Posts Tagged ‘Chandi Kelley’

Art from a Vending Machine? It’s D.C.’s Newest Market for Original Work

Cartoonist Josh Kramer is selling watercolors out of the eclectic machine at Maketto.

Local Artists Interpret Beijing in Transformer’s “Atmosphere”

Befitting the shoebox-sized Transformer gallery, the current exhibit “Atmosphere” is small, but it packs a punch.
The exhibit, which consists of just seven works by four artists, stems from a two-week visit to China last summer organized and funded in part by a D.C. Commission on the Arts & Humanities Sister Cities International Art Grant. (Beijing [...]

FotoWeek D.C.: D.B. Stovall at Hillyer Art Space, Reviewed

D.C. native D.B. Stovall gets unnecessarily defensive about his photography of vintage and aging architecture. “Calling it ‘old buildings,’” he writes in the wall text of his new exhibit at Hillyer Art Space, “is selling it far too short.”
But Stovall needn’t worry. While many photographers have made images of “old buildings,” from Walker Evans to [...]

Reviewed: Esther Hidalgo, Julie Wolsztynski, and Chandi Kelley at Adah Rose Gallery

In a new exhibit at the Adah Rose Gallery, it’s surprisingly hard to tell apart the photographs of Esther Hidalgo and Julie Wolsztynski. Both offer square, similarly sized, unframed, bleeding-to-the-edge, close-up images of female bodies and body parts. For these two old-school, film-shooting photographers, the most noteworthy difference is color palette. Hidalgo’s abstract and [...]

Reviewed: “Facts and Fictions” at DCAC

Sparkplug, the arts incubator at the District of Columbia Arts Centers, recently brought seven new members into its ranks. They all appear in the group show "Facts and Fiction" and present some interesting ideas, but seldom take them far enough. Take Matt Smith's digital color swatches from the skins of citrus fruits and a red [...]