Current and Upcoming Exhibits

at the Washington Printmakers Art Gallery in Georgetown, DC. featuring hand-pulled prints, fine-art photographs, and artist books.

 Members almost always have work on the walls. The exhibitions listed below are in addition to that work.

Larinda Meade, First Prize Winner, National Small Works competition.
Larinda Meade, First Prize Winner, National Small Works competition.

18th Annual Washington Printmakers’
National Small Works Exhibition
August 5-30, 2015

Artists Reception and Announcement of Winners, Sunday, August 9, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Please note corrected date.

Selected prints by artists from across the nation, including hand-pulled prints, digital prints, and photographs.

The juror for this competitive exhibit is Greg Jecmen, Associate Curator of Old Master Prints and Print and Drawing, Study Room Supervisor, National Gallery of Art, Washington.

Click here to learn more about the National Small Works Exhibition.


Show and Teach: Look and Learn and
Back to School: Color and Abstraction
September 2 – October 4, 2015

Artists Reception on Saturday, September 5, 3:00–5:00 p.m.

SHOW AND TEACH: LOOK AND LEARN — Gallery visitors have the opportunity to learn about current printmaking concepts, methods, and materials by examining selected prints by area printmakers who teach printmaking, including digital photography. Participants include some of the many Washington Printmakers Gallery members who teach. Selected instructors from various local educational institutions have also been invited into the exhibit. Below are some samples of work by invited artists Gretchen Schermerhorn and Jenny Freestone. Click any image is see it in a slideshow. Click the (x) in the upper right of the slideshow or the ESC key of your keyboard to return here.

BACK TO SCHOOL: COLOR AND ABSTRACTION — With the highpoint of the Washington Color School now a half century in the past, Washington Printmakers Gallery exhibits current work by Gallery members who emphasize color and abstraction in their printmaking.

Other Upcoming Exhibits

The exhibitors below will display their work on the north wall of the gallery. A group show of members’ work will be exhibited on the other walls, new work each and every month. Become a member!

October, 2105 — Yolanda Frederikse
November, 2015 — Pauline Jakobsberg
December, 2015 — Matina Marki Tillman
January, 2016 — Invitational
February, 2016 — Excellence in Printmaking
April, 2016 — Alex Keto
May, 2016 — Lila Oliver Asher
June, 2016 — Rosemary Cooley and Cynthia Back
August, 2016 — 18th Annual Washington Printmakers’ National Small Works Exhibition. Selected entries from the competition will be exhibited.
September, 2016 — Jane Mann
October, 2016 — Mike Hagan
November, 2016 — Gabriel Jules, Margaret Adams Parker, and Ellen Verdon Winkler
December, 2016 — Danny Schweers

Start and end dates of exhibits are generally the first Wed. of the month through the last Sunday of the month. Receptions are usually the first Saturday after the opening.

Past Exhibits

Click here to see recent exhibits at the Washington Printmakers Gallery.

A Promising Year

We at the Washington Print Foundation can already see that 2015 is an exciting one for lovers of art. Help us make this continue. Please remember the Washington Print Foundation when you plan your charitable giving. All donations are tax deductible and very much appreciated.


Danny Schweers, asked to design the graphics for our A-frame sign to sit outside on the sidewalk, did a bit of research.