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Def Leppard’s Rick Allen To Bring Art Exhibition To Washington DC Area

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Wentworth Gallery is honored to present, in its DC Metro premiere, Rick Allen’s works from his latest collection entitled “Rick Allen:  Angels and Icons” Rick’s art is currently being showcased exclusively in Wentworth Gallery locations throughout the country, and the dual presentations in Virginia and Maryland are the second stop on the tour: future cities include South Florida, Atlanta and Philadelphia.  www.wentworth-art.com

"Red, White & Blues"

“Red, White & Blues”

This extraordinary collection of mixed media originals featuring his personal photography, light art and painting will be on exhibition and available for acquisition in a dual-exhibition presentation at two Wentworth Gallery locations in Bethesda, MD and McLean, VA on Saturday, March 21st, 2015.   The gallery welcomes all Rick Allen enthusiasts and collectors as their invited guests for special live appearances by the Artist.

Rick Allen will be making two very special appearances at these two charitable events at both Wentworth Gallery locations on Saturday, March 21st, 2015. 

Wentworth Gallery:  Bethesda –   12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Wentworth Gallery:  McLean   –     6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

A portion of the proceeds from each and every sale during this extraordinary event will be donated back to Project Resiliency’s Warrior Resiliency Program, sponsored by his charity foundation the Raven Drum Foundation, and each purchaser of a mixed-media original will receive a limited edition hand-signed Commemorative Purple Heart 14 piece.

http://project-resiliency.org/

“We are honored to present this extraordinary Collection in our galleries throughout the country, and to continue our efforts and our tradition of giving back to the men and women who serve our nation so selflessly.  Our goal is to bring exposure to Project Resiliency through artistry.” – Christian O’Mahony, Principal Wentworth Gallery

ARTIST’S STATEMENT

Rick Allen

Rick Allen

Music and Photography have been passions of mine since I was a boy and now I am bringing these artistic expressions to life with paint, light and canvas. My life has been a journey of transformation and my art is a reflection of the many facets of dreams and perceptions that have shaped me to be the person I am today. Each piece has a story and a connection to my life from my roots in England, my life changing car accident, journey to America, travels around the globe and to my deep connection to Wounded Warriors and their struggle to heal.”

“The collection of Union Jacks, Angels, Hearts and Flags express messages of hope, transcendence and the human condition. The colorful pop art renditions of Victorian Phone Booths in London are created as metaphors of human communication and our need for soulful connection.” ~Rick Allen

The gallery welcomes all Rick Allen enthusiasts and collectors as their invited guests for the special live appearance by the Artist.

Website: www.wentworth-art.com

About Wentworth Galleries

As the leading fine art retailer in the United States, Wentworth Gallery features a wide selection of original artwork, limited editions and sculptures from the world’s most acclaimed artists.  Wentworth defines selection by bringing some of the most collected and heralded artists worldwide and by traveling to the far reaches of the globe in order to introduce gallery patrons to new artists whose works are sold exclusively through Wentworth Gallery locations nationwide. Their website, http://www.wentworthgallery.com provides information on featured artists, upcoming exhibits, online orders and directions to the nearest Wentworth Gallery; or call 800-732-6140.

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