Posts by Christina Sturdivant

Christina Sturdivant is a Washington, DC native freelance writer who studied print journalism at Hampton University. Currently, she writes about national issues in higher education and local issues surrounding cultural, community and artistic development in the city. In her work, she most enjoys sharing the viewpoints of change-makers and implementing learned values into her daily life. She is also heavily involved in the Washington, DC non-profit sector and is the Founder of D.R.E.A.M. Life, Inc., an organization which provides mentorship and resources to young, single mothers in the DC metro area.

By Christina Sturdivant on September 29, 2015

Entrepreneur Highlights & Connects DC’s Creative Communities

Christina Sturdivant profiles Morgan Hungerford West, founder of A Creative DC.

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By Christina Sturdivant on May 6, 2015

Transforming Anew: Artists Reinterpret Black Male Identity

Christina Sturdivant interviews two of three artists featured in Transforming Anew: Perspectives of Black Men

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By Christina Sturdivant on February 18, 2015

Janathel Shaw Celebrates Black Lives

Christina Sturdivant discusses the inspiration behind Janathel Shaw’s February 2015 exhibition at Touchstone Gallery.

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By Christina Sturdivant on January 22, 2015

Activating Spaces for Artists in Ward 7: Artists Look to Create Hubs for Art and Cultural Preservation

Christina Sturdivant interviews Ward 7 artists as they seek to create a hub for art in their East of the River neighborhoods.

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By Christina Sturdivant on December 5, 2014

The Art of Preservation at Frame Savvy

*SPONSORED* Christina Sturdivant profiles Frame Savvy owner Cheryl Fountain.

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By Christina Sturdivant on October 10, 2014

Artist Profile: Ariel Klein

Christina Sturdivant profiles DC-based artist Ariel Klein, an emerging painter who uses his tablet as a sketchpad.

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By Christina Sturdivant on September 24, 2014

Art All Night Goes Citywide in 2014

Christina Sturdivant previews what’s in store for the biggest Art All Night DC has ever seen!

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By Christina Sturdivant on September 8, 2014

What 13 Featured Artists Have To Say About the 2014 Hyattsville Arts Festival

What do the exhibiting artists think about the Hyatsville Arts Festival? Christina Sturdivant finds out!

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By Christina Sturdivant on August 6, 2014

BK ADAMS.I AM ART Redefines Sculpture at the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

Christina Sturdivant profiles what may be BK ADAMS.I AM ART’s last DC exhibition… for a while.

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By Christina Sturdivant on July 18, 2014

Torpedo Factory Keeps an Eye on the Future while Looking Back at its 40 Year History

Christina Sturdivant profiles the Torpedo Factory on its 40 year anniversary and discusses its future with artists and CEO Eric Wallner.

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By Christina Sturdivant on June 27, 2014

DC Outdoor Markets Incubate Businesses while Fostering Community

Christina Sturdivant profiles Michael Berman co-founder of Diverse Markets Management which runs the Eastern Market, Big Chair and U Street flea markets.

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By Christina Sturdivant on June 20, 2014

Local Artist’s Work Speaks Through Historic Narratives

Christina Sturdivant profiles Mount Rainier artist Joanna Blake.

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By Christina Sturdivant on May 21, 2014

In a Rapidly Changing City, Native Washingtonian Artist Carves out Space for Himself

Christina Sturdivant interviews native Washingtonian artist, Kaliq Crosby who discusses his experiences living in a rapidly gentrifying neighborhood.

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By Christina Sturdivant on May 1, 2014

Creative Placemaking— Bridging Communities through the Arts

Christiana Sturdivant explores the recent urban planning movement known as “creative placemaking” and the role that artists have in shaping neighborhood vitality.

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By Christina Sturdivant on April 14, 2014

Daughter Inspires Mother's Creative Entrepreneurship

Christina Sturdivant profiles DC-based creative entrepreneur Cierra Lynn.

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