COVID-19 Pandemic Resources for the DC Area Visual Arts Community
The following is a list of relevant grants, loans and impact surveys East City Art has compiled to assist the visual arts community. This list will be continuously updated during the pandemic. ++Last updated: June 15++ Continue reading COVID-19 Pandemic Resources for the DC Area Visual Arts Community
East City Art Reviews: Bethesda Painting Awards 2019
Gallery B in downtown Bethesda is hosting the finalists of the annual Bethesda Painting Awards competition. This year’s selection exhibits a pronounced showing of painting, in the traditional sense, both figurative and abstract. It’s been some time since we’ve seen such a strong feeling of hand is in the works represented, that is, of paint on surface, made into recognizable or abstract imagery.
Recovering Tintoretto, Painter of the Venetian Late Renaissance
The retrospective exhibition of the work of Venetian artist Jacopo Robusti, known as Il Tintoretto, is still on view at the National Gallery. Although Tintoretto was enormously successful in his own time and place, he remains relatively unknown to the general public. The reasons for this are many. Not least among them are the many myths that stubbornly follow the artist’s reputation portraying him as an outsider, a rebel, a difficult and bizarre personality, and perhaps most problematically: a Mannerist.
https://visarts.submittable.com/submit/200007/call-for-2022-bresler-resident-artists Application Deadline: November 16, 2021, midnight n honor of VisArts patrons, Fleur and Charles Bresler, VisArts invites applications and proposals from local, national, and international artists for a four month residency at VisArts in Rockville, Maryland. This residency provides a unique opportunity for a dynamic individual artist or collaborative artist team to...
Hamiltonian Artists is pleased to announce the new cohort of fellows for 2021–2023. They are Kyrae Dawaun, Cecilia Kim, Ara Koh, Samera Paz, and Matthew Russo. Each artist will receive a $2,000 annual honorarium, individualized mentorship, access to an expansive network of alumni and professional contacts, participation in group exhibitions,...
Lisa Marie Thalhammer Selected To Create New Mural At Crystal City Metro Plaza
The National Landing Business Improvement District (BID) named DC artist Lisa Marie Thalhammer as the winner of its public art design challenge to create a reimagined wall mural in the Crystal City Metro Plaza. Sponsored by the BID, this initiative advances the organization’s efforts to position National Landing as a...