Label Me: Call Me A Name in the Washington Post

Label Me: Call Me A Name in the Washington Post

  p-image-291″ /> Label Me: Call Me A Name n was featured in a review by Mark Jenkins in the Washington Post of the 2014 GRACE members exhibit .

The Candy Store Reviewed in the Washington Post

The Candy Store Reviewed in the Washington Post

“Two years ago, Jackie Hoysted showed paintings of glowering beauties, part runaway model and part feminist warrior. Her current project is, well, sweeter. The Dublin-bred local artist’s “The Candy Store,” at VisArts’s Common Ground Gallery, consists of painted bars and circles in neon and pastel hues. The pigment is mixed with wax, and some of […]

Bloomsday Celebration

Bloomsday Celebration

Bloomsday celebration invite image prepared on behalf of the Irish Embassy At the request of the Cultural Attache at the Irish Embassy I have created a newsletter banner for their invitation card to the Bloomsday Celebration at the Irish Ambassador’s home on June 16th.  Bloomsday is a commemoration and celebration of the life of Irish writer James Joyce during which […]

‘Art Beat’ With Sean Rameswaram, Mar. 15 | WAMU 88.5 – American University Radio

‘Art Beat’ With Sean Rameswaram, Mar. 15 | WAMU 88.5 – American University Radio

‘Art Beat’ With Sean Rameswaram, Mar. 15 By: Sean Rameswaram // March 15, 2012 Several young women with warrior-like confidence are fighting the good fight at Northwest’s Gallery555dc. (March 15-July 29) Spanning the centuries There are lots of ways to celebrate Women’s History Month and one of them is by appreciating exceptional art made by […]

Gazette.Net: The art of destruction

Gazette.Net: The art of destruction

The art of destruction Bethesda home becomes an art gallery as it awaits demolition By Cody Calamaio, Staff Writer Exhibits come and go, but the artworks featured at CountDown art space are literally bringing down the house. Inspired by the pop-up gallery phenomenon in which artists temporarily take over spaces to hang work, Jackie Hoysted […]

Huffington Post Interview

Huffington Post Interview

Interview with Arin Greenwood of the Huffington Post WASHINGTON — Artist Jackie Hoysted turned the agonies of quitting smoking into the 13-month blog and multi-media art project “Ashes to Ashes — Send Me Your Last Cigarette.” Hoysted, who is from Ireland and lives in Gaithersburg, Md., told Washington City Paper in 2007 that she knew from hard-won experience […]

Washington Post Review by Mark Jenkins

Washington Post Review by Mark Jenkins

by Mark Jenkins of the <strong>Washington Post</strong> “There are no smiles on the faces shown in “<a href=”http://www.gallery555dc.com/home” data-xslt=”_http”>Girls! Nice Doesn’t Cut It</a>,” a suite of glowering beauties with iconic names. The poses in Jackie Hoysted’s acrylic paintings, at Gallery 555dc, come from fashion shows and magazines; two of the subjects are models on a […]

Critic Review for Construct-Deconstruct on washingtonpost.com

Critic Review for Construct-Deconstruct on washingtonpost.com

Construct-Deconstruct By Michael O’Sullivan of the Washington Post Friday, Mar. 9, 2012 You’ll find the CountDown Temporary Art Space in a residential neighborhood a short walk from the Bethesda Metro. But you won’t find it there much longer. It’s in a house that is scheduled to be demolished in the next six weeks or so (hence the […]

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review by Kurt Shaw

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review by Kurt Shaw

Jackie Hoysted of Gaithersburg, Md., is an artist fascinated with the human form and how to represent it. On one hand, she says, she grapples with the question of how the artist should depict humans as living, breathing things, i.e. what does flesh look like and feel like? And on the other hand, there is […]

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