Massey in the Press

Massey in the Press

As a spokesperson, Sarah Massey broadcasts messages to new audiences to motivate them to action. Our recent project, All In Service DC, gained local, national, and international media attention. See Sarah Massey take on interviews that inspire. Washington Post, Jan 20, 2017: D.C. businesses embrace diversity for inaugural weekend — but not white nationalists Washingtonian, Jan 3, 2017: DC Restaurants and Bars Are Giving Money From Inauguration...

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Sunday Washington Post: Front Page Story on Public Art

Sunday Washington Post: Front Page Story on Public Art

Front page artwork deserves the front page. The Aug 23, Sunday Washington Post covers the DC mural, “From Edgewood to the Edge of the World,” created by public art non-profit Albus Cavus and supported by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities. Let Us Spray, Five artists have just painted the District’s largest-ever mural, by Reporter Dan Zak and Photographer Megan Rossman, tells the story of the art from the artists’ perspective. Click on...

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Washington Project for the Arts Gets the Inside Scoop on Marketing for Artists from Arts PR Pros

Washington Project for the Arts Gets the Inside Scoop on Marketing for Artists from Arts PR Pros

How did we get started working with artists and arts groups? How do we approach the work? Who wants to work with Massey Media? These burning questions and more are answered in the Washington Project for the Arts January 2014 newsletter. WPA: What are the traditional steps in a political campaign and how do you apply them to art marketing? Sarah Massey: Our approach is to look at every artist and their projects through the lens of a political...

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DC’s Christylez Bacon Launches “Hip-Hop UnPlugged”

DC’s Christylez Bacon Launches “Hip-Hop UnPlugged”

When DC’s Artist of the Year and Best Rapper sought to make a splash with his latest album, he came to Massey. The Grammy® Nominated artist expands on his trademark rhymes and beat box with “Hip-Hop UnPlugged.” For the launch, Massey crafted a release that tells the artist’s story while promoting the all star album kick off event. In addition to selling out days prior to the performance, Christylez Bacon received top...

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Photographer Mark Parascandola Explores the Relationship of People and Place

Photographer Mark Parascandola Explores the Relationship of People and Place

Mark Parascondola creates photography to explore patterns of movement in human populations, focusing on architecture as evidence of often-invisible social, environmental, and economic processes. Like many artists, Mark engages Massey to support his projects through expert, strategic communications. In 2012, Massey assisted Mark to create a show of his recent works at the Embassy of Spain. The show, “Once Upon a Time in Almería,”...

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5×5 Returns to DC for 2014

5×5 Returns to DC for 2014

5 curators, 25 artists, 8 wards, 16 weeks, 1 cultural capital, coming fall 2014 The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities announces the second iteration of 5×5, A Project of the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities. Five highly-experienced and innovative contemporary arts curators will each select and work with five artists or artist teams to develop and present 25 exciting, temporary works of art in public spaces throughout all...

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