Category: Eye on Art

See Into Interior Spaces at the Arts Barn Gallery

Photo | Marylou Bono (L to R, top) Artists Howard Clark, Michael Townsend, Leesha Gray, Luc Fiedler, Linda Slattery-Sherman, Susan Delaney, Jeanine L. Cummins and (L to R, bottom) Alexey Zoob, Vicky Surles, Harriet Wise and Andrea Kleinbussink spoke about their work at a Dec. 15 reception for the new “Interior Spaces” exhibit at the Arts Barn.

Art can only truly be art by presenting an adequate outward symbol of some fact in the interior life. So posited Margaret Fuller, an early 19th century American journalist and women’s rights advocate. Her words came to life Dec. 15…

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…

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…

Eye on Art

Exhibits Showcase ‘Natural Wonders’ and ‘17 Summers’ Arts on the Green presented an artistic twin bill last Thursday evening with artists’ receptions at both the Arts Barn and Kentlands Mansion and Arts Barn—”17 Summers,” featuring works that evoke summers past…

Making Their Marks

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…

Eye on Art

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…