Arts Council hosts “Red, Winter, Pink, Spring and All the Colors in Between” exhibit

| March 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

BWI RED WINTER OLIN YODER COLORADO SPRING“Red, Winter, Pink, Spring and All the Colors In between”, is the name of the Spring art exhibition, sponsored by the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County opening March 13th  at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.  The juried group show featuring the work of Anne Arundel County artists will include paintings, drawings, and photographs on display between concourses C & D in the departures area through July 17, 2015.            

The public is invited to a reception on Wednesday March 25th from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.  honoring artists: Frances Borchardt, James Finnert, Lin Foa, Sheila Guevin, Joan Howe, Mariana Ivanova, Katherine Osmond, Rufus Norman, Elizabeth Rounsaville Rick Schimpf, Wil Scott Jill Schimpf and, Olin Yoder.  Parking will be validated and refreshments served. 

The focus of the group show is to explore the impact color has on people’s lives.  From the color of a flower to the shade of a person’s skin we all perceive colors in a variety of ways. The exhibit featuring the work of Anne Arundel County artists explores the question of how color is perceived and how on a daily basis and from generation to generation, perceptions of color can evolve and change.

The exhibit committee was chaired by Arts Council trustee Roberta Pardo. Pardo, who studied industrial design in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and fine arts at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California serves as a juror along with Wil Scott, a photographer and former Director of Adult Programs at the National Gallery of Art.   The exhibit will be on display through July 17th  and can also be visited online via the Arts Council website (acaac.org)

The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County provides grants and support to over forty nonprofit organizations.  Providing a resource for the cultural arts community through advocacy, funding, programming, and promotions; the Arts Council supports a variety of groups that include Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, Anne Arundel County Trust for Preservation, Chesapeake Art Center, and the Shady Side Captain Avery Museum.  The Arts Council also administers the Arts in Education Program serving both public and private Anne Arundel County Schools, which provides grant funding to bring performances and artists into auditoriums and classrooms. 

To RSVP learn more about the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County call 410-222-7949  or visit www.acaac.org. You can also RSVP to [email protected].

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