The Art Among Us

At MFA we believe that visual art sparks conversations in communities – and that conversation makes the community stronger. Whether you see art in a gallery or on the street, the artist is conveying a thought, a meaning, a purpose to the viewer. Well conversations about public art went from a whisper to a roar … Continue reading The Art Among Us

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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?