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ROXANA ALGER GEFFEN Roxana Alger Geffen is from New York City and studied visual art at Columbia College as an undergraduate. She received her MFA in painting from Boston University. She was represented by the Wingspread Gallery in Northeast Harbor, Maine and La Motta Fine Arts in Hartford, CT, and has shown her work nationally and internationally. In 2005, Geffen moved to DC with her husband and children, and in 2013 began her residency at the Arlington Arts Center.

Wrench + Patch, 2018 Metal machine part, canvas tape, cotton, thread 12 x 15 x 1 in (framed) Starting Bid: $500

Pushmi-pullyu, 2019 Denim, batting, paper tickets, bias tape, thread, cotton fabric 12 x 15 x 1 in (framed) Starting Bid: $500

Brush + Poke, 2019 String, brass nails, nylon fabric, wool, grosgrain ribbon 15 x 12 x 2 in (framed) Starting Bid: $500

SARAH HARDESTY Sarah Hardesty’s drawings, paintings, and installations have been included in numerous exhibitions including VisArts, Rockville, MD; Metro Micro Gallery, Arlington, VA; ISE Cultural Foundation, New York, NY; Davidson Contemporary, New York, NY; MPG Gallery, Boston, MA; Wheaton College, MA; the Tucson Museum of Art and MoCA Tucson, AZ. She has been awarded residencies at the MacDowell Colony, the Wassaic Project, the Carriage House at Islip Art Museum, Santa Fe Art Institute and Vermont Studio Center. Grants include the Joan Mitchell Foundation, a Leon Levy award, and a VFIC Mednick Fellowship. She received her MFA in Painting from the University of Arizona in 2005, and her BS in Studio Art from Skidmore College in 1998. She was born in Strong, Maine and currently lives and works in the Washington DC area. She is an assistant professor of art at Marymount University in Arlington, VA and is a current recipient of Marymount’s START grant to support her new body of work being done at the Arlington Arts Center.

Untitled, 2017 Acrylic on wood panel 14 x 18 in Starting Bid: $800

Lifted, 2016 Acrylic and ink on wood panel 11 x 17 in Starting Bid: $650

Eclipse, 2018 Acrylic and ink on paper and vellum 9 x 6 ž in Starting Bid: $300

BECCA KALLEM Becca Kallem is an Arlington, VA based artist and educator. Her work has been exhibited in Washington, DC at Transformer, with NLS Gallery at the (e)merge art fair, Hillyer Art Space, and Heiner Contemporary, among other arts spaces. Kallem’s paintings, drawings, and sculptures explore identity, perception, and communication. She was part of AAC’s renowned exhibition PLAY: Tinker Tech and Toy during the summer of 2015.

Dream Sketch (detail), 2019 Graphite and colored pencil on paper 12 x 12 in Starting Bid: $200

MARISSA LONG Marissa Long is an Arlington, VA-based artist, and became a resident at AAC in May of 2017. Her work has been exhibited internationally in cities like London, Cape Town, and Berlin and locally at various DC spaces including Transformer, the Katzen Art Museum, and Civilian Art Projects, where she held her first solo exhibition. Her photographs, often depicting sculpture and assemblage, touch on themes of absurdity. Common realities are made strange and uncanny, and familiar objects like flowers, tchotchkes, candles, and candies become signifiers loaded with human emotion.

Untitled (1), 2017 Archival inkjet print 11 x 14 in Starting Bid: $400 An original artwork created for Arlington Cultural Affairs as part of the Art on the ART bus program.

Untitled (2), 2017 Archival inkjet print 14 x 11 in Starting Bid: $400 An original artwork created for Arlington Cultural Affairs as part of the Art on the ART bus program.

RYAN MCCOY Ryan McCoy is an artist based in the Washington, DC area. He works in various media but his practice is centered around the creation of large, iconic paintings. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, and is included in numerous private collections throughout the US, Europe, South America, and Australia. In March 2016, he began a long-term residency at Arlington Arts Center, which will continue through 2022. He earned his MFA and BFA from George Mason University and is an Adjunct Professor of Art and Design at various schools in the Washington, DC metro area. He is represented by Long View Gallery in Washington, DC.

Untitled (ghost 0013), 2016 Acrylic, enamel, charcoal, and Roll-a-tex on linen 34 x 34 in Starting Bid: $1,200

Untitled (signal II), 2015 Acrylic, enamel, and Roll-a-tex on linen 35 ½ x 24 in Starting Bid: $1,200

OLIVIA TRIPP MORROW Olivia Tripp Morrow received her BFA at Syracuse University, graduating cum laude with a BFA in December of 2012. Her most recent works are video and sculptural installations inspired by themes of the body, memory, and identity, as well as feminism and sexuality. Morrow has exhibited her work nationally and internationally, in Washington, DC, Maryland, Virginia, New York, Canada, and France. She has a permanent installation at the National Institute of Health (Bethesda, MD), and installations on-loan at the NoMA Business Improvement District (Washington, DC), and at the Arlington Art Center, where she is a current Resident Artist.

Hanging Diamond No. 5, 2018 Digital print on paper 32 x 32 in (framed) Starting Bid: $700

Blue Medallion No. 1, 2018 Digital print on paper 26 x 26 in Starting Bid: $450

JEN NOONE Jen Noone is a multi-media artist working primarily in sculpture and installation. Born and raised in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Noone received her BA in Art Education from Saint Joseph’s University (PA) and earned her MFA in Studio Art at American University (DC). Noone investigates materials that are familiar to the contemporary consumer in an attempt to understand herself and her surrounding world. Underlying poetics, motivations, politics, and metaphors are revealed through the processing and contemplation of the materials. Noone was recently highlighted as one of Interview Magazine’s artists on the verge. Her work has been featured in The Washington Post and exhibited at the Arlington Arts Center (VA), Katzen Museum (DC), WAS Gallery (MD), and Connersmith (DC). Currently, Noone teaches fine arts classes at American University, Northern Virginia Community College, and Montgomery County Public Schools.

Best Bunch, 2017 Beads from old necklace, jewelry findings, jewelry wire 2 ½ x 5 ½ x 3 ½ in Starting Bid: $145 (shelf included)

Purple Icon, 2016 Amethyst, Maybelline EyeStudio Color Plush Silk Eye Shadow in Purple Icon 1 ½ x 9 x 6 in Starting Bid: $145 (shelf included)

AUSTIN SHULL Austin Shull was born in Washington DC and is a multidisciplinary artist and a current artist-inresidence at Arlington Arts Center. He received an MFA from the School of Visual Art and a BA from Bard College. Shull participated in the Whitney Independent Study Program (NY) and attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (NY). He has also completed residencies with the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and the Henry Street Settlement Abrons Art Center (NY). Shull has exhibited his work nationally and internationally at venues including the Cooper Union, Syracuse University, International Print Center, Pratt Institute, Nurture Art, Exit Art, and Socrates Sculpture Park (NY), the Hyde Park Art Center in Chicago (IL), the ACC Gallery in Weimar, Hall 14 Gallery in Leipzig, and the Chiado Museum in Lisbon.

Requisition (diptych), 2018 Archival pigment print 22 x 16 in (each panel) Starting Bid: $900

JESSICA VAN BRAKLE Jessica van Brakle’s artwork is about growth, beauty, and the cyclical aspects of nature. Combining construction cranes with decorative patterns and botanicals, these icon images entwine to form an integrated view of the industrial and organic, strength and fragility, creation and evolution. Van Brakle received her BFA from the Corcoran College of Art + Design and her MFA from the University of Maryland, College Park.

Center of Gravity, 2014 Acrylic and ink on canvas 12 x 12 x 2 ½ in Starting Bid: $650

ALICE WHEALIN Alice Whealin’s artworks present unusual and potential structures in our world of innumerable possibilities. She finds inspiration for her artworks from nature and science, and from many other art forms, including music, textiles and literature. Her formal studies in Fine Arts include earning her B.A. in Art from Rowan University, NJ. She received a stipend grant for her apprenticeship to The Johnson Atelier, Princeton, NJ. She was awarded a teaching fellowship to the MFA program for The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA with Tufts University, Medford, MA. Leaving Boston, she moved to DC and served as staff at The Phillips Collection in DC. She exhibited her sculptures and drawings in their annual James McLaughlin Memorial Staff Exhibitions. Alice Whealin’s artworks have been selected for numerous curated exhibits, including at The Painting Center, NY, Charles Krause/Reporting Fine Art Gallery, DC, Robert Brown Gallery, DC, Howard County Fine and Performing Arts Center, MD. the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, DC and the Museo Della Carta in Fabriano, Italy. Her works have been exhibited in museums and galleries nationally. Her artworks are included in private collections. Museum collections with her work include the Museo Della Carta in Fabriano, Italy. Alice Whealin currently lives and maintains her studio in Arlington, Virginia.

Untitled 2, 2013 Ink and watercolor on paper 20 x 16 in Starting Bid: $450

Untitled 1, 2013 Ink and watercolor on paper 20 x 16 in Starting Bid: $450

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