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.

Art in Public Places Commission – Call for Entry & Invitation

The three unique small park areas are available for artists to submit proposals for installation. AIPPC is offering $1000 to each artist chosen. Concepts, materials and lifetime of materials (withstand duration of installation outdoors). The sites are: 1. The small city park on Compromise St in front of the Fleet Reserve. 2. A triangular traffic … Continue reading Art in Public Places Commission – Call for Entry & Invitation

Open Call to Artists – Small Wonders – A Big Show of Small Works

 12th Annual Small Wonders Exhibitionat MFA Circle Gallery  18 State Circle  Annapolis MDOpen Juried ExhibitionONLINE ENTRY HEREThe Maryland Federation of Art (MFA) invites all artists residing in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada and Mexico to enter its 12th Small Wonders competition. Any original 2-D or 3-D work meeting exhibition guidelines and size restrictions, will … Continue reading Open Call to Artists – Small Wonders – A Big Show of Small Works

how do you define art?

In her monthly gallery column, MFA artist Patrice Drago posted the question "How do you define art?" http://www.capitalgazette.com/entertainment/local_entertainment/the-gallery-how-do-you-define-art/article_52fd5929-d241-50ed-a46c-cb0b627e9a74.html So - what are your answers? Here's what MFA Executive Director Joann Vaughan had to say: As always - great thoughts, Patrice. To me, art - whether visual art, performing art, literary art, is an expression of … Continue reading how do you define art?