About Us

Arts National is an online arts magazine covering important events, trends, and other developments in the arts in the United States. Its review section is focused on the greater Baltimore-Washington, DC metro area, but its arts news coverage is national in scope.


Rachel Cooper (Staff Writer) is a Richmond native, kayaker and writer.

Jessica Smith (Staff Writer; Editor ad interim) is a native of Rockwell, MD and jazz enthusiast.

Timothy Smith (Staff Writer) was born in the District of Columbia’s Burrville neighborhood and has been a resident of the District ever since.

Jeremy Stratford (Staff Writer) is a theatre aficionado and resident of Arlington, VA.