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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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1. Sondra N. Arkin

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1764 Church Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20036

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.

2. Chuck Baxter

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914 Westminster Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20001

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

3. Susan Cole

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1714 15th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

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

4. Jane Cave

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1539 T Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

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

5. Robert T. Cole

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1714 15th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

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

6. Michael Crossett

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1438 Swann Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

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

7. Aster da Fonseca

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1327 14th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20005

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

8. Robert Dodge

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2020 12th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

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

9. Charlie Gaynor

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1438 Swann Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

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

10. Miguel Perez Lem

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1843 14th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

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

11. Eileen Lyons

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1615 19th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

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

12. Lucinda F. Murphy

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1704 Florida Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

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

13. Betto Ortiz

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1340 Q Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

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

14. Dave Peterson

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1716 14th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

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

15. Brian Petro

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1829 14th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

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

16. George H. Smith-Shomari

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912 Westminster Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20001

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

17. Michael Torra

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1619 R Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

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

18. Robert Wiener

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1322 Corcoran Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

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

19. Colin Winterbottom

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1829 14th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

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

1. Sondra N. Arkin

1764 Church Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20036

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.

1764 Church Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20036

2. Chuck Baxter

914 Westminster Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20001

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

914 Westminster Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20001

3. Susan Cole

1714 15th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20009

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

1714 15th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

4. Jane Cave

1539 T Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20009

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

1539 T Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

5. Robert T. Cole

1714 15th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20009

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

1714 15th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

6. Michael Crossett

1438 Swann Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20009

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

1438 Swann Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

7. Aster da Fonseca

1327 14th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20005

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

1327 14th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20005

8. Robert Dodge

2020 12th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20009

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

2020 12th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

9. Charlie Gaynor

1438 Swann Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20009

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

1438 Swann Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

10. Miguel Perez Lem

1843 14th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20009

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

1843 14th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

11. Eileen Lyons

1615 19th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20009

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

1615 19th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

12. Lucinda F. Murphy

1704 Florida Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20009

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

1704 Florida Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

13. Betto Ortiz

1340 Q Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20009

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

1340 Q Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

14. Dave Peterson

1716 14th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20009

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

1716 14th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

15. Brian Petro

1829 14th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20009

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

1829 14th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

16. George H. Smith-Shomari

912 Westminster Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20001

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

912 Westminster Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20001

17. Michael Torra

1619 R Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20009

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

1619 R Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

18. Robert Wiener

1322 Corcoran Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20009

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

1322 Corcoran Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

19. Colin Winterbottom

1829 14th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20009

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

1829 14th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009