Author Archive for Marylou Bono

Making Their Marks

Photo | Marylou Bono
The work of artists Anna Fine Foer, Chee-Leong Kung and Lori Anne Boocks is on exhibit at the Arts Barn through July 7.

Call them marks, impressions, symbols, signs, tokens, indications or streaks, mark making is the foundation of visual art. Four diverse artists are now showing their interpretations of mark making at the Arts Barn. Three of the artists were on hand…

Reward Is One for the Books

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Johann Heinrich Rieber, mayor of Bönnigheim, Germany, presented a posthumous reward to the great-great-great-grandchildren of Frederick Rupp—Jennifer Manion and Patti Beisner of the Lakelands, and Robert Humphreys of Georgia and Richard Humphreys of New Jersey—at the Gaithersburg Book Festival. Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman was presented with a bottle of wine.

With a possible Guinness Book of World Records recognition in the balance, a hush settled over the crowd at the May 19 Gaithersburg Book Festival as mayor and founder of the festival, Jud Ashman, introduced the amazing story of Frederick…

Have Furnace, Will Travel: Valencia Glass

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You can find Valencia Glassworks at the Main Street Farmers and Artists Market every Saturday.

Phil Valencia established his traveling glass-blowing studio, Valencia Glass, in spring 2015 to organize the revenue coming from sales of his glass creations at craft shows, farmers markets and county and state fairs. “I knew in college that I wanted…

Eye on Art

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Angela Lacy’s watercolor, entitled “NOT Abbey Road,” won first place in the watermedia category at the Gaithersburg Fine Arts Association 32nd annual juried exhibition.

Fine Work by the Gaithersburg Fine Arts Association Award-winners were celebrated May 10 at the Kentlands Mansion during a special reception for the Gaithersburg Fine Arts Association (GFAA) 32nd Annual Juried Exhibition. Sandra Schraibman, GFAA show chairwoman, said that 90…

Eye on Art

Photo | Marylou Bono
(L to R, back) Eric Celarier, Tony Glander, (L to R, front) Karin Birch, Whitney Dahlberg and Margaret Hluch exhibit works in a variety of mediums at the Arts Barn through May 14.

Textures and Textiles Dazzle at the Arts Barn Artists in the new “Textures and Textiles” exhibit at the Arts Barn spoke about their work and what inspires it at an opening reception on April 12. Curator Mary Weiss-Waldhorn brought Karen…