SELECT 2014 consists of a 3-week public exhibition and a ticketed auction party to support contemporary art and the local artist community. The artists invited to participate in this exhibition were selected by a group of notable curators from some of the most important institutions in our region, emerging curators, and WPA’s Board of Directors. The works represent a cross section of media and disciplines, providing a remarkable survey of contemporary artistic practice. The SELECT 2014 gala is the region’s longest running contemporary art auction gala and offers a truly unique opportunity to acquire works by emerging and established artists from the DC region and beyond.
Thursday, February 27 through Friday, March 21, 2014
Wednesdays through Fridays: 4:00 to 11:00pm
Saturdays: noon – 11:00pm
Sundays: noon – 5pm
The exhibition is open to the public free of charge.
EXHIBITION OPENING RECEPTION (FREE)
Thursday, February 27, 2014
The public and auction guests are invited to the Exhibition Opening Reception generously sponsored by Peacock Cafe.
SELECT CURATOR TALKS (FREE)
Free and open to the public, two curator talks provide an excellent opportunity to learn more about the artists and artworks featured in the exhibition. Each night, participating curators share their thoughts on the works they’ve selected for the exhibition and answer questions from the audience.
Thursday, March 6, 2014
Cynthia Connolly, Olivia Kohler-Maga, and Jennifer Scanlan
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Jeffry Cudlin, Brandon Fortune, Megan Rook-Koepsel, and Gregory Volk
ART AUCTION GALA (TICKETED)
Saturday, March 22, 2014
SELECT 2014: WPA Art Auction Gala consists of a festive dinner and a silent auction party with DJ and artist-designed pinatas, attended by prominent regional and national collectors, artists, and art lovers. The mix of attendees makes for a vibrant, eclectic atmosphere and a spirited bidding environment.