Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Edgewood Open Studios this Saturday April 28th from 6-9pm

Adam Hagler's customized dream studio started as an 1100 sq ft open layout in the Edgewood Studios building. Now it is three individual studios and one shared gallery space. They built it all from scratch, and can’t wait to have you over to visit! Join Adam, Zac Willis and Emily Hoxworth in Studio 1, and the other artists of Edgewood Studios this Saturday:

Saturday, April 28 | 6-9 PM 703 Edgewood St NE, Washington DC 20017

Open Studios for Artists:

Anthony Dihle -
Adam Hager -
Beth Hansen -
Chris Haughery -
Emily Hoxworth -
Ian Jehle -
Sean Sweeney -
Zac Willis -

Hope to see you there!

Planning to come? RSVP on Facebook and share the event with friends! The more the merrier. 

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Art scam alert!

Do not fall for this asswipe's attempt to rip off artists:
From:  thomas  (
Good Day
Im Thomas Fred From NC. I  observed my wife has been viewing your website on my laptop and i guess she likes your piece of art work, I'm also impressed to have seen your different piece of works too, : ) You are doing an amazing job.I would like to receive more information about your piece of artwork and what inspires you. I am very much interested in  buying a piece of art ,to  surprise my wife. Kindly reply for the  immediate art work for purchase ??

Best Regards


Monday, April 23, 2018

Call for Artists' Designs

WHO: Hyattsville CDC
WHAT: Call for Artists' Designs to print on vinyl when wrapping traffic signal cabinets this August
WHERE: The City of Hyattsville, MD
WHEN: Deadline for submissions is 5/25/18 at 4:00 PM
HOW: This call is open to all artists, graphic designers, illustrators, and photographers who currently live or work within the State of Maryland. More information online at ?utm_source=dailycampelloartnews

Call for Artists: 
Traffic Box Art Wrap Project
Hyattsville, Maryland
Submittal Deadline:  Friday, May 25th, 2018 – 4PM
$500 honorarium

The Hyattsville Community Development Corporation announces a Call for Artists’ designs to transform select traffic signal cabinets in Hyattsville into public artworks.  Traffic signal cabinets – the stainless steel structures located at every signalized intersection – are vulnerable to graffiti and vandalism.  This project will utilize a public art application to address community blight and enhance the visual landscape.  Artist designs will be printed on vinyl and wrapped around state-maintained signal box cabinets in the City of Hyattsville. This project is made possible through funding from the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development’s Community Legacy Program and the support of the Maryland State Highway Administration.


This call is open until 4pm on Friday, May 25th, 2018.  To ensure fairness to all, there are no extensions or waivers of deadlines.


This call is open to all artists, graphic designers, illustrators, and photographers who currently live or work within the State of Maryland.  Submitted designs must be original artwork and can be created in any medium, so long as it can be represented in, and is submitted as, a high-resolution digital image without loss of integrity or quality.

Saturday, April 21, 2018

This has gone on through the ages...

Mayor Mark Farrell said Friday he was “embarrassed” by a Board of Appeals vote to block the removal of a statue in the Civic Center depicting Native Americans in a demeaning manner and called for “a resolution to remove this statue from the Pioneer Monument immediately.”
Nothing new here... every civilization has always cleansed itself of earlier artwork that later sensibilities found offensive; you can't erase the history, so destroy the art.

Sigh... it doesn't work.

Read the story here.

Friday, April 20, 2018

Commission sketches

I have a nice commission in the works - another one which will include a video component... Here are some rough sketches in prep for the final work.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Visual Arts Summer Camp Instructors

The Brentwood Arts Exchange is seeking a Lead Instructor for its Creative Expressions Camp June 18 – August 10, 2018. Camps run 9 am-4:30 pm weekdays in 2-week sessions, ages 6-12, maximum 15 students/camp. The Lead Instructor works with Assistant Instructors to develop engaging visual arts curriculum and activities in a fun, safe camp environment in an arts center operated by the Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George’s County. 

Ideal candidates will have multiple years of experience teaching art to children, certified arts teachers are preferred. The Lead Instructor must be available during all camp days and times, as well as to-be-scheduled planning dates in late May/early June, and evening trainings June 12-13. 

Interested arts teachers should apply by emailing a resume and brief cover letter to

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Art Scam Alert!

Do not respond to this dweeb trying to rip off artists - if you want to know how the scam works, then search for "art scam" in the search box of this blog...
From: Edward Dwight
My name is Edward Dwight from Houston Texas I actually observed my wife has been viewing your website on my laptop and i guess she likes your piece of work, I'm also impressed and amazed to have seen your various works too.You are doing a great job. I would like to receive further information about your piece of work and what inspires you. I am very much interested in the purchase of your pieces to surprise my wife. Kindly confirm the availability of beautiful pieces for immediate sales.
Thanks and best regards