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Mayor Bowser Presents 34th Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards, Celebrating the Arts and Creative Communities of Washington, DC

Mayor Bowser Presents 34th Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards, Celebrating the Arts and Creative Communities of Washington, DC

Mayor Muriel Bowser presented the 34th Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards to honor artists and organizations and celebrate the District’s arts, humanities, and creative communities. The event was produced by DC Office of Cable Television, Film, Music and Entertainment (OCTFME) and the newly created DC Creative Affairs Office.

“The Mayor’s Arts Awards allows us to showcase and celebrate the artists and makers who shape our hometown flavor and dedicate themselves to sharing their gifts with our community,” said Mayor Bowser. “I am particularly delighted to award this year’s Award for Distinguished Honor to Andy Shallal, who has built Busboys and Poets into hubs of creativity across the region that uplift and empower our artists and performers.”

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Weekly Events List
Weekly Events List: November 6–10

Weekly Events List: November 6–10

Receptions at The Cheshire, AutoShop, ArtReach GW Community Gallery, 39th St. Gallery, Art Impact® International, Katzen Arts Center, CHAW, Potomac Valley Watercolorist, Harmony Hall Arts Center, Gallery B, Foundry Gallery, Touchstone Gallery, and Long View Gallery + Open Studios at Off the Beaten Track Warehouse and Artist Talks at Washington Studio School and Portico Gallery and Studios + Sale at Lee Arts Center. Read More
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Capitol Hill Arts Workshop Announces Carol Antezana as 2019-2020 Darkroom Artist Residency Recipient

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop Announces Carol Antezana as 2019-2020 Darkroom Artist Residency Recipient

The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) is pleased to announce Carol Antezana as the recipient of the 2019-2020 Darkroom Artist Residency, a three month paid residency in CHAW’s darkroom and digital photographic facilities. Her time in residence will culminate in a solo exhibition in the gallery at CHAW in March 2020.

Antezana plans to use her time in residence to explore the relationship between Bolivian mothers and their first generation American daughter(s) through portraiture, self-portraiture, and the incorporation of the traditional Bolivian Aguayo. The Aguayo is a hand woven cloth that Bolivian women traditionally use to carry products or small children their backs for extended periods of time.

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