A new show featuring stained and fused glass images of color and patterns representing a Path to Freedom through the Underground Rail Road
Join us at CalvART Gallery for an evening with local artists Ray and Phyllis Noble and their unique show "Historic Passages", featuring handcrafted stained and fused art glass.
“OVER THE TOP”
Art Exhibit at CalvART Gallery June 2013
OPENING RECEPTION – SATURDAY, June 8, 5-8pm
CalvART Gallery’s 8th Anniversary Show featuring extraordinary works by gallery artists
How many times have you said, "Wow! That's over the top!" CalvART Gallery is honoring artist members for the 8th Anniversary show in June. All these years gallery artists have been escalating their works in excellence, style, personal expectations and becoming successful and now they are over the top! The upcoming show beginning June 6th, entitled "Over the Top!" will concentrate on the unusual, the outrageous, the more beautiful. There will be works of art for any taste and pocketbook. Enjoy the opening artists reception, Saturday, June 8th from 5pm – 8pm, with good food, fine art, music from the fantastic Joyce Kinser and, of course good wine.
Look for more from the gallery artists as they exhibit their “over the top” works in pottery, wood, acrylics, watercolor, glass and pastel. You can be sure that our jewelry artists will surprise you with their creative and stylish designs. We look forward to seeing you at CalvART Gallery to celebrate eight years of fine art with the finest local artists anywhere.
The CalvART Gallery provides a permanent exhibit space for artists from St. Mary’s, Charles and Calvert counties to share and sell their work. Continually embracing new art, the CalvART Gallery invites artists from the local area to apply for membership in the gallery. Prospective members submit this artwork to the gallery where it will be juried by the member artists as a part of the application process. Applications are available at the gallery and at www.calvartgallery.org .
The CalvART Gallery is located in the Prince Frederick Center nestled between Dreamweaver Cafe and Sakura restaurants at the intersection of Rt. 4 and Rt. 231. For more information please call the gallery at 410-535-9252 or visit our website www.calvartgallery.org . The gallery is open Wednesday – Sunday from 11AM-5PM
For a copy of the "Over the Top" Press Release, click here .
CLAY @ THE BAY
featuring works by
Diana Manchak & Mickey Kunkle
May 1 - 27
Showing in the Mary Beth Harry Student Art Gallery
at CalvART Gallery in May ... College of Southern Maryland Student Art Show
Call for Nominations -- Pat Carpenter Arts Educator Award -- deadline February 15
The Arts Council of Calvert County is seeking nominations for the newly created Pat Carpenter Arts Educator Award. This award will be given to an outstanding arts educator currently teaching in a state approved school or institution of higher learning. The nominee must be teaching in a school setting in Calvert County, Maryland. Educators may work in any of the fine or performing arts areas.
For more information and the nomination form, click here .
PAT GIARDINA CARPENTER WOMEN IN BUSINESS FUND
Dedicated to helping women achieve their dreams. Providing funding for vocational training, college courses and projects for women-owned businesses. For more information on the Fund or to make a tax-deductible contribution in her memory, visit www.pgcwomensfund.org (leaving site).
The Patricia Giardina Carpenter Women in Business Fund
C/O The Bay Business Group
P.O. Box 858, North Beach, MD 20714
Sponsored by the Bay Business Group -- P.O. Box 858, North Beach, MD 20714
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POETRY OUT LOUD COMPETITION
On January 31, 2013, winners from the Calvert County high schools competed in the County Level Competition of the Poetry Out Loud Competition at CalvArt Gallery. Contestants from Calvert, Huntingtown, Northern and Patuxent High Schools recited works they selected from an anthology of more than 680 classic and contemporary poems.
Malaysia Johnson (center) from Calvert High School won the 2013 Poetry Out Loud County competition held January 31 at the Calvert Library. Also shown above are Cara Mathers (left) from Calvert HS and Brigit Gilvary (right) from Huntingtown HS.
For more information, click here .
CalvART Gallery is located in the Prince Frederick Center at 110 S. Solomons Island Road. (Between Sakura and Dream Weaver Café)
The Arts Council of Calvert County has established a scholarship in memory of Mary Beth Harry. “Mary Beth loved encouraging young artists, and therefore we believe this is a way to remember her that she would have appreciated.” The scholarship will be awarded annually to a young aspiring Calvert County artist.
Tim Crout, a friend of Ms. Harry, contributed $400 to the Mary Beth Harry Memorial Scholarship and challenged anyone reading this to meet or beat his contribution to the fund! To accept this challenge or to give whatever you wish to support this important memorial scholarship, click this "Donate" button...
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Special thanks to the following businesses and friends
who have contributed to the Arts Council this year!
Chesapeake Beach Resort & Spa
Peter and Nancy Hooper
Earl T. Hurrey
Mar-Ber Development Corporation
Linda E. Woods
Bob and Pat Carpenter
Michael R. Phillips
Margaret H. Phipps
Sneade's Ace Home Center
Alexander Chiropractic Center
Jack Bannister, ReMax United Real Estate
Mary and Joel Bergsman
Christine and David Boesz
Deborah Gann Carstens
Richard and Jean Fleming
Mary Anne Harms
Holiday Inn - Solomons
Beverly and Brooks Jackson
Sue and Steve Kullen
Maryland Country Caterers
John and Jill Menassa
Quality Built Homes
Colleen and George Sabo
John and Luray Schaffner
Don and Mary Smolinski
Donna and Paul Wilson
Paul and Doris Berry
Michael and Gale Bonanno
Joyce T. Bowling
Wilma Forsell Garcia
Jeanette and John Heinbuch
Sylvia S. Hubbard
Mr. & Mrs. David Kallal
Joan D. Kilmon
Mary and Warren Krug
Lighthouse Engraving & Signs, Inc.
Judy and Richard MacWilliams
Barbara Fairchild and George Newman
Nikki Lanza O’Malley
Mary and Michael Overfelt
Mary K. Ritter
Joan Boker Shisler
Mary Stuart Sierra
Jack R. Smith
Twin Shields Golf Club
Eliot and Richard Wilson
Jeniene B. Wishart
Adult Day Care of Calvert County
Bay Shore Webs
William and Jean Bozman
Laverne and Austin Good
Joyce and Bill Halstead
Reid’s School Bus Service, Inc.
Roberta Safer & Klaus Zwilsky
Special thanks also to those who contributed to the
Mary Beth Harry Memorial Scholarship
Pat and Bob Carpenter
James and Judith Dobson
Frank W. Skinner
Linda E. Woods
The Mission of the Arts Council of Calvert County is to invest in and encourage the arts in Calvert County. In support of our mission we sponsor:
Grants to schools and organizations for arts related programs
Summer Arts Camps through a collaborative effort with Annmarie Garden
The CalvART Gallery, a co-op gallery featuring local artists
Arts Council Board of Directors
Eleanor Nelson, President
Joanie Kilmon, Vice President
Judith MacWilliams, Secretary
Peter Hooper, Treasurer
Linda E. Woods, Grants Review Chair
Linda Patton, At Large Member
Colleen Sabo, At Large Member
Carl Wood, CalvART Gallery Liaison
Executive Director -- William Chambers
As the official Calvert County arts organization, as designated by the Board of County Commissioners, the Arts Council of Calvert County is funded by support from the CALVERT COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, private gifts, contributions, and fundraising activities and a grant from the MARYLAND STATES ARTS COUNCIL (MSAC), an agency dedicated to cultivating a vibrant cultural community where the arts thrive. An agency of the Department of Business and Economic Development, the MSAC provides financial support and technical assistance to non-profit organizations, units of government, colleges and universities for arts activities. Funding for the MSAC is also provided by the NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS, a federal agency.
The Arts Council of Calvert County is proud to be a member of the Maryland Citizens for the Arts
Arts Council of Calvert County 110 Solomons Island Rd. PO Box 2569 Prince Frederick, MD 20678
Offices located in the CalvART Gallery at the intersection of Routes 231 and 2/4
410.257.7005 / fax 410.535.0302 / www.calvertarts.org . Date of last update: May 20, 2013.
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