“Rising from the Ashes” to New Heights

Youth Rise From the Ashes Through Art Over the summer, Sasha Bruce partnered with Arts on the Block by recruiting participants for our Pour Your Art Out (PYAO) DC apprenticeship program that engages youth in managing real-world art projects for paying clients. Throughout the six-week program, PYAO Apprentices interfaced with real-world clients who commissioned them to create beautiful works of art. …

“Celebrating a Legacy”

For their inaugural event, Cornerstone Montgomery commissioned Arts on the Block apprentices to design and create a “Legacy” award.  This gorgeous mosaic statuette was presented to County Executive, Isiah “Ike” Leggett, during a black tie gala at the Fillmore in Silver Spring that included the Who’s Who of Montgomery County! With a design brief in hand, AOB Apprentices set out to design, fabricate, personalize …

“Blossoms” Wins 1st at Invention Convention!

  Congratulations to CAQT Ground Breakers on their 1st place win at the YMCA’s Thingamajig Invention Convention!   The Ground Breakers summer camp at CAQT gave middle and elementary school aged students a vehicle to use their creative talents in solving the environmental challenges in their communities through science and the arts. The YMCA’s THINGAMAJIG® Invention Convention creates path ways …