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Mapping this Weekend's Mid City Artists Studio Openings

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Over 15 artists will open up their studios to the public this weekend for the biannual Mid City Artists Event. With free admission, this event promotes art as well as the artists by making gallery hopping around the Dupont/Logan Circle neighborhoods social and interactive. Intrigued? We've mapped all the locations for you.

- Michelle Goldchain

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Sondra N. Arkin

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Sondra N. Arkin focuses on created artworks with vibrant colors and a wide variety of mediums. Some mediums include printmaking, sculpture, painting, and wax.Open Saturday 12-5 p.m. and Sunday 12-5 p.m.

Chuck Baxter

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One man’s trash is another man’s artwork. Chuck Baxter creates found object art, which involves collecting materials from gutters and alleys within Washington. Open Saturday 12-5pm and Sunday 12-5pm

Susan Cole

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Each artwork is an experiment for Susan Cole. Her works vary from photographs to digital renderings to watercolor paintings. Open Saturday 12-5pm and Sunday 3-5pm

Jane Cave

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Focusing on the little details, Jane Cave photographs seemingly mundane moments and finds the quirkiness or chaos within the city setting. Open Saturday 12-5pm and Sunday 12-5pm

Robert T. Cole

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Robert Cole (June 11, 1939 - October 15, 2013) hand-sculptured monumental stainless steel and bronze sculptures. The open studio is led by his wife, Susan. Open Saturday 12-5pm and Sunday 3-5pm

Michael Crossett

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Growing up in a military family, Michael Crossett often had to move from state to state. Because of this, his artworks focus on photographing and screenprinting images of weathered relics, things that have endured the test of time. Open Saturday 12-4pm

Aster da Fonseca

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Aster da Fonseca produces large, abstract paintings. In his works, he focuses on color choices and how he can reference famous artists. Open Saturday 1-5pm and Sunday 1-5pm

Robert Dodge

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Robert Dodge’s latest photography project involved traveling Vietnam over the course of nine years. In his published book, Vietnam 40 Years Later, he sees Vietnam as a vibrant culture that grows every year. Open Saturday 12-5pm and Sunday 12-5pm

Charlie Gaynor

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While in the military, Charlie Gaynor served as the personal photographer for General Creighton Abrams in Saigon, Vietnam. Now, he’s a photographer who prefers to take photographs of street art, each highly saturated with highly saturated colors. Open Saturday 11-4pm

Miguel Perez Lem

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Miguel Perez varies in mediums from photography to painting techniques that involve wax or fine gold leaf gilding. Open Saturday 12-6pm and Sunday 12-6pm

Eileen Lyons

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In Eileen Lyons’ current project, she is exploring different settings through abstract paintings by using patterns, color, and lines. Open Sunday 12-5pm only

Lucinda F. Murphy

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Science and evolution are the main subjects of Lucinda F. Murphy. In her paintings and drawings, she uses different materials like pushpins, pasta, and drilled holes to represent the chaos of energy and order of matter. Open Saturday 12-5pm and Sunday 12-5pm

Betto Ortiz

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Travel the world with photography by Betto Ortiz. Italy, Austria, Brazil, and more -- Betto focuses on photographing the common daily activities in each country. Open Saturday 1-5pm and Sunday 1-5pm

Dave Peterson

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Quirky and witty to boot, Dave Peterson’s cartoony printmaking brings a tongue-in-cheek, somewhat childish side to Mid City Artists. Open Saturday 12-5pm and Sunday 12-5pm

Brian Petro

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There is no way to define Brian Petro’s work with only one word. His mediums are often unique and with little focus on a single one. His works range from abstract watercolors to beeswax on canvas to printings on bricks to aggressive construct works. Open Saturday 1-6:30pm and Sunday 12-4:30pm

George H. Smith-Shomari

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George H. Smith-Shomari utilizes iconography embedded with the “African Diaspora and Spirituality.” His artworks focus on celebrating his African roots through paintings and relief prints. Open Saturday 12-5pm and Sunday 12-5pm

Michael Torra

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Los Angeles-born Michael Torra specialized in sculpture and metal while in college, but soon transitioned to painting. With this shift, he continues to utilize geometric form as an essential element to each of his paintings. Open Saturday 12-5pm and Sunday 12-5pm

Robert Wiener

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It looks like candy in person, but it’s really glass. Robert Weiner fuses glass together, cuts them, and arranges them into bowls, plates, and art you can hang on a wall. Open Saturday 12-5pm and Sunday 12-5pm

Colin Winterbottom

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You’ve seen photography of Washington, D.C., but not like this. Colin Winterbottom’s black-and-white and sepia toned images cause familiar locations to appear mysterious and moody. His photographs often employ visual texture, creating the illusion that you can touch the image’s smoothness or roughness through the photograph. Open Saturday 1-6:30pm and Sunday 12-4:30pm

Sondra N. Arkin

Sondra N. Arkin focuses on created artworks with vibrant colors and a wide variety of mediums. Some mediums include printmaking, sculpture, painting, and wax.Open Saturday 12-5 p.m. and Sunday 12-5 p.m.

Chuck Baxter

One man’s trash is another man’s artwork. Chuck Baxter creates found object art, which involves collecting materials from gutters and alleys within Washington. Open Saturday 12-5pm and Sunday 12-5pm

Susan Cole

Each artwork is an experiment for Susan Cole. Her works vary from photographs to digital renderings to watercolor paintings. Open Saturday 12-5pm and Sunday 3-5pm

Jane Cave

Focusing on the little details, Jane Cave photographs seemingly mundane moments and finds the quirkiness or chaos within the city setting. Open Saturday 12-5pm and Sunday 12-5pm

Robert T. Cole

Robert Cole (June 11, 1939 - October 15, 2013) hand-sculptured monumental stainless steel and bronze sculptures. The open studio is led by his wife, Susan. Open Saturday 12-5pm and Sunday 3-5pm

Michael Crossett

Growing up in a military family, Michael Crossett often had to move from state to state. Because of this, his artworks focus on photographing and screenprinting images of weathered relics, things that have endured the test of time. Open Saturday 12-4pm

Aster da Fonseca

Aster da Fonseca produces large, abstract paintings. In his works, he focuses on color choices and how he can reference famous artists. Open Saturday 1-5pm and Sunday 1-5pm

Robert Dodge

Robert Dodge’s latest photography project involved traveling Vietnam over the course of nine years. In his published book, Vietnam 40 Years Later, he sees Vietnam as a vibrant culture that grows every year. Open Saturday 12-5pm and Sunday 12-5pm

Charlie Gaynor

While in the military, Charlie Gaynor served as the personal photographer for General Creighton Abrams in Saigon, Vietnam. Now, he’s a photographer who prefers to take photographs of street art, each highly saturated with highly saturated colors. Open Saturday 11-4pm

Miguel Perez Lem

Miguel Perez varies in mediums from photography to painting techniques that involve wax or fine gold leaf gilding. Open Saturday 12-6pm and Sunday 12-6pm

Eileen Lyons

In Eileen Lyons’ current project, she is exploring different settings through abstract paintings by using patterns, color, and lines. Open Sunday 12-5pm only

Lucinda F. Murphy

Science and evolution are the main subjects of Lucinda F. Murphy. In her paintings and drawings, she uses different materials like pushpins, pasta, and drilled holes to represent the chaos of energy and order of matter. Open Saturday 12-5pm and Sunday 12-5pm

Betto Ortiz

Travel the world with photography by Betto Ortiz. Italy, Austria, Brazil, and more -- Betto focuses on photographing the common daily activities in each country. Open Saturday 1-5pm and Sunday 1-5pm

Dave Peterson

Quirky and witty to boot, Dave Peterson’s cartoony printmaking brings a tongue-in-cheek, somewhat childish side to Mid City Artists. Open Saturday 12-5pm and Sunday 12-5pm

Brian Petro

There is no way to define Brian Petro’s work with only one word. His mediums are often unique and with little focus on a single one. His works range from abstract watercolors to beeswax on canvas to printings on bricks to aggressive construct works. Open Saturday 1-6:30pm and Sunday 12-4:30pm

George H. Smith-Shomari

George H. Smith-Shomari utilizes iconography embedded with the “African Diaspora and Spirituality.” His artworks focus on celebrating his African roots through paintings and relief prints. Open Saturday 12-5pm and Sunday 12-5pm

Michael Torra

Los Angeles-born Michael Torra specialized in sculpture and metal while in college, but soon transitioned to painting. With this shift, he continues to utilize geometric form as an essential element to each of his paintings. Open Saturday 12-5pm and Sunday 12-5pm

Robert Wiener

It looks like candy in person, but it’s really glass. Robert Weiner fuses glass together, cuts them, and arranges them into bowls, plates, and art you can hang on a wall. Open Saturday 12-5pm and Sunday 12-5pm

Colin Winterbottom

You’ve seen photography of Washington, D.C., but not like this. Colin Winterbottom’s black-and-white and sepia toned images cause familiar locations to appear mysterious and moody. His photographs often employ visual texture, creating the illusion that you can touch the image’s smoothness or roughness through the photograph. Open Saturday 1-6:30pm and Sunday 12-4:30pm