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Exhibit @ Habitat Real Estate
OPENING RECEPTION December 17th, 6-8pm
Exhibit is ongoing...

3253 Mt. Pleasant St. NW Washington DC

B-Side Relaunch Show @ Kaur
OPENING RECEPTION December 6th, 8-11pm

Kaur: 2101 18th St. NW Washington DC
Check out this groovy show - paintings, photos, drinks, music - what more could you want?
Click here to view invitation
"Curious?" Group Show
OPENING RECEPTION December 14th, 6-11pm

1701 Kalorama Road, NW Washington DC
All proceeds from this show will benefit Emmaus Services for the Aging

"Cover Charge" is a donation item at the door. Here's the modest list of donation requests:
* anything from this list will serve as 'cover charge' to the show * light bulbs * laundry detergent * toilet paper * batteries (all sizes) * trash bags * cases of ensure * plain oatmeal * books * stamps & envelopes * bottled water * disposable cameras * gift cards from: giant, safeway, whole foods, cvs (of any amount) * simply green * vacuum &/or bags * microwave oven towels * sheet sets: queen, double, single * playtex gloves, sponges, scouring pads * mop & bucket * shopping carts
Solo Show at Cafe Luna
October - November 2003

A large selection of my paintings and photographs will be on exhibit beginning on October 4th.
Cafe Luna is located at 1633 P Street, NW in the Dupont Circle area of Washington DC.
B-Side Show
September 20th, 8pm-11:30pm
One night only!!
Check out this groovy art show in the lower level of DCCD (2423 18th St NW in Adam's Morgan).
View invitation
"Light in October" Show
October 11, 2003 from noon-8pm

I will have hundreds of paintings and photographs for sale as part of the second annual "Light in October" group art show/sale.
The event will be held at the historic Barcroft Community Center (800 S. Buchanan Street in Arlington, VA)
Arts on Foot
September 20th 11am-5pm
I will have hundreds of paintings and photographs for sale as part of the art festival along F Street between 7th & 9th Streets NW. Arts on Foot is a day filled with visual and performing arts and samplings from some of DC's best restaurants.
Meridian International Center Juried Art Show
Two of my paintings (Hiding from Vulnerability and Red Fleece Muse in the Hood) have been selected for this exhibit which kicks off the weekend festival, Adam's Morgan Day.
Meridian Internation Center - White-Meyer Galleries - 1624 Crescent Place, NW
Showing until September 31st.
Adam's Morgan Day - Juried Arts Festival
September 6-7
I will have hundreds of paintings and photographs for sale as part of the Art Festival along Belmont Street (between Columbia Rd and 18th St). Adam's Morgan Day is a weekend filled with celebrations highlighting the best of Adams Morgan, Washington's most densely populated and ethnically diverse neighborhoods.
1460 Wall Mountables at DCAC
Show Dates: July 11 - September 7

Four of my recent paintings (Sentinel Chickens, Cartoneros Ballerinas, Welcome (with Sheep Head and Rice) and Hunt for WMD)are part of the 1460 Wall Mountables show at DCAC.
DCAC is located at 2438 18th Street, NW (in Adams Morgan)
"31 Days in July"
Opening Receptions:
Aug 9 (4-9pm) and Aug 10 (11am-4pm)
In July of this year, I will begin a project called "31 Days in July" with artist Matt Sesow (www.sesow.com). We will each create one new painting per day in response to the daily headlines from the print edition of The Washington Post - capturing each day of July in a total of 62 paintings.

This project, "31 Days in July," is currently being proposed to several local galleries and is being promoted on PoeticInhalation.com
Click to read "31 Days In July" article in the Washington City Paper
Click to read "31 Days In July" article on PoeticInhalation.com
Click to see "31 Days in July" gallery of paintings by Dana Ellyn and Matt Sesow.

Opening receptions will be held at "Studio A" located at 1327 Naylor Court, NW (Naylor Court is a small street off of "O" street between 9th & 10th streets)
Television Appearance - Larz from Mars show
My recent interview on the Larz from Mars show will air on the following dates and times on Channel 33 Comcast Cable in Arlington VA.
Wednesday, July 30th @ 8:30pm
Friday, August 1st @ 7pm & 11pm
Wednesday, August 6th @ 8:30pm
Friday August 8th @ 7pm & 11pmm
Group show at Larry's Lounge:
August-September 2003

My paintings "Dissaproval Exposed" and "How I Saw It" are in an exhibit at Larry's Lounge in Adam's Morgan (1840 18th St. NW at 1t8h & Florida Ave.) during the months of August and September.
Raw Vision Magazine
Ad for "Insider/Outsider" show at the America Oh Yes! gallery featuring my painting "Learning from Frida"
To see the magazine click here.
Time Out New York Magazine
My photograph "Do Not Hump" is being published in the June edition of Time Out New York magazine. It hits the stands on June 2nd.
June 7th 10am - 10pm: Flemming Center
Several of my urban photos will be on display for the Arthur Flemming Center grand opening celebration. The Flemming Center is a new community center in the Shaw neighborhood (1426 9th Street, NW - 9th & P). Poetry, film showings, music and events all day.
Just Announced: Photographs ("Street Cuts", and "Amazement") Selected for purchase by DCCAH (District of Columbia Commission of Arts and Humanities) for their Art Bank.
Art Bank is DCCAH's a moveable collection of works to be displayed in public places that is designed to preserve the city's past and be a legacy for the city's future..
March 24 - May 11: "GetUnderground.com" show at CD Warehouse.
Opening Reception March 30th Artists that represent the vision of the creative community at GetUnderground.com will be exhibiting their work.
3001 M Street, Washington DC (in Georgetown). www.getunderground.com
To read an article about the show - click here
March 4 - April 29: "Insider/Outsider" show at America Oh Yes! gallery.
Exact dates and opening reception to be announced. This show will feature art of trained artists who paint in an outsider motif as well as real outsiders. America Oh Yes! is located at 1350 Connecticute Avenue (suite 202) in the Dupont Circle area of Washington DC.
February 21 - March 9: "Lady Brain Mind Meld" show at MOCA DC.
Opening reception February 21st from 6-8pm.
The goal of the exhibit is to team up two artists, one who starts a piece and another who finishes the piece. MOCA DC is located at 1054 31st Street, NW Washington DC (in Georgetown).
Click here for Press Release
Click here for directions to MOCA.
Click here to see my artwork in the show
February 28 - March 12: "Kalorama Emerging Artists' Fair"
Opening reception February 28th from 6-10pm.
Fair and sale March 1st from 10am-5pm

Prceeds benefit Mary's Center. The mission of Mary's Center is to build better futures through health care, education and social services that embrace our culturally diverse community.
1711 Kalorama Road, NW Washington DC (in Adams Morgan, 2 blocks east of 18th Street)
January 8 - March 12 2003: Group Show - Woman's National Democratic Club Exhibit
1526 New Hampshire Ave, NW Washington DC (at the corner of "Q" Street)
February 15 - March: "Love & Eroticism" show at Khoja Gallery.
Opening reception February 15th from 7-10pm.
Click here for directions to the Khoja Gallery
Khoja Gallery is located at 5179 Lee Highway in Arlington, VA
January 2003: Solo Show - Bar Rouge
1315 16th Street NW. Washington DC. Opening Reception January 8th from 7-11pm
January 2-31 2003: Group Show - National Press Club
529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor in Washington DC
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