Arts Commission Funded Hothouse: imPRINT opens Thursday Night

Day Eight is excited be partnering again with Washington Project for the Arts to support seven local artists in creation of articles related to the upcoming exhibit, “Hothouse: imPRINT”. Day Eight founder Robert Bettmann served as juror to select the artists for the publication/exhibit which opens Thursday May 7, 2015 at the Capitol Skyline Hotel.

The project was made possible through a generous grant by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities to Robert Bettmann as an individual artist.

Read the articles by clicking on the links here:

Michael Fischerkeller writes about his art-history inspired artwork in “Due Process”:

Rebecca Silberman writes about living in a primary school and her music-inspired artwork in “Modern Music Boxes”:

Silvie van Helden writes about her recovery from personal tragedy and her Ukiyo-e inspired artwork in “The Ungrounded Course”:

Maryanne Pollock writes about recreating the imagery and energy of egyptian Bedouin tents in “White Desert”:

Fallon Chase writes about validating the visual language of teenage girls in “Little Girly Worlds”:

Damon Arhos writes about his experiments treating his paint like rain in “Windows”:

Jennifer Pizzillo writes about her life in Pittsburgh in “Salted Trickery”:

Image at the top of the post is “Rotation 7 – Suspension” (2015) by Sylvie van Helden.

Check out the FB invite from Washington Project for the Arts for the exhibit opening here.