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Baltimore’s Best Local Artists

February 19, 2012 7:14 AM

Joyce Scott’s work “No Mommy Me 1” is made from leather and beads. (Credit:

If you need ideas on decorating your home, art is always a good bet. And if you’re going to pick an artist, why not support someone local? Here are some of the best artists in Maryland.
jeffreykent Baltimores Best Local Artists

Kent's work "The N Word" in acrylic, metallic confetti, cement, oil stick on canvas. (Credit:

Jeffrey Kent

Kent paints and sculpts. His work is powerful and is political in nature. He’s the founder of Sub-Basement Artist Studios.

butchers hill corner of Baltimores Best Local Artists

A McClintock painting of Buther's Hill. (Credit:

Robert McClintock

McClintock paints and has series set all over Baltimore, Towson and Washington DC. You can buy paintings or prints. He accepts commission work.

demontpeekaso Baltimores Best Local Artists

Peekaso paints a variety of colorful political and pop culture images. (Credit:

Demont Peekaso

Peekaso paints a variety of colorful political and pop culture images. They range from the movie “Juice” to President Barack Obama.

joycescott Baltimores Best Local Artists

Joyce Scott's work "No Mommy Me 1" is made from leather and beads. (Credit:

Joyce C. Scott

Scott works in a varity of mediums, including sculpture and installation but is best known for weaving and quilting. Her work has been featured in museums throughout the area.

dawntarr Baltimores Best Local Artists

Dawn Tarr also hand paints tiles. (Credit:

Dawn Tarr

Tarr paints series, including blues musicians, martini cocktails, animals and mermaids. You can buy her paintings on eBay and she’ll take commissions. One of her paintings was featured on Ellen.

Denise Tassin

Tassin paints and works with miniatures and mixed media. Her work has been featured in museums and galleries throughout the area.

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