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Artist Alley
December 31, 2014

Welcome to Artist Alley, Washington County Arts Council's electronic newsletter. We hope this publication will engage you with the arts in your community.


WCAC welcomes your ideas and support as it continues to take the lead in bringing together the community's art organizations to strengthen our region's arts culture.


For artist information, arts events, calls for art and more visit WCAC's web page...

Katrina Hoopes 

Canines & Coppertone  


Bill Fox:

Local Beauty            


Exhibit runs Friday, January 2, 2015 through Tuesday, January 27, 2015.


Opening Reception Friday, January 2, 2015 from 5pm to 7pm. 


Exhibition hours are:
Tuesdays through Fridays, 11am to 5pm and on Saturdays 10am to 4pm
The gallery is closed on Sundays and Mondays.

WCAC is pleased to announce that 
"At Lilypons" by Pat Weneck McCleary has won the 
2014 Community Exhibit - People's Choice Award! 
This award is sponsored by 
Hagerstown Arts & Entertainment District with support from 
The City of Hagerstown. 

Sixth Annual Art of Cooking

Sponsorship opportunities available

Contact Mary Anne Burke at 

Or 301-791-313
Out with the old and in with the new. 2015, the 31st season of The Washington County Playhouse, will begin under the guidance of Laura & Shawn Martin (pictured at right). Thank you to current owners, Jeff and Loretta Czerbinski (pictured at left) for keeping the doors to the Playhouse open!

The Washington County Arts Council invites all art educators in Washington County's public and private schools to enter work for our February exhibit. This is an invitational exhibition and all work will be accepted. Each educator is allowed to submit two works that have been completed within the last two years. Artwork may be dropped off January 27, 2015 from 11am to 5pm or January 28, 2014 from 11am to 5pm.

The Exhibit will run January 30, 2015 through February 24, 2015 with an opening reception to be held on Friday, January 30 from 5 to 7 pm.

For additional comments or questions please contact Chris Brewer at 301.791.3132 or email:

Arts Alliance of Greater Waynesboro is looking for an Executive Director! This is a great opportunity for a qualified candidate to have a major role in determining the future of the arts in Waynesboro, PA! 

Candidates must have strong business and/or non-profit, leadership, communication (written and verbal), marketing, and organizational skills and a deep appreciation of the arts. The full job description and application information is available on the Arts Alliance's website or by clicking

Feel free to email Andrew Sussman, AAGW Board President, with any questions at

Applications should be sent to:

The last deadline for film submissions is January 2nd!

Don't forget to submit and good luck to all filmmakers!!
HCWHA for a Maryland Heritage Areas Authority

Grant application workshop through the HCWHA for a Maryland Heritage Areas Authority,

will be held January 9, 10am-Noon, at the Washington County Rural Heritage Museum,

7313 Sharpsburg Pike, Boonsboro.

Bring a laptop or tablet to log into the MHAA Grants Online website as the workshop progresses. While the workshop is not mandatory, it will be very helpful.

RSVP to: Auni Gelles -- 
The 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:
The Washington County Arts Council is a proud member of
County Arts Agencies of Maryland,
Maryland Citizens for the Arts and Americans for the Arts.
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