Editorial Team

Archives for East City Art Editorial Team

Post provided by the East City Art Editorial Team.

ECA Art News Briefs
Strauss Artist Grants Honor Three Remarkable Artists Working in Public Art, Painting, and Theater Design

Strauss Artist Grants Honor Three Remarkable Artists Working in Public Art, Painting, and Theater Design

The Arts Council of Fairfax County announces three $5,000 Strauss Artist Grants awards to Mount Vernon-based visual artist Linda Hesh, Mason-based painter Scott Hutchison, and Mason-based theatre designer Margaret (Margie) Jervis.

“The Arts Council is honored to recognize and champion these three superlative individual artists,” said Linda S. Sullivan, President and CEO of the Arts Council of Fairfax County. “The Strauss Artist Grant is open to artists of all disciplines residing in Fairfax County, and this year’s recipients were selected from a group of nearly 30 highly qualified artists.”

Linda Hesh’s art explores human connections, concentrating on

Read More
ECA Art News Briefs
Dance Place Announces New Executive Artistic Director Christopher K. Morgan

Dance Place Announces New Executive Artistic Director Christopher K. Morgan

The Dance Place Board of Directors is delighted to announce Christopher K. Morgan as Dance Place’s new Executive Artistic Director starting September 1, 2017. Christopher takes on his new role at Dance Place as a natural progression from his career as an award-winning choreographer, community leader and advocate for diversity in the arts. Morgan leads a new chapter in Dance Place’s history to

Read More
ECA Art News Briefs
Smithsonian American Art Museum Selects FreelandBuck Design for Site-Specific Installation in Renwick Gallery’s Grand Salon

Smithsonian American Art Museum Selects FreelandBuck Design for Site-Specific Installation in Renwick Gallery’s Grand Salon

The Smithsonian American Art Museum has selected FreelandBuck, an architectural design practice based in New York and Los Angeles, to create a site-specific installation for the Bettie Rubenstein Grand Salon at its Renwick Gallery. The installation, titled Parallax Gap, is an immersive, ceiling-suspended structure exploring the interplay between architectural design, fabrication and representation.

Parallax Gap will be on view at the Renwick Gallery from July 1 to Feb. 11, 2018. Independent curator Helen B. Bechtel coordinated the installation.

“The way in which FreelandBuck dissolves

Read More
ECA Art News Briefs
DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities awards $1.7 million in grants in the third quarter of FY 2017

DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities awards $1.7 million in grants in the third quarter of FY 2017

The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (CAH) Board of Commissioners recently approved $1.73 million in grant awards to District-based individuals and organizations to support arts and humanities projects taking place between now and September 30, 2017.

The grant announcements come as part of innoMAYtion, Mayor Bowser’s month-long initiative showcasing how ideas from local entrepreneurs and innovators are making the

Read More
Pages