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May 2, 2013

Mid City Artists Spring Open Studios!  

I will be participating in the Mid City Artists Spring Open Studios this month, highlighting new work from the La Chanca gypsy neighborhood in Almeria, Spain.  Mid City Artists Open Spring Open Studios May 18 & May 19th: 12pm – 5pm Download the map to guide you along or check our website closer to the event to get a free smartphone app that you can use on your tour. Mid City Artists (MCA) open the private studios where they make their art to the public. Tour 25+ studios, in the Dupont Circle, Logan Circle, U Street and Shaw neighborhoods. Walk […]

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Apr 9, 2013

Options 2013 at Arlington Arts Center  

WPA Options 2013 on exhibit April 10 – June 9, opening reception April 13 6-9pm

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Apr 3, 2013

Miami-Dade Public Library System Presents: Once Upon A Time In Almeria by Mark Parascandola  

Here’s the press release for the Art of Storytelling exhibit! The show runs from April 26th through June 3rd. Main Library 101 West Flagler Street- 2nd Floor exhibition space Miami, FL 33130

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MDPLS “Art of Storytelling” Exhibit Opening: Once Upon a Time in Almeria  

Once Upon a Time in Almeria Mark Parascandola April 26 – June 3 Miami Dade Public Library Main Library – 2nd floor exhibition space 101 W. Flagler Street Miami Florida 33130 305-375-2665 During the 1960s and 1970s, the region of Almeria in Spain, was host to dozens of filmmakers who constructed elaborate movie sets, invoking locations from the American Southwest to Bedouin Arabia. Films shot here include Cleopatra, Lawrence of Arabia, Patton, and Sergio Leone’s spaghetti westerns starring Clint Eastwood, of which some were inspired by both real-life events and fictional plays by Spanish poet/author Federico Garcia Lorca. Film directors […]

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Feb 21, 2013

Artscape: The 2013 Sondheim Prize  

The 2013 Sondheim Prize Semi-Finalists have been announced and I’m pleased to report that I am one of them! You can see the full list of semi-finalists here. The prize is in conjunction with the annual Artscape juried exhibition and is produced by The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, The Walters Art Museum (WAM) and the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA). Approximately six finalists will be selected for the final review for the prize. Their work will be exhibited in the Special Exhibition Gallery at The Walters Art Museum – an exciting new partner who generously offered […]

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Feb 2, 2013

Options 2013  

Washington Project for the Arts has released the lineup for Options 2013, which I will be participating in. — Dates: April 10 – June 9, 2013, Wednesday – Friday, 1-7pm; Saturday-Sunday, 12-5pm Location: Arlington Arts Center, 3550 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201 Curated by: Gerald Ross, Director of Exhibitions and Faculty, MFA in Curatorial Practice, Maryland Institute College of Art. Participating artists: Selin Balci (Annapolis, MD), Christina Billotte (Baltimore, MD), Michael Borek (Bethesda, MD), Julia Brown (Washington, DC), Carolyn Case (Cockeysville, MD), Bonnie Crawford Kotula (Baltimore, MD), Evan Hume (Washington, DC), Lisa Marie Jakab (Washington, DC), Magnolia Laurie (Baltimore, MD), […]

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Dec 8, 2012

Exhibit and January 10 Reception at TTR Sotheby’s International Realty  

Mark Parascandola solo exhibit at TTR Sotheby’s International Realty 14th and P Street NW. Open now. Reception and artist presentation January 10 from 6 to 8pm.

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Nov 28, 2012

“Once Upon a Time” in the Washington Diplomat  

“‘Once Upon a Time,’ Almería Was Home to Cowboys and Cleopatra,” review by Gail Sullivan in the Washington Diplomat. Read the article here

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Oct 23, 2012

Fotoweek DC Schedule  

Exhibit Open: Once Upon a Time in Almeria Embassy of Spain, 2375 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC Visiting hours: M-Th 9:30 am to 4:30 pm, F 9:30 am to 2:30 pm More details here

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Oct 22, 2012

Press Coverage: Once Upon a Time in Almeria  

My exhibit of photographs ‘Once Upon a Time in Almeria‘ is open at the Spanish Embassy in Washington, DC, through November 16. We’ve had some great press coverage of the exhibit so far, especially in Spain. I did an interview with the EFE news agency which appeared in several papers, WAMU gave a shout out via Art Beat, and La Voz de Almeria devoted a full page to the opening. Look for more coverage forthcoming from WAMU and other outlets. Upcoming events include: Thursday, October 18, 6:30-9:00PM: Film Program and discussion on landscapes of the spaghetti western Wednesday, November 14, 6:30-8:30PM: […]

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