Zenith Gallery Presents:


Zenith Gallery 
in association with
Busboys and Poets   & Lake Research Partners  
RESIST Re-Invigorate and Express Your Views, Thoughts & Concerns
Nationally Juried Show at Zenith Gallery & Busboys and Poets
Show Dates at Zenith Gallery:  July 13 -  September 30, 2017 
Show Dates at BUSBOYS & POETS: July 15, 2017 - January 2018

AT BUSBOYS and POETS  at City Vista: 1025 5th (& "K") Street, NW WDC MAP

An opportunity for you and the artists to discuss the work and the exhibition.

RESIST artworks are exhibited at these BUSBOYS and POETS Locations: 
    City Vista - 1025 5th (& "K") Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001 
    Takoma - 235 Carroll Street, NW, Washington, DC 20012 
Brookland - 625 Monroe Street, NE, Washington, DC 20017 
         Shirlington - 4251 South Campbell Ave, Arlington, VA 22206


Artists: Sandy Adams, Doba Afolabi, Elizabeth Ashe, Paloma Barada, Leda Black, Ivanete Blanco, Rachael Bohlander,
Anne Bouie, William Buchanan, Lea Craigie-Marshall, Jessica Damen,  Jeremy Darby, Diane Dompka, Thalia Doukas,
Bulsby Duncan, Elizabeth Eby, Cheryl Edwards, Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg, Rene Fisher, Michelle D. Flamer, Billy Forrest, Valerie Gladstone, Philip Hazard, Gregory Hein, David Jackson, Leonard Jewler, Mihira Karra, Sally Kauffman, Katherine Kendall, Anita Kunz, Joanie Landau, Marni Manning, Michelle Marcello, Kristine Mays, Craig Meklir, Jenae Michelle, Meredith Morris,
Nancy Nesvet, Carol Newmyer, Keith Norval, Katharine Owens, Sandi Parker, Preston Sampson, Hy’ete Seasea, Harriett Sosson, Robert Sulkin, Ann Marie Williams, Andrew Wohl, and Curtis Woody.

RESIST is in honor of the latest Resist movements captivating the globe. We invited professional artists to submit works that interpret and reflect the state of our world today. What is happening to our democracy and our government and the people in our city, nation and world? From climate change, health care, tax cuts, Muslim ban, women’s issues the March for Science, No DAPL, Education, Air Quality, GMOs, and our relationship with the rest of the world!

First Prize winner will receive $450, Second Prize, $350, and Third Prize winner will receive $250, honorable mentions $100 Gift cards for BUSBOYS and POETS, Will be announced at August Opening.

Zenith Gallery has established deep roots in the nation’s capital with artists and collectors across America and around the world. Long at the forefront of the Washington arts scene, we seek out and feature exceptional artists at varying stages of their careers. 

Busboys and Poets A community gathering place. First established in 2005, Busboys and Poets was created by owner Andy Shallal, activist and restaurateur. Busboys and Poets now in 5 locations is a community resource for artists, activists, writers, thinkers and dreamers.


Carol Rhodes Dyson
Carol has over 30 years’ experience as an art administrator, educator and now curator for museums, galleries, cultural institutions and alternative spaces in Washington, DC; Baltimore, MD and Kansas City, MO. She has extensive experience in exhibition research and production, public program development and performing arts/interdisciplinary productions. Most recently, Carol founded “Social Impact Arts Collective,” a non-profit organization providing curatorial and educational services for underserved communities.

Margery Goldberg
Ms. Goldberg is the owner and curator of Zenith Gallery, as well as the Executive Director and Founder of The Zenith Community Arts Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization in Washington D.C. Since founding Zenith Gallery in 1978, Ms. Goldberg has curated over 450-plus shows (including numerous traveling exhibitions), multiple Art League shows, and more than 100 corporate collections and projects, including major outdoor sculptures and a permanent installation at the Smithsonian Institute’s Air and Space Museum. 

Celinda Lake
Ms. Lake is a prominent pollster and political strategist for progressives. Celinda currently serves as President of Lake Research Partners.  She is the recipient of an American Political Consultant Award and the Opportunity Agenda Creative Change Award. She has worked on innovative message projects that helped redefine language on the economy, inequality, big money in politics, climate change, public schools, teachers, and criminal justice reform.


Where:                            1429 Iris St., NW, Washington DC, 20012-1409

Exhibit on Display:     At ZENITH GALLERY Thursday July 13, - September 30, 2017

Opening Reception:   Thursday, August 31, 6-8 pm at BUSBOYS and POETS 1025 5th and (“K”), NW WDC

Information:                  Margery Goldberg, 202-783-2963, or

Gallery Hours:              Wednesday- Saturday 12- 6pm, please call for appointment for other times  

Exhibit on Display:     At BUSBOYS and POETS: July 15, 2017 - January 2018

Information:                  Carol Rhodes Dyson:, 202-332-6432


Now celebrating 39 years in the nation’s capital, Zenith is recognized for its unique mix of contemporary art in a wide variety of media,
style and subject.  The gallery provides high-quality acquisition, art consulting, commissioning, appraisal and framing services, through its
gallery/salon/ sculpture garden off 16th Street at 1429 Iris St NW, WDC 20012.  Zenith also curates rotating exhibits at the
Eleven Sculpture Space at 1111 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, WDC 20004