Arts Focus: Arlington Artists Alliance & Dominion Electric Supply

Smoky Mountain by Donna Lomangino

This column is sponsored by Arlington Arts/Arlington Cultural Affairs, a division of Arlington Economic Development.

Dominion Electric Supply in North Arlington has partnered with the Arlington Artists Alliance and local food and wine vendors for Lighting Our Community With Art — a series of community art shows at their space on Langston Blvd., featuring numerous member artists.

Opening in January, the first 2022 exhibition features work by ceramicist Lieve Dewulf, mixed media artists Tom Mulczynski,and Pat Loudis, and painters Donna Lomangino, Rebecca McNeely and Andrea Schellman.

Gallery Underground, the juried gallery of the Arlington Artists Alliance, has been named our region’s “Best Art Gallery” in Northern Virginia Magazine’s 2021 reader survey, and has received a 2021 “Arlies” as one of Arlington’s “Best Shops” from the readers of ARLnow. Located in the Crystal City Shops at 2100 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202, this visual arts venue showcases the work of established and emerging regional artists. In addition to monthly rotating exhibitions, Gallery Underground hosts a variety of community events, like lunchtime paint-ins and dance and musical performances. Gallery Underground is sponsored by the Arlington Artists Alliance (AAA), in partnership with the National Landing Business Improvement District (BID), and JBG Smith.

This off-site exhibition will take place at Dominion Electric, 5053 Langston Boulevard, Arlington, Virginia 22207. The exhibit runs from January 3 through February 28, 2022, with an opening reception planned for Saturday, January 15 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. For more information about the exhibit and the Arlington Artists Alliance, visit:

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