In 2003 and 2004, Stephen R. Brown photographed the on-going construction of the World War II Memorial on the National Mall, and documented the behind-the-scenes creation and installation of Raymond Kaskey's monumental sculpture. These dramatic photographs are featured in Brown's new book, World War II Memorial: Jewel of the Mall (available March, 2005).
Bears, Washington DC is a collection of over 200 sculptured standing
or seated pandas, whimsically decorated, mainly by local artists in 2004.
A sampling was photographed for NARPAC by Jarad Vary.
o Verena Levine, an outstanding local artist who has produced a large number of quilts, depicting various happenings in DC, and who has now established her own website;
o John K. (Jack) Hannula,
who has concentrated on "cityscapes" in his beloved Northwest Washington;
o Raymond Kaskey, who is an award- winning sculptor, with growing recognition for his classical and monumental sculpture not only throughout the Washington metro area, but in major cities across the US, and his wife
o Sherry L. Kaskey, a prize-winning
artist currently teaching watercolor and portrait painting at Washington's
Smithsonian Institution, and with a background not only in oils, but also
in commercial art, gilding, and calligraphy. In addition to her delicate
portraits for private clients, her. paintings also adorn public buildings
and corporate offices in the metro region.
Nyerges, splits his time between his considerable culinary skills
and a remarkable capability with a camera. His black and white focus on
"Faces of Washington" has produced some extraordinarily sensitive portraits
which have been shown here and abroad.
We intend to expand these
galleries as time and opportunities permit.
This page was updated on Aug 5, 2004
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