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Fisher Gallery Features ‘In and of the Land’ Through March 29

The Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall & Arts Center’s Margaret W. and Joseph L. Fisher Art Gallery at the Alexandria campus of Northern Virginia Community College is featuring paintings by Clive Pates and ceramics by Virginia Rood Pates now through March 29.

The exhibition, called “In and of the Land,” features work that relates on multiple levels – the relationship of the artists, the source material of a common landscape and a harmony of color and abstract form.

According to a press release sent out about the exhibition, “Clive’s paintings are a perceptual record of their travels through the United States and Europe, while Virginia’s ceramics are constructed of the materials that created these same landscapes.”

The Fisher Art Gallery is located on the upper level of the Schlesinger Center is open Monday – Friday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and during performances. For more information, visit