ART SOIREE PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS
FALL FINE ARTS SERIES @ THE RITZ-CARLTON, GEORGETOWN
Explore the original works of art by the local multi-talented fine artists at this restored turn-of-the-century brick factory and now a renowned and luxury landmark - The Ritz-Carlton, Georgetown. Meet the featured artist and enjoy live musical performances, while sipping on one of the hotel's signature cocktails or a luscious wine, or simply enjoying the comfort of hotel's louge, bar, lobby wood-fireplace, and garden areas in the company of art lovers.
100% of proceeds from the sale of the art benefits artists directly.
So come and support this amazing artist!
EXCLUSIVE ONE NIGHT SOLO EXHIBITION FOR ISABELLE BABINGTON
Isabelle was born and raised in France and has lived in England, Canada and various American states before moving to the Washington area. She has been drawing and painting forever, studying independently and exploring various mediums and influences thtoughout the years.
Since 2003, her paintings have been exhibited yearly in solo and group shows, and have appeared in a number of American, European and Australian collections. Her artwork has been printed on posters, greeting cards, CD covers, porcelain, as well as business and non-profit logos. Her inspiration are eclectic and spontaneous; she has an eye for colors and how to place them playfully and harmoniously on the canvas, whether it is a landscape, a still life or an abstract composition.
"It often starts with recording instants, like the page markers of life: enjoyable moments, quiet places, inspirational experiences, questions to ponder. When I begin painting, I rarely know where it will lead me, and then the forms and pigments move around until I discover a new land/city/interior-scape that speaks to me. Sometimes it tells a story and continues to evolve; the finished painting could be completely different from the initial idea. I am happy to release the interpretation to the viewers and let them finish the story the way it speaks to them.
Above all there is my quest for harmony. The way colors interact together fascinates me. Shapes, curves, and lines move around, whether they form a recognizable image or an abstract picture. I want it to be pleasant for the eye. Just like Delacroix said: Le premier mérite d’un tableau est d’être une fête pour l’œil. There is joy in the process" - Isabelle Babington.
MUSIC & VIDEO ART INSTALLATIONS BY DJ FOTIFO
a controllist DJ who manipulates sounds and creates music live using computer controllers and software. Stunning melodies, hypnotizing vocals, and versatile music genres are perfect signature sounds of DJ FOtiFO. FOtiFO played in the most respected and in-demand clubs of Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia. www.fotifo.com
LIVE INTUITIVE PORTRAIT SESSION BY MARIA BRISKMAN
Born in cradle of cultures blend - Tashkent, Uzbekistan, she was raised in ethnic mixture, absorbing traditions of Iran, Russia and Uzbekistan. Grew up among smell of oil paint and wood frames, Strode vivid and saturated path, observing and painting people. Founded "Square With Me" project LIVE INTUITIVE PORTRAIT SESSION.
PRIVATE DINNER WITH THE ARTIST:
Immerse yourself in all the wonder the District art scenen has to offer by booking a private 2-hour dinner with the artist in one of the region's most unique private dining rooms, the Chimney Stack Room, located at the base of a towering 130-foot smokestack.
***In support of this series, The Ritz-Carlton Georgetown, Washington D.C. will offer a special room package for guests interested in staying at the hotel Friday nights during the time of this series. Please inquire by contacting the hotel directly.
For more information about The Ritz-Carlton Georgetown, Washington, D.C., please visit www.ritzcarlton.com/en/Properties/Georgetown/
This unique and interactive series will run every Friday 8pm-1am from September 13th through November 15th. Events are FREE to attend w/ REGISTRATION!
FALL FINE ART SERIES IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY
ART SOIREE PRODUCTIONS
Where Art Has No Limits & Takes Any Form
Where Art Has No Limits & Takes Any Form
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