Before Fire by Patricia Spears Jones

Patricia Spears Jones writes about D.C.'s recent 2010 Split This Rock poetry festival. Photos by Jill Brazel.

What’s an Emerging Artist? on Bmore Art

ÔÇťArtist 'categories' are bandied about by artists, gallerists, jurors, and critics and most of the people using these terms seem to be clueless, when questioned, about what they actually mean."

Prudence Bonds on Being Self-Taught

DC Artist Prudence Bonds discusses the good and bad of being a self taught artist.

Studio Space Wanted: Large, Well-Lit, and Cheap by Blair Murphy

Curator Blair Murphy writes about the ways we work: Talk to ten different visual artists in the DC area and you're likely to hear about ten different working situations, from former auto body shops to corners of studio apartments.

Archiving Dance: The Necessity of Collaboration by Heather Desaulniers

"Archival policies for the field need to be developed, both to ensure preservation and performance of important works, and to encourage the necessary funding mechanisms."