When the gallery is filled with people, and a musical duo are singing and playing with lots of conversation in every direction, and when it is hard to keep enough food on the appetizer trays, that is success.
There are other ways to measure success. It is when patrons are buying art and it is like flying off the walls.
It is when amongst all off the noise and celebration that artwork speaks, and its voice drowns out all of the rest.
Here is a list of examples of eye popping, grab-your-attention work from the Gallery Underground opening last night.
1. Sandi Douglas-Parker
2. George Bowles
3. Curators: codirectors, Marina DiCarlo, Sandi Parker
4. Johny Dukovich
5. Justyne Fischer
6. Francesca Di Lorenzo
7. Bryan Jernigan
8. Nan Morrison
9. Rusty Lynn
10. Anya Getter
See the list for more details.
2100 Crystal Dr, Arlington, VA 22202
Gallery Hours: M-F 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m., Closed Sundays. Metro accessible. Parking is available in metered spots on nearby streets and in public garages which are free all day Saturdays and after 4:00 on weekdays.