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March 7-29, 2015 Public Reception: Saturday, March 7, 1-3 pm
Third Annual Artists on the Rise: Juried Teen Exhibition

Library and Resident Artist Galleries
Celebrate Youth Art Month
Montpelier Arts Center strives to foster a positive, creative environment in which young and emerging artists realize their full potential as creative individuals. In honor of National Youth Art Month, Montpelier presents this juried exhibition spotlighting teens (ages 13-18) in the Washington metropolitan area and their talents in the visual arts.

April 4-May 31, 2015 Public Reception: Sunday, April 12, 2-4 pm
Ellyn Weiss

With monoprints, acrylics, encaustic paint, oil bars, other media, Ellyn Weiss strives to create art that speaks directly to the heart without mediation or explanation.

April 4-26, 2015 Public Reception: Sunday, April 12, 2-4 pm
Patrick Cromwell

Patrick CromwellResident Artist Gallery
Intaglio printmaker Patrick Cromwell presents his first solo show at Montpelier Arts Center with works for his time at Yale University and in the studio at Montpelier.

June 12-August 2, 2015 Public Reception: Friday, June 12, 7-9 pm
Andrei Trach

Andrei TrachLibrary Gallery
Through the tactile nature of thick, action-filled paint strokes, Andrei Trach expresses moods and ideas through color, texture, and movement. Each work is a distinct orientation, enabling the viewer to see an optical mix of colors and textures. Three-dimensional aspects accent the dramatic and the bold in his paintings, which are a visceral response to and expression of his world.

April 4-May 31, 2015 Public Reception: Sunday, April 12, 2-4 pm
"Visages/Vignettes" by Wayson R. Jones

"Visages/Vignettes" by Wayson R. JonesResident Artist Gallery
Wayson R. Jones explores the idea of implicit association between imagery, memory, and emotion through manipulation of texture, shape, and color (or lack thereof). His new work evokes abstracted figures, imaginary landscapes, faces, and objects. They represent the "vignettes": subjective snapshots of events, persons, or objects in motion, and "visages": abstract faces combined with objects that symbolize parts of childhood.

May 1-31, 2015 Public Reception: Sunday, May 3, 2-4 pm
Patricia Phillips Bowden

Patricia Phillips BowdenResident Artist Gallery
Patricia Phillips Bowden, who holds a BFA from the Corcoran College of Art & Design, continues her explorations of art making by utilizing mixed media to create this salon-style exhibition.

June 6-28, 2015 Public Reception: Friday, June 12, 7-9 pm
David Brosch

David Brosch Resident Artists Gallery
David Brosch received his BA in fine arts and BS in architecture from the University of Maryland. While his concentration was in printmaking at school, he paints as well today. Regardless of the media, his artwork usually comprises of representational imagery and strong colors.

June 12 – August 2, 2015 Public Reception: Friday, June 12, 7-9 pm
34th Annual Invitational Sculpture Exhibition: White Point Studio

34th Annual Invitational Sculpture Exhibition: White Point StudioMain Gallery
Located in Mount Rainier, MD as part of the Gateway Arts District, White Point Studio was established in 2014 by ceramic sculptor, Laurel Lukaszewski. Serving as both her home studio and the studio of six other professional and emerging artists, this exhibition will showcase their new work in a variety of media ranging from clay installations to psychological clothing to ceramic totem poles.

July 5 – August 2, 2015 Public Reception: Sunday, July 19, 2-4 pm
Rug Hooking Student Show

Rug Hooking Student Show Resident Artists Gallery
The skillful rug hooking students at Montpelier Arts Center transform their unique personal stories into original works of art in this group exhibition. Creative and imaginative, each piece stands as an independent statement.