As we count down to Paint Annapolis 2016, MFA will be featuring diffrent artists of the day to let you learn more about the people who are competing and exhibiting in Paint Annapolis.

Paint Annapolis 2016
Competition: May 30th through June 5th
Exhibition: June 5th through the 12th

Lida Stifel

After receiving her undergraduate degree in Art History and painting at Ohio Wesleyan University, Lida studied with William Christenberry at the Corcoran School of Art in the 1980’s and 90’s.Lida Stifel.jpeg

She has had over 18 solo exhibitions and has been selected in over 30 juried exhibitions and has participated in Paint Annapolis, Wayne Plein Air Festival, Ellicott City Paint It, and Art in the Open in Wexford ,Ireland. She has won 8 Jurors Choice Awards including Strokes of Genius at the Maryland Federation of Art and most recently, first place in the Ellicott City Juried Plein Air Competition in July of 2015.

She has been an instructor at the Yellow Barn Studio in Glen Echo, Maryland for over 20 years and lives on a small farm in North Potomac, MD. Lida’s paintings include landscape, the human figure, still life and abstractions of those subjects.

Currently she is represented by The Byrne Gallery in Middleburg,VA and Eisely Fine Arts in Washington DC.

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