Image Credit: Photo by Cianne Fragione of her studio

Location: 52 O St NW, Washington, DC 20001
Date:  Sunday, June 4, 2017
Time: noon-6pm, introductory remarks for U.S. Travel Association IPW Press Tour 3:45pm

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Image Credit: Photo by Cianne Fragione of her studio

Washington, DC – The 52 O Street Artist Open Studios invites the public into the creative spaces of the artists, designers and educators who work and live in Washington DC’s North Capitol & O Street NW neighborhood, including FabLab DC & 7 Drum City.  Visitors will have the opportunity to meet artists, learn about their creative process, purchase artworks directly from the site of creation and tour classrooms.

52 O Street Artist Studios is the oldest, longest lasting live/work space for artists in the District of Columbia. Occupied by artists since 1978, both emerging and established artists have lived, made art, and thrived here for close to 40 years. The building provides both living spaces and creative studio spaces to a variety of artists and designers in different mediums. FAB LAB DC (1418 North Capitol Street NW) serves and fosters the creative community by providing access to digital fabrication technology, rapid prototyping, and the global Fab Lab network. 7 Drum City (1506 North Capitol Street NW) offers drum lessons, youth rock camps and rehearsal space to musicians. All conveniently located a short walk from the NOMA Metro Station on the Red Line, in the Washington D.C. Truxton Circle neighborhood, off North Capitol between New York and Florida Avenues Northwest.

The buildings will be open for visitors to explore and meet the artists from noon to 6pm on Sunday June 4, 2017.  An introductory remarks will be given at 3:45pm by Lisa Marie Thalhammer for the U.S. Travel Association IPW Press Tour.  Participating artists, designers and art educators include:

1st Floor:
#100 Lisa Marie Thalhammer – visual artist known for her striking and powerful portrait paintings, collages and public murals and curations, including “Boxer Girl” & D.C. Alley Museum.
#100 Thom Flynn – abstract works created from found street posters and billboards.
#102 Locale – co-working space creating intimate work environments for individuals who embrace a modern work lifestyle.
#103 Cianne Fragione – combinations of oil paint, drawing materials, collage, and an unpredictable range of found objects, that uncover the intimate interactions.
#105 Jewelry Class DC – learn jewelry making and metal design in classes for beginner through advanced levels.

2nd Floor:
#202 Tom Turk – Top shelf photographic service to a wide variety of clients and events, providing creative images that last forever.
#206 Charles Jean Pierre –  a blend of artistic styles that span from multimedia collages to conceptual designs that speak to the nexus of political, social, and economic structures.
#208 Nina & Cassidy Moses – watercolor painting & graphic design/photography.

3rd Floor:
#305 Caitlin Teal Price – fine art photography series capturing the lives of strangers.
#306 Mint Lola – line of handcrafted bridal accessories.
#308 Be Clean – lure botanical skin and bodycare shop.

Lower Basement:
#L1 Homme DC – men’s clothing and lifestyle boutique.
#L7 Joseph Shetler – post-minimalist artist with a Mennonite lens, basing his aesthetic off of anabaptist theology and simple way of life.
#L9 Tom Bunnell – abstract oil paintings.
#L10 Dan Treado – paintings are process works that borrow subject matter from sources such as physics, biology, x-ray and electron microscope images, and anatomy books.

Neighborhood Arts Education:
Fab Lab DC (1418 North Capitol Street NW) – high-tech, fabrication laboratory & community workshop advancing creativity, innovation, and collaborative projects.
7 Drum City (1506 North Capitol Street NW) – music studio for drum lessons and rehearsal space!

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