For Immediate Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 12, 2016) - Pepco is pleased to be hosting Arts on the Block's newest
collaborative exhibit with local student artists, "Parts to Whole: the Creative
Process." The exhibit runs through August 4, 2016 at the Pepco Edison Place
Gallery, located at 702 Eighth St., NW, Washington, DC.
Artwork from 20 Arts on the Block alumni from 2003 to the
present, as well as the work of current apprentice artists in the Pour Your ART
Out program is featured.
Pour Your ART Out apprentice artists are recruited through
the District of Columbia Summer Youth Employment Program and represent schools
and neighborhoods across the entire District of Columbia. Apprentice artists
receive professional instruction from teaching artists, visiting artists and
design professionals. Teamwork and creating public art to enrich the community
A reception for the artists is being held, Wednesday, July
13, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Pepco Edison Place Gallery to recognize the
artists and their efforts.
Arts on the Block is a District of Columbia local
organization offering students from diverse backgrounds the opportunity to
learn first-hand about the intersection of art, design and business by engaging
in real-world projects. Learn more at http://artsontheblock.com.
The Pepco Edison Place Gallery is Pepco's dedicated
nonprofit space and is open with free admission noon to 4 p.m. each Tuesday
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