Comprised of a blend of pen and pencil sketches, watercolors and photography depicting tattoo designs, Etched in Skin will provide a window into the process of tattooing from the initial outlines most often drawn on tracing paper to the finished product: living skin. Some of the tattoo collectors shown in the photographs will be present during the show's opening, allowing their varied origins and appearance to emphasize mainstream society’s newfound acceptance of the once stigmatized and controversial practice.
Comprised of a blend of pen and pencil sketches, watercolors and photography depicting tattoo designs, Etched in Skin will provide a window into the process of tattooing from the initial outlines most often drawn on tracing paper to the finished product: living skin.
In her exhibition titled Har Mausam Rangeela, Urdu for Every Season is Colorful, artist Asma Chaudhary presents her commentary on socio-cultural narratives affecting South Asian and minority communities in pursuit of the American Dream. Asma celebrates the vibrant artisan handicrafts of Indian and Pakistani villagers while infusing her somber perspective as a first-generation, American-born Muslim who at times, feels marginalized in what she defines as Home.
At the heart of a family are the special memories of the people who make us what we are. How do we find out about them? What is revealed to the world at large? What are the seemingly inconsequential markers that nevertheless give us a warm and deep feeling of love for that unique person with whom we share our DNA, our memories of what it means to be a family?
Come see the stories of these individuals that contribute to the fabric of family memories and building blocks.
ArtSpace Herndon is pleased to announce the call for art for our 9th annual Expressions Portrait Competition is now open and is scheduled to close Wednesday, September 6, 2017.
Finalists will be featured in the Expressions Portrait Exhibit at ArtSpace Herndon October 3 through October 28, 2017. Winners of the competition will be announced during the awards reception on Saturday, October 14, 2017, 7 to 9 p.m.
In this unique exhibit, Infinite House, artist Sarah Irvin is thinking about the social/political/emotional definitions of a household and how an individual shapes and is shaped by these definitions. Join us September 7 to September 30, 2017 for this unique exhibit. Meet the artist at the exhibit reception on Saturday, September 9th from 7-9pm.
Join us for this complimentary mixed media and found objects sculpture exhibit that will showcase the artwork of Andrew Black and Mercia Hobson. In Elements the sculptors will show a merging of materials of the Earth such as wood, clay, metal and found objects showing dramatic color and stark black and white imagery. Join us August 8 to September 2, 2017 for this unique exhibit. Meet the artists at the exhibit reception on Saturday, August 19th from 7-9pm.
A select panel of jurors evaluated photographs submitted to the competition and selected the finalists. Finalists are invited to exhibit in ArtSpace Herndon’s Post Gallery.