Acclaimed DJ, Professor and Artist Adrian Loving Joins soulhead as a Contributor

By Ron Worthy

We are extremely proud to have Washington, D.C. based DJ, artist and music goto man about town and of course soulhead, Adrian Loving, join our growing army of music connoisseurs.   I have personally known Adrian since the 4th grade or about 1978, a MONSTER year in music. We shared so much back then as kids in the classroom but now we are re-uniting for this growing movement we have happening here at  Adrian brings an unparalled passion and knowledge to his mixes and art and we are happy to have him on board.

Adrian Loving Bio:
Washington, DC native Adrian Loving is the curator of the landmark film series, “Downtown Scene NY”, which focuses on New York’s legendary underground art scene from the late 1970?s to mid 1980?s. Prominent institutions: The Philllips Collection, The National Gallery of Art, and the Corcoran Gallery of Art will host the film screenings.

Adrian Loving’s resume of museum work reaches back more than ten years with building key relationships with the Smithsonian Institution, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Phillips Collection Musuem, and many other prominent art institutions. In addition, Adrian’s past work in the art, music and special events arenas has been instrumental in connecting arts and professional communities in Washington, DC. He is the co-founder of Dissident Display Gallery in NE, DC and his performances and interests often focus on the fusion of music, art, film, and multi-media.

Adrian has created the musical soundtrack for events in Washington, DC, New York, Miami, San Francisco, and abroad which include: The W Hotel, Black Entertainment Television, Downtown, Art Basel, Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art, Modern Luxury Magazine, Italian Embassy of Washington and many more. Loving currently works as a Professor of Graphic Design at Marymount University and has been featured in The Washington Post, Ebony Magazine, Washingtonian Magazine, DC Magazine, Capitol File, and was the face of a national Verizon ad campaign.

Adrian Loving Official Website

Adrian Loving around the Social Web:

In addition, here are a couple videos to help get you better acquainted with Adrian and his work:

DJ Adrian Loving performing at the Smithsonian: National Museum of African Art

The District Dish featuring Adrian Loving

Tuesday nights at Lost Society with DJ Adrian Loving

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