There is a new mural at Glen Echo Park! The Bumper Vehicle Pavilion now has an original J. Jordan Bruns mural donning its facade. Just after a stable 7 days of portray, and countless revisions, it is accomplished.
The Bumper Motor vehicle Pavilion Mural at Glen Echo
Also join Jordan for the opening reception of Tadaima, his solo exhibit at Artists and Makers Studios. The reception is this Saturday, Might 7, from 11:00 – 3:00pm. The subsequent 7 days on Sunday, May possibly 15 from 1:00 – 3:00pm, he will be web hosting a discussion of the ink wash method showcased in the exhibit.
Tadaima is a phrase that indicates “I’ve just come household now” in Japanese. J. Jordan Bruns, a prolonged time Glen Echo Park resident artist has returned from a 3-calendar year sabbatical in Tokyo, Japan.
“Tadaima” will spotlight some of the do the job established through his sabbatical as effectively as work created because his return. On screen will be Bruns’s ink wash paintings of Japanese Buddhist Temples and Shinto Shrines. These performs are built employing acrylic ink, as a substitute for extra traditional Sumi ink, in monochrome of either blue or gold. Just about every piece has locations of large resolution around the focal points and summary ink splatters or uncontrolled washes in other parts to harmony the realism.
Bruns will host a demonstration and discussion titled “Working in Ink Abroad” on Sunday, Could 15th from 1:00-3:00pm. This function will enable attendees to see his sketchbooks from 3 several years of journey in Asia and Oceania. Bruns will also talk about and show how the procedure utilized in plein air ink sketches relates to his far more fixed ink washes in the studio.
At Artists & Makers Studios 1 11810 Parklawn Dr Ste 210, Rockville, MD 20852
Saturday, Could 7 from 11:00 – 3:00pm
Artist Discussion: “Working in Ink Abroad”, Sunday May perhaps 15, 1:00 -3:00pm