Posts Tagged ‘Jamie Smith’

There Will Be No (e)merge Art Fair This Year

The contemporary art fair will return in a bigger venue in 2016.

Connersmith Launches a New Gallery Space in Shaw

Nearly a year after selling its Trinidad space, the gallery bought a property at 10th & O streets NW.

What D.C. Galleries Brought to Two Miami Art Fairs, and What They Got Out of It

"We're showing stuff that, when we showed it in D.C., everyone loved, but was too chickenshit to buy."

Low-Gallery Diet: Can D.C.’s Art Scene Survive Without Traditional Spaces?

Who’s bothered by the fact that House of Cards tapes in Baltimore, not in D.C.? Let’s see. Folks who work at the District’s Office of Motion Picture and Television Development, for sure. Young aspirational residents of Capitol Hill, too, I’m betting. The D.C. art world? After last week, when Pussy Riot joined Kevin Spacey and [...]

Arts Roundup: Veep Edition

Veep will film at the University of Maryland for the next two weeks. [Washingtonian]
Artist Craig Kraft buys a building in Anacostia; plans to turn it into work/live/gallery space. [Housing Complex]
D.C. Council honors the 9:30 Club. [DCist]
The National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts honors Rita Moreno amid shutdown. [Post]
Inside Eastern Market's Capitol Hill Books [WTOP]
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Conner Contemporary to Launch (e)merge Art Fair in D.C. in 2011

It's news that will fall by the wayside this week, owing to the National Portrait Gallery controversy and the fact that everyone who cares is in South Beach for Art Basel Miami, but it's big news nonetheless.
Leigh Conner and Jamie Smith, cofounders of Conner Contemporary Art in Trinidad, and Helen Allen, former director of the [...]

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