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DC Art Association - Exhibition 1974-75

November 17, 1974 – January 29, 1975
Anacostia Community Museum1901 Fort Place, SE
Washington, DC
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, 2405 Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave., SE

The District of Columbia Art Association (DCAA) is a group of artists in metropolitan Washington, DC dedicated to ensuring that art continues to be a creative, living force in their communities. Originally known as the DC Art Education Association, DCAA’s membership and the scope of its involvement in the community have grown continuously since its founding by public school art teachers in 1961. Programs and projects sponsored by DCAA provide scholarships to aspiring art students, financial grants to the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, awards of recognition to fine arts students at Howard University, and stipends for individual study of art.

This Fifth Exhibition of the DC Art Association features works by the following artists: Annabelle G. Bacot, E. Loretta Ballard, Harrison E. Benton, Jr., Bernard W. Brooks, Albert Joseph Carter, Ivy V. Carter, Juanita Cribb, Rushie E. Croxton, Juette Johnson Day, John Elder, Cheryl Foster, Gloria T. Freeman, Leroy Gaskin, Annabelle Green, Sylvia M. Jackson, Enid T. Johnson, Lois Mailou Jones, Joanna Lee, William C. Lewis, Dutchess Margerum, Henry Caso Marshall, Edith I. Martin, Percy Martin, Edward R. McKay, Corinne Mitchell, Kathleen Joy Ballard Peters, Delilah W. Pierce, Georgette Seabrooke Powell, Peter L. Robinson, Jr., Kenn Simpson, Edith Grimes Strange, Larry Erskine Thomas, Conrad W. Thompson, Lois M. Vann, Evelyn L. Ware, James L. Wells, and Bertie Wiggs.

The following jurors selected artwork for the exhibition: Peggy Cooper, Workshops for Careers in the Arts, High School for the Arts; Roy Slade, Director, Corcoran Gallery of Art; Lou Stovall, Director, Workshop, Inc; and, Julian T. Euell, Assistant Secretary for Public Service, Smithsonian Institution.

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