2018/08/12 10:00:05
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    Jessica Stafford Davis

    Jessica Stafford Davis is the founder of Art on the Vine and The Agora Culture, a multi-cultural arts platform that connects artists with collectors through exhibitions, art dinners, salons, and educational workshops.


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    Andy Johnson

    Andy Johnson is a DC-based curator, arts writer, and art historian. He is Director of Gallery 102 at the Corcoran School of the Arts & Design and contributing editor for DIRT.


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    Sheldon Scott

    Sheldon Scott is an Artist and the Fair Director at Art On The Vine 2018. His practice includes Performance, Installation, Creative Non Fiction and Spoken Word. He is also the Director of Culture at Eaton Workshop DC.


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    Patrick J Burns

    Patrick J Burns is an artist and leads the installation and placement of work at Art in the Vine 2018. He just completed his program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and his practice includes painting, Sculpture, and Mixed Media collage. Patrick also owns and operates an art installation company in the DMV called Level Center DC.


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    Carita Parks

    Carita Parks is the Communications Director for Art on the Vine. She is also the owner and founder of ParksPR, a leading public relations and strategic communications agency in Washington, DC. In addition to AOTV, Carita has worked with Super Bowl, Black Enterprise, Miss Black USA, and more.


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    Kevin Franklin

    Kevin Franklin serves as Marketing Director for Art on the Vine. Kevin is also the President of Reconnaissance Consulting, a DC-based marketing consultancy that specializes in helping businesses find their voice and present compelling value.


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    Jacinta Greene

    Jacinta is an independent meetings and events planner/marketing professional in the Washington, DC area. She has worked numerous small to large corporate events, local and congressional campaigns. Jacinta is currently a candidate for school board in Alexandria, VA.


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    Deirdre Darden

    Deirdre Darden is an independent curator born and raised on art in Washington, DC. She joined Art on the Vine’s Sales Team last year and is excited to contribute her curatorial point of view to the fair.


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    Dayo Kosoko

    Adedayo “Dayo” Kosoko is a Nigerian-American photographer/videographer who takes the phrase, “a picture is worth a 1000 words” quite literally. Dayo combines his love for meeting people, photography and his commanding energy to creating modern, lifestyle portraits of people and places. His clients include ad agencies, magazines, publishing companies, celebrities, and non-profit organizations. This is Dayo’s first year as part of the Art on the Vine team.


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    Jarvis DuBois

    Jarvis DuBois, currently at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History since 2002, has over 18 years combined registrarial and curatorial experience. Originally from southern California, he has curated several exhibitions in Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia and owns an arts consulting and curatorial services business, J. DuBois Arts, LLC. This is Jarvis’s first year as part of the Art on the Vine team.


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    Hadiya Williams

    Hadiya Williams is an art director and intuitive visual arts maker and owner of Black Pepper Paperie based in Washington, DC. Her work has been featured at National Museum of Women in the Arts and recently her letterpress invitation for the wedding of Shantrelle P. Lewis and Tony Lawson, dubbed the “Blackest wedding of 2016”, has been accepted into the permanent collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American Art and Culture.


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    Risikat Okedeyi

    Risikat “Kat” Okedeyi is a self-defined cultural architect and owner of LiL SoSo Productions, LLC where she creates high-quality nightlife experiences, produces and directs conversations on and around progressive culture and aesthetics, and works with artists and creatives of all sorts in a variety of branding and administrative capacities. She is also creative director at Black Pepper Paperie and collaborates with BPP founder Hadiya Williams on special projects.