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
Does an artist need a benefactor? Does a diplomat need a nation? These questions and others may be among the contemplations that avant-disco music director and writer Patrick Paulus sought answers to, when traveling from Takoma Park to Havana in March 2023, in support of the Cuban people. With his new photography book, curiously titled, “Banana Wine”, he chronicles a
Growing up in India, I was always exposed to the spiritual side of nature. My interest in nature photography blossomed in my college years when I traveled around India, visiting various national parks and learning how to capture the beauty I saw in those places. My photographic journey did not stop even after I moved to the US for advanced
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.
Sligo Creek is my major muse. I have been photographing it, up close and personal, since 2005. I hadn’t intended to make it such a long-term project, but while Sligo Creek may be just another somewhat polluted urban stream, it is also more complex and beautiful than it seems at first glance. I do the kind of photography you can’t
A.B. Griffin is an American artist living and working in Maryland. Griffin moved to the Takoma Park area in winter 2021, and has a home and studio here. Works are completed as large scale canvas paintings and unique digital paintings, using color and texture to establish contrast and form.
“Street art can be viewed as an act of vandalism or one of the more honest forms of art. I continue to be amazed by the beauty you can discover in the most unexpected of places.” Sara has been taking photos since she could hold a Brownie and fondly remembers spending time with her dad in the dark room.
Stewart seeks to create impact, inspire and tell stories that need telling through his photographic images. Using a variety of styles and printing, mounting and framing materials, every photo takes the viewer to a new destination – from the petals of a flower to the rising seas of far away atoll nations. Stewart and his family reside in Takoma Park,
DC-area native Bill Crandall is a photographer, educator, arts organizer, and singer-songwriter. He has won awards for his photography and in 2015 was voted Best Visual Artist in Washington City Paper’s reader poll. He has published a photobook on contemporary Belarus and a music-photography hybrid ‘concept album’ about the first humans to leave Earth forever for Mars. His current focus