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

Monday, September 17, 2007

Denee Barr Art News and More

Baltimore........Washington, DC..............Philadelphia

Photo-Based works by Denee Barr Fall 2007 Exhibitions in these locations and more.

Sunday, September 16, 2007

Denee Barr Art News and More

Denee Barr in her booth tent at Arts on Foot DC 2007
Penn Quarter near Smithsonian American Art Museum
Washington, DC
photo taken by Alexandra Silverthorne

Last Roses of Summer, Columbia, Maryland
c Denee Barr 2003
All Rights Reserved

Image: 15 1/2" x 19" Frame: 22" x 28"

Good Day!

Thanks to the producers, sponsors, donors, and patrons of yesterday's visual and performing arts festival Arts on Foot in dowtown Washington, DC

I sold 18 small works (the beginning collectors intro to my portfolios) in the juried Arts on Foot Art Market Tent. The works bought were ......1st prints out of the darkroom tray from the following portfolios:

Bequia Island, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, West Indies 1990
Mayreau Island, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, West Indies 1992
Canouan Island, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, West Indies 1992
Off Stockton Street, Chinatown, San Francisco, California 1991
Kent Island, Eastern Shore, Maryland 2002
National Arboretum, Washington, DC 2002
Adkins Arboretum, Eastern Shore, Maryland 2005
Variation on Dried Red Roses, Columbia, Maryland 2005
Fells Point, Baltimore, Maryland 1992
Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens, Washington, DC 2003

Arts on Foot 2007 Festival Sponsors and Donors

Grant Sponsor

Arts on Foot is funded in part by the D.C. Commission on the Arts & Humanities, an agency supported in part by National Endowment for the Arts.


Vida Fitness
Real California Cheese
World Market. One World. One Store.

Media Sponsors

94.7FM The Globe World Class Rock
The Examiner Washington
WAMU 88.5FM American University Radio

Select Exhibitors

Gifford’s Ice Cream & Candy Co.
Verizon Wireless


Pennsylvania Quarter Neighborhood Association
Downtown Business Improvement District

Financal Donors as of September 10, 2007

Downtown DC BID
City Vista/Lowe Enterprises
Quadrangle Development Corporation
Boston Properties
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft
The Freedom Forum
Hines Interests- Archstone-Smith
Manulife Financial
Nixon Peabody, LLP
Saul Centers, Inc.
Zuckerman Gravely Mgt., Inc.
Carley Arts LP/Stoladi Property Group
The Clark Construction Group
Courtyard by Marriott
Covington & Burling
Jenifer Building Associates
Judi Seiden Real Estate Team
Property Capital
Troutman Sanders LLP
Venturehouse Group
Weschler’s Auctioneers & Appraisers
Zenith Gallery
Ben and Carolyn Bird
Café Atlántico
Southern California Edison
THINKfood Group

Thank you..................................................................Denee