Group Exhibition: Visual Thinking: Faculty and Staff Exhibition
December 6 - February 1, 2013

King Street Gallery located in the Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Art Center
Montgomery College, Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
930 King Street, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Gallery Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Reception: December 6th, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. 

The Department of Visual Arts and Design invites you to view works of art by full-time faculty, adjunct faculty and staff of the Takoma Park/Silver Spring art department. The exhibit represents a broad range of interests in the visual arts that is showcased in this annual event. 

Group Exhibition: Questions of Identity: Who, What, Why We Are
November 28 - December 21, 2012

BlackRock Center for the Arts
12901 Town Commons Drive
Germantown, MD 20874

Artist Reception: Saturday, December 1, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Curated by Claudia Rousseau and featuring works by members of the adjunct art faculty at Montgomery College. Artists included in the exhibition: Emily BiondoEunmee ChungNina DwyerMaggie Gourlay,Stephen Hanks, Michaele Harrington, Ellen Hill, Anita Hines, Michal Hunter, Patricia Kessler, Kate Kretz,Renee LachmanAniko Makranczy, Nancy McNamara, Elena PatiñoMichael PiechocinskiDaniel Riesmeyer,Beverly Ryan, Daniel Shay, Sarah Stecher, Ann StoddardJerry TruongNancy Ungar, Alexis Vasilos, Vidya VijayasekharanStephen Walker.

Group Exhibition: Call Collect 2012
October 18 - November 7, 2012

Hamiltonian Gallery
1353 U Street NW, Suite 101, Washington, DC 20009
Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 12:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Closing reception: November 9, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Hamiltonian is proud to present Call Collect, a three week long exhibition featuring original works of art by 100 emerging and established contemporary artists from the greater DC metro area. For Call Collect, Hamiltonian asked its growing network of fellows, mentor-artists, and friends to nominate their artist peers to participate in the exhibition and a special collector’s night on October 18th. Call Collect is a unique opportunity for Hamiltonian to highlight artistic talent outside of its fellowship program and honor the careers of other artists from DC’s vibrant contemporary art scene.

Participating artists include current members and alumni of the Hamiltonian Fellowship program, the WPA’s Artist Directory52 O Street StudiosFlux StudiosRed Dirt Studios, the DCCAH Art BankMid City ArtistsMICAand Corcoran alumni as well as established artists represented by CONNERSMITH.G Fine ArtHemphill Fine ArtsAddison/Ripley Fine Arts, and Project 4 Gallery.

Artist TalkMontgomery College
Thursday, September 27 @ 5:00 p.m.

Cafritz 101, Lecture Hall
Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Art Center
Montgomery College, Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
930 King Street, Silver Spring, MD 20910

Followed by the reception for Alter/Altar from 6-8 p.m.

Group Exhibition: Alter/Altar
September 17 - October 19, 2012

King Street Gallery Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Art Center
Montgomery College, Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
930 King Street, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Reception: September 27, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. 

Featuring artworks by Ann LeHong-An TruongJerry TruongLien Truong, and Viet LeAlter/Altar brings together a group of artists who meditate on the past, and whose selected works use the idea of the ancestral altar as a point of departure. 

Announced as a recipient of a Hamiltonian Fellowship at Hamiltonian Artists

As they conclude another year of outstanding artist-centric programming, Hamiltonian has named six new, distinguished Hamiltonian Fellows to join their three existing Fellows. The External Review Panel, comprised of six acclaimed art professionals, caucused together and evaluated every application based on criteria regarding artistic merit and relevance to today's art world. Selected from a pool of over 160 promising artists who applied this year, the six new 2012 Hamiltonian Fellows are:

Amy Boone-McCreesh (MFA, Towson University)
Milana Braslavsky (MFA, University of Pennsylvania)
Billy Friebele (MFA, Maryland Institute College of Art)
Annette Isham (MFA, American University)
Timothy Thompson (MFA, Maryland Institute College of Art)
Jerry Truong (MFA, University of California, San Diego) 

Participating Panelist: Association for Asian American Studies Conference 2012
Expanding the Political: Power, Poetics, Practices
April 11 - April 14, 2012

Capital Hilton Hotel
1001 16th Street NW, Washington D.C. 20036

Panel titled, The Body Politic: Corporeality and Corpses in Vietnamese Transnational Representation, taking place in conference room Statler B on Friday (4/13) from 4:45 - 6:15 p.m.

Chair: Nina Ha, Creighton University
Catherine H. Nguyen, University of California, Los Angeles - "Dis(-)ease in the Family: Adoption and the Vietnamese Orphan"
Jerry Truong, University of California, San Diego - "Bien Mat: Transformation/Loss/Disappearance" (Artist Presentation)

Group Exhibition: Cycles of Life
March 17 - April 1, 2012

VAALA Cultural Center
1600 N. Broadway, Santa Ana, CA 92706

Opening reception: March 17, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.

The Vietnamese American Arts & Letters Association (VAALA) is pleased to announce its upcoming spring art exhibition entitled, Cycles of Life, featuring 24 artists of Vietnamese descent from different generations. The exhibition is free and open to the public. The exhibition features recent works by Benjamin Vu, Cao Ba Minh, Cao Hung-Lynh, Chau Thuy Huynh, Chi Le, Debbie Nguyen, Deo Chinh Mung, Dinh Cuong, Dong Duy, Giao Pham, Ho Anh, Howard Tran, Hugo Nguyen, Hung Viet Nguyen, Jerry TruongJulie Thi Underhill, Luong Van Ty, Mike Do, Nguyen Khai, Nguyen Ly, Nguyen Thi Hop, Nguyen Trong Khoi, Nguyen Van Trung, and Viet Le.