Darlene Kaplan

GALLERY REPRESENTATION    

Past & Present Gallery Representation:

*The Loft Gallery, Occoquan, VA

*Belnavis Gallery, Springfield, VA

*Gallerie 804, Hot Springs, AR

*Workhouse Arts Center, W-16 Gallery, Lorton, VA

*Gallery West, Alexandria, VA

*Ste Felix Gallery, Occoquan, VA

*Soft Brush Studio, Alexandria, VA

*Ariel Gallery, Soho, New York City, NY

*Prince Royal Gallery, Alexandria, VA

*The Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA

*Springfield Art Guild, Springfield, VA

*Broadway Gallery, Fairfax, VA

*Lee Design, Alexandria, VA

*Dukes & Graves, Alexandria, VA

*Mindful Hands Gallery, Alexandria, VA

ON LINE GALLERY REPRESENTATION:

*Soft Brush Studio, VA

*Manhattan Arts International, NY

*Sumi-e Society of America (VA, MD, & DC)

*Sumi-e Society of America National Chapter

*ArtLa, CA

*Asian Arts, Hong Kong

*Saatchi, CA

*Xanadu Gallery, A

*Art & Beyond, CA

*Sumi-e Galleries

*Silver Dragon Galleries

EDUCATION:

*Chinese Brush Painting Workshop 1 week, Henry Wo, McLean, VA (2015-2017)

*Sumi-e Painting Workshop 3 days, Charles Liu, Fairfax, VA (2014)
*Oriental Brush Painting workshop 1 week, Henry Wo, Fairfax, VA (2013-15)

*Oriental Brush Painting workshop 1 week ; Henry Wo, Alexandria, VA (2012)
*Chinese Brush Painting Workshop 1 week; Henry Wo, Alexandria, VA (2009-2010-2011)

*Chinese Brush Painting 1 week Master class workshop taught by Henry Wo, Alexandria, VA (2009-2011)

*Chinese Brush Painting 1 week Master class workshop taught by Henry Wo, Mclean, VA (2008)

*Chinese Brush Painting 1 week Seminar taught by Henry Wo, Martha’s Vineyard, MA (2007-  2010)

*Chinese Brush Painting Seminar, taught by Henry Wo, Alexandria, VA (1995-2007)

*Chinese Brush Painting Seminar, taught by Professor Ning Yeh, Alexandria, VA (1993-1996)

*Landscape Seminar; Portrait Seminar, Northern Virginia Community College, Alexandria,VA     (1988)

*Advanced/Still Life in Oils/Pastels, Advanced/Landscapes in Oils/Pastels The Art League School, Alexandria, VA  (1981-1993)

*Intermediate/Portrait Drawing; Intermediate/Figure Drawing, The Art League School,   Alexandria, VA (1981-1982)

*Landscapes; Portraits in Oils, Calhoun Community College, Athens, AL (1977-79)

 EXHIBITIONS:
Solo Shows

River Farm, Alexandria, VA (2015-16)

Pho Bowl Restaurant,  Kingstowne, VA (2016)

Mason Government Center, Annandale, VA (2015)

Hollin Hall Senior Center, Mt. Vernon, VA (2015)

Bodzin Fine Arts Gallery, Fairfax, VA (2014)

Art Takes New York, Online Exhibition (2012-13)

Art Takes Miami, Online exhibition (2012-13)

Goodwin House Gallery, Alexandria, VA (2013)

Vulcan Gallery, Lorton,VA (2012)

Green Spring Gardens Park, Alexandria, VA; Honoring 100 yr planting cherry trees in DC (2012)

Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton VA (2010)

Washington Technology Center, Centreville, VA (2009)

Kingstown Library, Kingstown, VA (2008)

Gallery West, Alexandria, VA (2008)

Cox Communications, Springfield, VA (2008)

Soft Brush Studio, Alexandria, VA (2007)

INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, VA (2007)

Pinnacle Building, McLean, VA (2007)

Intellidyne, Falls Church, VA  (2006)

Green Spring Gardens Park, Annandale, VA (2006)

George Washington’s River Farm, Alexandra, VA (2006)

Soft Brush Studio, Alexandria, VA (2006)

FAC-Washington Technology Park, Chantilly, VA (2005)

Green Springs Garden Park, Annandale, VA (2005)

Mason District Government Center, Annandale, VA (2005)

Vienna Arts Center, Vienna, VA (2004)

Mindful Hands Gallery, Alexandria, VA (2004)

Dyn Corp, Alexandria, VA (2004)

Kingstown Library, Kingstown, VA (2003)

Richard Byrd Library, Springfield, VA (2003)

LMI, Vienna, VA (2003)

Soft Brush Studio, Alexandria, VA (1999-2004)

River Farm, Alexandria, VA  (1997& 2005)

Eddie Morroco’s,- Oil Paintings-(1998)

Washington, DC  (1996)

Springfield Art Center, Oils,“A Visit to the Country”, Springfield, VA (1986)

JURIED & NON JURIED EXHIBITIONS:

National & International, Regional and Local Juried Exhibitions

ICCPS International Exhibition, Anshan City, China,  International Award Winner (2017)

ICCPS Exhibition, International, Anshan City, China, International Award winner (2016)

Green Spring Gardens Park, Alexandria, VA, (2016-17)

Sumi-e Society of America, Mobile, AL Juried exhibition (2015) Award Winner

Sumi-e Society of America Art Exhibition, Green Spring Gardens Park, Alex, VA (2015)

Sumi-e Society National Exhibition, Bethesda, MD (2014) Award Winner            

**Professional Magazine, winner of splash announced, (2014)

**American Watercolor Magazine, winner of splash announced (2014)

Young At Art, Durant Center, Juried Exhibition, Alexandria, VA (2014)

Suni-e Society of America, Inc.,51st Juried Exhibition, Glenview Mansion, MD (2014) Award Winner
See/Me, Times Square, NYC (2014)

Manhattan Arts International, Celebrate the Healing Power of Arts, NYC (2013 & 2014) Award Winners

**Southwest Art Magazine, July issue, Splash 15, (2014)

Splash 15 winner, Published by North Light Books (2014) Winner

Verizon Gallery, China in My Eyes, Annandale, VA (2014)

National Sumi-e Exhibition, Bethesda, MD (2014)

Teacher/Student Exhibition, Hollin Hall, Alexandria, VA (2014)

Goodwin House, Alexandria, VA (2014)

See/Me, Scope in Maimi, FL (2013)

Young at Art, Alexandria, VA (2013)

Green Spring Garden, Alexandria, AV (2013)

The Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA (2013)

Art Design Consultants, Cincinnati, OH (2013)

Collectors Showcase, Workhouse Center, Lorton, VA(2013)

Ernst Gallery, NVCC, Annandale, VA (2013)

Franconia Gvnt Center, Springfield,VA (2013)

Ratner Museum, Bethesda, MD (2013)

Ernst Center, Annandale Community College, Annandale, VA (2013)

Franconia Government Center, Alexandria, VA (2013)

Art Takes Miami, FL, (2012)

Art Takes Time Square, NYC (2012)

Collectors Showcase, Lorton, VA (2013)

New Works Show, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA (2012-13)

Art & Beyond, Online competition, (2012)

Healing Power of Art, Manhattan, NY, (2012)

Goodwin House, Alexandria, VA (2013)

Green Spring Gardens Park, Alexandria, VA (2012)

Vulcun Gallery, Lorton, VA (2012-13)

Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA (2011)

Poetic Art, Lorton, VA (2011)

Sumie Society National Chapter (2011)

Green Spring Gardens Park, Annandale, VA (2011) (Awarded Honorable Mention)

The Art League, Alexandria, VA (2011)

Art Exchange, Gallerie 804, Ak (2010)

Manhattan Arts International, NYC (2010)

Washington Post Art Competition, DC (2010)

27th Annual Art Competition, Artist Magazine (2010) (Finalist in Landscape/Interior Category)

Water Media Showcase, Artist Magazine (2010)

Kelly’s Art & Frame, Alexandria, VA (2010)

NOVA, Falls Church, VA (2010)

Sumie Society, National Chapter Exhibition (2010)

Oerth Gallery, Alexandria, VA (2010)

Green Spring Gardens Park, Annandale, VA (2010) (Awarded Frist Place)

Franconia Government Center, Springfield, VA (2010)

Durant Center, Alexandria, VA (2009)

Durant Center, Alexandria, VA (2008) (Awarded honorable mention)

Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA (2008)

Green Spring Gardens Park, Annadale, VA (2008) (awarded Honorable Mention)

11th National Juried Exhibition, Gallery West, Alexandria, VA (2008)

River Farm, Alexandria, VA (2008)

Franconia Government Center, Springfield, VA (2008)

Lorton Workhouse, Lorton, VA (2006)

GRACE, Reston, VA (2003-07)

The Campagna Center, Young At Art, Alexandria, VA (2004-07) (Awarded 1st place in 06)

McLean Art Club, McLean, VA (2004)

St. Patrick’s Church, Falls Church, VA, juried show (2004-06)- (Awarded 1st Place Winner in 05)

DynCorp, Fairfax Council membership show, Alexandria, VA (2004)

Vienna Arts Society, membership show, Vienna, VA (2004-06)

Green Spring Gardens, open juried exhibition, Annandale, VA (2004-07)- (awarded 3rd place in (2007)

National League of American Pen Women, International juried show, Washington, DC (2004)

Logistics Management Inc (LMI), Fairfax Council membership show, Fairfax, VA (2004)

Whole Foods, Annandale, VA (2003-4)

Northern VA Community Collage, Ernst Community Cultural Center, Annandale, VA (2004)

L’Image Salon, Fairfax Council Membership Show, Fairfax, VA (2003)

Franconia Government Center, SAG membership show, Fairfax, VA (2003-07)

The Art League Gallery, Juried Exhibition, Membership Show, Alexandria, VA (1993-2004)

Richard Byrd Library, SAG Membership Show, Springfield, VA (2003-04)

Government Center, SAG membership Show, Alexandria, VA (2002-04)

The Target Gallery, International Juried Exhibition, Alexandria, VA (1996)

Lee Design, Juried Exhibition, Alexandria, VA (1993-95)

Boston Fine Arts Gallery, Juried Exhibition Boston, Ma,  (1994)

Springfield Art Guild, Juried Exhibition, Membership Show, Springfield, VA (1988)

Northern VA Community College, Juried Exhibition, Landscape Show, Alexandria, VA (1988)

Broadway Gallery, Juried Exhibition, Oriental and Floral Show, Fairfax, VA (March 1988)

Springfield Art Guild, Juried Exhibition, Membership Show, funding Center, Alexandria, VA (1987-1988)

Galerie Triangle, Juried Exhibition, National Wildlife and Landscape Exhibition, Washington, DC  (1987)

Ariel Gallery, Juried Exhibition, Still Life Group Show, Soho, NYC, NY (1986-87)

Epoch, Juried Exhibition, Gaithersburg, MD (1986)

Springfield Art Center, Juried Exhibition, Membership Show, Springfield, VA ((1985-1987)

Decatur General Hospital, Juried Exhibition, Decatur, Al (1978-1986)

Decatur Courthouse, Juried Exhibition, Decatur, Al. (1978)

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

 Sumi-e Society of America Member

International Sumi-e Society Member

Sumi-e Society National Chapter Member (President)

Gallery West, Alexandria, VA (Past President)

Associate Member of Lorton Arts Foundation

Springfield Art Guild (Past President)

Fairfax Arts Council

The Art League

Virginia Watercolor Society

Greater Reston Arts Center

National League of American Pen Women (Past President)

McLean Art Club

Vienna Art Society, Inc.

PRESENT WORKSHOPS/CLASSES TAUGHT:

Soft Brush Studio, annual one week workshops (2011-present)

Ongoing Oriental Brush Painting classes for all levels. (2009-present)

Workshop Oriental Brush Painting, Alexandria, VA (2017)

Workshop Oriental Brush Painting, Green Spring Gardens Park, (2017)

PAST LECTURES/DEMONSTRATIONS TO ORGANIZATIONS:

Demonstration in Oriental Brush Painting:

Springfield Art Guild (2017)

Green Spring Gardens Park (2017)

Beatley Library (2017)

National Chapter Sumi-e Society (2016)

Sumi-e Society Chapter (2014)

Workhouse Arts Center (2013)

Springfield Art Guild (2013)

Vienna Arts Society (2011)

McLean Arts (2011)

Goodwin House (2010)

Women’s Club (2013)

######