Saturday, June 18, 2011

Porch Projects Presents: [ ]

Porch Projects’ third exhibition, [ ], will showcase the collaborative debut of Washington, DC, artists Patrick McDonough and Matias. For this project, the artists will present a site-specific installation that explores the phenomenology of shared efforts, the dynamics of self-expression, and the adventure of production.

Opening Reception: Friday, July 8, 2011, 7:00-9:30 pm

Closing Reception & Artists’ Discussion:
Wednesday, August 31, 7:00-9:30 pm (Artists’ Discussion 7:30-8:30 pm)

Exhibition available by appointment at other times.

porchprojectsdc [at] gmail [dot] com

McDonough has presented his work locally at Flashpoint, Civilian Art Projects and Conner Contemporary Art.  He is the latest recipient of the Public Art Residency, a collaborative program between the WPA and Socrates Sculpture Park, where he will present new work in September. Learn more at

Matias has recently participated in exhibitions at Green Gallery, WPA, and MDW. In October of this year, Matias will have his first solo exhibition in the U.S. at Chicago's Alderman Exhibitions. Learn more at

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Eat Our Words: Artists' Discussion Images

We had a lovely discussion with the artists of Eat Our Words, plus others from the community, this past Saturday.  Here are a few images of the event, courtesy of Stephen Bradley who teaches at UMBC. Thanks, Steve!

From left: Mariah Johnson, Chanan Delivuk, Jaimes Mayhew, Shannon Young

 From left: Chanan Delivuk, Jaimes Mayhew, Shannon Young

From left: Becca Kallem, Chanan Delivuk, Jaimes Mayhew, Shannon Young

Eat Our Words will remain on view for a couple more weeks.  If you'd like to see it, make an appointment by emailing porchprojectsdc [at] gmail [dot] com.