GALLERY UNDERGROUND Features “Shades of Red” with Featured Artist Jackie Afram in February
Dates: February 1 – February 22th, 2019
Opening Reception and Meet the Artist: Friday, February 1th, 5-8pm
During February, the Arlington Artists Alliance is proud to present “Shades of Red” of with Featured Artist Jackie Afram. Jackie’s art comes from her life experiences, drawing her inspiration extensively from photos of friends and family taken on vacations and trips abroad. Now enjoying more time to work on her art, Jackie is approaching each of her oil paintings based upon those wonderful travel experiences.
This exhibition runs from February 1 -22, 2019 with the Opening Reception on Friday, February 1st, from 5 - 8PM.
Located in the Crystal City Shops at 2100 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202, this visual arts venue showcases the work of established and emerging regional artists. It is one of two large gallery spaces for the 200-member Arlington Artists Alliance; the other is Gallery Clarendon at 2800 Clarendon Blvd. in Arlington.
Each month the gallery changes its entire exhibit and presents a new show from its talented members in many forms: paintings, sculpture, glass and ceramic work, jewelry, mixed media and photography. Gallery Underground anchors the visual arts component of Crystal City’s Art Underground, and on First Fridays (first Friday of every month), it hosts an art reception free and open to all from 5-8pm, along with Crystal City's Art Underground “First Friday” events where you can also jam at ArtJamz Underground, take a stroll along the Fotowalk, and catch a show at Synetic Theater.
For more information about Gallery events, visit www.galleryunderground.org. In addition to its monthly rotating exhibitions, Gallery Underground hosts a variety of community events, like lunchtime paint-ins and dance and musical performances. The gallery has been voted “Best Art Gallery” in Arlington Magazine’s “Best of Arlington” survey, and was selected “Best Gallery, Crystal City” by Washingtonian Magazine. Gallery Underground is sponsored by the Arlington Artists Alliance (AAA), in partnership with the Crystal City Business Improvement District (BID), and JBG Smith.
Gallery Hours: Mon-Fri 10am - 6pm
Metro accessible. Parking is available in metered spots on nearby streets and in public garages, which are free on weekends and after 4pm on weekdays.