Product Galleries

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Natalie Ramirez

Natalie’s Story By the time Natalie Ramirez arrived at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, she knew that art would forever be a driving force in her life. Her creative juices sparked by the Chilean immigrant mother who was raising her and the artist next door who nurtured her passion, Natalie excelled in her art classes in school. Encouraged …

Mosaic Birds Flock to Downtown Silver Spring

AOB Press Release CONTACT: Jan Goldstein AOB executive director 240-645-0730 / 301.592.7610 jgoldstein@artsontheblock.com Mosaic Birds Flock to Downtown Silver Spring Artwork created by teen apprentices in Arts on the Blocks summer job training program will be on display at Kefa Cafe’s Space 7:10 through October 1, 2010. WHEATON, Maryland, August 17, 2010 Birds are the theme of an upcoming exhibition …

Financial Information

After six years under the umbrella of another nonprofit, Arts on the Block (legal name, Artpreneurs, Inc.) became an independent 501(c)(3) organization in 2009. Download and verify our tax exempt status. Tax Exempt Status Determination ARTpreneurs IRS Determination Letter                                            …

Athena Corbin: Visual Artist

She’s passionate, she’s creative, and she’s ready to set the world on fire. Meet AOB alumna Athena Corbin, who will be returning this summer to assist in our “Pour Your ART Out-DC“ workshop and share her infectious love of art and passion for bringing out the best in young people with the next generation of AOB apprentices! Following a brief …

Artwork for Sale

In addition to large-scale installations, the talented young artists in the Pour Your ART Out program also create a variety of works for commission or individual sale. Mirrors, vases, plates, boxes, panels, and signs in a variety of sizes, shapes, colors, and materials are produced, each exhibiting the exceptional talents of our apprentices.

Non-Commissioned Work

Art for Private Enjoyment In addition to large-scale installations, the talented young apprentices in the Pour Your ART Out program also create a variety of works for commission or individual sale.  Mirrors, vases, plates, boxes, panels and signs in a variety of sizes, shapes, colors and materials are produced, each exhibiting the exceptional talents of the AOB apprentices. Viewing of …

Common Ground

Empowering Self-Advocacy and Community Change AOB, in partnership with YMCA Youth and Family Services, Imagination Station and Gandhi Brigade and with funding from the Jim and Carol Trawick Foundation, has inaugurated a new, transformative program in Silver Spring, Maryland, aimed at bringing disenfranchised and disadvantaged youth into the community planning process. Called “Common Ground,” the program involves dozens of middle …

ARTpreneurs Workshop

New Pathways to Creative Expression Creativity knows no boundaries, but for many students faced with economic challenges, the means for creative instruction are often limited. To open new opportunities for the artistically inclined, Arts on the Block created the ARTpreneurs Workshop. Aimed at upcounty Montgomery County students and operating in partnership with Montgomery College and the Universities at Shady Grove, …