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Four Wednesday Studio Artists Recognized in Regional Juried Art Show at the Hill Center
Works by four Wednesday Studio artists—two pastelists and two watercolorists—were among the selections made for the Hill Center’s Annual Regional Juried Art Show. The show’s judge, Eric Denker, is senior lecturer and head of adult tours at the National Gallery of Art. Martha Pope has two pastels of landscapes in beautifully muted tones in the show. Mr. Denker singled out her Spring Bloom in the Shenandoah for an honorable mention award, and critic Eric Hope also mentioned Martha’s piece by name in his review of the exhibit in the East City Art blog,… ... Read More
Published on Monday, August 22, 2016By eileenings
Riverdale Park Public Call For Sculpture Artists
The Riverdale Park Public Art Initiative (RPPAI) coordinated by the Hyattsville Community Development Corporation (Hyattsville CDC) for the Town of Riverdale Park is announcing a Call for Artists. RPPAI seeks five (5) sculptures of various styles and sizes to display for a one year-long placement at pre-determined publicly-accessible sites within the Town of Riverdale Park. As part of The Towns plan to create an engaging publicly accessible outdoor sculpture gallery across its many neighborhoods we seek site-appropriate sculptural work fitting of each chosen location. All sites have an installed concrete… ... Read More
Published on Sunday, August 21, 2016
Opportunities To Create Your Own Radio Program At Takoma Radio
Takoma Radio has a few open slots remaining in its schedule for people wanting to present their own radio programs. Takoma Radio is a project of Historic Takoma Inc and their mission is to offer hyper-local non-commercial radio to a diverse multi-jurisdictional urban community consisting of neighborhoods within our limited coverage area in Northeast and Northwest DC and Prince Georges and Montgomery counties in Maryland; and to include individuals groups issues stories music and history that are overlooked or under-represented by other media. They promote cooperation tolerance and dialogue. Programming… ... Read More
Published on Saturday, August 20, 2016
Monthly Family Night Poetry Open Mic At Annies Art Gallery
You are invited on Thursday August 18 6-9 PM to the FREE Family Night Poetry Open Mic at Annies Art Gallery. You are invited to share your poems songs or other artistic expressions by you or by someone else. Djembe (African) drummer Doc Powell will perform and accompany poets upon request at Family Night. Visual Artists are invited to come share and discuss the unique creative techniques. Youth Advocate Denise M. Joseph co-sponsors this event coordinating teen/young adult artists presenting poetry and other arts-based messages of personal expression. Additionally Angela… ... Read More
Published on Friday, August 19, 2016
Ellen Cornett Wows Us with Animal and Fairy Tale Art
Like much of Ellen’s oeuvre, I think this first work of art is whimsical, complex, and full of Ellen’s wry humor. First we have the pun of the rabbit ears on top of the 1950s-era TV. Then we have a kind of art-within-art device: Disney’s Cinderella playing on the TV. Ellen has portrayed her favorite scene from Cinderella—the one where the the mice and birds create a lovely ball gown for Cinderella. That’s my favorite, too. The mice on the floor are just part of life meets art, I guess. Ellen Cornett:… ... Read More
Published on Friday, August 19, 2016By wisemarian
Repost: Websites for Artists
The Art League Blog is on vacation this week, so we’re reposting some of our most popular resources on sharing your art online! Please enjoy this post from the vault, originally published June 23, 2016. “If you’re an artist and you don’t have a website yet — or if you want to change the one you have now — it’s never too late to get started!” That’s why we started our original artist website post, and three years later, it’s more true than ever. If you’re ready to take the… ... Read More
Published on Friday, August 19, 2016By The Art League
Musical Theatre Instructors Needed
The Prince Georges Department of Parks and Recreation is seeking qualified teaching artists for a new musical theatre program for ages 8 17. Teaching artists should be dancers/choreographers actors/directors or musical directors. A bachelors degree in one of these disciplines OR 5 years of equivalent experience in professional performance and/or education is required. Successful individuals must be innovative creative and self-motivated. Instructors will teach students the fundamentals of musical theater (voice acting dance) as well as choreograph and direct a performance at the end of each session. Fall classes will… ... Read More
Published on Thursday, August 18, 2016
More vacation art
Here are some more samples of the work that members of the Wednesday Studio are doing this summer. Lynne Mallonee Schlimm has been working on sketches of the animals that will be portrayed in a storybook that she and Anne Fields are collaborating on. That’s all I’ll give you now, but these darling watercolors of five animals are previews of what a fun book this will be. Lynne Mallonee Schlimm: Chick and Corgi, watercolor. Lynne Mallonee Schlimm: Pig and Corgi, watercolor. Lynne Mallonee Schlimm: Goat, watercolor. Eileen Leahy again took sketchpad… ... Read More
Published on Thursday, August 18, 2016By wisemarian
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