Exposed DC: Aziz Yazdani – Best in Show

© 2014 Aziz Yazdani

STRATA photographer Aziz Yazdani receives best in show for Exposed DC’s 8th annual photography exhibit. There is an interview with Aziz over on Exposed DC’s site which provides some insight on Aziz’s approach to the image you see above.

Three other STRATA members, Hector Isaac, Joshua Yospyn and Matt Dunn are also featured in the exhibit along with 45 other DC-centric photographers. 

The opening reception (click here for tickets) is on Wed., March 19, 6 to 10 p.m. at the Longview Gallery, 1234 9th Street NW, Washington D.C., just a few blocks from the Mt. Vernon/Convention Center Metro.  All photographs displayed will be for sale.  Regular gallery hours are Wednesday-Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday, 12 to 5 p.m. The exhibition is free up to April 6.

There is also a free after party in The Passenger’s theater. 8 p.m. to close, cash bar only.

STRATA looks forward to seeing you there.

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Shady Side

Somers Cove Marina, 715 Broadway Ave, Crisfield, MD | © 2014 Chris Suspect

Somers Cove Marina, 715 Broadway Ave, Crisfield, MD | © 2014 Chris Suspect

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Tiny Jewel Box

Tiny Jewel Box

Tiny Jewel Box, 1147 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, D.C.

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Suspect on the Auction Block | SELECT 2014

Chris Suspect of STRATA will have two photographs up for auction at SELECT 2014, the Washington Project of the Arts’ 33rd Annual Art Auction Exhibition and Gala.

SELECT 2014 consists of a 3-week exhibition that culminates in a ticketed auction party at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, Va. The show runs from Thursday, Feb. 27 through Friday, March 21. The exhibition is open to the public and free of charge.

The artists invited to participate in this exhibition were selected by a group of eight curators representing various museums, institutions, collections and universities in the Washington, D.C. area and beyond, and the WPA’s Board of Directors.

The goal of SELECT 2014 is to showcase a cross section of media and disciplines, providing a survey of contemporary artistic practice.

Here are the important details:

All events are at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson, Blvd., Arlington, Va.

SELECT 2014 Exhibition Opening Reception (Free)
Thursday, February 27, 2014
7:00-10:00pm

The public and auction guests are invited to the Exhibition Opening Reception sponsored by Peacock Cafe.

SELECT 2014 Exhibition (Free)
Thursday, February 27 through Friday, March 21, 2014

Wednesdays through Fridays: 4:00 to 11:00pm
Saturdays: noon – 11:00pm
Sundays: noon – 5pm
The exhibition is open to the public free of charge.

SELECT 2014 Curator Talks (Free)
Participating curators share their thoughts on the works they’ve selected for the exhibition and answer questions from the audience.

Thursday, March 6, 2014
6:30-8pm
Cynthia Connolly, Olivia Kohler-Maga, and Jennifer Scanlan

Thursday, March 13, 2014
6:30-8pm
Jeffry Cudlin, Brandon Fortune, Megan Rook-Koepsel, and Gregory Volk

SELECT 2014 Art Auction Gala (Get Tickets)
Saturday, March 22, 2014
7:00-11:00pm

SELECT 2014: WPA Art Auction Gala includes a festive dinner and a silent auction party with DJ and artist-designed piñatas, attended by prominent regional and national collectors, artists, and art lovers. The mix of attendees makes for a vibrant, eclectic atmosphere and a spirited bidding environment.

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Chinese New Year 2014 – Year of the Horse

On Sunday, STRATA took to the streets in New York, Washington, DC and Los Angeles to photograph the Chinese New Year celebrations in these cities, marking the first Sunday of the Year of the Horse. Photographs by Bill Bramble, Matt Dunn, Steve Goldenberg, Mike Hicks, Hector Isaac, Chris Suspect, and Aziz Yazdani.

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March For Life

March for Life demonstration on the 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, January 22nd, 2014, photographed by Matt Dunn, Chris Suspect and Josh Yospyn.

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MLK Peace Walk

(Best viewed fullscreen) Photos taken by STRATA members Matt Dunn, Steve Goldenberg and Chris Suspect from the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Peace Walk in Southeast Washington, D.C. on Jan. 20, 2014. Follow STRATA on Twitter

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Winners of the 8th Annual Exposed DC Photography Show

Four members of STRATA were selected to the 8th Annual Exposed DC Photography Show.   The show will open on March 14th, 2014 at the Long View Gallery.  Five of  the winning entries will get a Best in Show award juried by Lucian Perkins, Jacquelyn Martin, Dan Westergren, Nancy Walz, and Jamie Rose.  which comes with a $100 cash prize sponsored by the Corcoran College of Art + Design.

© 2014 Hector Isaac

© 2014 Hector Isaac

Follow Hector Issac on twitter at @MrHisp

 

© 2014 Joshua Yospyn

© 2014 Joshua Yospyn

Follow Joshua Yospyn on Twitter @yospn

 

© 2014 Aziz Yazdani

© 2014 Aziz Yazdani

Follow Aziz Yazdani on Twitter at @Aziz_Yazdani 

 

© 2014 Matt Dunn

© 2014 Matt Dunn

Follow Matt Dunn on twitter @MattDunnDC

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Dinner at Trio’s

Trio Restaurant, 1537 17th St., NW, Washington, DC

Trio Restaurant, 1537 17th St., NW, Washington, DC

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