ECA Art News Briefs

ECA Art News Briefs
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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Torpedo Factory Art Center Prepares for the 2017 Post-Graduate Residents

Torpedo Factory Art Center Prepares for the 2017 Post-Graduate Residents

For the third consecutive year, the Torpedo Factory Art Center prepares to welcome four new Post-Graduate Residents. Fumi Amano, Nakeya Brown, Jay Hendrick, and Samantha Sethi were juried into the program by Kayn Miller, director of exhibitions at the Arlington Art Center.

Starting in January 2017, these four emerging artists will each occupy Studio 12, located in (more…)

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