East City Art Giving Tuesday 2022

By Editorial Team on November 27, 2022
Publisher Phil Hutinet holds a green color cylinder used in the digital duplication, screen printing process known as risography.


D O N A T E !

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Want to donate anonymously? You can!
Want to donate a small amount monthly? Absolutely!
Want to write a check? Yes—see address at the bottom


Look at what we accomplished

01 Critical Writing
>> Regularly published reviews and features
>> Published several independent scholars
>> Partnered with Hamiltonian Artists to publish “Essays on Art”

02 East City Art Weekly Events List
>> Maintained the only complete list of art events in the DC region
>> Updated and published weekly (except for holiday weeks)

03 Artist Directory
>> Expanded the directory and increased its features

04 Search Engine Optimization
>> Began an SEO campaign to make our art spaces and artists visible regionally

05 Veterans Art Partnership
>> Worked with nonprofits Uniting US and ARCH to produce a veterans’ art exhibition Nov. 2021-Jan. 2022 at Honfleur Gallery

06 RISO Press
>> Purchased and learned how to operate a RISO digital duplicator
>> We now own the means of print production

>> Thank you for your support over the year! We could not have done it without you.


Here is what we have planned

01 Return of Print Publications
>> Including a free circulated blotter, fine art prints and small run booklets

02 Critical Writing Expansion
>> Increasing the number of reviews written monthly

03 East of the River Artist Directory
>> In partnership with ARCH—incorporate existing artists from DC Artists East website into ECA Artist Directory

04 Weekly Events List Expansion
>> Continue publishing the Weekly Events List and disseminating it via various print and digital media

05 Artist Directory Expansion
>> Increase capacity, functionality and visibility

06 Search Engine Optimization
>> Finalize SEO to make ECA Weekly List a top search

07 Capital Art Book Fair at Eastern Market’s North Hall
>> Takes place Saturday & Sunday, April 1-2, 2023 with over 50 vendors
Will you help us fund our plans?


Here are three critical funding areas

01 Additional Printing Equipment (one time capital investment)
>> We’re looking to purchase five more printing cylinders (like the one you see above). Each costs $800 
>> RISO duplicators use a single color process each requiring an independent cylinder; we are seeking to expand our color range

02 Critical Writing (ongoing)
>> Each essay costs us $600 to produce and publish

03 Monthly Operations (ongoing)
Our monthly operation cost are $1,700 just to keep ECA going and includes the following charges:
>> Mailing list $225
>> Webhosting $100
>> Physical storage $125
>> Various Software $ 75
>> Events Editor $250
>> Office Space $825
>> Internet/phone $100

Send Checks made out to FRACTURED ATLAS to:
East City Art
922 G Street SE
Washington DC, 20003

East City Art is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non-profit arts service organization. Contributions for the charitable purposes of East City Art must be made payable to “Fractured Atlas” only and are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.