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Artists Come Together and Support the Workhouse for the 2012 Collector’s Showcase

The Workhouse Arts Center is now exhibiting the 2012 Collector’s Showcase in its very own Workhouse Gallery. This year’s showcase, which will be on display until Feb. 25, features over 60 diverse works, all of which were donated by Associate and Studio artists’ of the Workhouse.

An opening reception for the showcase was held at the same location on Feb. 10. During the reception, winners of the judged exhibition were announced as well as best in show and several runner-ups. This year’s best in show was awarded to Building 6 artist, Crystal Rodrigue for her piece, Tower. Runner-ups this year included Kathleen Kendall, Allen Levy, Michelle Aquilino, Kerin McBride, Mary Gallagher Stout, Pamela Eisenmann, Suellen Black, Julia Dzikiewicz, Gloria Benedetto, Eileen Olson, Marni Maree and Gina Cochran.

Members of the public will also have a chance to own a piece of art by purchasing a ticket to attend the 2012 Collector’s Showcase Gala on Saturday, Feb. 25 from 7:30 to 10:30 pm. The gala, which will be held in the Workhouse Gallery, provides guests with a chance to experience fine art accented by an evening of hors d’oeuvres and music. The works will be available through a lottery system that is based on the type of ticket purchased.

Ticket Information:

Package A: $300/person or $350/couple. SOLD OUT

(Guaranteed one of the first 20 selections).

Package B: $150/person or $200/couple.

(Art selection will be after the first 20).

Package C: $85/person or $125/couple. Come for the fun! (Original piece of art is not included in this package).

For more information about this grand event visit www.WorkhouseArts.org or call 703-584-2900.