Calling all students of Wayne Hajos, Richard Christin, Karen Ward and Colette Kalvesmaki!
‘Wine and Cheese-Meet the Artist’ will be held for all of you October 27, 5:30-8pm.
The Center for Byzantine Material Arts is hosting our first Student Icon Exhibit which can include other icons and drawings of icons you have done since our instruction (it will be juried to make sure all items entered line up with the Center’s mission).
Deadline for entry Oct 1st and we need all your works at the studio by Oct 11th before 7pm. Volunteers to help hang would be most welcome!
Pick-up : You can pick up your items anytime after the show and when we are open after Dec 30th, but all must be picked up by Jan 9th, unless other arrangements have been made. All payments will be made to artisans by Jan 10th.
We ask that everyone fill out the paperwork to show their works (We will send upon request).
Cost:$25 to enter up to 3 icons and $25 to enter up to 3 more and so on . .. . The Center asks 25% of the sales for its commission, fee included in this amount. Send check or pay with paypal below.
We will need a short bio on each participant (small paragraph). Make sure they are hanging ready. Send all inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 301 977 7297 or 301 977 7297.
See you soon!
2017 Programs Up-coming
Kickstart/Indi Go Go Summer Campaign (June 23-Aug 23) tell your friends! Help us bring you visiting fine artists and Iconographers from around the world for intensive courses in the areas of illuminated manuscript, frescos, mosaics and more. See web site for more details.
‘Come Meet the Artists Night’, Saturday June 24th, 5 to 7pm or so on the Arts Walk, studio #7! Meet the four Iconographers and friends who make up the Center for Byzantine Material Arts for a night of Stories, Friends, Fine-foods and Wine. See web site for more details.
Icon Drawing 101 for a one day intensive course in Iconographic drawing. Dates: either July 8 or 22. Course taught by Karen Ward. More details on website.
Kids Icon drawing Camp Aug 1-4 in DC location and Aug 8-11. Both camps are 10-12am. Learn how to draw an icon the way it was taught from long ago, accompanied with story time picture books about the saint’s lives. See web site for more info.
Sept 1st Lecture
Sept 23/24. Intensive Iconography Encaustic Course on- The Christ of Sinai
Oct 6th Lecture
Student Exhibit-Oct through end of Dec. Wine and Cheese Night for Opening Oct Fri 27th 5pm-on. ($20 fee to enter 3 icons, more details in program) Exhibit opens Oct 13th.*
Gilding Course-Oct 28th 10-2 with Wayne Hajos and Colette Kalvesmaki
Christmas Icon and Tile Raffle Starting in Oct.-runs through beginning of new year. Enter win a beautiful hand-painted icon of the Nativity, St. Nicholas or a tile of St. Nicholas. Each raffle ticket is $5.
Nov 3rd Lecture
Date TBA-Dumbarton Oaks Behind the Exhibit Visit. Maximus of 10 students. Suggested $25 donation to CBMA.
Dec 1st Lecture
St. Nicholas Children’s Story and Craft Day Dec 2, Sat at 11am-12:30-Need craft ideas . . . and volunteers *
Announce winner of Icon/tile after the first
Take a break for month of Jan.
Summer Soiree -TBA
Needs: We are in search of a file cabinet, shelves for our main gallery wall from Ikea, office phone, New projector. Let us know if you are interested in donating for these causes. Thank You!!
Icon Galleries and Store are located at:
Center for Byzantine Material Arts
The Monroe Street Arts Walk
(by Catholic University)
716 Monroe St. NE #7, Washington DC 20017
Metro stop: red line CUA/Brookline
Hours of operation are: Wed-Fri 9-4, Sat 9-4 and Sun 12-4
PH: 301 977 7297
(Call to see if we are working in the studio before or after hours. If someone is there, you are welcome to come in!)
Trinity House Cafe
101 E. Market St., Leesburg VA 20176
Hours of operation are Mon: 8-4,Tue-Fri: 8-9, Sat: 8-9 Sun: 8-8 .
All works are for sale unless stated otherwise. Prices vary. We have various mediums and artisans from around the greater DC area showing at the Arts Walk location in DC.