Saturday, April 07, 2007

At Transformer

Artist Talk this Saturday, April 7, 2007 at 2pm:

Please join Transformer Saturday, April 7 at 2pm for a conversation with the artists in Transformer's current exhibition Natural (dis)Order (March 24 - April 28, 2007). Jessica Cebra (DC), SeƱor Tangcito (DC), Christine Tillman (Baltimore, MD) will discuss their work and approaches to making art. Transformer artist talks are informal events with artists and audience engaging in conversation in a relaxed atmosphere. Seating is limited.

Incorporating a variety of artistic disciplines including site-specific installation, painting, collage, silk screening and sculpture, the four dynamic artists presented in Natural (dis)Order share playful contemplation and conceptual interpretation of themes related to nature, animals, and human connection to the natural world with their work. For further information, visit Transformer's website or download the exhibition press release by clicking here.

Save the Date!

Wednesday, April 18, 2007 / 6:30 - 8pm

Transformer, in partnership with Civilian Art Projects, is pleased to present FRAMEWORK Panel #6 - Collecting the Work of Emerging Artists. This event will take place at Civilian Art Projects, 401 7th Street, NW, 3rd Floor.

Collaborating professionally for the first time since working as co-directors at Transformer, Civilian Art Projects' Director Jayme McLellan and Transformer's Executive Director Victoria Reis are thrilled to partner together in presenting this very exciting and timely panel. FRAMEWORK Panel #6 - Collecting the Work of Emerging Artists - moderated by collector and arts enthusiast Philip Barlow and featuring several esteemed area art collectors including James Alefantis, Allison Cohen, and Dr. Michael Pollack among others - will focus on how each participating panelist developed his or her current art collection, the importance of collecting the work of emerging artists, as well as where the panelists look to purchase work.

Attendance for this event is free, but seating will be limited. Please rsvp your attendance to or call 202-483-1102.

Transformer to participate in artDC / April 27 - 30, 2007

Transformer is participating in its first art fair - artDC, Washington, DC's First Annual International Modern & Contemporary Art Fair. Taking place April 27 - 30, 2007, Transformer will be in booth #702 at the Washington Convention Center, Hall E, 801 Mount Vernon, NW. Transformer will be presenting work from the newly created Transformer Flat File Program currently featuring photography and small works on paper by artists Cynthia Connolly, Christine Buckton Tillman, Maki Maruyama, Nathan Manual, Stephen Gibson, Pat Graham & Melanie Standage, and Marissa Long, among others. Additionally, Transformer will be presenting a site-specific, mini-installation of work by the artists in our current Natural (dis)Order exhibition.

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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