Gallery Openings and Events

Fifth Annual Downtown Hyattsville Arts Festival

5500 Baltimore Avenue and Jefferson Street Hyattsville, Maryland

Saturday, September 22, 2012
From 11am to 5pm

Join East City Art at the Fith Annual Downtown Hyattsville Arts Festival!  Come visit us at our booth.  We will be raffling off an original piece by Gail Vollrath (see image below).

“Unknown”. Oil, china marker on paper 8″ x 7.75″ by Gail Vollrath
Refer to the East City Art Hyattville Art Festival page for the latest updates, changes or notifications

Getting Here

Parking *Updated!*


Lots 1 & 2
DeMatha HS, enter Madison St
Beside the Historic Lustine Ctr (Community Ctr and artdc Gallery)


Lot 3
There is City Parking available between the Armory and Renaissance Sq, in the
center aisle.


Lot 4
On Ingraham St, also via Longfellow St & Baltimore Ave


Lot 5
Circle onto Hamilton St and turn right, beside Minority Access and the Arcade on Gallatin St


Lot 6
Turn right on Gallatin St, onto the Hyattsville Municipal Building lot












Public Transportation

  • Rhode Island Ave-Brentwood Station (Red Line, transfer to 81, 82, 83, 86)
  • College Park-U of MD Station (Green Line – transfer to 81, 82, 83, 84, 86, TB 17 Route1Ride)
  • The Prince George’s Station (Green Line – transfer to 86, F4, F6, F8, TB 12 & 13)
  • West Hyattsville Station (Green Line – transfer to F8, TB 12 & 13)



  • Local beer from Franklin’s Restaurant & Brewery  (YES! You can walk around the festival with your beer)
  • Busboys and Poets
  • Chipotle
  • Elevation Burger
  • Spice 6
  • Tara Thai
  • Yogi Castle
Exhibiting Artists, Designers, Educators and Performers

Music  and Performances

  • Atomic Mosquitos
  • Cheick HamalaDiabate and Band
  • Ellen Cherry
  • Fujareh Band
  • Jayamangala
  • Matthew Mills
  • Olu Yemisi & Company

Organized by Riaz Zaman and Stage Management by Joe’s Movement Emporium & World Arts Focus

Arts Organizations

  • Art Works Studio School Creative Arts Education
  • Hyattsville Community Arts Alliance (HCAA) Local Arts Collaborative
  • Joe’s Movement Emporium & World Arts Focus Performing Arts Center


  • Beth Hess WunderAround (Blown Glass)
  • Brand Dave Original T-Shirts
  • Fisticuffs Handmade Leather Goods
  • Gina Mai Denn Gina Mai Denn Pottery
  • Jen Athanas Jen-A-Fusion Fashion Accessories
  • Interior Edens Container Gardens
  • Mystic Water Soap Artisan Soap (and Body Products)
  • Rachel Aughenbaugh Duct Tape Artistry
  • Richard Brown Wood Sculpture, HCAA
  • Tarabu Handmade Quilts
  • Yakitoko Handprinted T-Shirts
  • Furniture and Interior Design
  • Erica Riggio & Angela Justice Riggio Design
  • Hubert May StudioHue
  • Juana Beverly Painted Leaves Art Studio


  • Alia Manshio Splendor R
  • Chad Hemmert Chadstract Multimedia
  • Ellen Bretz Touch of Glass
  • Kristal Bassett Posada Reina Marie Jewelry
  • Leah Staley Leah Staley Designs
  • Marisa Rand Skullery
  • Mosi Harrington Wondrous Beads, HCAA
  • Sara Pollack Arden Jewelry Design
  • Sue Page Lampwork Artistry

Literary Arts

  • David Levy “Revolt of the Animals”
  • Melissa Avery et al. “Images of America: Riverdale Park”
  • Richard Morris “Well Considered”

Mixed Media

  • Bruce Hellington Abstract
  • Cas Loll
  • Delia Mychajluk HCAA
  • Kerry Richardson Kreative Spirit
  • Lisa K. Rosenstein
  • Nancy Sims Eye Choose Love, HCAA


  • Denise Brown HCAA
  • Francesca Downs Oils & Acrylics, Drawings
  • Hilary Theis
  • Ida Mitchell Art-Ida
  • Jay Durrah Jay Durrah’s Art
  • Joseph Sheppard HCAA
  • Marite Vidales Acrylics and Mixed Media
  • Mary Ann Lipovsky Pen, Ink, Watercolor, HCAA
  • Michele Banks Artmonger
  • Pierre-Antoine Goho Acrylics and Mixed Media, HCAA
  • Roxanne Ando Pen and Paintbrush, HCAA
  • Tara Jones Abstract Acrylic Painting

Graphic, Photography + Printmaking

  • Cindy Fischthal Cindy Fischthal Photography
  • Denisse Bento Denbento Art & Design
  • Joseph Craig English Original Handprinted Serigraphs
  • Jon Barrows Jon Barrows Art & Photography
  • Ric Garcia Graphic Design, HCAA
  • Robert Bassett Photography