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8/8/2018

I started my career as a collage artist in November of 2014 trough a local solo exhibition, in which I showed a total of 20 pieces. At present, I belong to three art leagues, have exhibited locally and nationally, increased my production 300 percent, and sold a signifi...

Cathy Hirsh is doing a presentation on July 21 at 2:00 pm.  She is a Master Gardener, Gallery 209 Artist, Artists & Makers Resident Artist, Teacher and founder of Gallery 209. 

Cathy will discuss the use of artistic design principles in preparing, ev...

Janet Fox paints with encaustic (heated pigmented bees wax), mixed media, and acrylic, often layering in fibrous and colorful papers, fabric, ink and found materials. She carves, scrapes, fills, and buffs, building contrasts and textures. Her work is often inspired by...

    One of my favorite things to do is walk in the woods, thick woods. Then under cathedrals of branches and stained glass windows of bushes and rocks and streams, I sit and see what revelations come. Berries? Nests? Lichen? A beautiful stone? And after some quiet...

     Gallery 209 will be showing paintings by featured artist Ann Schaefer along with work by 20 other gallery artists. "Made in the Shade--a year of plein air paintings" will open on May 2, and run through May 29.

     

     Artists' Reception w...

4/17/2018

Gallery 209 offers art demonstrations. Last Sunday, artist Angela Lacy demonstrated her Watercolor technique. This and other demos take place in the Hirsh Studio Classroom at Wilkins behind Gallery 209. 12276 Wilkins Ave., Rockville, MD 20852

4/9/2018

     

When I do quick studies, they can begin with contour because I know it's not on the final Support (canvas or nice paper or primed wood that I prepare) I always rough in a masterwork with either paint or graphite. I push the composition around until it s...

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