Washington, D.C. recognized as capital of contemporary art

Multiverse, a light sculpture by Leo Villareal featuring over 21,000 custom-programmed LED nodes, located between the National Gallery of Art's East and West Buildings, on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) As seen on Forbes.

Multiverse, a light sculpture by Leo Villareal (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Over the past decade the art community in D.C. has worked hard to build its own artist reputation. This week Forbes declared D.C. as the capital of contemporary art.

Forbes recognized the ConnerSmith Gallery as a driving force that pushed the local art community into success. ConnerSmith Gallery views contemporary art as a “primary business objective” for the local community.

The gallery is owned by Leigh Conner and Jamie Smith. Click here for the full version of a Forbes interview with the art gallery owners as they discuss their business’ growth strategy and their vision for the local art community.

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