Friday, September 21, 2007

Denee Barr Art News and More

"Leaves and Honeysuckle Vines, Columbia, Maryland c 2002 Denee Barr," a mixed media photo on handmade paper is on display in "Celebrating Forty Years: Showcasing Forty Artists" in the Maryland State Arts Council 40th Anniversary Celebration. Join the Maryland State Arts Council for the opening reception on Friday, September 28th from 5-8pm with gallery talk at 6:30pm. Curated by Oletha Devane. Live Music and 40th Birthday Cake! Exhibit dates September 28-December 19, 2007. James Backus Gallery, Maryland State Arts Council, 175 West Ostend Street, Suite E, Baltimore, Maryland (Historic Sharp Leadenhall Neighborhood) (410) 767-6555 Hours: M-F 10am-4pm

The featured artists include Maria Anasazi (Frederick County); Kristine Yuki Aono (Montgomery County); Maria Barbosa (Frederick County); Denee Barr (Howard County); Sylvia Benitez (formerly of Howard County); Ellen Burchenal (Baltimore City), Paul Daniel (Baltimore City); Linda DePalma (Baltimore City); Helen Elliott (Baltimore City); Anna Fine Foer (Anne Arundel County); Espi Frazier (Baltimore City); Helen Frederick (Montgomery County); Mia Halton (Baltimore City); Leslie King-Hammond (Baltimore City); Maren Hassinger (Baltimore City); David Hess (Baltimore County); Tonya Ingersol (Baltimore County); Chevelle Makeba Moore Jones (Baltimore City); Gard Jones (Baltimore City); Gary Kachadourian (Baltimore County); Maria Karametou (Montgomery County); Robert Llewellyn (Allegany County); Janet Maher (Baltimore City); Jose Mapily (Prince George’s County); Allegra Marquart (Baltimore City); Diana Marta (Howard County); Cara Ober (Baltimore City); Stephen Pearson (Carroll County); Gina Pierleoni (Harford County); Leslie Snyder Portney (Baltimore City); Camille Gustus Quijano (Baltimore City); William Rhodes (Baltimore City); W.C. Richardson (Prince George’s County); Joyce S. Scott (Baltimore City); Christine Shanks (formerly of Baltimore County); Piper Shepard; (Baltimore City); Laurie Snyder (Baltimore City); Edgar H. Sorells-Adewale (Montgomery County); Renee van der Stelt (Baltimore City); and Michael Weiss (Baltimore City).

The Maryland State Arts Council is an agency of the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development, Division of Tourism, Film and the Arts. Its mission is to encourage and invest in the advancement of the arts for the people of Maryland. In FY 2006, the Maryland arts industry contributed more than $1 billion to the State’s economy and provided 13,762 jobs to Maryland residents.

Make Art a Lifestyle........................Denee

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