Friday, September 02, 2005

Dawson on Coble

Jessica has a very good interview with Mary Coble in yesterday's WaPo. Read it here.

Mary Coble's Brandon
More on Coble at Conner Contemporary here.

Emergency Relief Fund to assist arts organizations and artists

I'll be donating all the proceeds from my Katrina art auctions (plus my own donations) to the Southern Arts Federation.

The Southern Arts Federation has established an Emergency Relief Fund to assist arts organizations and artists residing in Gulf Coast communities most devastated by Hurricane Katrina.

Distribution and decisions on the use of funds will be made by state arts agencies. Donations may be made by check or credit card. Please make checks out to: Southern Arts Federation Emergency Relief Fund.

All donations are tax-deductible. Please, click on the following link to complete the donation form -- here.

David Dombrosky
Contemporary Arts Manager
Southern Arts Federation
1800 Peachtree Street NW
Suite 808
Atlanta, GA 30309
404-874-7244 ext. 22
FAX 404-873-2148

Katrina Art Fundraisers

Below is a listing of area artists who are having artwork for sale/auction and who will donate the proceeds to a reputable charity to help with the Katrina disaster. If anyone else knows of anybody else, please email me. Be generous.

Matt Achhammer

James W. Bailey

F. Lennox Campello

Warren Craghead

Paul Goode

Duane Kaiser and also here.

J.T. Kirkland.

Tracy Lee

Alexandra Silverthorne

Samantha Wolov

DCist looking for art writers

DCist is looking to improve its visual arts coverage, but in order to do that they need writers who are qualified and willing to review galleries, art venues and museum shows.

If you are interested, contact Rob Goodspeed at

Katrina Art back up at Ebay

I've relisted the artwork that Ebay removed yesterday.

See and bid for one or both of them here. All proceeds will be donated to a reputable Katrina relief fund.

Bid for Kahlo oil wash here
Bid for the Kahlo oil here

Bid for the Morrigan here
Bid for The Morrigan here

Also opening today

JET Artworks has the opening for GO FIGURE! – a group exhibition of 22 artists running from August 31 – October 8.

This exhibit is a survey of artists working in a variety of media – painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, and video – all using the human form, face, or figure in some way.

There will be two receptions – September 2 and 9, 6-8pm. JET Artworks is located at 2108 R St. NW 202.232.4407 / hours are Wed-Sat 12-6, Sunday 12-4PM.

Katrina and the Arts

Just follow Bailey's Blog and you'll begin to shake inside your soul at the destruction and loss.

Bailey is doing a spectacular job so far in leading the Arts BLOG reporting from inside the destruction area.

And we all knew that he would, didn't we?