March 2, 2024
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McBride Gallery announces fall shows

The McBride Gallery on Main Street in Annapolis has announced several shows and exhibits that will be featured at the gallery this fall.

Howard Eberle, She Calls, Watercolor
Howard Eberle, She Calls, Watercolor

“The Best of the Chesapeake”

Seventh Annual Exhibition, an Invitational group show, with Juried Awards

Show Opening /Meet the Artists: Sunday, September 14, 1 – 4pm

Awards announced and presented: September 14, 2:00pm

Awards Juror: Louis Escobedo

Exhibition Dates: September 14 – October 5, 2014

This Chesapeake Bay area themed exhibit features vintage boats on the Chesapeake Bay: schooners to steamboats; wildlife, marshes, small coves, family farms and harbor towns and the varied scenes that define this extensive waterway. Twenty artists painting in oil, watercolor and pastel, also bronze sculpture

“Autumn Celebration of Art”

Lois Engberg, Passion for Flowers, oil
Lois Engberg, Passion for Flowers, oil

Featured Artist: Lois Engberg

Show Opening /Meet the Artists: Sunday, October 19 14, 1 – 4pm

Exhibition Dates: October 19 – November 9, 2014

This 29th Annual Autumn Celebration of Art exhibition showcases over 25 painters and sculptors’ with over 80 new works of art, many from summer painting trips and plein air competitions. Lois Engberg is the featured artist this year. A Maryland oil painter of classic still life, garden and landscape views, her fresh approach has attracted repeat collectors from across the country.

100 Plein air Painters of the MidAtlantic
100 Plein air Painters of the MidAtlantic

“100 Plein Air Painters of the Mid-Atlantic”

Featured Artists: All 100 painters in the book by the same title

Opening Reception/Meet the Artists: Saturday evening, November 15, 5 – 9pm

Second Reception/Meet the Artists: Sunday afternoon, November 16, 1- 4pm

This historic exhibition features the 100 plein air painters featured in a new book by art historian, writer and artist, Gary Pendleton, published by Schiffer Publishing. All 100 painters will have new paintings in the exhibit; most will be attending both events. Events will include book signing, talk by the author, and plein air painting demonstrations during the day and the reception events.

December Midnight Madness Events (city-wide Annapolis events)

Thursday, December 4, 7-9pm

Meet noted Maryland folk artist, Carol Dyer, Enjoy an exhibition of new paintings of her vintage Victorian era scenes of Annapolis, Delmarva beaches and the historic sites she enjoys painting in her unique style. The original acrylic painting of Dyer’s 2014 Christmas card painting, Christmas in Annapolis will also be on exhibit.

Thursday, December 11, 7-9pm (city-wide Annapolis events)

Meet Russian Fantasy and Fable artist, Victor Nizovtsev, Enjoy an exhibition of oil paintings and newly published fable images including Victor’s version of the classic “Princess and the Pea.”

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