Mid City Artists

 

  • Local artists living in the Dupont Circle area of Washington DC open their doors to the public to promote their art.
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    Local artists living in the Dupont Circle area of Washington DC open their doors to the public to promote their art.
  • Artist Robert Weiner holds a sheet of glass that he uses to make his Colorbar Murrine Series -  a warm glass technique that allows the glass to fuse together.
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    Artist Robert Weiner holds a sheet of glass that he uses to make his Colorbar Murrine Series - a warm glass technique that allows the glass to fuse together.
  • The process involves creating "cane", or "colorbars," which gives a weaved appearance. Some pieces contain up to 13 colors.
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    The process involves creating "cane", or "colorbars," which gives a weaved appearance. Some pieces contain up to 13 colors.
  • A family from Switzerland admire surrealist artist Betsy Karasik's work. Karasik used to be a litigator in DC. She says she paints to pay tribute to nature.
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    A family from Switzerland admire surrealist artist Betsy Karasik's work. Karasik used to be a litigator in DC. She says she paints to pay tribute to nature.
  • Betsy Karasik's home is also her studio - a 5th floor apartment located a couple of blocks from Dupont Circle.
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    Betsy Karasik's home is also her studio - a 5th floor apartment located a couple of blocks from Dupont Circle.
  • Nicolas Shi painting in his studio on 14th and P street. His work incorporates his Salvadorian upbringing, his Chinese heritage and his education in the United States.
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    Nicolas Shi painting in his studio on 14th and P street. His work incorporates his Salvadorian upbringing, his Chinese heritage and his education in the United States.
  • Outside Vastu, a furniture store on 14th street, where abstract artist Brian Petro creates his work.
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    Outside Vastu, a furniture store on 14th street, where abstract artist Brian Petro creates his work.
  • Brian Petro explaining the importance of texture in his work.
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    Brian Petro explaining the importance of texture in his work.
  • Brian Petro likes to incorporate various textures in his work and is inspired by media and his local surroundings.
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    Brian Petro likes to incorporate various textures in his work and is inspired by media and his local surroundings.
  • Bill Warrell has been involved with the DC art scene since 1976. His gallery, home and studio space is tucked away in the historic Blagden Alley area of DC.
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    Bill Warrell has been involved with the DC art scene since 1976. His gallery, home and studio space is tucked away in the historic Blagden Alley area of DC.
  • His career in the arts and relationships with many artists have been the inspiration and subject matter of his own portrait paintings for over 30 years.
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    His career in the arts and relationships with many artists have been the inspiration and subject matter of his own portrait paintings for over 30 years.

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