Kelly Phebus, owner of 505 North Gallery and Studio, is Frederick Art Works' guest blogger.
Q&A with Adreinne Kralick
Meet Northern Virginia artist Adrienne Kralick — painter, teacher, global citizen. She has recently returned after a sabbatical to paint and focus on her charity organization, Painting Brighter Futures, which helps children living in under-served communities of the U.S. and Africa improve their lives through education.
Kralick says: “I love to ... read more
Guest blogger, Abigail Richon, writes about 505 North Gallery and Studio in downtown Frederick:
Form & Figure: A Fine Art Competition
October 18 – November 16
An exhibit of paintings, drawings, photography and sculpture highlighting the figure is currently showing at 505 North Gallery & Studio through November 16. Submissions were received from Maryland, D.C., and Virginia for this first fine art competition held by 505 North. The final exhibit was juried by Bobby Donovan, ... read more
The Muse is holding its third annual Lend a Hand Art Auction to benefit Blessings in a Backpack. The theme for this year's event is One Word One Change. When we received our blank canvas, we drew a random word to use as the basis of our art projects. The work is on display for a silent auction ending October 24th.
With scores of participating artists, I was surprised to find my painting hanging right next to Shannon Beatty's mixed media creation. Shannon and I were "roommates" at Artomatic@Frederick ... read more
Have you been to the Artist Angle gallery yet? It's a little off the beaten path, but well worth finding. It's in the same building as Joanie's Carroll Street Cafe, on the Commerce Street side. Just look for the purple door.
They've done an incredible job of transforming the basement of a former granary into a unique art space.
Mick Williams and Donald Frame will be exhibiting from October 17 through November.
Mick Williams specializes in watercolor paintings featuring landscapes, ... read more
There's a new multi-media exhibit at the Women's Center Art gallery at FMH Crestwood.
The theme is "gratitude" and I thought it would be interesting to hear the artists' stories on how they chose images for this show.
In my mixed-media painting, Falling (In Love), the aim was to capture the wonderful and disorienting feeling of new love. The subject is being moved by forces out of her control ... but she certainly doesn't seem bothered by it!
If you’d like your gratitude art to ... read more