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Jun 12, 2014

Transformer’s 11th Annual Silent Auction & Benefit Party

You are cordially invited to attend

The 11th Annual t r a n s f o r m e r Silent Auction & Benefit Party

Saturday, November 22, 2014, 8-11pm
American University’s Katzen Arts Center

4400 Massachusetts Ave NW

Washington DC 20016

Featuring over 150 artworks by locally, nationally, and internationally based
emerging & established artists

Savories, sweets, and drinks provided by several of Washington DC’s finest restaurants.
Music by special guest DJ’s


Attendance is $150 if purchased on or before November 1

$175 after November 1

Advance Ticket Purchase is Required

Silent Auction bidding will take place from 8 – 9:30pm
Auction sales will be announced starting at 9:45pm

Cash, Check, Visa, Mastercard, and AMEX payment will be accepted for all artwork purchases

All artwork will need to be picked up at Transformer or delivered by HMB post-Auction

Auction proceeds benefit t r a n s f o r m e r programs

Many thanks to our Diplomatic Chair, The Ambassador of Sweden Björn Lyrvall & Madeleine Lyrvall.

Images of selected works from the 2014 Auction l. to r: Peter Eide, Untitled (Radiant LVII); 2014; Frank Day, Koons Bunny, 2009; Felipe Goncalves, Snow Fucks Rainbow, 2011; Chandi Kelley, Amethyst, 2014; Dana Ellyn, Angela, 2014; Yuriko Yamaguchi, Spring #3, 2014.

Jun 01, 2014

Brightest Young Things on DC’s vibrant art scene

"...Beneath the behemoth cultural importers of the Smithsonians, the Hirshorn and the National Portrait Gallery, however, a community of collaborative and resourceful artists are redefining DC’s cultural landscape.

It has never been a better time to be young and creative in the district, as a kinetic art scene comprised of collectives and community-focused art is simmering with a building momentum and a magnetic authenticity."

> read full article @ Brightest Young Things

May 14, 2014

FlatFile Summer Socials

New selections of work from Transformer’s dynamic FlatFile program will be presented weekly via Wednesday evening Summer Social openings, 6-8pm with treats from our new neighbor and sponsor Dolcezza. Each weekly presentation of new work from the FlatFile will also feature creative workshops, artist talks and other socially engaged programming led by FlatFile artists.

Launched in spring 2007, Transformer's FlatFile is an evolving collection of works in a variety of two-dimensional mediums including collage, photography, painting, drawing, hand silkscreens and prints approximately 16x20" in size and smaller. Featuring more than 200 works by DC, national, and internationally based emerging artists, works from the FlatFile have been presented in art fairs and in national and international exhibitions.

Different selections of work from the FlatFile will be presented throughout the following schedule:

Wednesday, July 9 – Saturday, July 12
Wednesday, July 16 – Saturday, July 19
Wednesday, July 23 – Saturday, July 26
Wednesday, July 30 – Saturday, August 2
Wednesday, August 6 – Saturday, August 9

FlatFile Summer Socials exhibition hours are: Wed - Sat, noon-6pm.

Stay tuned for additional programming.

May 02, 2014

Framework Panel 20: Contemporary Art in the Caribbean

Apr 14, 2014

FRAMEWORK PANEL #19 The Art of Organizing – Artist Developed Models of Creative Engagement

Apr 14, 2014

Paul Shortt: How to Be a Professional Amateur

Mar 24, 2014

Transformer announces the 2014 Collector’s View Series

Sep 26, 2013

Transformer presents Strike Work by US English

Sep 26, 2013

CONNECT: Artists + Community

Sep 22, 2013

New additions to the FlatFile online store!

Transformer's online FlatFile Store now features works by Joan BelmarElizabeth Graeber, Lisa McCarty, Lauren Rice, and Bonner Sale.  Their works, as well as 75 works by 15 additional FlatFile artists, are available for purchase online.

Each month, Transformer adds new  work to our online FlatFile store. There are currently 200+ works in Transformer's overall FlatFile program by 50 incredible artists.  While we continue to add works online, feel free to stop by Transformer to see the works in person.

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