Presented by Honfleur Gallery with funding from the Gautier Family
The first Annual East of the River Distinguished Artist Award recognizes a current East of the Anacostia River artist for artistic excellence as well as significant impact on the DC cultural life.
One EOR artist is honored with this $5,000 award each year.
Nominations for 2012’s East of the River Distinguished Artist Award are due by June 15, 2012.
Who is eligible?
Artists who currently live East of the Anacostia River neighborhoods in all disciplines—including dance, film, literature, music, theater, photography and visual arts—whose careers have made a substantial impact on the arts in the District of Columbia may apply. Artists must have lived East of Anacostia River for at least one year and worked in District of Columbia for more than five years. No one may receive the award more than once. No posthumous awards will be made. Application must include at least two pieces of work that have been completed or are in progress from the current year of application.
Read more about the contest via East of the River Distinguished Artist Award : East City Art.