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Studio Space Wanted: Large, Well-Lit, and Cheap by Blair Murphy

Curator Blair Murphy writes about the ways we work: Talk to ten different visual artists in the DC area and you're likely to hear about ten different working situations, from former auto body shops to corners of studio apartments.

Panel Discussion on Visual Arts Criticism

Here are some notes from the Washington Project for the Arts panel discussion: Running for Cover(age), which proceeded from an expose on Washington's isolated artists. (Image by Jessica Yang from the Art in America coverage of the event.)

Creating ‘Postcards’ by Alec Simpson

Visual artist Alec Simpson discusses being an artist entrepreneur, and the creation of his upcoming solo show.

Salvador Casco on the Emergence of Expression

Visual Artist talks about the inspiration for his creation, and teaching, and some of the roots for his creative process and life.

Cindy Coldiron on Creating Cast Recycled Glass Public Art

Cindy Coldiron writes about her new public art commission, and some of the concerns specific to working with recycled glass.

Jackie Hoysted on her Solo Show: Afternoons – Where Drawing Meets Painting

Jackie Hoystead writes about what she's been thinking about as she prepares for her upcoming one solo show at the Fisher Gallery: context matters.

Fair Use Copyright Law for Artists

Robert Bettmann reports what Artists need to know about copyright law, and fair use copyright law.

David Koteen on Caught Falling

David Koteen writes about the 10 year process of creating the book Caught Falling, including excerpts from the book documenting the development of the dance form Contact Improvisation.

A Guide to Participating in Artomatic by Tammy Vitale

Local artist and Artomatic veteran Tammy Vitale offers her advice on how to "do" Artomatic, the DC-areas largest annual art happening.

Must-read

Two Poems by Rodney Johnson

Evictions When she tells you relationships end like evictions That your love is bad religion   That you lost your way That she had to murder her messiah to...

Three Poems by Jennifer McKeen Rodrigues

End of Summer As she steps off the bus, I notice dried tracks on her cheeks. The sun was out today, waving through a cool autumn breeze with nowhere...

Two Poems by Zama Madinana

hymn for the world senzeni na when the peaceful sun is cloaked & assaulted by the grey clouds of war women & children’s intestines are blasted in...
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