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MFA Member Sheila Guevin

Sheila is apart of the Fall on the Chesapeake show hosted by What’s Up? Magazine.  The show runs till May 2017.  Her piece, “City Dock Tango”, won runner up and will be featured in the upcoming What’s Up? issue. Read the article about the event as well as look at photos here!

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“City Dock Tango” by Sheila Guevin

Sheila also has a solo show currently on exhibit with 47 photographs from four different collections. The Artists Reception for her exhibit is open to the public on December 11th, 11:30AM-1:00PM at UUCR (100 Welsh Park Dr, Rockville, MD). The show runs through February 2017.

MFA Member Richard Paul Weiblinger

Richard has had a piece selected for the Art Maryland 2016 biennial juried exhibition at the HCAC Gallery (8510 High Ridge Rd, Ellicott City, MD 21043). The show runs from now till December 9th.

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Piece by Richard Paul Weiblinger

Richard is pleased to announce that fifteen of his pieces are currently included in an invitational solo show at the Delaplane Arts Center (40 South Carroll Street, Fredrick MD). The show runs from now till November 27th.

Richard had his pieces selected for Artist as Maker, Thinker, and Feeler, national juried exhibition, at the Cade Gallery (101 College Pkwy, Arnold, MD 21012). The show is up till December 19th.

NEW: Richard would like to announce that four of his pieces have been selected for Singular Sensations, an invitational juried exhibition at the Columbia Arts Center (6100 Foreland Garth, Columbia, MD 21045), that will be up through December 16th.

MFA Member Anna Fine Foer 

Anna has recently been exploring the world of augmented reality and how it effects the real world around us. This has inspired a new project for her:

“For the past 2 months or so I have been working on collages about how augmented reality meets the real world.  Searching for Pokemon was all the rage this past summer, while, at the same time, there was an attempted coup in Turkey and a terrorist attack in Nice.  I want to know what this means for our “civilization” and offer my version, in collage.”

~Anna Fine Foer

To check out the products of this exploration on Anna’s website, click here and click here!

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Segment of Anna Fine Foer’s piece titled “En Cherchant Pokemon sur la Promenade des Anglais” (watercolor, maps)

MFA Member Linda Agar-Hendrix

Linda has just had a piece selected for the National Juried Photography Exhibit at the Delaplaine Arts Center (40 South Carroll Street, Fredrick MD), which runs from November 5th through the 27th.

 

 

MFA Member Wil Scott

Wil has two works in the National Juried Photography Show at the Delaplaine Arts Center in Frederick, MD.  The show runs from November 5th-27th.  His works accepted are “Flow” and “Mannequins”.

He also has four works in the Fall on the Chesapeake show at the offices of What’s Up? Magazine.  The show runs from November 10th, 2016 – May 2017.  His works are “At Anchor,” “Let’s Ride,” “End of Summer,” and “Autumn Reign”.
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“End of Summer” by Wil Scott

Congratulations to Wil who went home with best in show and his piece shown above will be featured in the upcoming What’s Up? issue.

MFA Member Lee Goodwin

Several of Lee’s photographs are included in Chesapeake Bay – Endangered Landscape, a group photography exhibit at the Chesapeake Arts Center in Brooklyn Park, MD running from November 1st through November 30th.http://www.chesapeakearts.org/gallery

20 of his photographs from his Endangered Landscape series are on permanent display in the Maryland House of Delegates Office Building in Annapolis, MD, in the Environment and Transportation Committee Hearing Room, and in the offices and conference rooms of the Appropriations Committee.  The public can access these rooms during normal business hours when the rooms are not otherwise in use. These photographs can be seen here: https://lee-goodwin.squarespace.com/maryland-house-of-delegates/

MFA Members Janet Ewing, Anne Sieling, and Robert Caffrey

Janet, Anne, and Robert would like to announce their joint exhibit titled Joy of Painting at Gallery 333. The show runs from November 3rd through December 28th.

Gallery 333 is located inside the Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis (333 Dubois Rd, Annapolis, Md. 21401).  Self tour hours are between 9AM and 3PM Monday-Thursday.

MFA Member Maurice Margulies

Maurice is exhibiting paintings at Artomatic (12435 Park Potomac Avenue, Potomac, MD 20854 floor 5-111). The exhibit runs from November 3rd to December 9th. Hours are Thursdays 12:00-10:00PM, Fridays and Saturdays noon to Midnight, Sundays noon to 6 PM.

MFA Member Elizabeth Burin

Elizabeth has a new show coming up called Near and Far at the Bismark/Wilson Gallery (1760 Bank Street | Baltimore, MD 21231), viewing hours by appointment. The show opens November 13th and runs though January 8th. There will be a closing reception on January 8th from 1:00-4:00PM.

MFA Member Joe Dickey

Joe is having a show of his new work at the Watergate Gallery (2552 Virginia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20037) beginning on 22 October and running through November 26th.

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“The Epistemology of Silence” by Joe Dickey

MFA Member April M Rimpo

April has a solo exhibit called Contemporary Landscapes at the Columbia Art Center (6100 Foreland Garth, Columbia, MD 21045 ) from November 10th through December 4th. Come see her bold acrylics and watercolors as she explores places near and far.

ARTIST OPPORTUNITIES

Financial and Legal Education for the Creative Leaders of Maryland

Struggling to navigate budgets, cash flow, copyright, and insurance for your arts business? Come down to the Mind Your Business workshop on December 3rd, hosted by PNC Bank, MD Citizens for the  Arts, and MD Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts. The three and-a-half  hour session includes discussions on Banking, LCC’s, and copywriting aimed specifically to artists. To register, or for more information, click here!

Baker Artist Portfolios 2016/2017 Info Sessions

The Baker Artist Portfolios (www.bakerartist.org) were created to support artists and promote Greater Baltimore as a strong creative community. The online portfolios are open to artists working in all disciplines who live and work in Baltimore City and its five surrounding counties. The portfolios expose area artists’ work to regional, national and international audiences. The site has been viewed by hundreds of thousands of art lovers, critics, gallery owners, academics, and leaders in creative business in nearly every country around the globe. The program serves artists of all disciplines. Artists who create a Baker Artist Portfolio are automatically eligible for one of six Baker Artist Awards, which include significant monetary prizes, an exhibition at the Baltimore Museum of Art as well as a feature on Maryland Public Televisions Artworks. These prizes will be awarded to an artists who exemplify a mastery of craft, commitment to excellence, and a unique and compelling vision.The portfolios and associated awards were established by the William G. Baker, Jr. Memorial Fund (www.bakerfund.org) and are a program of the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance (www.baltimoreculture.org).

Join us for an upcoming info session to learn about our BRAND NEW WEBSITE (www.bakerartist.org), and learn how past Baker Artist Awardees approached creating their portfolio!

Capital Hill Art League Call for Entree

Capitol Hill Art League presents it’s 6th Annual Metro DC Open Juried Call with Vessels. The juror this year is Chris Cooley. The deadline to apply for the show is December 18thMore information on our website www.caphillartleague.org

Link for Prospectus- http://www.caphillartleague.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/CHAL-2017OpenCall_prospectusFINAL.pdf

Link to online entry system- https://client.smarterentry.com/chal

Image & Imagination: Anne Arundel County Juried Exhibition 2017

The Mitchell Gallery is pleased to present this juried, multi-media biennial exhibition of artists who live or work in Anne Arundel County. Works created in diverse media within the last two years will be on display and features both two-and three-dimensional artwork. Christopher With, educator (retired) National Gallery of Art and current president of The Washington Print Club, is the exhibition juror. Cash prizes for Best in Show, Best Two-Dimensional and Best Three-Dimensional. For information, go to themitchellgallery.org.

March 15 Artist Entry Deadline.

May 23 Artists Reception from 5 to 7 p.m.

Are you an MFA artist member? Promote yourself! If you have exhibits or events you’d like to share with our members and blog readership, email the what, when, and where of your event, and an image to: membernews@mdfedart.org

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