1984 - 2000
Newman Gallery & Custom Frames is thrilled to be celebrating
sixteen years providing conservation quality framing and design, as well
as promoting the finest in local and international artists. This anniversary
would not be possible without you, the customer.
As a special thank you to our customers, we would like to offer
a special discount on custom framing for the week of November 14 -
November 18, 2000. All custom framing orders brought in during that period
will receive a 15% discount.
November 14 - 18, 2000
on all custom framing orders
On Saturday, November 11, in conjunction with Capitol Hill's
"Second Saturday" gallery walk, we will be celebrating our anniversary by
featuring the works of Michael Turpenoff and Anna Meyer
"Second Saturday" Gallery Walk
November 11, 2000
5 - 7 p.m.
Anna Meyer Zachurski, originally from Boston, Massachusetts,
learned a primitive form of etching on plexiglass at a small Quaker school in
Poughkeepsie, New York. She attended Grinnell College and received a B.A. in
Slavic Languages and Literature from Harvard University. She studied art theory
and painting at Harvard with New York artist Paul Rotterdam. She traveled to
Krakow, Poland, to pursue graduate studies in intaglio and painting with Polish
masters at the Akademia Sztuk Pieknych (Academy of Fine Arts). After returning
to the United States, Anna settled in New York City and taught English to Slavic
residents of the East Village while working in the printmaking studios of Robert
Black burn and Parsons School of Design. Anna has lived in the Washisngton, DC,
area since 1988. An extremely prolific artist, Anna’s work is rich in color and
texture, creating atmospheres of playful spontaneity.
Michael Turpenoffis a resident of Arlington,
Virginia. Originally from Illinois, he received his B.A. in Psychology from
Southern Illinois University, M. A. in Psychology from Washington University,
Missouri, and a Master of Fine Arts, Studio, from Southern Illinois University.
He displays regularly at the Torpedo Factory. Michael feels that the common
thread across all art is that it conveys information about all aspects of life.
It may be emotional, physical, spiritual, intellectual, sensory, sociological,
religious, philosophical, or scientific aspects of experience. The use of
intense and complimentary hues in his recent pastel landscapes conveys conflict
inherent in these life experiences. His landscapes, while recognizable, are
abstracted into vibrant areas of color and shape. Through the use of these
primary colors his work vibrates with the intensity of emotion as seen in a Van
Newman Gallery & Custom Frames will be closed
December 24, 2000, through January 1, 2001.
We will reopen on Tuesday, January 2, 2001.