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CAH Exhibition: DC Art Now 2021


DC Art Now 2021

DC Art Now 2021


October 11 - November 19, 2021

200 I Street SE
Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Masks are required.

Virtual platform


DC Art Now 2021 is the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities’ annual exhibition of selected work by finalists for the Art Bank Program grant. It features many of the most exciting emerging and established artists working in the DC metropolitan region today. And it has been extended until December 10, 2021.

Artists Featured in the Gallery

Lina Alattar, Kasse Andrews-Weller, Mary Anne Arntzen, Hannah Atallah, Jennifer Barlow, Saya Behnam, Sarah Bentley, Sally Canzoneri, Chris Combs, Michael Crossett, Anna U. Davis, Bulsby “Buzz” Duncan, Cheryl Edwards, Elissa Farrow-Savos, Amy Finkelstein, Santiago Flores-Charneco, Haili Francis, Janis Goodman, Patricia Goslee, Michael Horsley, Michal Hunter, Hubert Jackson, Michael Janis, Barbara Januszkiewicz, Mihira Karra, Noel Kassewitz, Rashin Kheiriyeh, Zofie King, Lawrence Kirk, Anthony Le, Khánh H. Lê, Shelley Lowenstein, Chris Malone, Eleisha Faith and Tonisha Hope McCorkle, Carolina Mayorga, Stephanie Mercedes, Regina Miele, Davis Morton, Danielle Mysliwiec, Judith Peck, Marta Pérez García, Yoshiko Ratliff, Mojdeh Rezaeipour, Francisco Rosario, Gail Shaw-Clemons, Ellen Sinel, James Stokoe, Madeline A. Stratton, Musah Swallah, Tim Tate, Ira Tattelman, Julee Dickerson-Thompson, Erwin Timmers, Roderick Turner, Julio Valdez, Sylvie van Helden, Marite Vidales, Andy Yoder.

Artists Featured on the Virtual Platform

Amber Eve Anderson, Michele Banks, Julia Bloom, Bob Burgess, Shanthi Chandrasekar, Michelle René Cobb, Joshua Cogan, Frank Hallam Day, John Deardourff, Flore de Preneuf, Barbara Frank, Jarvis Grant, Jackie Hoysted, Franz Jantzen, Bridget Sue Lambert, Jun Lee, Bryan McGinnis, Steven Muñoz, Caitlin Teal Price, Lyric Prince, Alexandra Silverthorne, Christine Tillman, Kofi Tyus, Jessica van Brakle, Ian White, Lionel White, Colin Winterbottom, Denise Wright, Helen Zughaib.

Art Bank, the District of Columbia's fine art collection managed by CAH, includes over 3,000 works of art by DC metropolitan artists. Artworks are acquired through an annual grant program and are on view in government buildings throughout the District.

The collection can be accessed at


Top Image from left:  Yoshiko Ratliff, Japanese Wedding Kimono Series #2, 2021, Acrylic, gold leaf on wood cradled panel, 30 x 24 in. | Regina Miele, Sekyia with Helga and Nefertiti, 2020-21, Oil on cradled panel, 18 x 24 in. | Caitlin Teal Price, Dark Prism_Lego, 2019, X-acto blade etching on pigment print, 58 x 40 in.