Arts on the block mosaic pattern

Chase New Markets

Over three years, JPMorganChase will introduce new Chase Bank branches in neighborhoods throughout the DC region. In collaboration, Arts on the Block is producing public art for selected branches and communities. Watch the video about our murals in Historic Anacostia and get updates on the creative collaboration below. Read more about JPMorganChase’s investment in cities around the world at Advancing …

Alumni Stories

Even in 2003, when Terique became an AOB art apprentice, he was determined to make the most of this opportunity to develop himself as an artist. He and his colleagues from the first cohort, worked hard to create a range of works in mosaic, canvas, and various digital mediums. That diligence paid off. Today, Terique is a composer for film …

The Turning Point Mural

Ten years after its development and installation, Arts on the Block, once again, is focusing its attention on Turning Point — a 4,500sf roadside mural on the wall at the corner of Piney Branch Road and New Hampshire Avenue. This colorful and imaginative mural is in need of repair, which presents the opportunity for a fresh look at the rich …

In Their Own Works- I.J. Hudson

I.J. Hudson, AOB Board Executive Vice President, has spent more than 30 years in front of the television camera all over the country, including Green Bay, Chicago, and Washington. He has received six Emmy awards and numerous others for general assignment and feature reporting. He started his broadcasting career after leaving the Navy, when there really was “film at 11.” …

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 …