Category: Washington DC Art Gallery

Earth Day 2020

Artists are activists! They know how to make much out of little. From the first Cave Painters to the artists of today we make art about climate, politics, religion, pain, glory, and everything that comes into our minds. Artists tell the story of not only our planet but beyond our solar system into the universe…. Read more »

Wood Whisperer | Margery E. Goldberg

Zenith Art Lovers, Why did I choose my own work today? For all of you that know me, you know that I adored my father. Albert taught me so much. One of my many favorite lines is “If you don’t toot your own horn, no one else will.”   I make art because that is… Read more »

Women’s History Month in Art | Carol Newmyer

Dear Zenith Art Lovers Several times a week we will bring you a different artist. This month we are featuring women artists.      Carol Newmyer has exhibited with Zenith Gallery since our first opening in 1978 until current day. She began her career at Zenith Square, then located at 15th and Rhode Island Avenue,… Read more »

Women’s History Month in the Arts | Elissa Farrow-Savos

Women’s History Month in The Arts    ELISSA FARROW-SAVOS Humor ~ Empowerment ~ Strength ~ Beauty ~ Feminine ~ Powerful Dear Zenith Art Lovers Several times a week we will bring you a different artist, this month will be women’s art. Elissa Farrow-Savos’ work speaks to all of us with imagery and titles that encourage… Read more »


by Elizabeth Ashe, republished from on 11/14/2019 here Nancy Nesvet’s photographs and large-scale oil paintings, on view alongside sculptures by Larry Ringgold in “enDANGERd” through November 16 at Washington, D.C.’s Zenith Gallery, take entirely different turns of portraying the sea. In the paintings, the sea is vast, changing and tumultuous: in the photographs, murky… Read more »

Museum Studies II – Honoring the Female Perspective

It is rare that an artist maintains a trajectory from the inception of his career, but Bradley Stevens has done that, with detours along the way incorporating events and concerns that influence him. Stevens’ recent solo show at Zenith Gallery, DC, shows the work of a brilliant painter who has assessed the art scene and… Read more »

Light Up Your heArt

  Lighting up the night, Zenith Gallery’s newest show at 1429 Iris St. in D.C., Light Up Your heArt opened on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2018 and will continue until March 24, 2018. The exhibit features work ranging from F. Lennox Campello’s Diego y Frida, a portrait of the couple, of charcoal and conté with… Read more »

Totems and Elders and Athletes, Oh My!

Black Artists of Today: Reinventing Tomorrow!   Visitors to Zenith Gallery’s latest show packed a reception at The Sculpture Space, 1111 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., DC on September 20. Celebrating African Heritage Month and The Annual Conference of the Congressional Black Caucus, the art was overwhelming, in a good way, towering above the crowd, almost reaching… Read more »

“If You See Something, Say Something” – Resist Show Artists Talk

  The place was packed, the mezze delicious, the art stupendous and the artists’ talks enlightening.  On Thursday evening August 31, 2017, Zenith Gallery’s Resist show artists were hosted by Busboys and Poets, a sponsor of the show, at City Vista, 5th and K for Artists’ Talks and a Q&A. Awards, sponsored by Lake Research… Read more »

RESIST By Nancy Nesvet for Zenith Gallery

  Art outside Zenith Gallery, at 1429 Iris Street, DC announces the gallery loud and clear.  Colorful sculptures, a metal swath of benches and huge wooden totems mark the entrance to Zenith Gallery, whose new juried show, RESIST, in association with Busboys and Poets and Lake Research, is on until September 30, Wednesdays through Saturdays,… Read more »

Great Moments in Art II

Works by Stephen Hansen Show Dates:  November 4 – December 10, 2016   MEET THE ARTIST RECEPTIONS: Friday, November 4, 4:00-8:00 PM & Saturday, November 5, 2:00-6:00 PM 1429 Iris Street, NW, Washington DC 20012-1409 Back by popular demand, we are excited and happy to present “Great Moments in Art, II”. For 38 years Zenith… Read more »

The Benefits Of Arts Education

  Zenith Community Arts Foundation (ZCAF) Harnessing the Transformative Power of Art to Benefit the Greater Washington DC Community Since 2000   Did you know that Zenith Gallery founder Margery Goldberg also founded a nonprofit? Founded in 2000, Zenith Community Arts Foundation (ZCAF) is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, committed to arts advocacy, arts education, and… Read more »

Full Circle: The New Year – Comin’ Back ‘Round!

  Zenith Gallery has begun the New Year with a new exhibit “Full Circle.” The show will be on display at our location at 1111 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20004. The show dates are January 13th – April 30th. The show features the work of two artists who work in different materials but who… Read more »

Great Moments in Art: Whimsical Works by Stephen Hansen

Zenith Gallery’s newest exhibit, “Great Moments in Art: Works by Stephen Hansen,” is on display December 4-January 30, at our Iris Street location. This collection of whimsical parodies was created by one of our most endearing, enduring artists – Stephen Hansen. Hansen has been represented by Zenith for almost our entire 37-year history, and has… Read more »

Stars & Stripes: Zenith Salutes the Flag!

Vex…a what? The study of flags is known as vexillology, from the Latin word vexillum, meaning flag or banner. A flag is a piece of fabric (most often rectangular or quadrilateral) with a distinctive design that is used as a symbol, as a signaling device, or as decoration. The first flags were used to assist… Read more »

Why People Make Art and Perform Artistic Acts

Ladies and Gentlemen, let’s talk about why people make art and perform artistic acts. One of the reasons people make art is to express their thoughts and feelings about what is going on in their world today. And, these days, with our 24/7 news feed, with social media running on hyper-drive, with phones that are… Read more »


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