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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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11 Artsy Things to do Around Town in March

Springtime brings fresh art to Annapolis and Anne Arundel County. From solo shows to videos of art, this month is proving to be an art-lovers heaven. Take a look at our 11 Artsy Things to do Around Town in March: Annapolis Collection Gallery is celebrating with Jay Fleming Saturday evening (March…

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Embrace Winter Art in Annapolis this January

I love that we get to experience four distinct seasons here in the Chesapeake region because we get to see things through a different lens with the change of every season. The shorter days and colder temperatures of winter invite us to go inside, literally and metaphorically. It is a time of…

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Art Shopping this Holiday Season

Old-fashioned holidays sometimes feel like a thing of the past, what with gift shopping promotions starting two months early and everyone shopping for online deals. Cyber-shopping has reached an all-new and frenzied high… and can give us a lot of anxiety along the way! Patrice Drago, Beginning…

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4 Must-See Annapolis Visual Arts Exhibits in November

Are you ready for the Annapolis visual arts scene this month? There’s so much going on, it’s hard to know where to begin, but if you have time I’d fit as many in as you can. If you only have time for four or five, I have some recommendations in the “do not miss” category. The great news is these are…

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Local Artist Charles Lawrance and FinArt

I love interviewing artists. The story behind the artist is almost always multi-dimensional and adds another lens through which to see their work. This was true of my discussion with Charles Lawrance. It was an easy conversation; he’s a soft-spoken, even-tempered guy. His work stands alone of…

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Maryland Art Proudly Displayed in Legislative Offices

Maryland is a state that recognizes the value of art, demonstrated by the fact there are only two American states that provide more funding for art. We love art! Nowhere is there a better evidence of this wide support of Maryland Art than at the Lowe House Office Building (6 Bladen Street) in…

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Meet Local Artist Christian Smooth

If you aren’t familiar with young filmmaker and photographer, Christian Smooth, you should be. Recently noted as one of the Seven Anne Arundel newsmakers to watch for in 2017 by the Capital Gazette, Christian and I have known each other since high school. In school, he was known for his records in…

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