Author: Marylou Bono

Wooden Panels Unlock Memories at the One House Project

Photo | Marylou Bono Anne Cherubim, artist and Quince Orchard Park resident, is part of the One House project, an exhibit on display at the BlackRock Center for the Arts through Dec. 15.

A pure illustration of the saying, “every picture tells a story,” the One House project currently on exhibit at BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown presents a collection of personal representational art from descendants of every group that has…

Mansion Presents Olney Art Association’s Annual Juried Show

Photo | Submitted Rawligh Sybrant’s “Orchidian” won a Juror’s Award in the Olney Art Association’s annual juried show.

The early snow that prompted rescheduling of the Olney Art Association’s annual juried show at the Kentlands Mansion only served to heighten the camaraderie of the group and their diverse collection of work representing several mediums. Now in its 44th…

Other Worlds Delight at Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Humor Show

Photo | Marylou Bono (L to R) Eric Dillinger, Carol Walsh, Michael Auger, Kelley Phan, Stephen McDowell, Tessa Barr, Andrea Kleinbussink, Dan Ellis and James Russell are exhibiting their work in the new “Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Humor” exhibit, on display at Bohrer Park through Jan. 15, 2019.

The Bohrer Park Gallery was the scene last Thursday evening for a different kind of art show…one featuring the mystery of science fiction and fantasy and the whimsical levity of humor. Artists representing the science fiction genre in the invitational…

Crocheting Her Way to Success

Photo | Submitted Lakelands resident Andrea Gillis is a new vendor at the Main Street Farmers and Artists Market

Inventiveness often comes from an unlikely creative spark and blossoms into something both giving and rewarding. Such was the case with Lady A Knits, a new vendor at the Main Street Farmers and Artists Market and the brainchild of fiber…

Compositing Fantasy—The Artistry of Carol Walsh

Flying High by Carol Walsh

You may have heard of compositing as it relates to the film industry—combining visual elements from separate sources into single images, often creating the illusion that all those elements are parts of the same scene, for instance with the use…

Twin Mixed Media Shows Dazzle

Photo | Marylou Bono Phyllis Mayes’ “Tower of Sculpture” is a stunning example of assemblage, a three-dimensional sculptural form created from found objects “assembled” together in a quirky and unique way.

One of the most inventive and sophisticated art forms is mixed media. More than one medium is combined in an expressive manner to create a work of art. Mixed media began around 1912 with the cubism of Pablo Picasso and…

New Dimensions in Glass With Tony Glander

Photo | Arts Entwine Tony Glander, longtime Arts Barn faculty member, will be teaching at Anything in Stained Glass but remain involved with the Arts Barn as a visiting instructor.

Tony Glander inspires with his infectious enthusiasm for his craft. His Arts Barn glass studio may have been dismantled, but his presence lives on as a visiting instructor while he leaps into a new endeavor at Anything in Stained Glass…

Photography Group Preserves Moments That Chronicle Community

Photo | Markham Luke The Kentlands Photography Association captures the beauty of the Kentlands community and surrounding natural areas.

Markham Luke founded the Kentlands Photography Association last year as a program of the Kentlands Community Foundation. “Photography captures legacy and history in the making,” he said. “Without photographs, there are no records—you don’t have a history.” Compare and contrast…

Paint Night & More—Art Night Out Grows

Photo | Submitted Blockbuster Art Night Out events this season feature films with big anniversaries. “Grease” kicks it all off on Sept. 8 with a film screening and hand-jive competition.

Arts on the Green has stunning new surprises in store for the upcoming fall/winter season. The Art Night Out series began as end-of-the-week Friday night wine/art parties—an evening where participants could explore their inner artists in a creative and relaxed…

Carson Courier Enters Second Year of Production

Photo | Submitted The 2017-2018 Carson Courier newspaper staff concluded the school paper’s first year with an article on what teachers would be doing over the summer.

Encouraging young writers and artists to produce an engaging and informational elementary school newspaper is the mission of the moms of Elepress. Lauren Devito, a graphic designer, and Christine Wilson, a corporate trainer, searched for a venue to allow their…