Press Release 2019

ARTIST CO-OP CELEBRATES 30th ANNIVERSARY WITH
ANNUAL “pARTy” (Open Studios and Exhibition, FREE Public Event) 

What: Columbia Pike Artist Studios, an artist cooperative in South Arlington, Virginia, will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a free open studio event. More than 25 artists will present new work in a wide range of media (painting, drawing, photography, printmaking, and sculpture).

Who: Members of Columbia Pike Artist Studios

Sarah Bentley, Karen Bland, Rhys Conlon, Deb Crerie, Helen Ginberg, Roberta Gottesman, Anne Hancock, Paula Lantz, Carl Lennartson, Barry Lindley, Viondette Lopez, Sharon Malley, Susan McElhinney, Nan Morrison, Kimberley Murphy-Lyons, Robbie Namy, Morgan Norwood, M. M. Panas, Sharon Rothstein, Jean Sausele-Knodt, Marta Sewall, Joe Spollen, Janis Sweeney, Alice Whealin, Bobbi Wolcott, and Vladimir Zabavskiy

When: Sat., November 16, 2019, 6:00–9:00 p.m.; Sun., November 17, 2019, 2:00–5:00 p.m.

About: In celebration of its 30th anniversary, Columbia Pike Artist Studios will open its doors for a behind-the-scenes showcase of recent work by the organization’s members. The 26 participating artists, some of whom are new and some of whom have been with the co-operative organization since its founding in 1989, approach a wide range of subject matter and employ highly individualized styles. All of the artists will be available to discuss their processes and answer questions. Their paintings, drawings, sculptures, prints, and photographs will be available for purchase, and refreshments will be served.

Where:
Columbia Pike Artist Studios
932 S. Walter Reed Drive, Second Floor
Arlington, VA 22204

Parking: CPAS parking is located at the end of 9th Road South, behind the McDonald’s parking lot, and is identified by a large sign that reads, “No Fringe Parking.” For this event, visitors can also park at the Arlington Career Center, 816 S. Walter Reed Drive.

Public Transportation: ART and city buses serve the intersection of Columbia Pike and Walter Reed Drive.

This event is FREE and open to the public.

Press Inquiries

Sharon Malley

sharonmalley@comcast.net / (703) 888-7238