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MFA member Vince Lupo
Vince has a show up called Mapping the West, at Full Circle Gallery, 33 E. 21st Street, Baltimore, MD 21218. The show runs from Oct 10th through Nov 21st with a reception on Oct 25th from 2:00 to 5:00 PM.
MFA Member Wil Scott
Wil has three shows coming up:
MFA Members Kellee Conrad, Carol Donahue, and Watson
Kellee, Carol, and Watson are all being show in the Nine Squares exhibition, the first all abstract art exhibit hosted by (WAAW). The exhibit features 9 local artists as they explore geometrical shape and form in all mediums. the show runs from Oct 1st through Nov 14th at theWest Annapolis Art Works & Fine Framing, 4 Annapolis Street, Annapolis MD 21401.
MFA Member Steve Bleinberger
Steve is teaching a workshop, organized by the Annapolis Watercolor Club, on Nov 21st from 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM at the Annapolis evangelical Presbyterian Church (710 Ridgely Rd, Annapolis MD 21401). The workshop is $50 for Watercolor Club members and $60 for non-members. Contact email@example.com or 410-693-7503 with questions or to register.
MFA Member Annie Tsai
Annie has two exhibitions coming up: her first one is called Black Forest Photography Exhibition, a two day show expressing the mystical and zen moments of this beloved San Francisco trail, Nov 7th and 8th from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM at the PublicWorks – Roll Up Gallery, 161 Erie Street, San Francisco, CA.
Her second show is called Studio Nocturne – 2015 SF Open Studio Exhibition. Starts Nov 25th through the 25th from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM at Fort Mason Herbst Pavilion.
MFA Member Jayne Shatz
Jayne is co-producing the Annual Fall Pottery Sale on Oct 24th at the Gloria Dei Church, 461 College Parkway, Arnold, MD from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. Come view some wonderful pottery, enjoy free refreshments, and visit Jayne at her booth.
MFA Member Mary Ellen Geissenhainer
Mary has four colored pencil paintings in The Colored Pencil Society of America Member Exhibit. The show is at the Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center from Oct 3rd to the 25th, 40 South Carroll St., Frederick MD. Click here for more information.
MFA Member Warren Kornberg
Warren will be mounting an exhibit from Nov 22nd to Dec 24th at the Penn Place Art Gallery, Garrett Park, MD 20896. On exhibit will be some 15 or so black and white photographs, many of which have never been shown before.
MFA Member Peter Martin
MFA Member Diane Blackwell
MFA Member Bob Peterson
Bob has two photographs in the Annapolis Arts Alliance exhibit at Baywoods of Annapolis. The exhibition runs from September 8 through October 31, 2015.
MFA Member Deborah Kommalan
Deborah Kommalan is planning to attend a painting workshop in Wilkes-Barre, PA. April 2nd and 3rd, 2016. It will be held at the Ani Academy. The topic is “Perception and the Practical Painter.” She has attended a workshop in the past and can answer your questions. She would like to share travel and hotel expenses. Please email her if you are interested here!
MFA Member April Rimpo
April Rimpo’s painting, Join the Crowd, is included in the Baltimore Watercolor Society’s exhibit at Art Galleries at Quiet Waters Park, Aug 26th through Oct 12th.
Also in October, April will be the Feature Artist at MAA Gallery in Westfield Wheaton Mall. Join her at the reception on October 11 from 1 – 5 PM. MAA Gallery is located in the COSCO wing of the mall across from Panera Bread.
MFA Member Elaine Weiner-Reed
Elaine’s painting, Primal Scream, was acquired by the Southern Nevada Museum of Fine Art as part of their Permanent Collection (Gallery 10). Another of her pieces, Mirror, Mirror, was selected as a winner in ARTslant’s International 4th Showcase.
Elaine’s paintings Static Electricity and Curtain Call were also curated into the following three exhibitions from 17 October through end-November 2015: First, The ARTitude Gallery, Paris; then, Carousel du Louvre, Paris; and finally Saphira&Ventura Gallery, 4 W 43rd St., New York City.
MFA Member David Diaz
MFA President David Diaz was awarded the top prize of the Mayoral Award at the Art in the Open painting competition in Wexford, Ireland, Europe’s largest plein air painting event. His oil on panel painting, The Hook, depicts the oldest working lighthouse in Europe.
MFA Member Carolyn Councell
Carolyn’s artwork (watercolor, acrylic, mixed media, and oil paintings) will be on display at Wood’s Memorial Presbyterian Church, 611 Baltimore Annapolis Boulevard, Severna Park, MD. The exhibit will be on display through Oct 11th.
MFA Member Lee Goodwin
Lee’s photographs will be on display in several MD and DC shows. Three of Lee’s photographs will be in the Be the Voice exhibit at the Gallery at Iona from Sep 16th to Nov 1st. Additionally, 20 photographs from his Chesapeake Bay – Endangered Landscape series are on permanent display in the Maryland House of Delegates Office Building in Annapolis in the Environment and Transportation Committee Hearing Room and the offices and conference rooms of the Appropriations Committee.
MFA Member Sheila White Guevin
MFA Member Anne Sleling
Anne has a pastel piece on display at Quiet Waters Park’s Pastel Viewpoints exhibition. Two of Anne’s pastels will hang in the Shades of Pastel exhibit at the Hill Center from October 3rd-28th, and her work is also included in the BWI Reflections exhibit.
MFA Member Richard Paul Weilinger
Richard has a solo invitational exhibition called Unique Visions at the Montpelier Arts Center Library Gallery, Laurel, MD from September 11 to November 1.
MFA Member Ric Conn
MFA Member Ric Conn will be teaching two classes at Maryland Hall this fall: Painting Birds in Gouache (September 19-October 23, Fridays from 1-3pm) and Advanced Painting Birds in Gouache (September 19-October 23, Fridays from 10am-12pm). Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-263-5544 to register.
MFA Member Richard Niewerth
MFA Member Richard Niewerth has artwork in the BWI Reflections show on display July 17 – Oct. 30.
Erase Hate Through Art
The Erase Hate Through Art exhibit is open from Oct 1st through the 25th with a gala on Oct 11th at the Columbia Art Center, 6100 Foreland Garth, Columbia, Maryland.
See the art of 47 artists as we examine hate crimes and bullying, raise awareness, and help fight hatred. Hear poets and story tellers share their original verse. Proceeds from sales will be shared equally between artist, the Matthew Shepard Foundation, and Erase Hate Through Art.
Benfield Gallery Juried Show
Benfield is hosting their fifth Fall Juried Show, entitled The Artistic Eye. The exhibition opens October 24th and continues to November 21st with a reception on Saturday, Oct 24th from 1:00 to 4:00 PM.
Homeport Arts Group Fall Open House & Art Show
Homeport is having an open house party and art show on Sunday, October 4th from 2:30 to 6:30. The gallery is located on 409 Washington Street, Annapolis MD 21403.
Call for Artists: 2015 Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival
The Maryland Sheep Breeders Association would like to announce the 2016 Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival Cover Art Competition, featuring a grand prize of $1000 and up to four $100 honorary mention awards. The deadline for submissions is November 1st, 2015. For rules and more information check out their website at http://sheepandwool.org/
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