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Annapolis Embraces Jo Fleming Contemporary Art

When I first stepped into Jo Fleming Contemporary Art (37 Maryland Avenue), I knew I was experiencing something fresh and unique in Annapolis. The difference between my expectation and the reality was subtle, but definitely tangible. Jo Fleming The exhibit was perfectly curated; I was drawn to see…

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ArtFarm: Annapolis' Community Art Hub

Since the dawn of humanity, it has always been our inclination as a species to make things and document our world. It is in our inherent nature to find our tribe and build community. A wander into the little shop at 45 West Street – where two biz ladies dwell – is a return to that creative…

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Annapolis ArtWalk

{{unknown}}The independent collaboration between ArtWalk, Art at Large, and the Anne Arundel County School Performing and Visual Arts (PVA) Studio 39 program has produced a new art installation utilizing paint to activate crosswalks within the Annapolis Arts District. The installation named…

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Meet Local Artist Patrice Drago

If you are in or around the Annapolis arts scene, odds are you have met or heard of Patrice Drago. Whether it is through her artist residency at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, blogging for Annapolis Discovered, serving as a Board Chair for Maryland Federation of Art, or being an advisor for…

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Meet Plein Air Artist David Diaz

I recently had the pleasure of spending an afternoon with local plein air painter, David Diaz. Though it’s a cloudy day, David brightens up the block with his contagious personality. We talk about when the best time of day is to capture lights and shadows, color theory, and his seriously impressive…

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Annapolis' Newest Murals

If you've been on West Street in downtown Annapolis within the past few years, you've likely seen the mural above Tsunami. Or maybe you've found yourself surrounded by the colorful artwork splashed across the buildings in the design district. Annapolis' art community is continuing their mission of…

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Explore Annapolis' Art Galleries in April

Aah, spring at last! My favorite time of year, when we get to see artistic beauty both indoors and out. The bright buds push up to breathe in warm, dewy air at such a rate it can feel like time-lapse photography. What’s in the galleries is equally as exciting and refreshing. With so much going on…

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2018 Annapolis Film Festival Preview

Last spring, 15,000 filmgoers and artists descended on Annapolis for the annual Annapolis Film Festival. Visitors and locals were seen mingling in the Mitchell Gallery’s elegant entryway, grabbing a bite at one of Annapolis’ many cafes and restaurants, or lining up outside the doors of Maryland Hall…

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Artisan Portraits: Street Artist, Jeff Huntington

As part on an on-going project produced by Drawn to the Image, Artisan Portraits highlights the great artists, from a wide variety of disciplines, found here in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County. This time around, I had the pleasure of sitting down with street artist, Jeff Huntington, a street…

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