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Artist Alley    November 30, 2017
   Volume 17-27
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December 2017  Exhibit

The Washington County Arts Council, Inc. hosts the
"Annual Community Art Show: The Best Local Art of 2017."
The juried community art exhibit will run from December 1, 2017 through January 2, 2018 with an opening reception on Friday, December 1st from 5pm to 7pm.
 
The jurors were:
Bruce Wilder, photographer and owner ofhis own photographic studio and Turn The Page Bookstore in Boonsboro, Maryland.

Philip Lindsey, Professor of Fine Arts at Wilson College in Chambersburg, PA whose own art consists of figure and representational painting and drawing.
 
Congratulations to the following whose art has been accepted for the "Annual Community Art Show: The Best Local Art of 2017":
 
First Name
Last Name
Title of Work
Beth
Beckner-Mills
Misty Morning
Kaitlin
Bell
Body of Work
Kaitlin
Bell
The Football Player
Kaitlin
Bell
The Body Builder
Mary Jo
Bennett
Cell Block 2 Bed 5
David
Bottini
24K
David
Bottini
October Mirror
David
Bottini
Last Summer Afternoon
Scott
Cantner
The Race
Scott
Cantner
The Milky Tree
Eric
Carter
Table's Edge
Vivien
Chen
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
Vivien
Chen
Fall Color
Catherine JN
Christopher
ZEN VI
Catherine JN
Christopher
ZEN V
Dennis
Clarke
Amy
Cole
Farm at Dusk
Bobby
Croft
Golden Fields
Bobby
Croft
Smoke Series #8
N'kai
Delauter
Foundation
Steven
Digman
Old Grammar Writes Better Stories
Steven
Digman
Good Morning Beautiful
Pat
Donohoe
Misty
Cindy
Downs
Little Dancer
Cindy
Downs
Tuscany
Vicki
Favilla
567 Z1 III
Vicki
Favilla
Windswept
Anne
Finucane
Plein Air Afternoon
Anne
Finucane
Brandywine
Tara
Fly
Page of Swords
Brandi
Foster
Aquaduct
Todd
Geiman
Velma!
Phillip
Grove
Stairway To...
Phillip
Grove
South Coyote Buttes XI
Gillian
Grozier
The Performers: Celebrity Chef
Terry
Gump
Sugar Jackson
Katrina
Hoopes
Zack
Margaret
Huddy
Flowers for Sale
Lea Ann
Hudson
Foxy Bowl
Lea Ann
Hudson
Boston Terrier Vessel
Daniel
Humphries-Russ
Antietam Aqueduct - 1834
from the series "Bridges of Antietam Creek"
Amanda
Johnson
No Tires Here
Mark
Keener
Wine Chiller: Maurice
Mark
Keener
Face Jug: Bearly Gnome Me
John
Kuhn
Sand Beach in Acadia
John
Kuhn
Venice Grand Canal at Night
John
Kuhn
Mule Deer
Shari
Kuhn
Garden Party
Jennifer
Ludke
On Our Way
Linda
Mayhew
Contained Chaos
Pamela
Michaels
Malachite Morning
Donna
Mitchell
Old and New of China
Donna
Mitchell
Cheetah
Gaye Ann
Moore-Mertz
Scout (Dog)
Gaye Ann
Moore-Mertz
Poppies
John
Mullican
The Silversmith
John
Mullican
Northern Cheyanne 1865
James
Osen
Platter #2
James
Osen
Platter #1
Peter
Plant
South Street Sunset
Peter
Plant
Black Hill, Early Winter
Marjorie
Poling
Strength
Marjorie
Poling
Joy
Sukey
Rankin
Thistle
Sukey
Rankin
Rice Paddy
Sukey
Rankin
Asian Inspiration
Teresa
Roberts
White Dendrobiums I
Teresa
Roberts
California Dreamers
William
Roberts
A Passion Often Ignored Part 2
William
Roberts
Laural's Dream
Erin
Ruff
Alone in the World
Erin
Ruff
Remember This
Priya
Saraf
Autumn Glow II
Mark
Schwenk
Gold Standard
Mark
Schwenk
Grace
Mark
Schwenk
In The Clutch
Selia
Sealey
Great Horned Owl
Emily
Sloviko
Window Watcher
Henry
Stiles
Burnside Bridge
Kara
Thorndike
Time Exchange: Disconnection: Part 2.5
Nicole
Troup
Madeline Carroll
Don
Viar
Mary the Potter
Lee
Weaver
Long-Gone Farm
Fred
Wiebel
Iguana
Janese
Wills
Iris
Elaine
Wolfe
Rescued Hawk at Three Rivers Avian Center
Elaine
Wolfe
Ryan as Jack BearClaw
Mark
Youngblood
Come Up For Air


 
Emcees
Lou Scally and Heather Guessford
 
Sponsorship Opportunities: Contact Mary Anne Burke at 301-791-3132 or maryanneb@washingtoncountyarts.com 
 
http://www.washingtoncountyarts.com/art-of-cooking-2018


Barbara Ingram Foundation's
Christmas Card Launch Reception

Join the BISFA Foundation on Thursday, November 30, 2017 from 4:30 - 6:00 PM at Howard's Art & Frames for Barbara Ingram Foundation's Christmas Card Launch Reception.
 
Graycen Scott, a senior at BISFA, will be unveiling her
"A Medley of Birds" collection.
 
Howard's Art & Frames 
1256 Dual Highway Hagerstown, MD 21740
 





Main Street Hagerstown is hosting a Christkindle Markt in downtown Hagerstown
on December 2nd from 12 to 6 p.m. They need volunteers to help with set-up, staffing the Main Street table throughout the event, and staffing the kids' area. If you have 2 or more hours to volunteer that day, please sign up at the link below.
Help is needed between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080e49aca828a6fb6-christkindle

 
The Washington County Historical Society hosts 
Pinot & Plants: Air Plant Ornaments

December 1, 2017   -- 6PM to 8PM
135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown MD.
 
 
 
Snakes, Snickerdoodles, and Santa!

Museum of Fine Arts Washington County at 10:30am
Tickets are on sale now for Snakes, Snickerdoodles, and Santa.
Enjoy the reptile program and meet the real Santa!
 


Engine Room Art Space
36 N Potomac Street, Hagerstown, MD
 
Hours:
Thursday 11a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sun - Wednesday CLOSED

 
 
 
 
 
Here We Come A-Caroling
HCA Christmas Concert

4:00pm to 6:15pm
Trinity Lutheran Church
15 Randolph Ave, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Join the Hagerstown Choral Arts as they celebrate their 25th season with a Christmas concert featuring favorite pieces as well as an encore performance of a piece written just for HCA.  
 
A Victorian Christmas
presented by Maryland Entertainment Group
 
December 14, 15, 16, 22 at 8 PM
December 17, 23 at 2 PM
$15 General Admission, $10 Students/Seniors
 
Zion Reformed United Church of Christ
201 N Potomac Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
 
STORY: Back by popular demand! Join the Abbott Family for their annual Christmas Party as they sing, dance, tell stories, and celebrate the season. Meet some new additions to the family when Margaret's sister comes for a surprise visit stirring up childhood rivalries but ultimately softening hearts. Featuring stories by O. Henry, Clement C. Moore, and Charles Dickens.
 
 
November 2017  Exhibit

The Washington County Arts Council will host two exhibits in January 2018, "John Neal Mullican: Portraits and More" and "Elayne Rogge: Expressive Landscapes".
 
The exhibits open with a reception on
Friday, January 5, 2018 from 5pm to 7pm and will continue through January 30, 2018.
 
Washington County Arts Council, 34 S Potomac Street in the heart of the Hagerstown Arts & Entertainment District. 
 


 
 
A CHRISTMAS A CAROL takes the stage November 17th through December 23rd. Some performances are already SOLD OUT. Book now! 
 
Washington County Playhouse Dinner Theater & Children's Theater 
44 North Potomac Street, Rear, Hagerstown, MD, 21740
(301) 739-7469 
Call for Teachers  
8th Annual Washington County
Art Educators

The Washington County Arts Council (WCAC) invites all art educators in Washington County's public and private schools to enter work for the February exhibit. This is an invitational exhibition and all work will be accepted. Each educator is allowed to submit three works that have been completed within the last two years and all work must be for sale.

Artwork may be dropped off:
riday, January 26, 2018 from 11am to 5pm
Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 10am to 4pm
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 from 11am to 5pm, or
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 from 11am to 5pm.

The Exhibit will run from February 1, 2018 through February 27, 2018. An opening reception will be held on Thursday, February 1, 2018 from 5pm to 7pm.

http://www.washingtoncountyarts.com/arteducators
T he Washington County Arts Council, Inc. is funded by a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC), an agency of the
Department of Business & Economic Development.
Supported in part by:



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