Writers’ Blog

By Christina Scheltema on June 10, 2015

Storey Park Paint Jam Brightens Empty Lot in NoMa

Christina Scheltema has photographed the creation of what could be the largest public art project in DC.

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By Eric Hope on June 1, 2015

Art Takes to the Outdoors in Amsterdam

Globetrotting contributor Eric Hope has capture snapshots from Amsterdam’s International Sculpture trail on view through September 22, 2015.

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By Christina Scheltema on May 27, 2015

Critical Exposure’s NO FILTER Illustrates Challenges Faced by DC Youth

Christina Scheltema recaps Critical Exposure’s annual student photography for social change exhibition.

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By Christina Scheltema on May 13, 2015

East City Profiles: Passageway Studios in Riverdale, MD

Christina Scheltema visits Passageways Open Studios in Riverdale, MD on the eve of their annual open house

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By Editorial Team on May 7, 2015

Meet Gateway Arts District Artists Becky Borlan, Nehemiah Dixon III & Ric Garcia

Meet three artists who live and work in the Gateway Arts District.

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By Eric Hope on May 5, 2015

Laurel Lukaszewski and White Point Studio

Eric Hope discusses Laurel Lukaszewski’s opening of White Point Studio which will participate in its first Gateway Open Studio Tour on Saturday, May 9, 2015.

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By Christina Scheltema on April 30, 2015

Project Create Finds a Home in Anacostia

Project Create offers a breadth of classes to East of the River communities.

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By Michael Janis on March 30, 2015

A Warm Welcome to Otis Street Arts Project!

Otis Street Art Projects takes over the former Red Dirt Studios warehouse space

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By Eric Hope on March 15, 2015

Lisa K Rosenstein at Gallery 21

Lisa K Rosenstein's current solo show is up at Gallery 21 through March 28 in Gallery 21 at the Monroe Street Market's Artswalk.  I stopped by today for quick view.  Rosenstein is known for her white-on-white palette and obsession with the minutiae of human memory.  From her artist statement: "I...

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By Michael Janis on March 10, 2015

UDC Welcomes East City Artist Derek Hambly

Artist Derek Hambley will teach ceramics at UDC

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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 Eric Hope on January 30, 2015

East City Art Studios: Charles Bergen

Eric Hope profiles DC Native Charles Bergen who operates his sculpture studio at the Brookland Arts Walk.

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By Editorial Team on December 23, 2014

Happy Holidays from East City Art!

Best wishes for an exceptional 2015! We will resume publishing January 5, 2015.

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By Phil Hutinet on December 18, 2014

East of the River Artist Spotlight: Sheila Crider

Phil Hutinet profiles DC artist Sheila Crider

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By Editorial Team on December 12, 2014

Support Red Dirt Studio's Firehouse Campaign

Help Red Dirt Studio’s raise additional funds this holiday season to complete their renovation of an old fire station into an artist studio.

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