Arlington, VA
Press Release

Palette 22’s Artist-in-Residence Program Expands with New Pop Up Art Gallery at The Village at Shirlington

By: Federal Realty

June 19, 2019

ROCKVILLE, MD (June 19, 2019) – Seventy works of art created by 19 local artists will be showcased this summer at Palette 22’s Pop Up Art Gallery windows on display at Federal Realty Investment Trust’s (NYSE:FRT) Village at Shirlington. The artwork, ranging in size from 14″ x 14″ up to 3′ x 4′, will be featured in the windows at 4001 Campbell Avenue throughout the summer and viewable from the street and sidewalk. It will include photography; painted canvas works in acrylic, watercolor and oil; framed works; and found objects like a mosaic table and poured-paint guitars.

“The Pop Up Art Gallery is an expansion of our Artist-in-Residence (AIR) program at Palette 22, where regional artists showcase, create and promote their original work inside the restaurant,” said Tom DeMott, General Manager of Palette 22. “We’re excited to provide the Shirlington neighborhood with this program on a much larger scale and promote the arts and culture experience of Palette 22 outside of our restaurant space.”

A celebration with the artists is scheduled for Wednesday, June 19th, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., outside of the gallery space on Campbell Avenue, where the artists, their friends and family, and customers will be able to view the works of art and enjoy light sips and snacks. The day also marks the first concert performance of Shirlington’s summer concert series, Decades of Summer, featuring local bands performing a mix of the 70s, 80s, 90s and original tunes.

“We’re thrilled to partner with Palette 22 once again to convert the windows of an available piece of real estate into a Pop-Up Art Gallery,” said Dan Corwin, Director of Asset Management at Federal Realty. “It’s a great opportunity to introduce local artists to our community and beautify open windows by showcasing the unique artistic element of Palette 22’s dining experience on another corner of Campbell Avenue.”

Palette 22 offers an eclectic menu of globally inspired shareable plates served in a bustling art studio and gallery atmosphere. The restaurant embraces art, creativity, and incredible flavors from around the world, showcased in a lively space where customers can observe and interact directly with artists and creators.

Featured Artists Include:

  • Charlie Anderson
  • George Baker
  • Lee Cowen
  • Maria Georgieva
  • Kate Gibney
  • David Goldstein
  • Jason Good
  • Alanna Graboyes
  • Jeremy Hinskton
  • Jenn Kukurlo
  • Thom Lowther
  • Eileen O’Brien
  • Jonas Raider
  • Nancy Ramsey
  • Joyce Wagner
  • Taly Walsh
  • Tracy Wilkerson
  • Tamara Wilkerson
  • Cynthia Young

A link to featured artwork can be found here.

About Federal Realty:

Federal Realty is a recognized leader in the ownership, operation and redevelopment of high-quality retail based properties located primarily in major coastal markets from Washington, D.C. to Boston as well as San Francisco and Los Angeles. Founded in 1962, Federal Realty’s mission is to deliver long term, sustainable growth through investing in densely populated, affluent communities where retail demand exceeds supply. Its expertise includes creating urban, mixed-use neighborhoods like Santana Row in San Jose, California, Pike & Rose in North Bethesda, Maryland and Assembly Row in Somerville, Massachusetts. These unique and vibrant environments that combine shopping, dining, living and working provide a destination experience valued by their respective communities. Federal Realty’s 104 properties include approximately 3,000 tenants, in 24 million square feet, and over 2,600 residential units.

Federal Realty has increased its quarterly dividends to its shareholders for 51 consecutive years, the longest record in the REIT industry. Federal Realty is an S&P 500 index member and its shares are traded on the NYSE under the symbol FRT. For additional information about Federal Realty and its properties, visit www.FederalRealty.com.

About the Village at Shirlington:

Conceived in 1944 as one of Washington, D.C.’s first shopping centers, the Village at Shirlington has brought together the best of mixed-use neighborhood living in a modern way ever since. With a unique, Tony award-winning live theater, a movie cinema, and diverse restaurants, services, and shops, Shirlington is an anchor for culture, dining and shopping in northern Virginia. The small-town feel and big-city amenities of the village offer the burgeoning community a unique living experience that has led The Washington Post to highlight Shirlington as one of best places to live outside of the District. With a hotel, offices, services, several living communities and a convenient location right of 395, Shirlington truly has it all.

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