Rainey Beckett

Takomaartery/ January 13, 2024/

Rainey found her passion for art when going through a health crisis in 2020. Her mission is to use art to heal (both herself and her audience). Inspired by nature, music, and expressed emotions, she uses paint and textiles for her interpretations. She moved to Silver Spring, Maryland in August 2023 and is excited to be joining the vibrant art

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Suzanne A Bartlett

Takomaartery/ September 12, 2023/

Suzanne Bartlett is best known for her heavily sculptural, textile paintings and assemblages of vintage quilts and dresses, paper, castings, lace and antique pattern. Tissue are combined to evoke women’s work themes of survival. Treasures and talismans are collected and assembled in layers to sculpturally tell the story, carefully, exposing stitches, instructions, and handmade elements that were the history of

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Kalage

Takomaartery/ December 2, 2022/

My name is Kala Wright and mixed media is my favorite form of expression. My medium of choice is paper and my method is collage (or “Kalage” as I like to call it : ) My intention, whether with color, texture or experience is to create tangible joy and I have been creating it in some form or another for

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Davide Prete

Takomaartery/ November 21, 2022/

Born in Treviso, Italy, Davide was introduced to the art of metalsmithing by his father Alessandro and by the sculptor Toni Benetton. He studied jewelry and metalsmithing at the Institute of Art in Venice. In 2003, he obtained his degree in architecture at IUAV, Venice, Italy.   Davide worked in Italy as an architect for several architectural firms, especially with

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Janice Levitt Mosaics

Takomaartery/ September 11, 2022/

Nature and Art do similar things for me. Both stop me in my tracks and bring me into the magnificence of the present moment. I am an adventurer, captivated by the beauty of the land, and always by the Light. Whenever I can, I forage for materials to use in my mosaic work. I love finding slate, stone, bark, pebbles,

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Kathy Bransford

Takomaartery/ September 5, 2022/

I have been working in enamel for about 30 years and was the member of The Enamelists Gallery at the Torpedo Factory Art Center for 24 years. I currently enjoy living in Takoma. In the past I have had shows about the use of recycled items.

Karin Edgett

Takomaartery/ May 19, 2022/

I am a contemplative artist working with symbols, words, and nature, in particular flowers. My work is created to be transformative ~ to assist in an energetic or spiritual shift. Works in the past few years have concentrated on the inner consciousness of flowers and the concepts of infiity. I live and work in Washington DC.

Molly Fitzgerald

Takomaartery/ April 6, 2022/

I’m a Takoma Artery artist and frequently visits various favorite shops and restaurants in Takoma Park. I mostly paint with acrylics and gouache favoring a vibrant palette with heavily saturated contrasting hues that aim to ‘pop.’ I sometimes integrate mixed media – paper, or wood pieces, on wood. Although wood boards are a favorite surface, I sometimes use, as my

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Brendan L. Smith

Takomaartery/ April 6, 2022/

Brendan L. Smith is a mixed-media artist who has shown his unconventional artwork in many galleries and alternative venues in the D.C. area. He also is the arts and humanities coordinator for the City of Takoma Park and an award-winning arts writer for various publications.   I began making art more than 20 years ago when my TV broke in

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