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OPTIONS Biennial Exhibition opens Thursday, September 17

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Sponsored by Washington Project for the Arts, OPTIONS is a survey of the brightest and most talented emerging artists in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia regions and offers visibility for artists who do not have gallery representation. WPA originally developed the biennial series in 1981 with legendary artist Gene Davis and Washington Review Managing Editor Mary Swift as curators of the first WPA OPTIONS showcase.

Exhibition location: Conner Contemporary Art
1358-60 Florida Ave, NE WASHINGTON DC

Exhibition dates: September 17 – October 31, 2009.
Reception: Thursday September 17, 6 – 8 PM

Curator: Anne Collins Goodyear
Launched in 1981, WPA’s biennial exhibition, OPTIONS, highlights the best and brightest emerging visual artists in DC, MD and VA.

Featuring: Leah Beeferman (VA), Jessica Braiterman (MD), Graham Coreil-Allen (MD), Younseal Eum (VA), Andy Holtin (DC), Sue Johnson (MD), Kim Manfredi (MD), Patrick McDonough (DC), Jenny Mullins (MD), Ding Ren (DC), Matthew Smith (DC), Polly Townsend (DC), and Matthew Wead (MD)

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