Member News: May 7th

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MFA Members in The Mitchell Art Gallery “Image and Imagination”: Andree Tullier, Chris Kelsey, Kathleen Ryan Gardiner, Patrice Drago, Carole Falk, Mary Ellen Geissenhainer

The Mitchell Art Gallery’s Community show features artists only from Anne Arundel County; the exhibit runs from May 23rd through June 11, during the Annapolis Arts and Wine Festival, with a reception on May 23rd.

Members Chris Kelsey’s encaustic collage “Horse and Rider” was selected, Andrée Tullier’s life-size pastel portrait “Young Girl”, and Kathleen Ryan Gardiner’s piece “Racing the Storm” have all been selected for the show.

"Pantry Shelf" by Mary Ellen Geissenhainer
“Pantry Shelf” by Mary Ellen Geissenhainer

MFA Member Joan Owings

Joan has five paintings on exhibit at the Community Living Center, DC Veterans Administration Medical Center. The work will be up through June 16, 2017.

"Lost World" by Joan Owings
“Lost World” by Joan Owings

MFA Member Lee Goodwin

Lee has a show called Chesapeake Bay – Endangered Landscapes at the Garden Gallery in Quiet Waters park, Annapolis.  The exhibit will run from April 5 to May 21.

Piece by Lee Goodwin 

MFA Member Patrice Drago

Patrice has a solo show hosted by Annapolis City Hall Art Gallery, “Skylines and Sidewalks.” The exhibit is a collection of 24 paintings in acrylic and mixed media that represent the energetic feel of the large, vibrant cities and urban life. On display now through May 30. Annapolis City Hall is located at 160 Duke of Gloucester Street. Gallery Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Patrice Drago, Europe II copy.jpeg
“Europe” by Patrice Drago

MFA Member April M Rimpo

During May “Fresh Fruit to Go” is in The Louisiana Watercolor Society‘s 47th International Exhibition. In addition, April’s painting “Movement” is included in the 8th Annual ISAP Online International Open Show 2017.

“Fresh Fruit to Go” by April M Rimpo

MFA Member Andree Tullier

Andree’s still life painting in oil, “Pottery with Peppers”, was accepted into Crystal Moll Gallery’s exhibit, Still & Life. Exhibit dates: May 3-June 23.

MFA Member Anne Sieling

Anne Sieling’s art was featured as part of a show of Hai Ou Hou’s students at the Crystal Moll Gallery in Baltimore. She will be included in the next Crystal Moll show entitled Still and Life, running from May 3 to June 23. The Gallery is located at 1030 South Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21230.

MFA Member Maurice Margulies

Maurice has an exhibition of paintings and etchings up now at the Glenview Mansion (room 6) at the Rockville Civic Center (603 Edmonston Dr, Rockville, MD 20851). The show runs from now through May 11th.

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.


Art Farm Spring/Summer Classes

It’s time to sign up for your spring/summer Art Farm classes! This year, they’re offering everything from painting for kids to photography for adults. Everything you need to learn as a beginner or the classes you need to hone your skills as an expert. Click here to go to the Art Farm website and see for yourself all the opportunities you have to learn this s/s season!

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