Christopher S. Barclay

Vice President Christopher Barclay is an artist and photographer who has spent most of his professional life in public service. He has served as the District 4 representative on the Montgomery County Public Schools Board of Education, elected to his second four-year term on November 6, 2012, after being appointed to the Board on December 9, 2006. Barclay has twice served …

Cady Susswein

Cady Susswein, Senior Communications Strategist – The Rendon Group Cady Susswein is a Senior Communications Strategist and Account Manager at The Rendon Group where she consults on complex communications challenges globally and locally. Cady took a three-year hiatus from The Rendon Group to serve with the United States Peace Corps in Senegal and work with non-profits committed to social change …

Aselin Lands

Alumni Representative     Aselin Lands is a middle school art and computer applications teacher at Parkland Magnet Middle School in Rockville, Maryland and a member of the Montgomery County Public Schools Arts Collaboration. Lands earned her Master of Arts in Teaching and Bachelor of Fine Arts at the Corcoran College of Art and Design in Washington, DC. While an apprentice artist …

A Walk Through Wheaton

A Walk Through Wheaton by Veronica Sloan, Communications Specialist, Arts on the Block/ Principal, CannonLeighStudio “While we’re here, I want to show you something really beautiful,” he said as we walked hand in hand through Wheaton. My husband and I stopped in front of a very large and gorgeous mosaic mural. I was taken by how inspired the work was …

A Night to Pour Your ART Out

PRESENTS   A Night to Pour Your ART Out   Arts on the Block cordially invites you to toast our new presence in Washington, DC and the accomplishments of the talented teens of AOB! Thursday, August 7, 5-8:30 p.m. Pepco Edison Place Gallery  702 Eighth Street, N.W.  Washington, DC Located in the heart of  Gallery Place/Chinatown Join us for a …

22 on 29: A New Journey for BRT Riders

Our collaboration with the Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) dates as far back as 2015 when we were commissioned to create mosaics for several bus stop knee and seat walls. In 2017, PYAO youth were contracted to create thirteen mosaic medallions for stops along the RideOn ExtRa service on 355/Rockville Pike. Since then, this partnership has not only transported …

2016 “Give Big” Campaign

Join Our 2016 “Give Big” Campaign! It’s been a BIG year for AOB with a major expansion of services into an underserved area of Montgomery County a stellar exhibition in Washington, DC and a major public art commission funded by the National Endowment for the Arts! With your help and the leadership of a new Executive Director, AOB is poised …

#GoingPlaceswithAOB

#Going PlaceswithAOB A creative career can lead to amazing experiences around the globe.   Artists, designers, and entrepreneurs travel for work, for inspiration, to learn from world cultures, and to enjoy life.This summer, AOB follows the journeys of four (imaginary!) emerging artists as they explore where their interests and talents can take them: an illustrator connecting with her roots in Japan, an …