Deirdre Ehlen MacWilliams Selected as EMULSION 2017 Juror

By Editorial Team on November 16, 2016
Juror Deirdre Ehlen MacWilliams.
Juror Deirdre Ehlen MacWilliams.

East City Art is pleased to announce the selection of Deirdre Ehlen MacWilliams as juror for EMULSION 2017.

Deirdre serves as public art project manager for Arlington’s nationally-renowned Public Art program where she develops and manages County-initiated projects and advises on various public art and design enhancement requests. Prior to joining Arlington, Deirdre worked as the public art coordinator for the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH) and for Weitzman Studios.

Deirdre also works independently on creative projects and initiatives.  This year, she is the co-curator for What’s Going on Voices of Shaw, co-curator for the art collection at the Conway Center and curator of Georgetown GLOW.

In 2015, she was a project manager for Finding a Line, working with local artist and skateboarder Ben Ashworth and the Kennedy Center, the curator of Georgetown GLOW, the curator of Hickok Cole’s Art Night and curator and project manager for four new sculptures by Foon Sham located within Golden Triangle. In 2014, Deirdre was the curator for the Foggy Bottom Sculpture Biennial and in 2014 and 2012 was the producer for DCCAH’s temporary public art program 5×5.  She also directs Mid City Artists, a group of professional artists who have come together for the purpose of promoting their art and the mid-city section of DC.



Applications for EMULSION 2017 are due January 9, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. EST.  EMULSION 2017 opens Friday, March 3, 2017 at 6pm.  For up-to-the-minute information, go to