Thoughtful Thursday: Get a Fold of This

Getting ready for Art on Paper this year? This all-paper show has been a popular MFA exhibit for years now and to help jump start your entry take some inspiration from one of our favorite paper artists: Charles Young. So check this out. In 2014 Charles Young started Paperholm, a daily paper-only project on his tumblr page … Continue reading Thoughtful Thursday: Get a Fold of This

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Me & My Art Monday: Meet Penny Knobel-Besa

Meet this week's featured artist, Penny Knobel-Besa, new member: ME: Originally from Baltimore, for the past twenty years I’ve lived on a mountain ridge in Western Maryland in a little spot called, (no laughing please) Flintstone; yes Farmer Flint is mentioned in George Washington’s diary so it’s an old area. My husband is Hilmar Gottesthal, international … Continue reading Me & My Art Monday: Meet Penny Knobel-Besa

Me & My Art Monday: Meet Warren Kornberg

Meet this week's featured artist, Warren Kornberg, new member: ME:  I’m an expatriate New Yorker living in Garrett Park, MD. After almost 40 years as a reporter and editor in Boston and Washington, DC, with a casual interest in photography, I gave up the newsroom (when I had to) for the darkroom and, when I … Continue reading Me & My Art Monday: Meet Warren Kornberg

Me & My Art Monday: Meet Kathleen Dove

Meet this week's featured artist, Kathleen Dove, member since spring 2015: ME: This phase of life started when I retired, began art, and married for the first time--in that order.  I had long felt a lurking desire for the first two, and I now indulge in all three.  Two influential experiences in a previous phase were … Continue reading Me & My Art Monday: Meet Kathleen Dove

Me & My Art Monday: Meet Mike Driscoll

Meet this week's featured artist, Mike Driscoll; member since 2014: ME:  A resident of Kent Island, MD since the end of 2000, I am a largely self-taught late-bloomer, having only gotten serious in 2006. My home is my studio with rooms and halls full of glass panes, cardboard backs, mattes & frames. My first floor walls … Continue reading Me & My Art Monday: Meet Mike Driscoll

Me & My Art Monday: Megan George

This week's featured artist:  Megan George, MFA intern since 2014: ME:  I was born in Baltimore and have lived in the Annapolis area most of my life. I am currently a senior at Broadneck High School and plan to attend college, most likely in either New York or San Francisco next fall. I will study arts and art … Continue reading Me & My Art Monday: Megan George

The Changing World of Prints & Digital Photography

Technology rules.  Our world is changing so quickly that computers, cell phones and other digital equipment become obsolete almost before we've paid for them.  We are caught in this love/hate quandary:  Shiny new iPads with Retina displays call out with their siren song, but wait... I just spent $600 three years ago on my beloved and apparently now outdated … Continue reading The Changing World of Prints & Digital Photography

Focal Point @ Maryland Federation of Art–Artists’ statements

The Maryland Federation of Art proudly presents our next not-to-be-missed national juried show--Focal Point: Fine Art and Creative Photography shown in conjunction with the Chesapeake Woodturners. This show is going to be a specular  kick-start into the MFA's 50th Anniversary year. We are delighted to have such an outstanding collection of photographic works in our … Continue reading Focal Point @ Maryland Federation of Art–Artists’ statements

Look how we come into Focus–Focal Point & Chesapeake Woodturners

Focal Point: Fine Art and Creative Photography national juried photography exhibition  shown concurrently with The Chesapeake Woodturners, a regional selection On view at MFA Circle Gallery, February 1--February 24 Opening Reception: Sunday, February 10, 3-5pm Meet the artists and juror, Alex Castro, who helped create this thought provoking and sophisticated national juried exhibition.  Alex Castro … Continue reading Look how we come into Focus–Focal Point & Chesapeake Woodturners