Request for Qualifications: Deadline: Friday, May 10, 2013 at 5 pm Budget: $3,000-$13,500 per mural The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH) in collaboration with the DC Department of Public Works (DPW) seeks graffiti artists and artist teams to design, create and install aerosol murals that inspire the various communities in which they will
First Person Singular: Aniekan Udofia, 36, Washington, artist. Robin Rose Parker, The Washington Post
Growing up back home in Nigeria, I would draw in class all the time. Word got around to the teachers, so if they needed diagrams, they were like, “You. Come up here. Can you draw a hen? A chicken? A shovel?” I would draw, and kids would gather around my desk. Live painting is like
GOVERNMENT OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA Executive Office of the Mayor Office of Communications PRESS RELEASE Mayor Vincent C. Gray, Councilmember Jim Graham Celebrate the End of MuralsDC 2012 Season with Official Unveiling of Ben’s Chili Bowl Mural Thur., Sept. 13, at 11am (Washington, DC) – MuralsDC ended its 2012 season with a dedication of
MuralsDC and, in particular, the wall at Ben’s Chili Bowl has been getting a lot of coverage! WUSA Channel 9 stopped by an aerosol training session and shows the apprentices hard at work. Apprentices Annie Boisvert and Joel Ulmer spoke about using aerosol and their experience with MuralsDC. The segment and story also feature DC
Artist Aniekan Udofia was out late last night outlining the mural for Ben’s Chili Bowl at 1213 U St., NW. This mural celebrates some of Ben’s famous patrons: Barack Obama, Bill Cosby, Donnie Simpson, and the late Chuck Brown. Aniekan along with some help from apprentices hope to be finished by this Tuesday, August 28th.
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- Update: Ben’s Chili Bowl
The DC Department of Public Works (DPW) is looking for mural sites in chronically tagged areas of the city to be considered as part of its MuralsDC program for the spring and summer of 2013.
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