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Like Fine Wine

October 7, 2016 @ 7:00 PM - October 31, 2016 @ 5:00 PM

La Bodega is pleased to announce Like Fine Wine; a show celebrating the work of four established women artists living and working in the DMV.

Baltimore has an art scene pumping and flowing with millenial drive and passion, yet the lack of intergenerational showings in DIY spaces spurred the idea to invite professional artists to showcase their work during October’s All Over Street. La Bodega Gallery is honored to host the broad array of work by:
Laure Drogoul ’81
Cheryl Edwards
Genna Watson ’70
Sue Wrbican

Artist Bios:

Laure Drogoul is an interdisciplinary artist, olfactory spelunker and cobbler of situations who lives in Baltimore, Maryland. Laure works with a wide range of media including projects in which she creates sculpture, performances and events that invite the viewer to be an active participant. She has exhibited and performed broadly including The International House of Japan in Tokyo, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington Project for the Arts, Baltimore Museum of Art, PS122 and The Center for Architecture in New York as well as many street corners, vacant lots, alleys and underutilized urban spaces.

Cheryl D. Edwards was born in Miami Beach, Florida. She began her studies in art during 1988 in New York City in a class at the Art Student League taught by the late, Ernest Crichlow. She has been living in Washington, DC for the past 18 years. Cheryl has exhibited in many shows in the Washington, DC, New York, Virginia, Maryland, Miami, Texas and Hong Kong. Her interest in art stems from her fascination of the human body as a whole. Her medium is oil, ink and acrylics. Please contact her for viewings and/or visit her website: Cheryl-edwards.artistwebsites.com. Currently represented by Artisan Direct, LLC(Rochester, NY) and Susanne Junggeburth Gallery (Germany).

Genna Watson is an award-winning artist, sculptor and educator. She was born in Baltimore, Maryland and received a BFA from the Maryland Institute of Art and an MFA from the University of Wisconsin. She has shown numerous times at major galleries and museums including the Washington Project for the Arts, George Mason University, The Corcoran Gallery of Art and the Katzen Art Center. In addition, her work has been featured in many publications including Sculpture Magazine and Art in America. Edward Lucie-Smith included her in American Art Now first published by William Morrow and Company in 1985.
Through an additive-layered process, she develops works that calls attention to the complex, unknowable sides of the human condition. First through life size human figures and then with abstract imagery, the complexity of the human psyche has remained a consistent thread.
The art on the website is the copyright of Genna Watson. Please get in touch through the contact us page.

Sue Wrbican is an artist living and working in the Washington, DC metro area. In 2014 she presented her installation and lecture “Continue the Temporary and It Becomes Forever” at the Zizek Studies conference at the University of Cincinnati’s College of Design, Art, Architecture and Planning. In 2015 her work “The Eventual Outcome of an Instant” will be on view at the Seligmann Center in Sugar Loaf, NY.
She has held residencies at the Robert Rauschenberg Residency in Captiva, Florida, Kala Art Institute in Berkeley, California and The Atlantic Center for the Arts in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. She is a founding member of the Floating Lab Collective whose projects have been exhibited widely in venues such as ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany and the Nathan Cummings Foundation, NYC, NY.

Show is curated by Margo Elsayd, a Baltimore based artist and educator passionate about using art as a catalyst for creating social change.