“Mixed Media” presents inspirational approaches in art that stretch beyond traditional canvas and paint. Hand painted Ethiopian motifs on bamboo strips; hand made paper paintings; and traditional Ethiopian paintings on surfaces beyond canvas bring texture and ancient artisan techniques to this exhibit.
St George Gallery presents Textiles ongoing exhibit. Take a moment and enjoy the Textile Collections of St. George Gallery.
January 3 – January 31, 2017 “Portrayal of Women in Visual Arts” presents the artists’ perspective of women-from the faceless figurative to the ornately dressed, stroll through the exhibit and experience the artists’ depiction of women through their unique composition and style. The St. George Gallery hosts a series of exhibits and events to introduce emerging […]
September 6th – September 30th, 2016 As African Art continues to gain prominence in the international stage, “The Emerging Rise of African Art” brings contemporary and modern paintings by Ethiopian born artists.
June 3 – June 30 For the month of June, the Torpedo Factory Art Center partners with Alexandria’s St. George Art Gallery to host painter Daniel Taye of Addis Abiba, Ethiopia, in the New Project Studio. Once named by CNN as the “Van Gogh of Africa,” Taye traveled from Africa to participate in this month […]
St. George Gallery is honored to host film maker Mackonen Michael, who will feature his documentary. ‘Heaven and Earth’. The film focuses on the long history of Church education and monastic culture in Ethiopia’s Coptic Christian Tradition. Event Details: Location:105 North Alfred Street Alexandria, VA 22314 Reception: 6:30pm Film Feature: 7:00pm Q&A with M. Michael: […]
You are cordially invited to an Ethiopian Crosses Show opening reception on April 28th, 6:30pm-8:00pm. The show will open to the public April 29th – May 29th, 2016. With their elaborate lattice work and geometric patterns, Ethiopian Crosses have a variety of form, and are a decorative artistic emblem.
March 28th 2016 – AlexandriaNews.org March is a special month for a number of reasons. The main ones being Spring begins and it is the month to recognize the achievements and contributions of women.The Alexandria Arts Forum, in honor of Women’s History Month, is hosting an Arts Reception, to honor the accomplishments and contributions of […]
You are cordially invited to an art show opening reception on March 24th, 6:30pm-8:00pm. St. George Gallery is proud and excited to display the artwork of Daniel Taye. Taye is known for his evocative landscape and figurative work as he experiments with different mediums, color composition and depth.