Hello! My name is Stephanie Wyvill. I began interning at the Maryland Federation of Art this past June. I am studying graphic design at Anne Arundel Community College. I am Catholic, with wild curly hair and a Yellow Labrador named Bella. I love the city of Annapolis, its beauty, art, and historic buildings.
Thank you to everyone who supported our Eye of the Beholder exhibition! This was MFA's 7th biannual found objects exhibition. Eye of the Beholder was on display at MFA’s Circle Gallery from June 24 – July 24, 2021. This was an amazing show, with so much talent and creativity was on display for a niche … Continue reading Eye of the Beholder 2021 Wrap Up
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
Are you ready for Paint Annapolis? For almost thirty years I have been drawing and painting aging machines, tools and buildings. I am particularly fascinated by junctions of materials and by the corrosive relationship between designed objects, patterns of use and the passage of time. My work explores the world that we have built, constructed … Continue reading Paint Annapolis Spotlight 2020: Mat Barber Kennedy
Are you ready for Paint Annapolis? Stay tuned for more info about Paint Annapolis and how you can get involved! David Diaz works in oil and pastels and currently lives in Annapolis, MD. He works as a Plein air painter. He received formal training in the public schools of Western Maryland and Frostburg State University; … Continue reading Paint Annapolis Spotlight 2020: David Diaz
Well, yesterday was my birthday! Shout out to all the April Fool's babies out there! As one can guess, I've had my fair share of interesting, surprising, crazy hilarious birthdays. This year, my birthday was...unexpected. On brand, I suppose. However, not quite the same as the previous years. To have a birthday and be practically … Continue reading Thoughtful Thursday: Birthday Thoughts
CLICK BELOW Melange II Sales Gallery How it Works Mélange is a series of 2, 2-week exhibitions each consisting of 12 artists. Artists were selected at random during our annual membership party. To qualify for the Mélange drawing, each artist completed the following: donated a piece of artwork to our annual Collector’s Choice fundraiser completed volunteer … Continue reading Melange II – Come see the sale!
Every piece of art that was submitted was unique and spectacular this year for Strokes of Genius. There were, however, a few that stood out to the juror. All of these pieces were awarded Juror's Choice! Juror’s Choice Megan Burak, Soaked, oil on canvas Sally Davies, Spiral Swirl Staircase, watercolor Kathleen Janet Gibson, The Caregiver, mixed media Catherine Anne … Continue reading Strokes of Genius 2018 Awards
What inspires you? For many, it's the arts themselves; music, paint, theater, all of which releases into creative expression. Whether it's the result of inspiration or a depiction of the inspiration itself, we want you to submit to Visual Harmony! Juried by the First Lady and MFA Member Yumi Hogan, exhibited in MHCA Chaney and … Continue reading Why You Should Submit to the Visual Harmony Exhibition
Let's give a warm welcome to Richard Paul Weiblinger, who through photography captures the everyday in an extraordinary way. Through my photographs I reveal a passion for exploring our world and how my work transforms everyday views and objects into art. I prefer subjects that lead to images with chromatic strength and use creative lighting … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Richard Paul Weiblinger
Executive Director Joann Vaughan will receive the first Arts Excellence in Leadership Award Wednesday night from the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County. Joann is finishing 10 years as head of MFA and has grown the organization into a nationally known visual arts nonprofit. MFA now boasts 700 members, hosts 32 exhibitions per year, including … Continue reading Joann Vaughan to Receive Annie Award
Hey there, it's me Kristina, your exhibitions intern here at MFA! I wanted to write a bit of a refresher on how to submit to our Member News Blog. I know sometimes it's difficult to navigate the internet, so I wanted to compile resources that will help you communicate with us in the long run. … Continue reading How to Submit to Member News