFAA) is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in all forms of art, and to establishing programs that will enrich the cultural life of Northern Virginia and the surrounding metropolitan area. As the primary site for these activities, the NVFAA owns and maintains the historic building called the Athenaeum.
Gallery Hours: The Athenaeum is open Thursday, Friday and Sunday from 12 to 4pm and on Saturdays from 1 to 4pm.
201 Prince Street
Alexandria VA 22314
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Images Courtesy of the Artists: from left to right, Mike Shaffer, Julia Bloom, Barbara Kobylinska