Posts Tagged ‘José Ortiz’

Arts Roundup: Endings Edition

House of Cards probably won't return for a third season. [Huffington Post]
Doesn't look like Donnie Simpson plans to return to radio, either. [Post]
The Textile Museum carefully transfers its collection to George Washington University. [WBJ]
Yes, Thriller on H Street happens again this year. [Frozen Tropics]
Lyle Link pens an appreciation for Butch Warren. [CapitalBop]
Nick Offerman joins the Bentzen [...]

Rate of Inflation

In September, Artisphere brings Andy Warhol's celebrated 1966 installation "Silver Clouds" to Rosslyn. But not without a little help. Inflating all 150 of Warhol’s Scotchpak-made metalized plastic film balloons, and keeping them inflated, requires a lot of helium: approximately 1,850 cubic feet, according to Artisphere Executive Director José Ortiz. A global helium shortage makes that [...]

Artisphere Turns Two, But It Hasn’t Matured Just Yet

Arlington’s Artisphere turns two this weekend. But is it a happy birthday?
Despite critical acclaim for some of the art center's programming, it’s still difficult to determine how sustainable Artisphere's model is. Nearly a year after amending its business plan, Arlington taxpayers may be on the hook for a projected $2.3 million deficit.
Executive Director Jose Ortiz says [...]

Artisphere Names Executive Director

In the three months Artisphere has been open, the Rosslyn-based arts center has been without a leader. Until now. It was announced today that José Ortiz has been named the organization's executive director.
Ortiz brings with him an impressive resume: He arrives to Artisphere from the Harvard Art Museum, where as deputy director he oversaw the [...]