This free exhibition presents some of the District’s finest visual artists competing for the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities’ FY15 Artist Fellowship Program (AFP) grant. Through the AFP, District-based artists may be awarded up to $10,000 in unrestricted support for FY 2015. AFP recognizes the impact of individual artists within the District of Columbia and supports the vitality that those artists bring to the local community.
The AFP grant program is an excellent example of how DCCAH promotes diverse mediums and artistic disciplines. All AFP applicants have the opportunity to exhibit their work at DCCAH’s Gallery at 200 I St SE. Each artist has submitted a piece that represents his or her body of work and artistic perspective. The gathering of these artworks in the District’s first operated public gallery captures the broad scope of the dynamic art scene and provides an opportunity for artists to express their visions to the public. Many works are available for purchase. While on display, the work will receive exposure from residents, art aficionados and the press.