Artful Weekend May 21-22 – The Art League


Welcome to Artful Weekend, our guideline to pleasurable and intriguing means to enjoy artwork in particular person or almost.


This weekend: The May 2022 Open up ExhibitOur Fractured Everyday living by Sally Davies, and a Jacqueline Saunders Retrospective at the League Humankind at Amy Kaslow Gallery the Fired Up! glass show in Baltimore and Normal Habitats at Reston Art Gallery.




May possibly 2022 Open up Show


“Renaissance” by Abol Bahadori Mixed media

Open up Reveals at The Artwork League present an array of is effective in a selection of mediums made by our member artists. This month’s exhibit features 98 operates in oil, acrylic, watercolor, ceramic, and stone. The May well Open Show was juried by photographer and reserve artist Eliot Dudik. Eliot’s image credits include things like Smithsonian Journal, The New York Instances, CNN, and Oxford American Journal. His operate belongs in collections at The VMFA, MoMA Library, Chrysler Museum of Artwork, and Yale’s Beinecke Rare Ebook & Manuscript Library. The May possibly 2022 Open Show is on watch by June 5.


Our Fractured Everyday living by Sally Davies


Peaceful Information by Sally Davies

Sally Davies presents her solo exhibit Our Fractured Life, which explores the disconnect, isolation, and uncertainty felt throughout Covid-19. In a dramatic and poignant way, her large canvases with handmade tiles seem to inquire the viewer, “Are we falling aside? Or piecing our life again collectively?”


Jacqueline Saunders Retrospective

“Peonies in Glory” by Jackie Saunders Watercolor

The Art League is honored to present a retrospective exhibit in memory of one of our most beloved artists. Jacqueline Saunders, Jackie, taught and exhibited at The Artwork League for in excess of 20 yrs. She was known for her incredible gestural hand with watercolor and ink, especially in figurative and floral reports. She was just as perfectly known for her amazing strength, pleasure, and really like for both equally the operate and individuals about her. Always moving and always operating, Jackie was as prolific with her get the job done as she was generous with her time. The Artwork League faculty, employees, artists, and pupils even now sense her decline, and we are glad to be equipped to share a little bit of her legacy with the broader group. The Jacqueline Saunders Retrospective is on look at by June 5.




The Kiss by Nestor Madalengoitia. 37” x 37”, framed. Oil on canvas.

Developed by the palms and hearts of seven remarkable artists—sculptors, painters and mixed media innovators—the works in HumanKind  assistance us to see ourselves and a single one more. They peel again our problems to expose the raw natural beauty we so usually forget about: our self-trust, our individual take care of, our connectedness, our decency. Humankind is on watch at Amy Kaslow Gallery by way of July 10 4300 Fordham Road NW.



Fired Up!

Michael Janis, “How We Just take Care of Each individual Other”, 2021, Kilnformed Glass

Fired Up! is a study exhibition highlighting the diversity and innovation of artists doing the job in modern day glass all over the mid-Atlantic Area, and functions operates by Chul Hyun Ahn, Anthony Corradetti, Oletha DeVane, John Henderson, Michael Janis, Emily Lamb, Tim McFadden, Soledad Salamé, Dr. Joyce J. Scott, Tim Tate, and Erwin Timmers. Fired Up! includes objects and installations as distinct as their makers, analyzing glass as a sculptural medium for art and the several messages the media is capable of imparting. The United Nations Typical Council introduced that 2022 be declared a United Nations International Yr of Glass (IYOG), to celebrate the important part glass has in Culture. Fired Up! is element of the situations commemorating the IYOG, the 2022 Glass & Optical Products Division (GOMD) Meeting in Baltimore, the 60th Anniversary of the American Studio Glass Movement. The display is on check out by June 18 at the James Weldon Johnson Auditorium Gallery at Coppin Condition College, 2500 W. North Avenue, Baltimore, MD. There will be an opening reception Wednesday, May well 25, from 7-9 p.m.



Normal Habitats 

Soul Mates by Sandra C Dovberg

Sandra C Dovberg offers her most recent paintings with a primary focus on the natural beauty of mother nature in scenes of community flora and fauna in their possess environments in the show All-natural Habitats, on display screen at Reston Art Gallery and Studios by means of May perhaps 29 11400 Washington Plaza West, Reston, VA.


Delight in the Weekend!



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