In this competitive opportunity, one artist is selected by a jury panel for an opportunity at a solo show. Interdisciplinary artist Julia Kwon creates paintings, sculpture, and textile art that explore reductive representation, othering, and objectification, particularly in relation to ethnicity and gender. Kwon was chosen from nearly 130 artists from across North America.
The jury panel for this opportunity was: Sandy Guttman, DC-based independent curator; Michael Matason, Gallery Manager of DC Arts Center; and Terence Nicholson; DC-based artist.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
2019 Youth Summer Art Camp at Del Ray Artisans!
Choose Week: July 15-19 or July 22-26 from 9am-3pm daily. For Ages 8-14 years old
Register now for the 2019 Del Ray Artisans Youth Summer Art Camp! Youth ages 8-14 years old are invited to spend a week with professional art staff at Del Ray Artisans learning a variety of art skills while creating a multitude of artistic objects! Art Camp is a one-week experience where campers use all kinds of materials and draw inspiration from a myriad of seasoned professionals.
Register for week one (July 15-19, 2019) or week two (July 22-26, 2019). Camp is Monday through Friday, 9am to 3pm daily, and costs $300 per child until June 1. After June 1 the fee is $325 per child. Scholarships may be available upon request. All art supplies and snacks are provided. Thank you to Oriental Trading for sponsoring camp art supplies and to Spring2ACTion donors for sponsoring scholarships. For more information and registration forms, please visit: www.DelRayArtisans.org/event/art-camp-2019
There will also be a special, one-day only, gallery show on the Saturday following camp (July 20 for week one campers and July 27 for week two campers) to show off students’ work. The reception is from 1-3pm and is a great chance for campers, family, and friends to talk to the camp coordinators and other students about their experience.
Art Camp and the gallery show will be at Del Ray Artisans gallery in the Nicholas A. Colasanto Center, 2704 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22301. The facility is accessible.
For inquiries, please contact the Director of Youth Programs, Suzan Ok, at Youth@DelRayArtisans.org or the Office Manager at Gallery@DelRayARtisans.org.
Del Ray Artisans, founded in 1992, is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote art for the benefit of artists and the community.
Del Ray Artisans (DRA) appreciates the continued support from the City of Alexandria, Alexandria Commission for the Arts, Virginia Commission for the Arts, and National Endowment for the Arts. DRA is a 501(c)(3) organization.
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