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MFA Member Lee Goodwin

Photos from Lee’s Endangered Landscape series will be featured in a solo exhibit at Quiet Waters Park from April 5th through May 21st with an opening reception on March 9th from 1:30-3:30pm. You can see a virtual gallery of the photos in the exhibit here on Lee’s website!

 

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“Baltimore Harbor, February Morning” by Lee Goodwin

Lee also is a part of the Chestertown River Arts, Chestertown, Md., Art of Stewardship multimedia group exhibit, which runs from April 7th through the 26th. There is going to be an opening reception on April 7th from 5-8pm.

Also, photos from his Endangered Landscape series are now 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. Bring a government issued ID to see them!

MFA Member Richard Paul Weiblinger

Richard had three images slected for the Arte Di Primavera juried exhibition at The Arts Barn Gallery (311 Kent Square Rd, Gaithersburg, MD 20878) which goes through May 1st.

He has also been selected for the 48th Annual LAG open juried exhibition, which is open now and runs through March 31st.

MFA Member and former president Clarence Carvell

Clarence has a show up at the Quiet Waters Gallery (600 Quiet Waters Park Rd, Annapolis, MD 21403) along with William Collins. Their show is called Cuba… A New Beginning featuring 60+ images of people, places, performers, and politics in Cuba. The show opens April 5th and runs through May 21st.

MFA Member Lorraine Ellerson

Lorraine is displaying a show at the Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Martino Gallery second floor (801 Chase St, Annapolis, MD 21401) which solely features pieces inspired by the Chesapeake Bay. Check out the Maryland Hall website here for more information!

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Piece by Lorraine Ellerson

MFA Member Richard Hall

Richard has had two pieces juried into the 2017 Juried Art Show at Adkins Arboretum (12610 Eveland Rd, Ridgely, MD 21660), one of which was given an honorable mention. This show runs through March 17th. For more information click here to go to the Arboretum website.

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“Bitter Wind- Winter Shelter”

MFA Member April M Rimpo

April has a solo exhibition called Common Threads up at Touchstone Gallery (901 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001) from March 3rd through April 2nd. In this exhibition she explores repeated images from around the world, demonstrating what is common and yet different in near and far places. One of these threads looks at how places deal with volumes of traffic, while other threads look at architectural structures.

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“Chinatown Gateway” by April M Rimpo

 

ARTIST OPPORTUNITIES

CALL FOR ENTRY: MAP’s 20th Annual Spring Benefit & Silent Auction

Maryland Art Place (MAP) invites all artists to submit to MAP’s 20th Annual Spring Benefit & Silent Auction, Out of Order (OOO). This iconic fundraiser, featuring over 250 artworks, music, drinks, and food will take place on Friday, April 7, 2017, at 7:00 PM.

One of the most celebrated annual events among the Baltimore arts community, Out of Order provides an opportunity for emerging artists and established professionals to hang their work in a salon-style exhibition while making meaningful connections with patrons at the event.The event will take place at 218 West Saratoga Street located in the Bromo Tower Arts and Entertainment District in downtown Baltimore on Friday, April 7th, 2017, from 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm.

For more information follow this link to MAP’s website. 

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Department of Natural Resources Stamp Design Contest

Each year the Maryland Department of Natural Resources hosts the Maryland Black Bear Conservation (21st) and Migratory Game Bird (43rd) stamp design contests. These contests will take place April 28th at the Ocean City Convention Center. They are seeking artists to enter these contests. For more information about the contest and how to enter, follow this link to the Maryland Natural Resources Website.

8th Annual FOTA Art Scholarships

Friends of the Arts (FOTA), Annapolis, Maryland, is pleased to offer two scholarships of $2,500 each for the academic year 2017-2018 to art students permanently residing in Anne Arundel County. Qualified applicants must attend an accredited college.

Submit your application by Midnight April 28th, 2017.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the FOTA scholarship committee by e-mail fotascholar@gmail.com and email membernews@mdfedart.org for the full application.

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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