Thursday, June 25, 2009

This Weekend

Pause 2009
@ The Stamp Gallery
Through a range of media, Elizabeth Crisman, Laura Hughes and Lu Zhang invite viewers to examine individual elements of larger narratives or events. Charged with meaning, the work serves as a meeting point of the unknown and the familiar, the concrete and the abstract
Works by Elizabeth Crisman, Laura Hughes and Lu Zhang
Curated by Alexandra Douglas-Barrera, Fernando Ramirez and Alison Reilly

Exhibition Dates: June 25-July 24, 2009

The Stamp Gallery

Sondheim Artscape Prize: 2009 Finalists @ The BMA
In conjunction with Artscape, Baltimore’s premier arts festival organized by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, the BMA presents a special exhibition of the six finalists for The Janet & Walter Sondheim Prize: Baltimore Development Cooperative, Leslie Furlong, Ryan Hackett,Jessie Lehson, Molly Springfield, and Karen Yasinsky.

Exhibition Dates: June 20–August 16, 2009
Free exhibition

The winner is chosen by an independent panel of jurors and announced at a special ceremony on Saturday, July 11, 2009

2009 In Studio MFA Thesis Exhibition @ MICA
Full-screen an exhibition of thesis work of 11 graduating artists in the MFA in Studio Art, a low-residency program that allows experienced artists to develop a professional body of work, a unique personal voice, and an expanded understanding of contemporary art through intensive studio practice. Artwork will be on view Monday, June 29-Saturday, July 11 in Decker, Meyerhoff, and Fox 3 galleries of Fox Building, 1303 W. Mount Royal Ave., and Pinkard Gallery of Bunting Center, 1401 W. Mount Royal Ave.
Artists include: Kerry Adams, Julie Benoit, Leah Cooper, Salinda Deery, Bruce Feldman, Nicole Herbert, Michael Iacovone, Jennifer Miller, Sondra Peron, Kelly Valdez, and Katie Walberg

Opening Reception: Friday July 10, 2009 6-8 pm

Summer '09 @ Grimaldis Gallery
A selection of the gallery's artists including Chul-Hyun Ahn, Henry Coe, Don Cook, Grace Hartigan, Hidenori Ishii, Isaac Julien, Elizabeth Laudenslager, Dimitra Lazaridou, Eugene Leake, Neil Meyerhoff, Raoul Middleman, Christopher Myers, Christopher Saah, Rex Stevens, Rene Trevino, Costas Varotsos, Andy Warhol, John Waters and Lu Zhang.

Exhibition Dates: July 1 - August 22, 2009
Opening reception: Wednesday, July 1st, 6-8pm

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Monday, June 1, 2009

This Weekend

Marching for Digits @ Theater Project
John Fonda Gallery is please to present Nicole Shiflet’s first solo exhibition at the gallery. Titled Marching for Digits, the show consists of new paintings that explore Nicole’s fascination with interstitial moments that she documents into the fictional narratives of her paintings
Opening Reception: Thursday, June 4, 6:30-8:00pm.
Exhibition runs through July 12.

Theater Project
45 West Preston St.
Baltimore, MD 21201

Open Studios @ Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower
During this event, guests can visit artists' studios, view and purchase artwork, and enjoy refreshments and light fare.

Bromo Seltxer Arts Tower
21 South Eutaw Street.
Baltimore, MD 21201

Lawrence Schneider @ The Evergreen Museum
Six abstract sculptures created by Hunt Valley-based artist Lawrence Schneider comprise this focus exhibition in Evergreen Museum & Library’s Reading Room. A former aeronautical engineer and computer systems professional, Schneider developed his direct carving skills as a hobby until 2004 when, at the age of 70, he made art a full-time career. Reading the Grain showcases his imaginative designs, in which delicate unbroken ribbons of polished wood or bronze from basic structures.

Opening Reception: Sunday, June 7, 1-4 p.m. FREE
reservations requested: (410) 516-0341 or