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Artomatic 2016: Artist Interviews with Ambessa Jir

April 7, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Several artists from Artomatic 2016 are interviewed by Ambessa Jir. Once referred to as the Eritean Speilberg from DC, Ambessa Jir is a filmmaker, photographer, professor that conducts indepth all around filmaking around the world.


Featured Artist Interviews:

George C. Koch: Artomatic Founder

John Guernsey: Veteran Artist

Aashan Melder: Talks about the lunch box art and how it helped him connect with his son and inspired to him to create Single Dad Foundation.

Bert Pasquale: Photographer

Cindy Renteria: Painter- landscapes, figures and motion

Daniel Stuart: Artist Daniel Stuart is a self-taught, blacksmith, metal sculptor at Iron Antler Forge, (ironantlerforge.com) Damascus, Maryland. He has his works in galleries all over the country and sold artwork to people all over the world. He tells Ambessa his process, inspiration, and how he creates wonder with his amazing artwork

Marily Mojica: An artist and crafter who brightens up the Artomatic 2016 art scene with her colorful inviting personalty and her art works. She tells Ambessa how she used her craft to heal herself, her organic transition from a crafter to an artist, and how participating at the Artomatic Show changed her life.

MEATBOT:  Brue Taylor & will FitzHugh – Performance Artists

Agnes Sterrett: Photographer

Rachel Ann Cross: Artist/Musician/Educator

Ashira Malka: Artist

Barry Schmetter:

Caron Lee – fiber “artist” talks about yarn

A Sample Interview:

Artist-Talk, Ambessa Conversation with Artist – George C. Koch (Artomatic Founder) @ Artomatic 2016 from Ambessa on Vimeo.


April 7, 2017
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Film Room – 3rd Floor