Member News: December 10th, 2016

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MFA Member Wil Scott

Wil received best in show for his photograph Red Nude in the December Member’s Show at the Art League of Alexandria.  The show will be on view from December 6th through the 31st
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“Red in Nude” by Wil Scott

MFA Member Patrice Drago and c.l.bigelow

Patrice and bigelow are both Artists in Residence at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts.  Join them for an Open Studio of all Artists In Residence on Saturday, December 17th from 3:00PM to 6:00PM.

MFA Member Maurice Margulies

Maurice has a piece on exhibit at the Rockville Art League Winter Member exhibit at Glenview Mansion (603 Edmonston Drive, Rockville MD) which runs from December 1st through the 31st.

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“Flood Plain by Maurice Margulies

MFA Member Gina Pierleoni

Gina has had two pieces selected for The Light Ekphrastic, which is a quarterly online journal dedicated to the creation of new written and visual artworks through collaboration between artists. Check out the article and her piece here!

MFA Member Richard Paul Weiblinger

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.

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.

Richard  has his photograph selected for Light and Movement, juried exhibition at the Watergate Gallery (2552 Virginia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20037); the show runs through January 14th.

NEW: Richard had a piece selected for a juried exhibition at the Maryland Art Place Gallery (218 W Saratoga St, Baltimore, MD 21201). The show runs through December 14th.

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Piece by Richard Paul Weiblinger

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 at UUCR (100 Welsh Park Dr, Rockville, MD). The show runs through February 2017.

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 Elizabeth Burin

Elizabeth has a new show 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.

ARTIST OPPORTUNITIES

Art Things Sale!

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University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Interdisciplinary Life Sciences Building Request for Qualifications 

Deadline, Thurs., Dec. 15, 5:00 PM ET

The Maryland State Arts Council and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) are now accepting applications for the Interdisciplinary Life Sciences Building public art project. Artists residing in the United States are eligible to apply. The permanent public artwork will be two-dimensional integrated on three large interior walls viewable from the first and second floors in the main hallway – student commons area.

The artwork Concept Design Development fee is $20,000. The artwork project budget is $180,000. The Artist Selection Committee will select up to three to four artists or artist teams for in-person interviews. One final artist or artist team will be selected and enter into a Concept Design Development contract to develop the design for the artwork. When final design is approved, the artist or artist team will enter into a fabrication and installation contract with UMBC.
For Project Guidelines and floor plans please link to our website: https://www.msac.org/programs/public-art.

Background qualifications and a Statement of Interest are being requested only, not artwork proposals. Artists apply online at www.CallforEntry.orgDeadline: Thursday, December 15, 5:00 PM ET.

For questions about the project contact MSAC, Director of Public Art, liesel.fenner@maryland.gov. For technical questions regarding the online application, contact CaFÉ at info@callforentry.org.

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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