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Emerging Arts Leaders Symposium - Benefit Reception

Emerging Arts Leaders Symposium

Saturday, February 25, 2012 from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EST)

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Like ART, WINE, and LIVE MUSIC?  Join us on Saturday, February 25, for an evening of creative conversation and festive fun at the Studio Gallery.  Live performances will accompany your night, as you enjoy all the wine and hors d'oeuvres you desire.  Dress with the inspiration of your favorite painting, artist, actor, or character - no one is off limits!  Or just come in your favorite cocktail attire.


All proceeds of the event benefit Emerging Arts Leaders Symposium at American University on April 15, 2012 - an annual meeting bringing together young professionals in the arts to discuss insightful and relevant issues, ideas, and opinions in the arts world. Find out more about the 5th Annual Emerging Arts Leaders Symposium here


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FEATURED MUSICIANS:
Come listen to 'The Burning Wicks' featuring a mix of genres! 

This combo featuring AU Musicians Lee Kaufman-Berson on guitar, Kevin Eikenberg on set, and Colin Wick on tenor sax have been jammin' together for several years— loving jazz and classical among many other genres!


STUDIO GALLERY EXHIBITIONS: 
Solo Show: La Bellissima
Elizabeth Grusin-Howe

"La Bellissima" features some of Elizabeth Grusin-Howe's beautiful screenprints of Italy. From the quaint streets of Florence to the dramatic piazzas of Venice, the screenprints are richly colored and stunningly alive. Grusin-Howe utilizes a mix of traditional screenprinting, metallic ink, and wax to create a dreamy landscape.

Duo Show: Glimpses of Solitude
Sally Levie
"Glimpses of Solitude" is a series of rich paintings by Sally Levie featuring winter forests and summers in France. They depict abstracted forests in a state of tranquility. Levie's beautiful painting technique gives the forest a stunning texture and a unique purity.

Duo Show: Moments: Taking Shape
Trish Palasik
Trish Palasik's gorgeous figural sculptures capture fleeting moments. The sculptures are small and abstracted, graceful like dancers but incredibly emotional. The terra cotta sculptures draw you in and allow you to indulge in their curves.


WINE EXPERT: 
Ryan Wegman is back again this year as our featured wine expert! Formerly a wine buyer for Whole Foods Market before devoting himself exclusively to Wineboy Wegman, he has also managed two wine retailers, was director of operations for the French Wine Society, a national organization promoting French wine enjoyment and education in the United States and is a regular columnist for numerous publications. He began his career as the associate wine buyer and wine specialist for Dean and Deluca of Georgetown and is certified through the Wine and Spirits Education Trust in London.

Get a taste of his humor and learn more about wine tasting at wineboywegman.com. Wineboy Wegman is an online wine experience featuring tasting reviews, tips and toasts from a Fancy Nancy for the modern drunkard's curiosity. If you aren't a fossil and enjoy poor decisions, welcome home. 
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Studio Gallery
2108 R Street NW
Washington, DC 20008

Saturday, February 25, 2012 from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EST)


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Emerging Arts Leaders Symposium

The Emerging Arts Leaders Symposium (EALS) at American University seeks to provide a forum for students and young profesional from around the nation to ngage in quality discussion with leaders in the field about hte current adn future issues facing the arts.

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