Friday, July 8, 2011

East City Art Weekend Event Round Up: Industry Gallery, Conner Contemporary & Orcon

Saturday July 9

Conner Contemporary Art (5-6pm & 6-8pm)

Conner’s annual Academy program featuring the most promising graduates from the Washington-Baltimore area’s BFA and MFA programs returns to Trinidad. This is your chance to see emerging artist on their way to stardom. The Academy 2011 event ends with an award presented by Pulse giving the winning artist an opportunity to show at the Pulse Fair in Miami.

Note that the Academy 2011 event is from 6 to 8pm and is preceded by an (e)merge art fair panel discussion at 5pm on the topic of collecting emerging art.

For more information about the event including the artists showing, click here.

To read an interview with Academy creator and Conner co-founder Jamie Smith, click here.
Conner Contemporary Art
1358 Florida Avenue NE

Industry Gallery (6pm to 8pm)

On the heels of Conner Contemporary’s 11th annual Academy program comes Industry Gallery’s first MFA invitational. Curated organized and curated by University of Virginia graduate students Michael Maizels and Brittany Strupp, the exhibition pairs up-and-coming artists from the mid-Atlantic region with emerging scholars, critics and curators. For more information about the exhibition including preview pictures and a list of artists, click here.
Industry Gallery
1358 Forida Avenue NE

ORCON (9pm to 11pm)

We know very little about ORCON imaging except that the medium will be photography and that the exact location of the show, which will be somewhere in the H street corridor, will not be announced until opening day. The exact location and announcement will be posted on East City Art the minute we find out!

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