Monthly Archives: May 2014

Does art matter?

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Why, of course it does!  At least, those of us that are artists and art enthusiasts think so. We love art!  It sparks us to think, it moves us to feel and gets us talking and sharing, and the momentum is often very exciting.  Artists can feel the value in the process of making it, and art lovers appreciate the dimension its existence adds…

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MFA Member News – May 28 – June 4

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See what MFA members are doing, to make the world more creative. MFA is highlighting Members’ event and exhibitions on our Blog so the world can follow us. Check back on a weekly basis for new exciting art events: Lesley Giles Featured Artist exhibit “Reflect – The Eastern Shore” has been extended through 30 June at Cottage Studio & Gallery 19 Goldsborough St…

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Me & My Art Monday: Meet Sharon Navage

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This week’s featured artist:  Sharon Navage, member since 2013: ME:  I live in Odessa, Texas. I have always been an artist. I am driven to work on my art. I have been very fortunate to have traveled extensively and whether the piece is based on one of these trips or my own back yard; there is inspiration everywhere.  I drew, sewed, painted t-shirts…

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MFA Member News May 21 – 28

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See what MFA members are doing, to make the world more creative. MFA is highlighting Members’ event and exhibitions on our Blog so the world can follow us. Check back on a weekly basis for new exciting art events: MFA Members @ Alternate Locations: Pierre Parker solo exhibition of Photography  “Phenomenal Annapolis” currently on display at 14 State Circle (former…

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Me & My Art Monday: Meet Wil Scott

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This week’s featured artist:  Wil Scott, Board of Directors member since 2010: ME:  I don’t remember being greatly interested in photography at an early age, and yet I still have two Brownie cameras my parents gave me as a child.  As an art history grad student, I fooled around taking scenic landscapes, but I wasn’t thinking I was creating “art.”  The turning point was…

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MFA Member News – May 14 – May 21

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See what MFA members are doing, to make the world more creative. MFA is highlighting Members’ event and exhibitions on our Blog so the world can follow us. Check back on a weekly basis for new exciting art events: Meet the Artist Robert Madden at Paul’s Homewood Cafe. Opening Reception: Thursday May 15, 4:30 -6:00pm. View Madden’s current series of…

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Me & My Art Monday: Meet Alex Tolstoy

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This week’s featured artist:  Alex Tolstoy, member since 2012:   ME:  Born in NYC but growing up in DC (near the zoo; says a lot) I had a brief four years in Hawaii – a good experience – and I now live in Virginia. For over 40 years I was a research scientist (mathematician, actually) working primarily in Underwater Acoustics and signal processing. It kept…

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what $22,000 means to MFA

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Between 6 pm May 7 and 6 pm May 8, MFA received $22,009 in donations and prize money through The Great Give, a 24-hour fund-a-thon put on by the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County (CFAAC). MFA asked everyone to GIVE $10 – and 477 people gave us a total of $10,532. Belair Produce, our GIVE $10 sponsor, pledged $1 for every…

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In order to protect our friends, collectors, artists and staff, Circle Gallery will be closed until April 29 due to Covid-19. All MFA exhibits may be enjoyed online. We will still be active through email, phone, and our online platforms! We are committed to maintaining our presence in the art community while prolonging the safety of our supporters. Please visit their webpages to see the artwork and learn more about the artists.