ECA Art News Briefs

ECA Art News Briefs
Life Pieces to Masterpieces Announces New Executive Director

Life Pieces to Masterpieces Announces New Executive Director

The Board of Directors of Life Pieces to Masterpieces (LPTM) and the entire LPTM family announce that Joy King-Pike has been appointed as the new Executive Director, effective March 1, 2017.

Joy will help to launch a new chapter in Life Pieces’ stellar 20-year history of serving African American boys and young men, ages 3 to 25, in Washington’s Wards 7 and 8. She joins forces with (more…)

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Artomatic Moves to Crystal City in 2017

Artomatic Moves to Crystal City in 2017

Artomatic returns for its signature art event to be held this year in Crystal City, Virginia. Artomatic draws hundreds of artists and performers throughout the DC, Maryland and Virginia area to showcase their talents for a six week long free exhibition that routinely attracts thousands of visitors.

This year, the Crystal City Business Improvement District (CCBID) welcomes Artomatic back to (more…)

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Artist Spotlight:  Rush Baker IV, a Legacy of Service

Artist Spotlight: Rush Baker IV, a Legacy of Service

The Prince George’s African American Museum and Cultural Center’s most recent exhibition, Through Their Eyes–Art, Education, and Influence, features works by some of today’s most prominent visual artists, all of whom honed their skills in the Prince George’s County CVPA (Center for Visual and Performing Arts) Programs at Suitland and Northwestern High Schools. Rush Baker IV, one of the exhibition’s featured artists, is (more…)

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Capitol Hill Arts Workshop Announces New Co-Executive Directors, Amy Moore and Hannah Jacobson Blumenfeld

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop Announces New Co-Executive Directors, Amy Moore and Hannah Jacobson Blumenfeld

The Board of Directors of The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) announced today the spring 2017 retirement of CHAW’s long-time Executive Director, Jill Strachan, who has led the organization since 2007, and the appointment of Amy Moore and Hannah Jacobson Blumenfeld as Co-Executive Directors to succeed her.

“There is not enough room in a single statement to share our appreciation for Jill and the incredible work she has done for the past ten years to build CHAW into the thriving organization it is today,” said Board President Patricia Jackson.

As she transitions to retirement, Jill will serve CHAW in (more…)

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Arlington Art Center’s “Curators Spotlight” Introduces Four Rising Curators to Region

Arlington Art Center’s “Curators Spotlight” Introduces Four Rising Curators to Region

Arlington Arts Center’s Curators Spotlight provides a platform for new curators, artists, and ideas in the Mid-Atlantic Region to create groundbreaking exhibitions. Launched in 2015, the Curators Spotlight exhibition returns this year to continue AAC’s commitment to contemporary art.

This nine-month program formalizes AAC’s long-standing tradition of elevating local and regional curators by offering professional guidance and support during the development of their exhibitions.

This year’s emerging curators are (more…)

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CulturalDC Announces New Board Members Julie Chase, Todd Galaida and Ted Toon

CulturalDC Announces New Board Members Julie Chase, Todd Galaida and Ted Toon

CulturalDC announces the addition of Julie Chase, Todd Galaida and Ted Toon to the CulturalDC Board of Directors.

“We’re excited to welcome all three to our board as we continue to execute our mission to facilitate economic and cultural vibrancy across Washington DC,” said Tanya Hilton, interim executive director of CulturalDC. “Julie Chase, Todd Galaida and Ted Toon are (more…)

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