The Strathmore Fine Artists in Residence program held an opening reception July 22 at the Mansion at Strathmore. The two-year-old program’s emphasis is on promoting up-and-coming Washington-area artists.


Brittany Sims, "Till the World Ends,” 2011. Acrylic on wood panel. Strathmore Fine Artists in Residence. (Courtesy Strathmore Fine Artists in Residence Exhibition)

Minna Phillips, "Grotto," 2011. Graphite on Vellum. Strathmore Fine Artists in Residence. (Courtesy Strathmore Fine Artists in Residence Exhibition)

Solomon Slyce, "The Poker Game," 2011. Digital photography. Strathmore Fine Artists in Residence. (Courtesy Strathmore Fine Artists in Residence Exhibition)

“It’s serving to be a dialogue piece that can appeal to many different people from many backgrounds to come and have a common place to talk…in not such an aggressive manner where [something] could be offensive or people could put up a guard and not necessarily share their true values about it.”


Wilmer Wilson IV, "Field," 2011. Pigment print on canvas. Strathmore Fine Artists in Residence. (Courtesy Strathmore Fine Artists in Residence Exhibition)

The showcase will remain at the Residence though Aug. 20. The Mansion at Strathmore can be found across from the Music Hall, at 10710 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda Md. (301) 581-5125 For more information, visit the Strathmore Fine Artists in Residence site.