Paint Annapolis 2020: Public Artist Awards

The brushes have dropped! For Paint Annapolis 2020, we invited artists who could attend to come paint alongside the nineteen juried artists for the entire week. Their work is now hanging at MFA's Pop Up Gallery at 186 Main Street. Check out the exhibition online right here or in person through October 22nd.

Paint Annapolis 2020: Reception & Final Paintings

Yesterday, artists finished up work for Paint Annapolis 2020, which means today we'll be having a reception! Click here to register for the online reception to be the first to see who won what for this year's Paint Annapolis 2020 - and then come see the pieces in person at Circle Gallery and our Pop Up Gallery at 186 Main Street.

Paint Annapolis 2020: More Painting and Online Gallery

We're already on day four of Paint Annapolis and artists are working on final pieces while trying to decide what should hang for awards. Check out all the art from today and all days of Paint Annapolis here. New art from will show up online every day so check back and see what 80 artists have been painting in and around this beautiful historic city.

Paint Annapolis Spotlight: Catherine Hillis

In this series, we want to highlight previous Paint Annapolis artists who have brought some serious talent and joy to our week-long juried Plein air painting competition! Paint Annapolis is a week-long, juried¬†plein air¬†painting competition¬†held in June, that brings to Annapolis painters from around the world. For 15 years it has been a premier event, … Continue reading Paint Annapolis Spotlight: Catherine Hillis

Street Scenes 2020

  artist credit: Bruno Baran,¬†Airstream Kitchen Afternoon Light,¬†oil on board Introducing¬†Street Scenes MFA (Maryland Federation of Art) invites all¬†artists to¬†enter¬†its 5th Street Scenes competition. Any original 2-D or 3-D work that¬†depicts what resonates with you in towns and cities, large and small, will be considered. Works selected will be displayed online¬†in MFA‚Äôs Curve Gallery,¬†from¬†February 15 … Continue reading Street Scenes 2020

One Major Shindig: Paint Annapolis 2019 Awards and Results

If the Academy Awards was a bit smaller and focused on plein-air painting in Annapolis, Maryland, then last night's Collector's Reception would have been the equivalent. Check out the award winners below:   The Nocturne:¬† 1st Place Juried: Julie Riker 2nd Place Juried: John Slijak 3rd Place Juried: Marilyn Rose   1st Place Public: Jane … Continue reading One Major Shindig: Paint Annapolis 2019 Awards and Results

While You Were Sleeping: Paint Annapolis 2019 Nocturne

Wednesday evening was a fun and slightly wet event that brought artists out into the streets late into the night. Thursday morning our artists dropped their creations off at Circle Gallery and 75 Maryland Avenue. Check out some of the great photos of the event including¬†Dinner Under the Stars. Stay tuned for the results of … Continue reading While You Were Sleeping: Paint Annapolis 2019 Nocturne

Paint the Bay Results Paint Annapolis 2019

Here are the results for Paint the Bay! It was a lovely afternoon on the Chesapeake, and the artists were tired from a long day of painting. But they sure did show out! First Place: Mat Barber Kennedy Second Place: Crista Pisano Third Place: Carol Cowie People's Choice Award: Carol Cowie Visit or search … Continue reading Paint the Bay Results Paint Annapolis 2019