American Landscapes 2020 Awards

From the oceans that surround this continent to the mountains that divide it – this land is home to some of the worlds most powerful landscapes. Open to all media MFA showcased any original 2-D or 3-D work depicting a landscape from the Americas (*North America, Hawaii, Central America, Caribbean & South America). Works selected were exhibited in MFA’s Circle Gallery from Aug 13 – Sep 12, 2020. 

2020 Summer Member Show Awards

MFA shows are back in Circle Gallery - and we're so happy that the first one is with our Members! We're trying our best to make shows accessible to you, whether you feel safe coming into the gallery only 10 at a time or if you would rather stay home and enjoy art from your couch. Check out the show online anytime you want!

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

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