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JANUARY 6 - MARCH 6, 2010
WINTER GROUP EXHIBIT
The Fraser Gallery was pleased to present a group exhibit of paintings and photographs by artists represented by the Fraser Gallery, including work by David FeBland, Mike Fitts, Lawrence Hislop, Tim O'Kane and others. A reception was held in conjunction with the "Bethesda Art Walk" on Friday, February 12 from 6pm - 9pm.
"Emerald Road" by David FeBland, Oil on Canvas, 30 x 48 inches
MARCH 12 - APRIL 3, 2010
9TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION
A group exhibition by finalists of this annual competition, curated by Catriona Fraser. An Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony was held in conjunction with the "Bethesda Art Walk" on Friday, March 12 from 6PM - 9PM.
The Fraser Gallery received submissions from 151 photographers. The finalists are Erin Antognoli, James Blackie, George Borden, Deb Casso, Alain Debrabant, Sharon Dowis, Karl Doyle, Jane Vanden Eynden, Lee Goodwin, Edward Hahn, Chris Heard, Walter Hobbs, Jessica Jastrzebski, Prescott Lassman, Minny Lee, Anita Licis-Ribak, Stephen Marc, Michael McCullough, Kent Mercurio, David Orbock, Michael Palmer, Walter Plotnick, David Quinn, Allen Russ, Virginia Saunders, Edgar Stewart, Shaun Van Steyn, Michael Wilson, and Christopher Zedano.
An Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony was held in conjunction with the "Bethesda Art Walk" on Friday, March 12 from 6pm - 9pm.
To view all of the selected work, visit here.
Best in Show - Michael Wilson "Exploding Rust Spot"
First Place - Walter Hobbs "3719"
Second Place - George Borden "Flying the Potomac"
Third Place - Karl Doyle "Black Widow"
Honorable Mention - Kent Mercurio - "Semblance"
Honorable Mention - Lee Goodwin - "Widewater, April Morning"
Honorable Mention - Anita Licis-Ribak - "Untitled No. 1"
"Exploding Rust Spot" by Michael Wilson.
"3719" by Walter Hobbs, Tampa FL
"Flying the Potomac" by George Borden, Potomac, MD
"Black Widow" by Karl Doyle, Brooklyn, NY
"Semblance" by Kent Mercurio, San Diego, CA
"Widewater, April Morning" by Lee Goodwin, Washington, DC
"Untitled No. 1" by Anita Licis-Ribak, Amhearst, MA
"9th Annual International Photography Competition" featured in The Gazette
"9th Annual International Photography Competition" featured in The City Paper
APRIL 9 - MAY 22, 2010
CONTEMPORARY ART FROM WALES
The Fraser Gallery, in association with the Welsh Assembly Government, was pleased to present a group exhibition of contemporary art from Wales. Including installation by Carwyn Evans, sculpture by Jessica Lloyd-Jones, paintings by Darren Hughes and Iwan Gwyn Parry, photography by Andrew Johnson and video by Helen Grove-White. A Closing Reception was held in conjunction with the "Bethesda Art Walk" on Friday, May 14 from 6pm - 9pm.
"Yn Fy Ngwaed / In My Blood" featured in The Gazette
"Late Summer Rain over Cymyran Estuary" by Iwan Gwyn Parry.
APRIL 17, 2010
BOOK SIGNING BY SIMON VAN BOOY
In conjunction with the "11th Annual Bethesda Literary Festival", the Fraser Gallery was pleased to host a book signing by Simon Van Booy. Van Booy grew up in Wales and is the winner of the 2009 Frank O'Conner Award, the world's largest prize given for short stories.
Van Booy will sign copies of his most recently published book, "The Secret Lives of People in Love," a collection of stories exploring love's labors and love's loss.
This free event took place at the Fraser Gallery at 6pm on Saturday, April 17th.
Simon Van Booy
JUNE 1 - JUNE 26, 2010
THE BETHESDA PAINTING AWARDS
The Fraser Gallery was pleased to host the Bethesda Painting Awards. An annual competition, open to all painters in Maryland, DC and Virginia and produced by the "Bethesda Arts and Entertainment District". A distinguished panel of judges awarded $13,000 to 3 artists, with a Grand Prize of $10,000. An Opening Reception was held in conjunction with the "Bethesda Art Walk" on Friday, June 11 from 6pm - 9pm.
The 2010 Finalists are Deborah Addison Coburn, Sheila Blake, Deborah Ellis, James Halloran, Katherine Mann, Lindsay McCulloch, Michele Montalbano, Carol Phifer and Nora Sturges.
"Bethesda Painting Awards" review by Michael O'Sullivan in The Washington Post
"Bethesda Painting Awards" review by Claudia Rousseau in The Gazette
JULY 1 - SEPTEMBER 4, 2010
A SUMMER GROUP EXHIBIT
The Fraser Gallery was pleased to present a "Summer Group Exhibit" of paintings, photographs, and drawings, including work by John Aquilino, Wendy Donahoe, Micheal Fitts, Jinchul Kim, Maxwell MacKenzie and Alyson Weege. An Artists Reception was held in conjunction with the "Bethesda Art Walk" on Friday, August 13 from 6pm - 9pm.
"The Psychology of Judgment and Decision Making" Oil on Canvas, 30 x 48 by Jinchul Kim
SEPTEMBER 10 - NOVEMBER 6, 2010
MAXWELL MacKENZIE - NEW WORK
The Fraser Gallery is pleased to present a solo exhibition of new photographs by Maxwell MacKenzie. The exhibit will include aerial photographs of Vermont, Virginia and Minnesota made by Max from his self-piloted, powered powerchute, ultra-light aircraft. To view the exhibit online, visit here.
An Artist's Reception was held in conjunction with the "Bethesda Art Walk" on Friday, October 8 from 6pm - 9pm.
"New Work by Maxwell MacKenzie" reviewed in The Gazette
"New Work by Maxwell MacKenzie" reviewed in The Washington City Paper
Maxwell MacKenzie interview in the Washington Post Express
"Near Johnson, Vermont, July 2010" Aerial Photograph by Maxwell MacKenzie
NOVEMBER 18 - NOVEMBER 21, 2010
14TH ANNUAL BOSTON INTERNATIONAL FINE ART SHOW
The Fraser Gallery was pleased to return to Boston for the "14th Annual Boston International Fine Art Show." The Fraser Gallery exhibited paintings by John Aquilino, Lisa Brotman,
David FeBland, Michael Fitts, Jinchul Kim, Greg Minah, Michele Montalbano and Nora Sturges and collages by Beata Drozd. Please visit www.fineartboston.com for more information.
"White Rooftop Door" Oil on Canvas, 30 x 40 inches, 2010, by John Aquilino
NOVEMBER 22, 2010 - FEBRUARY 5, 2011
WINTER GROUP EXHIBIT
The Fraser Gallery presented a group exhibition of paintings and photography by artists represented by the gallery.
Artist's Receptions were held in conjunction with the "Bethesda Art Walk" on Friday, December 10 and Friday, January, 14, 2011 from 6pm - 9pm.
"Twinkies" Oil on Reclaimed Metal, 20 x 20 inches, 2010, by Michael Fitts
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