Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Denee Barr Art News and More

Howard County Arts Council Hosts Award-Winning Evening for the Arts

Ellicott City, MD – On September 12, 2008, The Howard County Arts Council will be hosting their Annual Meeting and FY09 Grant Award ceremony with County Executive Ken Ulman, from 6-8 p.m. at the Howard County Center of the Arts.

Opening remarks will be made by Arts Council President, Brian Walter, at 6:15 pm followed by the presentation of the Grant Awards by County Executive, Ken Ulman. Local and state public officials and leaders in the arts community will be in attendance to recognize and celebrate Howard County’s commitment to the arts.

The evening will feature the announcement of the FY2009 Howard County Arts Council grant awards totaling around $374,800 and two new exhibits: Man & Machine with work by Robin Arnold, R.L. Croft, Dustin Davis, Randy Polumbo, Derrick Riley, and Jeremy Waak and Convergence: The Human Experience with artists Donise English, Anne Mondro, and Gary Voss. The Howard County Center for the Arts’ Resident Artists will also have open studios from 7-8 p.m.

To learn more about the award ceremony, exhibits and other Arts Council programs call 410-313-ARTS (2787) or visit

Robots First Sears Portrait by Derrick Riley

Perpetual Notion Motion Machine by R.L. Croft