MFA Members are making the world more creative! Check out what our Members are up to this month.

Members and MFA Exhibitions

MFA is hosting three juried exhibitions in May. Flora or Fauna, a nature-themed exhibition at the Calvert Marine Museum, has 17 MFA Members involved, and the awards were announced early in April. At Circle Gallery, we’re exhibiting the Spring Member Show with only Members (55 of them in fact) and we’re hosting a digital reception on May 16th. Last, we have MASKulinity, a show devoted to the faces and roles of masculinity in society, and we have 23 MFA Members involved.

Delaplaine Arts Center’s 2021 National Juried Exhibition

MFA Members Linda Agar-Hendrix, Christopher Corson, Sally Davies, Antonina Enalieva, Christopher Fowler, David Harris, Stacy Lund Levy, Richard Niewerth, and David Terrar are all participating in the current Delaplaine Art Center’s National Juried Exhibition. The show will be on display through July 11th and you can find more info here.

Lesley Giles

MFA Member Lesley Giles is honored to have received a 2021 Independent Arts Award from the Maryland State Arts Council, presented by Yumi Hogan at a virtual ceremony. 66 artists were awarded from a submission of 540 highly talented individuals and Lesley is the only awardee from Dorchester County on the Eastern Shore. Her main submission was “Covid Washing Lines,” a series that evolved during Lockdown. Women were clearing out their closets and hanging out laundry which they photographed for social media. “Sally’s Scarves,” featured here, is the first painting in this series.

Nico Ambush

MFA Member Nico Ambush is working on some interesting new aluminum foil sculptures.

BWI Exhibit 30: “Hoof, Paw and Claw” with Twelve MFA Members

MFA Members Carolyn Councell, Patrice Drago, Morgan Dwyer, Anita Ewing, Kay Fuller, Alison Gayne, Sheila Guevin, Janice Hendra, Kimmary MacLean, Laurie Putscher, Rick Schimpf, and Wil Scott are some of the artists involved with the current BWI exhibition. This exhibit is located at the Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport between concourses C & D in departures (pre-security) near Departure Door 10 and the UPS Store and can be viewed online here. The work will be on display through July 12th, 2021.

What’s Up? Media Exhibit 12: “Unity”

MFA Members Kay Fuller, Merrilyne Hendrickson, Richard Niewerth, Betty Pethel, and Laurie Putscher are all exhibiting at What’s Up? media’s office in a show all about how 2020 pushed us apart and yet somehow closer. See the exhibition online here. The work will be on display through June 7th, 2021.

Lisa Sheirer and Martin and Victoria Ali

Lisa, Martin, and Victoria are all a part of the April-May exhibition up at Jo Fleming Contemporary Art here in Annapolis. The exhibition titled Botanicals combines these Members as well as other artists in their flowery and rich mediums making for a well timed spring showcase. There will be an open house on May 1st. Learn more about their exhibition here.

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