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Tuesday, May 12, 2009

May 13: “Art Collecting 101″ at LCCA Membership Meeting

Philippa Hughs of Pink Line Project has words of advice for emerging art collectors. She has invited Victoria Reis from Transformer Gallery & Veronica Jackson, co-founder and senior exhibit designer for Jackson Brady Design Group to talk about starting an art collection with local artists. It will be held as part of the May meeting of Logan Circle Community Association (LCCA), the monthly LCCA membership meeting.

Wednesday, May 13, from 7 to 9 p.m.

The Washington Plaza Hotel
11 Thomas Circle NW
Washington, DC
May 13: “Art Collecting 101″ at LCCA Membership Meeting/ Borderstan: "May Membership Meeting to Feature Art for the Emerging Collector and Councilmember Evans

LCCA is pleased to offer an exciting program on “Art Collecting 101: Advice for the Emerging Collector,”featuring local art rock stars Philippa P.B. Hughes, founder and president of the Pink Line Project; Veronica Jackson, co-founder and senior exhibit designer for Jackson Brady Design Group; and Victoria Reis, executive director of Transformer, Logan Circle’s exclusive not-for-profit gallery devoted to supporting emerging artists and their work."

The conversation will be about getting started collecting decent art on a budget, strategies for identifying galleries and other venues that show good work for reasonable prices, opportunities to learn more about art and art collecting, and getting connected with the local art scene.

Note to established collectors: Please come! We want to hear your stories about how you got started collecting art.

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Preceding the program LCCA will welcome D.C. Council Member Jack Evans, hold a special election to fill two vacant LCCA Board slots, and hear about a new Logan Circle “Heritage Trail” project. LCCA has three excellent candidates and long-time residents who have expressed interest in a board position—Fay Arrington, Elsayed Mansour, and Mark Randolph. Come show your support.

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