Thursday, December 10, 2009

Save the Date: Wool Exploratorium to Launch with Opening Night Bauble Art Show on December 17th


Co-curated by Washington based artists, Billy Colbert and Ryan Hacket, the exhibition will showcase 31 artists and DJ's Todd Threats and Vince Brown, that have collectively shared their creativity with the world.

The show will also feature the work of New York artist, Allen Turner. Turner is a recipient of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship and was a three-time recipient of the National Endowment of the Arts Fellowship Grant.

Bauble is the first show at DC’s newest visual gallery Wool Exploratorium, housed at The Lacey, a bold new condominium development created by Division1 Architects, a DC-based architecture firm.

Participating artists include: Richard Dana, Caleb Woodard, Decoy, Trish Tillman, Rosina Teri Memolo, Holly Bass Ryan Hacket, Joe Hoffman, Imar Hutchins, Gary Kachadourian, Matt Levin, Zack Repko, Billy Colbert, Richard Vosseller, Tim Tate, Lady Glock, Alan Turner, Kelly Towles, Dan McCauley, Christian Bennefield, Michael Platt, Kathryn Cornelius Bridget Sue Lambert Cory Oberndorfer Jati Lindsay, Rebecca Katz, Gary Kachadorian, Bandwagon, Dom Savini, M.Gert Barkovic and Adam Bradley

Each artist was challenged to create a piece of artwork inspired by a childhood toy. Each piece of work will be sold for $250 and Wool will donate $100 from each sale to Project Create. Project Create is a Washington, D.C. based non-profit committed to enriching and transforming the lives of at-risk children in the District by providing them with professionally-led arts experiences.

December 17th (Thursday)
6 to 9 p.m.
Show runs December 17th – January 5th

Gallery Hours 1 to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday or by appointment

Wool Exploratorium (housed at The Lacey Condominiums)
2250 Eleventh Street
NW Washington, DC 20001

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