Sunday, February 26, 2017

Artomatic registration opens today!

It is with great excitement that I am honored to announce that Artomatic 2017 Registration is opening today, Sunday February 26, at 8:00 p.m. So get ready and get prepared to take part in one of the most anticipated arts event in town! 

All you have to do is go to their website at beginning 8:00 p.m. Sunday and you can follow the prompts guiding you through the registration process. 

The site selection process for visual artists will begin on March 4th based on the registration sign up order. The fee for visual artist is $140.00. Performing arts and film fees range from $15 to $25.

Remember, EVERYONE is welcome to join AOM. Visual artists, sculptors, musicians, dancers, filmmakers, poets, flame eaters - no matter what the discipline of creative arts you are passionate about, they have a space for you at Artomatic. 

So don't wait, tell everyone, spread the news and make sure you are standing by to sign up for an exhilarating Artomatic 2017 event.

There is easy access to Artomatic with the Crystal City METRO Station, Yellow and Blue lines, as well as plenty of parking and bus stops nearby.
1800 South Bell St

Opportunity for Portrait Artists


The International Portrait Competition showcases the finest in portraiture and figurative art today. The competition is open to all artists and the top twenty finalists are required to exhibit their original artwork and be present at The Art of the Portrait conference in Atlanta, GA, April 20-23, 2017.
Over $102,500 in cash and prizes will be awarded. Entry fee of $45 covers up to 3 submissions. Entry Fee. Details: 850-878-9996 OR OR

Amy Lin: Two solos in one month!

Constant readers know that I love to highlight hardworking artists and hardworking gallerists who are always busting their butts to move forward...
DMV blue chip artist Amy Lin is one such artist and we're sponsoring her for a solo booth at SCOPE New York this coming March 2-5... As if that wasn't enough of a challenge, Lin also has a solo show opening in Georgetown's iconic Addison/Ripley Fine Art March 11 through April 15th!
New York City:
SCOPE Art Fair, March 2-5, Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 W. 18th St., New York, NY
Alida Anderson Art Projects is exhibiting Amy's art in a solo booth (#045) at SCOPE Art Fair next week.

Washington, DC:
Addison/Ripley Fine Art, March 11-April 15, 1670 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Washington, DC. Amy's solo show “Baby Thoughts” is inspired by her adorable baby (of course!) and there will be two events in the gallery:
- The opening reception is on Saturday, March 11 from 5-7pm.
- A Conversation with Dr. Anne Collins Goodyear, Co-director of the Bowdoin Museum, will be on Saturday, March 18 at 11am.