Monthly Archives: June 2014

Me & My Art Monday: Meet Margaret Boynton

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This week’s featured artist:  Margaret Boynton, Gallery Director: This is a special post, as Margaret has a message for everyone: ME:  Growing up with both a father and an aunt that are working, professional artists – Lee Boynton and Margaret McWethy – meant that art has always been very naturally a central part of my life. It hasn’t always been a straight or easy…

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Painting under the stars

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Okay, maybe the stars weren’t so visible last night, and there was no moon in the sky… but that didn’t stop our intrepid artists – both veterans and newcomers to plein air – from getting out there and painting Annapolis at night.  A very different experience! Here are artists and MFA members and volunteers enjoying happy hour on Carpaccio’s patio…

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Artists all over town!

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If you’ve been out and about, you’ve probably spotted at least one of our Paint Annapolis plein air artists capturing scenes in the steamy heat.  Go to our Facebook Page to see more photos of artists painting around town. The Circle Gallery walls are filling up! Everyone is in the Annapolis City limits today, so head downtown to support these…

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Paint Annapolis Begins!

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Welcome to all of the Paint Annapolis juried artists! Everyone arrived this afternoon to register and have their canvases stamped.  They picked up their bags with instructions, maps and details for the week, while saying hello to old friends and meeting artists that are new to Paint Annapolis.  They enjoyed yummy sustenance to prepare them for the week. See those blank walls behind them?  They…

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Me & My Art Monday: Meet John Jensen

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This week’s featured artist:  John Jensen, Board of Directors; member since 1985: ME: I was talking to a friend on the phone the other day. I hadn’t spoken to him in over 40 years. He wanted to know what I had become. I just said I was “some kind of artist.” It’s hard to be more specific than that because I’ve worked…

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Me & My Art Monday: Meet Ric Conn

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This week’s featured artist:  Ric Conn, member since 2000: ME:  My artistic career began at age 5 with my first freehand drawings. When I placed first an apple then my hand in the sunlight on the table intending to draw them and discovered light and shadow—my passion for figurative art began. My awards include the “Face of Queen Anne’s County” medal, First,…

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Member News: June 18, 2014

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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: Victoria Burnett will be instructing “Exploring Paint Media” for teens at the Chesapeake Art Center June 23-June 27. For more info…

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Me & My Art Monday: Meet Carolyn Councell

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This week’s featured artist:  Carolyn Councell, member since 1980’s: ME:   I have lived in Maryland my whole life, and have been interested & involved in art for most of it.  I reside with my husband in Pasadena on the banks of the Magothy River where I find much inspiration for my paintings in the ever-changing water scenes and activities.  I am a…

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MFA Member News: June 4 – June 11

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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: At City’s Edge: Urban Art At West Annapolis Frameworks – An interactive art show featuring local and international artists: Grand Opening…

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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.