Festival Director

Junious L. Brickhouse
Executive Director, Urban Artistry
(571) 201-7310

Vendor Information

Each year, we present local vendors displaying their goods and services at numerous events during the festival. With the many national and international guests, yours may be just the keep sake or experience they are looking for!  Artisans, Wellness Professionals and Apparel vendors are welcome! For more information, please contact:

LaTasha Barnes
Director of Competitions & Events, Urban Artistry
(703) 203-5513

Sponsorship Information

There are numerous sponsorship opportunities that will help us to better serve the community with this special festival.  As an International Soul Society Festival sponsor, you will reach:

  • Over 5,000 local and international dancers and artists from a variety of countries, such as Germany, Denmark, South Africa, France, Canada, Japan, and Korea
  • Established urban arts brands such as U Street Music Hall, Freestyle Session, Beat Refinery, OkayAfrica, DMC World DJ Championships, and Deep Sugar Squad
  • Local DC area residents, youth to adult, interested in arts and community integration

For more information please contact:

Leslie Liao
Director of Sponsorship, Urban Artistry
(646) 325-5059

Site Design and Content

Thomas Wilburn
Director of Interactive Media, Urban Artistry


Donations to Urban Artistry in order to help produce the International Soul Society Festival are welcome via Network For Good:

Contributions are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowable by law. We also accept donations by mail at Urban Artistry, Inc, 932 Philadelphia Ave, 3rd Floor, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Please make checks out to Urban Artistry, Inc.