The Ever Ascending Journey

Originally posted on Redtree Times:
“Climb Ever Higher”- Now at the Principle Gallery ********************* Every day you may make progress. Every step may be fruitful. Yet there will stretch out before you an ever-lengthening, ever-ascending, ever-improving path. You know you will never get to the end of the journey. But this, so far from discouraging,…

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September 20th: The Night of Artist Galore

14th Annual International Guild of Realism Exhibition 2019 American Art Collector Editor’s Choice 2019 Artist’s Choice Award 2019 Best Wildlife Award 2019 Best Figurative Award 2019 Director’s Choice Award 2019 Bill and Susan Rowett Editor’s Choice Award 2019 Pioneer in Realism Award 2019 Best Floral Award 2019 Best of Landscape

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One-on-one with Lynn Boggess

When one experiences the work of Lynn Boggess there are so many elements that have to be processed. His paintings deserve more than just a glance, there are layers (pun intended) to each and every painting. The time and technique, density of the layered oil paint, an intense state of serenity, the vibrancy, texture, and…

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Supporting Second Chances, the Arts, and Friends of Guest House

Last night we opened our space in the support of an amazing program called Friends of Guest House, which successfully helps women reenter communities after incarceration. Guest House chose our gallery to host Portraits of Progress, an exhibition of artwork by formerly incarcerated women. The works featured were individual and group works created by Guest…

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Celebrating 25 Years

Principle Gallery Alexandria opened its doors on April 4th 1994! The gallery was first located at 315 Cameron Street here in Old Town Alexandria. After about two and a half years on Cameron Street, Michele, our fearless owner, moved to 208 King Street, and has been here ever since. It’s 25 years later and Principle…

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Small Works

Happy December everyone! The holiday season has officially arrived, which means the days remaining to search for the perfect gift are crucial! If you’re still trying to find gifts that will wow your friends and family, then you’re in luck! Yesterday we opened our Annual Small Works Exhibition, this exhibition celebrates the holiday season and…

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Jeremy Mann: The Unbound Process

This past weekend we celebrated the opening of Jeremy Mann’s first ever photography exhibition! However, before we dive into the excitement which ensued this weekend, I want to start this post with a quote from the Mann himself, describing how his work in photography is separated from the other mediums he works in. Photography is…

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Now Open! Gilbert Gorski’s Solo Exhibition,”The Space of Trees.”

Today’s blog will discuss our current exhibition, The Space of Trees, a Solo Exhibition for the work of PA-based artist, Gilbert Gorski. Below you will find a brief bio on Mr. Gorski, a look into the reception we hosted on Friday evening, a link to our editorial in American Art Collector, and images of a…

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What a Weekend!

We certainly had no shortage of art events in Old Town, Alexandria this past weekend! On Friday evening our Juried Exhibition with the Washington Society of Landscape Painters (WSLP) officially opened. We celebrated the exhibition with an Opening Reception here in the gallery that was tremendously attended! Artists, friends, families, and supporters filled our space…

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