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    • Please join me for the Opening Nov. 5, 3-5 pm, or come see the show at Annapolis’ best gallery , in the wonderful old town historic district of Annapolis… 18 State Circle, Annapolis, MD;

      MFA: Strokes of Genius 2017
      Maryland Federation of Art presents 77 artists

      Selected works will be on exhibit at MFA’s Circle Gallery from October 27 to November 25, 2017. Reception and Awares: November 5, 3-5 pm
      JUROR: Susan Behrends Frank, Ph.D., Curator, The Phillips Collection, Washington DC

      MFA Circle Gallery: Daily 11-5pm • 18 State Circle, Annapolis, MD 21401 Telephone 410-268-4566 • Email: • Website: MD Relay: 1-800-735-2258 • Gallery is accessible to persons with disabilities. ; MFA Circle Gallery Consistently Voted Best in Annapolis

      Established in 1963, MFA (Maryland Federation of Art) is a non-pro t 501(c)3 art organization supported by individual, corporate, and public sector contributions. MFA is supported through grants from the Maryland State Arts Council and the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County

      Maryland Federation of Art ; Circle Gallery ? 2017 Exhibition Schedule 18 State Circle, Annapolis MD, 21401

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    • Please join me for the Opening Reception of the Kaizen Center American University Artists’ Alumni Show 2017 on Saturday September 3, 5:00 - 7:30 pm…or anytime during the month (see the invitation card) or email me. Parking is easy, the space is lovely, refreshments… I’ll have a series of new small collage-oriented paintings in the show as well as some large paintings
    • Moments Along The Way: New works by Amy Barker-Wilson, solo show, November 30 to January 1. Please join me at the opening reception Saturday December 3, 5-8 pm. Demo on Collage by Patsy Fleming and Amy Sunday Dec.11, 2-4 pm at the gallery.
      Foundry gallery, 2118 – 8th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001, (202) 232-0203, - street and lot parking on block

    • STROKES OF GENIUS, juried works of Maryland Federation of Art, Circle Gallery, 18 State circle, Old Town, Annapolis MD, Oct. 24 - Nov. 27 - come join me at the opening reception, Nov. 6, 3-5 pm. Awards presented at 4:00pm.
      juror: Joey P. Mánlapaz of Corcoran Art School.
    • Come see the artists of Bannockburn, MD, and musicians too (last weekend)…reception Aug 26
    • Maryland Federation of Art, Juried Members Show, juror Cynthia McBride, owner of McBride Gallery, Annapolis:
      Exhibition Dates: September 15 - October 8, 2016 at MFA Circle Gallery.
      Reception: September 25, 3-5pm. Circle Gallery, 18 State Circle, Annapolis, MD 21401
      MFA Circle Gallery at 410-268-4566 or
    • Group 93 presents Recent Works at the Rotunda of the Kaizen Arts Center, American University, Washington DC
      curated by Dr. Penay, American University professor and artist : opens Sept. 26 - Oct. 24
    • New works on display at the monthly member show at The Foundry Gallery, 2118 8th St., N.W., Washington D.C. 20026. Openings and monthly reception first Friday evening of the month 6 - 8 pm , as part of the Dupont Circle Art walk. Call to meet artist.
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    • Rotating works in bins with presentation archival book and other stored works are available


  • At Large: A Group Show of Large Works

    Wednesday, January 6 — Sunday, January 31
    Foundry Gallery, 2118 8th St., NW., Washington DC 202 322 0203
    Note: Foundry Gallery has moved! Come visit us… next to the new Washington Project for the Arts!
  • Amberblue Galleries invites you to see the recent works of Amy Barker-Wilson entitled In a Summer Light at the Daystar Gallery (of the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament) at Chevy Chase Circle/MD/DC this next month. Please join us for the reception next Sunday, June 14, between 2 and 4 pm!!
    The show will be open from June 8th through July 10th and be on display daily.
    Daystar Gallery at Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament
    3630 Quesada St. NW, Washington, DC 20015 Open daily but call ahead for confirmation tel no. 202 966 - 6575.
  • The Painted Word - Collaborative show of Foundry Gallery Artists and Poets from The Writer’s Center April 1-26, 2015
    Opening reception, April 10, 6-8 pm
    Poetry reading and artists/poets dialogue event , April 12, 3-5 pm (I will be showing work from the poem Bolero by poet Mary Tercheck). Click for more information
  • Fresh Outloud - large group show at Delapaine Visual Arts Center, Frederick MD. April 4-16, 2015
    Opening reception and artists’ talks - April 4 , 3-5 pm. Click for more information
  • Amberblue Galleries invites you to see the recent works of Amy Barker-Wilson entitled In a Summer Light at the Daystar Gallery (of the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament) at Chevy Chase Circle/MD/DC this next month. Please join us for the reception next Sunday, June 14, between 2 and 4 pm!!
    The show will be open from June 8th through July 10th and be on display daily.
    Daystar Gallery at Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament
    3630 Quesada St. NW, Washington, DC 20015 Open daily but call ahead for confirmation tel no. 202 966 - 6575.
  • Foundry Gallery All-Members Show The Passing Moment
    Works By Foundry Members
    January 2 - February 2
    Opening Reception: Friday January 2
    Please see a review of this show in the Washington Post
  • Portal One by Amy Barker-Wilson 60x30in. MARYLAND FEDERATION OF ART present 'STROKES OF GENIUS'
    A national juried show at Circle Gallery - Annapolis, MD historic circle. My piece "Portal One" was accepted ... come join us in Annapolis for the opening reception
    Exhibition dates: October 31 to November 22 at the Maryland Federation of Art, Circle Gallery
    Reception: Sunday, November 9, 3-5pm. Awards presented at 4:00pm.
  • 2014 GROUP 93
    Alumni & Associates
    September 23- October 21, 2014
    Katzen Rotunda Gallery
    The American University 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW Washington, DC 20016
    Hours: 10-7 daily
    Reception: Sunday, September 28, 3-6pm
    Please come join us for the opening reception - I will have approx 6-8 works
    Easy free parking right under building
  • Foundry Gallery, Fireworks, July Show

    Alchemical Body
    72x48 in, 2013, $1500, mixed media

    30x72 in., mixed media. $1400
  • MFA CIRCLE GALLERY presents: the annual juried Nation Competition of Maryland Federation of Art at College Park, at The Art Gallery at University of Maryland, College Park Campus, June 24 - August 2. (call for exact directions 301-405-1472; near the Sociology Building, easy to park). Juried by Ann Schaefer, associate director of prints, Baltimore Museum of Art. June 25 - August 2.
  • The Outloud Artists showing a major work each in the grand hall of the Marriott Renaissance Hotel at Dupont Circle. February-March, 2012

  • 8 works in the Group 93 Annual Art show painting, drawing, sculpture at the Katzen Arts Center Rotunda Gallery at American University, curated by Luciano Penay, August 20-September 8, 2013, Open daily 10-7, Reception Saturday August 24, 4-7
  • Capitol Hill Center Galleries/ Regional Juried Exhibition - June Jun3 24, 8-10 pm thru Sept. 1, 3 pm. at the Old Naval Hospital; Opening reception and awards ceremony, Tuesday June 25, 6-8pm. Juror : Jack Rasmussen, Director of the Katzen gallery

  • Outloud Artists at City Hall, January - , Alexandria VA June 2012
  • Maryland Federation of Art's ANNUAL NATIONAL COMPETITION at the University of Maryland, sponsored by Circle Gallery, Annapolis MD - June 24 through August 2, Reception and awards presentations June 28, 6-8 pm, to be held at The Art Gallery, U of MD. Juror: Dan Mills, Director of Bates Colllege Museum of Art
  • Outloud Artists at Montpelier, March 9th to April 27, 2013.
  • Foundry Gallery's Outloud Artists Show and" Tribute to the artist, Amy Barker-Wilson". April 3 - 28th, 2013, reception , April 5, 6-8 pm Dupont Circle Walk. 1314 18th St., NW., Washington DC 20006.
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  • Group show with the Outloud Artists at the West Windsor Arts, Princeton, NJ
    October 14 - November 21, opening reception and talk Sunday, October 14th "the Aesthetics of Abstract Art.
    I have 4 paintings in the show.
  • Outloud Artists group show selected by the Alexandria Commission for the Arts at The Lee Center, Alexandria VA, from July 2012 through December 2012.
  • Maryland Federation of Art presents "Strokes of Genius" a National competition selection of my painting "Beyond Horizons" at Annapolis' Circle Gallery, opening Nov. 2 thru 24th, Opening reception Nov. 11, 3-6 pm, juried by Mark Karnes, Professor of Painting at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, MD.
  • 9 paintings shown with NewGroup93 show at the Katzen Art Center Rotunda, American University, Washington DC , hours 10-6 pm daily; curated by Luciano Penay, Sept. 20-October 21, 2012; Reception: Saturday, September 22, 4-7 pm
  • invitation XL-XS Exhibition at University of Maryland (ExtraLarge extra small Formats) presented by the Maryland Federation of Art is showing from June 27 - August 4, 2012. I have two XL paintings in this National Exhibit, judged by Barrett Nemet, Dept. Head of Painting at MICA (now rated the top art school in the country) . See invitation card for details and map - Sociology /Art Gallery, Un of MD, open Wed, Thurs and Friday and last Saturday of the month. My pieces are "Alchemical Body" and "Untimely Blizzard" -- this is an extraordinary show and I am honored to be chosen to have two paintings !
  • Yellow Barn Studio and Gallery annual juried show -- see newspaper link - open weekends 12-5 pm through December 18th.
  • ABSTRACT PAINTING & HANDCRAFTED JEWELRY will be shown just in time for the holidays! Please join 8 local painters and jewelry designer for this festive, fun event. Amy’s small works with be included in this sale.
    Friday December 9th, pm
    Saturday December 10 11 -7 pm - with artist's reception from 5- 7 pm
    Sunday December 11th, 12 - 5 pm.

    At: Shaune Bazner Accessories
    5117 MacArthur Blvd. NW Washington DC 20016 (above Chen' Gourmet Restaurant)
    Questions: call 202 537 2980
  • Foundry Gallery solo show Journeys: New Works. Press Release. Exhibit Dates: Wednesday, November 2- Sunday, November 27, 2011
  • Group show, Outloud Painters, at Glenview Mansion, Rockville Civic Center Park, MD July 10 - August 2, 2011: 3 paintings
  • Group show, Group 93, curated by Luciano Penay, art professor at American University, at theKatzen Arts Center of the American University, Washington DC - August 6 - Sept 3, 2011: 8 paintings
  • Works by Amy Barker-Wilson and Robert Weiner, The Bethesda Library, June 1 - 30. See picture
  • Outloud Painters at River Road Unitarian Church, Bethesda MD
    June 4 - June 30, 2011, opening reception June 12
  • Solo show, Alchemical Transformations, Foundry Gallery, May 5 - 30th, Opening Reception, May 7, 6-8 pm.
  • Solo show: Luminous Metaphors: Metaphysical Landscapes. Recent works by Amy Barker-Wilson will be shown at the Daystar Gallery, Shrine of the Blessed Scarament, 3630 Quesada & Western Aves., Chevy Chase MD 20015 from Wed. Jan. 13 - Fri Feb 12, 2010. (gallery open 8:30 - 4 pm daily, call ahead, 202 966 6575). Please join us for the Opening Reception Sunday January 17th, 2-4 pm. We look forward to seeing you!
  • Art Is A Gift 50 Artists, Touchstone Gallery And Foundry Gallery
    December 10,11 and 12 at Go Mama Go's"!
    1809 14th Street NW, Washington, DC
    Monday 12 - 7, Tuesday - Saturday 11 - 7, Sunday 12 - 5
    Reception: Friday, December 11, 6:00 - 8:00pm
  • Foundry Gallery's annual holiday show -- fundraiser for the gallery - works for sale at gift prices -- Come see our last show before we change locations......December 2 - 27, 2009. Opening reception is December 4, 6-8 pm.
  • HUSH! The Foundry Gallery's Second Annual Auction Benefit, for the Duke Ellington School of the Arts, ongoing silent bidding, Closing reception Sept. 26th . One work donated by the artist, A Pair of Pears. See
  • Transluminescent Metaphors, Works by Amy Barker-Wilson will be on view at the Amsterdam-Whitney Gallery in New York City, from July 10 through August 4, 2009. Amy Will exhibit some works from her exhibit Last Wild Places and other new works. Join us for the Opening Reception Thursday July 16th, 6-8 pm. See Amsterdam-Whitney Gallery website for details. See Press Release.
  • SMALL MYSTERIES, multiple small works by the artist on canvas, paper and wood, Gallery 3, FOUNDRY GALLERY, June 3-28, 2009. Opening receptions: Friday and Saturday June 5th and 6th, 6-8 pm.
  • THE OUTLOUD ARTISTS a group of award-winnning non-representational painters who work and show together will hold our SPRING EXHIBITION at the Sandy Springs Museum, Sandy Springs MD 20860 April 1 - May 31, 2009. Join us for a reception Sunday April 5th, 3-5 pm. Contact Sandy Spring Museum at or call 301-774-0022.
  • December Members' Show at Foundry Gallery, December 3-28, 2008; opening reception is December 5 from 6-8 pm. 2-3 new works exhibited.
  • Members' Show, Foundry Gallery, July 30 to August 31, Opening reception: Friday August 1, 6-8 pm. 3-4 piece of new work.
  • Group Show with The Outloud Painters at The Black Rock Center for the Arts:
    Living Outloud—in the Abstract!
    Abstract painting; mixed media
    May 7–June 6
    Join us for the Artist reception: May 10 (5:30–7:30 p.m.) With a quote by Emile Zola as their credo—“If you ask me what I came to do in this world, I, an artist, I will answer you: I am here to live out loud.”—the OUTLOUD painters firmly establish their collective vision, represented through abstract works that are best described as bold, explosive, breathtaking, monumental. In short, out loud.
  • RECENT WORKS, Solo Show, Foundry Gallery, March 5 to April 3, 2008. Opening reception Friday March 7, 6-9 pm., 1314 18th St., N.W., Washington D.C. 20026. Click to read Press Release.
    Artist will speak about abstract art and her process of creating for this show: Saturday March 29, at 4 pm at the gallery. All welcome!
  • 17th Annual Strathmore Membership Juried Exhibition group show. February 23, 2008 - April 5, 2008, MICHEALE HARRINGTON, JUROR, MANSION, FIRST FLOOR GALLERIES & GUDELSKY GALLERY, Rockville MD (selected pieces)
  • Foundry Members Holiday Show -- exhibit dates: December 5 - 30th, Opening Reception: Friday, December 7 from 6 to 8 PM. Works include canvases and framed paper mixed media work of deep space abstracted landscapes, focusing on 'the essential point where In and Out meet.'
  • Three Women Abstract Show, with Mary Wagner and Patsy Fleming, Landow Gallery, Landon School, Bethesda MD 20817: Sept. 14, to Oct. 12, 2007 - opening reception Sept. 16th, 5-7 pm.
  • New Works, Members of the Foundry Gallery Gallery, 1314 18th St., NW, Washington DC, August 1 - September 2. Opening reception: Friday, August 3, 6-8 pm. Several works including work on invitational card by the artist will be on display.
  • All-Media Membership Show, The Art League, Torpedo Factory, Alexandria VA: opening July 8th (juror Michael Pierce, Nat. Gall): Improv (for Miles)
  • Small Works: Silkpaintings and oils, abstracts and florals: Foundry Gallery, Gallery Three, July 2 through July 29; reception with Spanish guest artist Sarragua Leyva, July 6 from 6 to 8 pm
  • All-Media Membership Show, The Art League, Torpedo Factory, Alexandria VA: April 3 - May 4, 2007: Honorable Mention for Swing (see Juror's statement on web site Jurors: Clifford Chieffo, Nat. Gall)
  • All-Media Membership Show, The Art League, Torpedo Factory, Alexandria VA: Mar 7 - April 2, 2007. Painting in show - SOLD.
  • New Members' Show at Foundry Gallery: Jan.31-Feb.28, 2007, 2007, Washington DC 20025; Wed-Sun, 12-6 pm: 8 major paintings and drawings on display by the artist with 5 other members, sculpture, photography and paintings.
  • Visualize Peace: Works by Gallery members, Foundry Gallery, Dec.1, 2006 - Jan. 3, 2007. Four works by the artist
  • Paintings of the Bahamas Group exhibit at Glen Echo Park, Yellow Barn Gallery, 7300 MacArthur Blvd.. Glen Echo, MD . September 2 to 4, 2006
  • Red Group Show, Foundry members, July 2006,. Foundry Gallery, Washington DC
Detail: Sea of Life, acrylic on canvas, 30" x 40"

All artwork © 2007 - 2017 by Amy Barker-Wilson