The Shape of Things to Come

Opening Reception:
Friday, February 1, 2019
6-8 p.m.
Show Dates:
February 1, 2019 – April 5, 2019
Gallery Hours:
Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. 
Featured Artists Include:
Shelley Picot, Gretchen Schermerhorn, Amare Selfu and Vidya Vijayasekharan

The Arts and Humanities
 Council of Montgomery County (AHCMC) is pleased to celebrate the opening of The Shape of Things to Come with a public reception at the Betty Mae Kramer Gallery and Music Room on February 1, 2019, from 68 p.m. The Shape of Things to Come features contemporary sculpture across materials by noted Montgomery County – based artists: Shelley Picot, Gretchen Schermerhorn, Amare Selfu and Vidya VijayasekharanThese four artists have innovated and transformed the traditional materials and techniques of sculpture to produce forward leaning artworks. Their art responds to contemporary issues dealing with politics, environment, and attitudes.  

“We are excited to kick-off 2019 with inventive new work by local artists in Montgomery County,” says Suzan Jenkins, AHCMC CEO. “It will be interesting to see how each sculptor’s unique perspective of current affairs sparks constructive dialogue among members of our diverse community.” 

The Shape of Things to Come is curated by Amina Cooper, AHCMC’s Public Art Manager. Opening reception is free and open to the public. The exhibition will be on view February 1 through April 5, 2019. Tickets can be reserved at  

For more information about the artists and images of the opening reception click here.


About the Kramer Gallery  
Kramer Gallery is the first and only art gallery dedicated specifically to showcasing Montgomery County’s emerging and mid-career visual artists. The gallery is managed and operated by the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County, in collaboration with the Montgomery County Government. Located at 1 Veterans Place, Silver Spring Maryland with standard operating hours on Monday – Friday from 10 AM – 6 PM. The gallery is free and open to the public. For additional information, please visit us at