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Award-winning environmental artist Lorna Jordan makes work that is focused on connecting communities to their environments. As described on her website , Jordan’s projects are “situated within diverse contexts such...
Washington, DC "Los Angeles" by Jorge Colombo. Digital fingerpainting, courtesy of artist. You may not know Jorge Colombo by name, but if you've visited the New Yorker website lately or seen a recent cover, you will definitely recognize his work. The multi-talented artist---he works...
Cincinnati, Ohio Today Rocco is visiting Cincinnati, Ohio. For those of us who couldn?t join him on the trip, we have images of some community-heralded murals that the chairman's bound to see while he is in the area. These public art works are part of MuralWorks, the most recent initiative from...
Greensboro, North Carolina One of Caroline Mak's projects during her residency at Elsewhere Collaborative was "mending" holes left by previously installed artworks. This past March visual artist Caroline Mak held a residency at Greensboro, North Carolina's Elsewhere Collaborative...
Washington, DC Text and photos by Victoria Hutter This callbox honors Alice Pike Barney (1857-1931) , an American painter--and DC hostess--known for her portraits. They seemed to pop up over night in Woodley Park. Three vintage fire and police call boxes, with their graceful?albeit rusting?wrought...
Group of people in a salon setting listening attentively
Town and Country has dubbed her “a champion of under-the-radar artists” while the Washington Post has called her “an arch-organizer of all things arty.” If you ask Philippa P.B. Hughes...
Close-up photo of Fed Joiner
Fred Joiner, a poet and visual artist, has called DC’s Anacostia neighborhood home for the past six years. We asked Joiner to give us his take on working and living...
Detail of mural showing a trumpet.
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If you live or work in Washington, DC, chances are you pass by at least one work of public art every day. It could be the mural that replaced graffiti...
Two dancers in the studio with right right arms and legs extended out to side
Like many others across the country, each morning Mary Bischoff wakes up between 6:30 and 6:45 am. Bischoff frets over what to wear to work, makes lunch, plays with her...

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