Monday, February 19, 2007

At Transformer

Upcoming in March: On Wednesday, March 7, 2007, Transformer in partnership with Provisions Library presents: Framework Panel #5 - The Role of the Arts Writer: Critiquing Art Criticism. This fifth panel in Transformer's dynamic Framework Panel Series will focus on the function of arts writing and contemporary arts criticism. Participating panelists include: Rachel Beckman of The Washington Post, art critic Glenn Dixon of the Washington Post Express, art critic and author Andy Grundberg, Glenn Harper of Sculpture Magazine, and Kriston Capps of the Washington City Paper and Grammar Police. The panel will be moderated by Ryan Hill, Manager of Interpretive Programs and Curatorial Research Associate for the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution.

Framework Panel #5 - The Role of the Arts Writer: Critiquing Art Criticism will take place March 7, 2007 from 6:30 - 8pm at Provisions Library. Attendance for this event is free. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis. A press release with details on this event can be found on Transformer's website or by clicking here.

March 24 - April 28, 2007 Transformer presents Natural (dis)Order, a group exhibition of work in diverse mediums by DC area artists exploring various themes related to nature, animals, the environment and human connection to the natural world. Participating artists to date include: Senor Tangcito aka Sir Christopher II aka Tang and Chad Yencer. An opening reception will take place Saturday, March 24 from 7-9pm. Check Transformer's website for updates on this exhibition as it continues to develop.

Founded in summer 2002, Transformer is a Washington, D.C. based 501(c) 3 non-profit, artist-centered, visual arts organization that connects and promotes emerging artists locally, nationally and internationally. Partnering with artists, curators, art spaces and other cultural entities, Transformer serves as a catalyst and advocate for emergent expression in the visual arts.

Exhibitions hours are Wednesday -Saturday, 1-7pm and by appointment.

Transformer is supported by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities/NEA, the Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation, The Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation, and The Visionary Friends of Transformer.

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