Posts Tagged ‘arts’

Marian Osher WILD about Spring

March 22, 2017

WILD about Spring composit by Marian Osher

Artist’s Reception and Talk:

Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 1 – 4 pm

Exhibition dates: March 30 – April 29, 2017

Washington, DC – Washington Printmakers Gallery is pleased to announce
WILD about Spring, an exhibition by eco-artist Marian Osher, that celebrates both the beauty of spring and the importance of diversity in the natural world.

WILD about Spring presents a visual parade of colorful monotypes and paintings of wildlife. Photos of spring flowers and cherry blossoms mounted on wood circles seem to pop off the walls of the gallery. The natural world is resplendent with variety. Visitors bring the diversity of humanity to the exhibition.

“I invite people of all faiths, genders, ages, sizes, races, nationalities and ethnic origins to enjoy this exhibit and reflect on the importance of respect and appreciation for diversity in all species in nature.” Marian Osher

Washington Printmakers Gallery
1641 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20007
Gallery Hours: Thursday – Saturday 11 – 6 pm or by appointment

Marian Osher – Fearless Flying in 2016!

August 24, 2016
Mixed-media aerial landscape painting

Airescape 3 by Marian Osher ©2010

mixed-media paintings and wall hangings by Marian Osher
On Exhibit September 12, 2016 thru January 4, 2017
Enterprise Hall, 44983 Knoll Square, Ashburn, VA 20147

Reception/Artist’s Talk Thurs., Sept. 15, 2016 6 – 8:30 pm

Free and open to the public. RSVP requested:
https://virginia.gwu.edu/opening-fall-art-exhibits
or call 571-553-5002

Fearless Flying in 2016! coincides with the commemoration of the 15th year since the tragedy of 9/11. On 9/11, Marian Osher’s flight from Amsterdam to the US was detoured to Halifax, Canada. She was afraid to fly for three years. (more…)

GW Magazine Artist Quarter Features Marian Osher

August 24, 2016

The George Washington Magazine Artist’s Quarter tells the story about how Marian Osher’s art helped her to overcome her fear of flying after her 9/11 flight experience.

The George Washington University Virginia Science and Technology Campus, in Ashburn, Virginia will exhibit 17 colorful paintings and wall hangings by Marian Osher. The exhibition, Fearless Flying in 2016! opens September 12, 2016 at Enterprise Hall, 44983 Knoll Square, Ashburn, VA 20147.

Marian Osher will give a talk at the September 15, 2016  exhibition reception, about her 9/11 experience, her fear of flying, and various tools that helped her to overcome her fear and fly fearlessly as far as Africa and Australia.

Here is the link to the article:                                                        https://magazine.gwu.edu/artists-quarter-flying-colors

Here is a link about the reception:                                        https://virginia.gwu.edu/opening-fall-art-exhibits

 

 

“Pushing Progress” at Ronald Reagan National Airport, Washington, DC

March 16, 2012

It has been really fun to participate in this large group show with the Washington Printmakers Gallery and DC Glass Works at the Ronald Reagan National Airport.  It is the first time that I have had the opportunity to show paintings from my Fearless Flying series in a actual airport.  This show is on view thru the end of April in the Gallery Walk, part of the public concourse to Terminal A. Stop by and see it if you have a chance!

BLOSSOM DC at the Old Print Gallery

March 15, 2012

March 16, 2012 – May 11, 2012
Where:  The Old Print Gallery
1220 31st Street, NW
Washington, DC
202-965-1818  www.oldprintgallery.com

Opening Night Reception:
Friday March 16, 5 to 8 pm

I am pleased to have two new monotype prints selected for this group show of art honoring the 100th anniversary of the gift of the cherry trees from Japan. This exhibit includes art by local DC area artists, NY contemporary artists and some early 20th century printmakers.

ART*SPARKS Closing Reception

March 15, 2012
Dance-with-Me-copyright-2012-Marian-Osher

“Dance with Me” ©2012 Marian Osher
monotype on sculpted canvas

If you haven’t seen ART*SPARKS at the Washington Printmakers Gallery, mark your calendar for a special Closing Reception with the artist, Marian Osher.

When:  Sunday March 25, 2012 from 2 to 4 pm
Where:  Washington Printmakers Gallery
8230 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD
301-273-3660  www.washingtonprintmakers.com

Creativity Unblocked!

March 4, 2012

Creativity is Universal
Creative challenges and blocks do not only apply to artists, writers, and musicians. Everyone has creative aspects about their lives and personhood.

An Encounter with THE DREADED CREATIVE BLOCK!
Early last year I was involved in creating a series of paintings for a solo show scheduled for 2013 in New York. I realized with a shock that I only had 10 months to prepare for my 2012 solo show at the Washington Printmakers Gallery. I had been thinking about an idea for the show, but no images had come into my mind. The more I thought about what I was going to do, the more my mind was a blank. I began to feel very anxious

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