Joe Mauro

Joe Mauro is a commercial and visual artist in the District of Columbia. He has over 20 years of experience producing street art, murals, and mixed-media art pieces. Joe uses a variety of media and techniques, including stencils, stickers, wheatpaste, spray paint, collage, hand-lettering, and printmaking. His artistic influences include artists such as Andy Warhol, […]

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Tevon Ramos

Tevon Ramos was destined to rap. He believes he was created to become the creator and destroyer of minds. Rapping is the method he uses to change the essence of everyone and everything. Knowledge is his inspiration. Everything from news about A-list celebrities to things the average person may not know feeds him. He believes […]

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DC Youth Poet Laureate Tour (DMV)

Promote Youth Voice (DC, MD, VA) We have set the goal to raise $3,000 as a stipend for the performances and tour of the inaugural DC Youth Poet Laureate, Malachi Byrd.

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Beat Production Studio (DC)

Help us raise $3,800 to purchase computers, equipment and software licenses to build a beat production lab.  

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Creative Capital City Tour (DMV Wide)

Help us raise $5,000 to rent a 12-passenger van for a monthly creative economy tour of the District of Columbia, Alternative Winter Break tour and Alternative Spring Break tour.   We will take academy students to meet and learn from leader in the creative community outside of Hip-Hop.  

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#HipHop4All (Global)

Help us raise $4,000 to create new media. #HipHop4All is a video production project inspired by our international travel.  Many young hip-hop artists are learning from YouTube.  Hip-Hop 4 All is our effort to create instructional videos that teach moves/methods, history, culture and impact.  We believe it’s important to know the names of the innovators, […]

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Cita “Chelove”Sadeli

Cita Sadeli, also known as ‘Chelove’, is the multi-disciplined Founder/Director of Protein Media: an art, design & interactive company in Washington, DC and Brooklyn, NY. A practicing fine/street artist in the early 90’s DC graffiti scene, Cita’s skillset has since expanded into entrepreneurship, design, animation, interactive media, and technology innovation. Protein Media is a private, […]

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Jeremiah Tittle

Born in Alexandria, VA to two Christian ministers, Jeremiah Tittle, is a painter inspired by music and the artists who pioneered the cubist movement. It’s the knowledge of his limitation in creating music which stirs in him such fascination, drawing inspiration from the sounds around him to relay his passion for the untouchable. Furthermore, the […]

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Gregg Deal

As a provocative contemporary artist/activist and 15 year resident of the DC metro area, much of Gregg’s work deals with indigenous identity and pop-culture, touching on issues of race relations, historical consideration and stereotype. Gregg advances issues within Indian country such as decolonization, the mascot issue (local and across the US) and appropriation.

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Nessar JAH Jahanbin

Nessar Jahanbin aka ‘JAH’ was born in Ahvaz, Iran in 1983. JAH works in a variety of mediums and has been focused on aerosol for the last several years. Although he majored in Political Science, JAH focuses on his minor in Art, very often bringing political and economic ideas into his work. He is currently […]

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Mizta has been writing “Miztah” for around three years. Making his name known through the artwork he displays to the world.

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Darryl “TokyoThirteen ” Bennet

TokyoThirteen is a Washington DC artist whose style is heavily influenced by surrealism, urban and tattoo culture with his personal touch.

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Lidio Arias

Lidio Arias is a 26 year old artist not born but raised in the bosom of Washington, D.C. He started painting at age 8 and at 15 quickly realized he had a nack for graffiti. Inspired by the artists who ravaged the Red Line with pieces, straight letters and throwies, he would take a marker, […]

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Justin Canja

Seeking out old magazines from the 40’s through the 70’s at the bottom of an old box gives me a rush like I’m uncovering a part of history.The emotional historical images within them inspire me to create artwork not only to share what I’m interested in, but also to give myself a little adult education. […]

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Born and raised in the District of Columbia, it wasn’t hard to be influenced by the many forms of art. Surrounded by the culture of the inner city’s developing art scene, it was only natural to gain an interest for the urban street art. What started out as small sticker posts for a few kudos […]

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Daniel Sanchez

Daniel Sanchez is a recent graduate of Bell Multicultural Columbia Heights Educational Campus. Daniel was born in Mexico. He was in influenced by graffiti and street art during high school. He moved to Washington DC on 2009. He believes that art has the ability to bring people together. He was helping some artist on various […]

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Yanina Angelini

Yanina Angelini Arismendi (aka YAYA) is an Uruguayan-born activist/artist living and studying in the United States. After being helped by other artists to remember her childhood love of the arts, she set out on a journey to explore the world. In that period she has been taken under the wings of prolific artists whom have […]

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Shani Shih

Shani Shih is recent graduate from GW (B.A. in International Affairs with a minor in Anthropology and Peace Studies) and is currently supporting the Words Beats & Life Academy as an intern. She is originally from New Milford, New Jersey. In addition her interests in racial/social justice, community development and organizing, she is an artist […]

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Jay Hudson

Jay Hudson’s first artistic experience was in elementary school in St. Louis, MO. Jay Hudson found his artistic inspiration by his teacher leading him and his fellow classmates towards buckets of paints and blank sheets of paper. He knew he was going to finger-paint, Hudson realized that he was about to have an art class […]

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Luis Gomez

Mixed media contemporary abstract artist. Influenced and inspired by Culinary Arts and fashion design.

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Amanda Colegrove

Amanda Colegrove is an abstract painter noted for her unique, awe-inspiring style which cultivates influences of spirituality, nature, and mysticism.Amanda studied art in high school but never pursued formal training in art. After competing in an art competition Amanda was able to find her inner artist and started realizing that she grew fond of the […]

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Kevin Irvin

Artist Kevin Irvin aka Jazi, originally from Southwest Baltimore, is well known in the DMV for his old school letter style. His work has been featured in numerous public exhibits in the area as well as in private galleries and shows. Kevin stays true to his roots in his art displaying his mastery of graffiti […]

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Kiesha Carroll

Kiesha Carroll is a visual artist working and residing in Metro Washington, D.C. After studying Art History at Howard University, she has built a full-time career around creating art, teaching arts & crafts, and promoting the work of other contemporary artists. The images that appear in Ms. Carroll’s work are meant to celebrate and highlight […]

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Omar Pasha

Omar Thabit Pasha (aka PASHA) is a painter, illustrator, art instructor and digital artist from New York who has lived and worked in Amsterdam for the past seven years. He is best known for his series of portraits of iconic Hip-Hop artists including Public Enemy, Method Man, Madlib, DJ Premier, MC Lyte, MF Doom, Diamond […]

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Marthalicia Matarrita

Born and raised in Harlem, New York City. Marthalicia has many art disciplines such as drawing, sculpting, painting and creating large murals and so forth. Current area of art dialogue is based on educating the harmony between animals and humans, in many unique presentations.

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Jenai Davis

Jenai Asemoa Davis was born on January 15 in the heart of Washington, D.C. where she was also raised. Her upbringing in the city allowed her to gain firsthand experience of the different lifestyles and cultures within the district. She is a graduate of one of the few black independent private schools in the city, […]

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David Otero

David Otero is a proud Washington, DC native born and raised in Mt. Pleasant who spent a lot of his childhood in Honduras. He has been drawing his entire life and usually feels most comfortable and liberated with a pencil or paintbrush in hand. In 2008, he worked in Honduras painting murals for my brother’s […]

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Rajan Sedalia

Rajan Sedalia blends the boundaries of art, design, comics and graffiti. He studied art and industrial design at The College for Creative Studies in Detroit, The Columbus (Ohio) College of Art and Design, and Ohio State University. Rajan finds inspiration in music, daily observations and dreams. He enjoys sharing thoughts with students at schools across […]

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Michelle Chen

Michelle Chen is a Taiwanese-American calligrapher and painter from Maryland. During the spring of 2015, she created multimedia work for devised theatre piece Generation (Wh)Y, part of the Myriad Voices Cross-Cultural Performance Festival. Since 2013, through her involvement with MuralsDC, Michelle has studied with and assisted artists such as Aniekan Udofia, Cita Sadeli, and Maxx […]

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Dennis Bauser, known to many as SINNED, was born on the South shore of Long Island in 1975 to a schoolteacher mom and firefighter dad. After years of sneaking out to see music and art shows in NYC, he moved there in 1993 to study Fine Arts at FIT. While his time as a student […]

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Mural 1 (City Full of Walls)

5th St NW & Lawrence Guyot Way NW Located on the street renamed after the man to whom this mural is dedicated, Mr. Lawrence Guyot, this piece will capture the legacy of social change that still thrives in the history of The District and the hearts of those impacted. Pictured above are his two grandchildren, […]

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Mural 2 (City Full of Walls)

Kenyan St NW & Georgia Ave NW Many new structures and homes are arriving to Georgia Ave and we’re rolling in the welcome wagon with some new public art representing the culture of the community the new residents are becoming a part of! Give today!

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Mural 3 (City Full of Walls)

36 18th St SE “We want our mural to represent what we stand for as a house. We are men of different faiths, different backgrounds, different races, and different socioeconomic classes, but we all share a desire to make a positive difference in the world…Since this house contains returning citizens and supporters of a second […]

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Mural 4 (City Full of Walls)

1426 G St SE Regardless of the negative media coverage, Southeast DC is one of the most tightly knit communities in the country. With a lack of systematic support, these residents have each other to depend on making due with they have and working hard to better their future. That’s what we aim to portray […]

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Mural 5 (City Full of Walls)

13th St NW & Otis NW Not only is Columbia Heights the home of our main office and free afterschool classes, its economy is beginning to boom as this NW metro stop was featured as one of the best places to be after work or after school. This mural will resemble the awesome spike in […]

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Mural 6 (City Full of Walls)

8 Florida Ave NW Florida Avenue is one of the main veins of Washington DC which is why it’s the perfect street for a brand new mural! This neighborhood is right down the street from U Street meaning even more people will see this incredible work of art put up by the youth of DC.

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My name is Carlos Amador (HONEXL) I started doing graffiti at the age of 14 (1998) as a hobby then I realize it was more than that. Later I became I…

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Jordan Jackson

Jordan Jackson, 23, is an artist and designer from the DC metropolitan area. From a young age Jordan has been expressing himself through many forms of art…

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Panic is a writer, noise musician and street artist based in the Washington, DC, area. His visual art usually manifests in the form of stickers, wheat paste…

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I went to art high school ( the creative and performing arts)in philadelphia approximately 11 years ago. While attending I fell in love with letter styles…

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Alex Merritt

33 years old. My primary interests are painting, skateboarding, and politics. Primary interests are painting, skateboarding, and politics…

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Helen Warren (Rhea) is an 18 year old muralist and screenprinter from Washington D.C. Helen’s past work has been displayed at Vera Cruz, Blended and the…

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MasPaz is a Colombian born artist. He currently resides in Arlington, Virginia. With bold lines and the colors black and white he creates to spread the…

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Cesar Rivera AKA korel, began to spray paint 1999 black books only, one year after went out and paint illegally by taging and bombing. Born and raised in…

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Danny Vasquez

Danny Vasquez was born and raised in Arlington, Virginia. He has always been involved with art since he was a child but began to take a more serious…

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The movie screen of our minds where mass media is projected to manipulate our perception of the truth. Discover, distinguish, and destroy the distraction of…

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Aniekan Udofia

Udofia achieved local notoriety for his towering murals of Duke Ellington, Fredrick Douglas and George Washington as well as his solo and group live paintings…

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Adam Stab

Adam Stab hails from Baltimore MD and has been writing since 1983. Representing Ex Vandals and Hand Of Doom writers crews, He has painted in Maryland…

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SARCK HAR crew and I REPRECENT ”HAR’D LIFE” art collective Mex-NY. I have been writing graffiti since 1999 at back home Mexico City and I keep writing…

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Juan Pineda

Juan Pineda DC-based artist whose distinct style is also characterized as-contemporary/street art, Pineda consults and works closely and volunteers for various…

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“Blue-collar illustrator/painter SOVIET brings his off-the-wall graffiti styles and strategically places them back on-the-wall. Keep track of his where-a-bouts by…

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Martha ‘Nebsi’ Camacho

Martha ‘Nebsi’ Camacho is a 25 year-old DC-based tattoo and graffiti artist, originally from Tijuana Baja California, Mexico. Her passion for urban art began…

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Kier One

Kier One is an artist that has developed his style over a period of more than two decades dedicated to the evolution of street art and urban culture. Originating…

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Demer began or was born in 1982.Standing on the platforms of the subways or in the streets of NYC he recognized the words floating around him…

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Billy Mode

Billy Mode is a Baltimore artist who credits his formal training to the graffiti movement of the 1980′s. His current work deals with mathematical structures that…

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M. Riegner a.k.a. “WHO?”

Matthew Riegner a.k.a. “WHO?” was born in Fairfax, Virginia in 1979. He has no predominant medium he works in and attempts to incorporate…

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Jay Hudson

Jay Hudson is a veteran multimedia artist from St Louis, MO. At the tender age of 50 he started painting murals. He found the aerosol paint can to be the perfect…

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Involved in the graffiti art scene at an early age, Rei21 (pronounced “RYE 21”) has strived to consistently deliver quality works in the multiple facets of his artistic…

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“Whither he went, or who went with him, it is impossible to say. But I myself believe that his godmother took him on his traveling-cloak to the Beautiful Mountains…

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Leon Rainbow

My art is a fusion of life and imagination. I take graffiti and morph it with fine art ,combine it with an underlying message. This allows me to reach a wide variety…

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HKS181 was born in El Salvador and currently lives and works in the Washington D.C area. He is a self-taught contemporary artist who shows in the traditional…

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Christopher Huff

Christopher Huff (born August 24th, 1989) is a young artist who has been drawing since he was three years old. When he got older, he found that art was his…

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Jenevieve was born in New York City in July of 1985, where she later received her B.F.A. from the Cooper Union School of Art with an award for Excellence

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Jay “JAHLION” Coleman

No artist’s statement should remain static. If we don’t grow as artists we should at least grow as people. Artists record eras and immortalize cultures…

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Carlos Aguilar

Carlos Aguilar the story is the basis of everything. How do you interpret in this modern age the act of building a myth. By creating new heroes and foes…

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J. Coleman

J. Coleman is a Washington DC painter, sculptor, and muralist. He has shown extensively in the U.S. and had his first international solo exhibition in 2011…

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“I sometimes trivialize taboo ideas by making them look “pretty”. Most of my inspiration derives from the female mind as it is, and how that mind projects…

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Zsudayka Nzinga

Zsudayka Nzinga (Day Acoli) is an arts activist from Denver, CO. She made a niche in the political community and on the spoken word poetry scene in the…

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TokyoThirteen is a Washington DC artist whos style is heavily influenced by surrealism, urban and tattoo culture with his personal touch…

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William Kasso

Born and raised in Trenton, NJ, Willie Condry, Jr., or KASSO as he is popularly known, grew up in the cities North Ward. Art was a creative outlet that…

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Ron Brown aka (DJ) RBI is an artist & entrepreneur active in arts & entertainment. Although more currently known as a figure on the music scene (via DJing…

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Rose Jaffe

Rose Jaffe is an illustrator and portrait artist born, raised and currently residing in Washington, D.C. By day she works as the full time art teacher at…

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John Grunwell

John Grunwell is a temporally-bound zone of sentient existence, and a native Washingtonian. He is a multi-media artist with a strong interest in…

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SuperWaxx is a lowbrow/pop art visual artist whom is currently based out of Washington, DC. Mostly working with acrylic media on numerous styles of canvas…

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Chanel Compton

Chanel Compton was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Compton works predominantly in the medium of oil paint, but includes other media, to create mixed…

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Jordan Shackelford

Jordan Shackelford attended school in Philadelphia at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. After graduating, he returned to Prince George’s County and…

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Grizwold is an emerging local artist, trying to return to his roots as an aspiring artist and pick up where he left off years ago. He began drawing and…

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Gregg Deal

Gregg Deal is an artist and 15 year resident of the Washington DC area. A member of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, he carries with him a strong Indigenous…

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Tim Rodgers

Tim Rodgers examines the connections and relations among groups of people and celebrates the entire range of emotions that exist and can be expressed and…

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Washington DC native, holds a degree in Fine Art. Enjoys painting, drawing and sculpture. A Visual Arts Specialist at the Art and Drama Therapy Institute in DC…

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Reynaldo Quinn

Reynaldo Quinn is an artist and art educator originating from Newark, New Jersey. After receiving his degree in Fine Arts from Seton Hall University, he…

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Jamilla Okubo

Aspiring Textile designer, Jamilla Okubo, is an African-American/Kenyan native of Washington, D.C. Where her work gains depth lies in the subject…

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Sylvia O.

Originally from New York City the Artist Sylvia O. has called Baltimore City home since 2007. Her works have been published in pop culture magazines and…

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Ricardo Mavin

Ricardo Mavin I am a multi-faceted artist from Washington DC. I attended the Duke Ellington school of the Arts and then Corcoran College of Art and Design…

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Ivan Collich

Ivan Collich is a D.C. area native, Ivan uses a variety of different mediums to create his artwork, be it digital or traditional. A lot of his work draws…

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Growing up in a household of artists, Quest observed her father and brother craft their styles in…

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Charles Jean-Pierre

Charles Philippe Jean-Pierre is a Haitian-American painter and educator who is best known for…

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Will Page

My name is Will Page. I was born in DC. I enjoy making art & painting murals…

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