The Broadway play “Red” about the famous abstract expressionist painter Mark Rothko is opening at Washington’s Arena Stage with a companion exhibit at the National Gallery of Art.
Julia Kim Smith is a conceptual artist dedicated to the exploration of political and social territory. Using performance, video, film, photography and printmaking as navigational systems, Julia’s work is as thought provoking as it is minimalistic.
As artist Erick Sahler draws his squeegee over a silk-screen panel, a yellow ink, so bright it almost shimmers, is added to his print of a downtown view of the Wicomico County Courthouse clock tower. There’s also bold solid orange and blue in the print. It is the first venture by an artist to render Salisbury and Eastern Shore scenes through silk-screen printing.
Queen Anne’s County Sheriff Gary Hofmann isn’t exactly an artist. He’s more interested in repairing vintage arcade games and watching his son play football than visiting an art gallery or taking a pottery class.
The arts community in Baltimore is small and quiet, but nonetheless vibrant, making subtle but worthwhile contributions to the art world. At the center of this is the Maryland Institute College of Art, one of the oldest and top-rated art schools in the country. With top programs in fine arts and graphic design, the school regularly churns out successful artists.
An Annapolis artist captures the “realism” of dogs.
In his 15 years in Frederick, the artist Yemi has painted many local scenes. His latest project has him depicting 40 of the most important people of Frederick’s past. The “Pillars of Frederick” is a large public art project that will put the faces of those 40 people on the side of the McCutcheon’s Apple Co. building at 13 S. Wisner St.
Mike Schuh was in Rosedale talking about Toys for Tots. Marty and Don talked to artist Linda Biggs.