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Forces of Nature

With cosmic beauty, John Ruppert’s sculptures echo the natural world

Sharp Focus

Exploding with energy, Zemer Peled’s organic sculptures balance beauty and peril

Shining Example

Khánh H. Lê’s sparkling collages illuminate his family story

Art Studio

Forces of Nature

Behind John Ruppert’s Baltimore studio, a motor roars. From the side of his truck, the sculptor controls a hydraulic lift, raising a flexible, galvanized-steel wire object to stand eight feet […]

Sharp Focus

Inspired by the splendor of nature, Zemer Peled’s exuberant ceramic art also sends cautionary alerts. In one jubilant piece, a flurry of blue-and-white petals mounds and evolves into majestic blooms, […]

Smoke Signals

When Dennis Lee Mitchell’s work was first shown at the 2018 Art Miami fair, the artist overheard visitors bewildered by the large pieces. Were they photographs? Or possibly pencil drawings? […]

Shining Example

In 1989, when Khánh H. Lê was eight years old, he and his family fled Vietnam. They arrived at a refugee camp in Bangkok and were granted entry to the […]

History Revived

History Revived - In the mood to escape the current moment without leaving the nation’s capital? Ready to return to a reimagined past studded with grand architecture, intimate interludes and a […]

Layered Beauty

When Susan Goldman entered the studio-art program at Indiana University Bloomington, she planned to become a painter. That was before she took a required class in printmaking. “There was a […]

Inside Atelier Takagi

Inside Atelier Takagi Jonah Takagi tinkers away in the converted attic of a Depression-era row house in Washington’s Glover Park. He sketches ideas, builds models and refines 3D drawings of […]

All In The Details

All In The Details Of the 50,000 fabrics on the market today, each one may react differently when hung at a window—a fact noted with unruffled professionalism by Gretchen Everett, […]

Studio: Creative Dynamo

Taking a break from her busy schedule, Maggie O’Neill sits behind the desk in her second-floor studio overlooking DC’s fast-changing Shaw neighborhood. Along the walls, paintings and prints from her […]

Capturing the Light

The first time you see one of Loriann Signori’s landscapes in person, the contrast between vibrant color and soft shapes is riveting. The eye chases colors around the canvas, reimagining […]

On Display

WASHINGTON, DC Porcelania: East Meets West  Cross MacKenzie Gallery, November 10 to December 8 Walter McConnell’s monumental assemblage of porcelain figurines—comprising Buddhas and more cast from molds found in hobby shops—is […]

Art Studio Warp & Weft

Art Studio Warp & Weft Driving east on Richmond’s 295 bypasses, the pace noticeably eases exiting onto Route 5. Along the winding, tree-shaded road, cyclists travel on a parallel path […]

A Shared Past

The painting of an unfurled flag is nearly complete. Artist Carol Rowan picks up a small brush and applies a fine line of blue, carefully delineating the soft folds and […]

New Direction

New Direction Cool light filters through 20-foot-tall windows in painter Barbara Januszkiewicz’s Arlington studio. Light falls on gray walls and gleaming pipes, on concrete floors and towering easels of gridded […]

Everyday Beauty

Everyday Beauty Some artists shape clay into dazzling objects, each one unique. Others put the material into practical service, producing art in multiples. Down-to-earth potter Mea Rhee enjoys creating beauty […]

Point of Reference

Point of Reference One recent afternoon, artist Julie Wolfe was between projects. Her paints and pencils put away, she had arranged a beguiling vignette in the second-floor studio of her […]

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