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Upcoming Exhibits & Events

Washington, DC, November 22, 2014, !!ONLY!!

Transformer Auction, at the Katzen Center

My photograph, Jesus Saves, Los Angeles, California, 8-2-2012, will be at the Transformer Auction. If you haven't been to the auction, now is the time to go to support a great non-profit art space in Washington, DC. This is a super fun event and I will be there!!

Featuring over 160 artworks by locally, nationally, and internationally based, emerging & established artists. Savories, sweets, and drinks provided by several of Washington DC's finest restaurants.

Katzen Center, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016

San Jose, California, Saturday December 13 - January 3, 2015

Move, curated by Rich Jacobs at Seeing Things.

Opening reception Saturday, December 13th. Address: 30 North 3rd Street.

Washington, DC, Saturday, August 15 - 30, 2014

Shelf Works at The Reading Room at Petworth Citizen.

Exhibiting the next three weekends: Sat Aug 16 and 17, Fri, Sat, and Sun Aug 22-24 & 29-30 (hours yet to be determined).

Opening Reception: Friday, August 15th from 6-9pm. Petworth Citizen, 829 Uphsur Street, NW 202-722-2939

Washington, DC, Saturday, August 9, 1-4pm

Flatfile Program, Potluck Picnic with Cynthia Connolly at Transformer.

Come see my work in the Flatfile program at Transformer where I talk about a work that is in progress that's all about surprise and discovery called "Traces of Hidden World" while you hang out in a picnic complete with red checkered table cloths. Lemonade will be served for sure.

Arlington, VA, April 24 - August 10, 2014

FERMATA at Artisphere. Curated by Ryan Holladay, Cynthia Connolly, and Hayes Holladay.

Fermata is Artisphere's first exhibition dedicated entirely to sound and the largest of its kind in the region to date. Featuring nearly 30 artists, Fermata takes an expansive approach and is a celebration of individuals using sound in a variety of disciplines, from composer Ryuichi Sakamoto to NASA Kepler scientist Lucianne Walkowicz.

Centered around a wall of speakers designed by sound artist John Henry Blatter that will be used by all participants in the show, Fermata will unfold in three parts, or movements, each featuring a different combination of six to ten sound works that will cycle continuously for a month. Each Movement will play on a continuous loop with no two works playing simultaneously in the gallery; each piece will utilize every functioning speaker on the wall, allowing playback of multi-channel audio works. Fermata will conclude with Coda, a collaboration with Transformer as part of their annual Exercises program for emerging artists.

SELECT 2014 Curators:

1st Movement (Apr 24-May 25)

2nd Movement (May 28-June 22)

3rd Movement (June 25-July 20)

CODA (July 23-Aug 10)

Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd.Arlington, VA

Washington, DC, February 27-March 22, 2014

SELECT 2014: WPA Exhibition and Art Auction Gala at Artisphere

WPA's Annual Art Auction Gala is the highlight of DC's contemporary art world season and I am one of eight curators for the event! DC's longest running and most-established contemporary art auction, SELECT is an annually anticipated event that supports the organization and the artist community. SELECT 2014 features works available for purchase chosen by 8 of the region's top and emerging curators as well as selections by WPA's Board of Directors. Featuring works by established and emerging artists from DC, Baltimore, Richmond and beyond, WPA's selection of exquisite, engaging, and exciting art works offer something for collectors both seasoned and aspiring. The works are presented as an exhibition for three weeks prior to auction and a full-color, perfect bound catalog with curator essays accompanies the show.

SELECT 2014 Curators:

SELECT 2014 Exhibition: February 27-March 21, 2014. Gala: March 22, 2014, 7-11pm. For Gala ticket information, please contact Mary Resing at mresing[@]wpadc.org or 202-234-7103 x5

Opening Reception: Thursday, February 27, 7-10pm. Curator Talks: Wednesday, March 6 and 13, 6:30-8pm. Exhibition on view: Wednesday-Friday: 4-11pm; Saturday: Noon-11pm; Sunday: Noon-5pm; Monday-Tuesday: Closed.

Artisphere is located at 1101 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA

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Cynthia Connolly
PO Box 12091
Arlington, Virginia 22219

cynthia[at]dischord.com