Artists Announced for the Maryland Artist Registry Juried Exhibition
First Maryland Registry Art Exhibition opened January 21January 21, 2016Press Release
January 21, 2016, BALTIMORE - Maryland Art Place (MAP), in partnership with the Maryland State Art Council (MSAC) is hosting a statewide juried exhibition curated by Gamynne Guillotte from the Baltimore Museum of Art, to highlight the wide range of local artists and artwork featured on the Maryland Artist Registry
The exhibition will be at Maryland Art Place at 218 West Saratoga Street, Baltimore, fromJanuary 21 - March 26, 2016. The opening reception is 6 p.m. to
8 p.m. on January 21.
The artists selected for the first Maryland Artist Registry Juried Exhibition, are John Ruppert, Greg McLemore, Elizabeth Burin, Darcie Book, Alice Valenti, Sue Johnson, Alexandra Chiou, Elizabeth Mackie, Trace Miller, Mike McConnell, Ursula Cain-Jordan, René Treviño, Mia Halton, Yambe Tam, Carrie Fucile, Elizabeth Kauffman, Sanzi Kermes, Cynthia Jawitz Brower, Nilou Kazemzadeh, Marcia Wolfson Ray, Daniel Humphries-Russ, Glen Kessler, and Aaron Oldenburg.
About the Juror:
Gamynne Guillotte is the Director of Interpretation and Public Engagement at The Baltimore Museum of Art, where she is responsible for strategic planning and realization of interpretive spaces, resources, and public programs. Recent projects include the launch of the Patricia and Mark Joseph Education Center and its inaugural exhibition Imagining Home; two rotating education galleries in the Contemporary Wing; in-gallery interpretation for the newly reopened American, African, and Asian collections; and BMA Go Mobile, the web-based mobile art guide for the BMA’s collection. As of September 2015, she is currently serving as Interim Co-Director of Education.
About the Maryland State Arts Council
An agency of the Maryland Department of Commerce, Division of Tourism, Film and the Arts, the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) is dedicated to cultivating a vibrant cultural community where the arts thrive. Maryland State Arts Council grantees generate $1 billion in economic activity and support more than 12,155 jobs and $49 million in state and local tax revenue. Source: Economic Impact of the Arts in Maryland: FY 2014. For information, call(410) 767-6555 or TTY (410) 333-4519.
About Maryland Art Place
Maryland Art Place (MAP) inspires, supports, and encourages artistic expression through innovative programming, exhibitions, and educational opportunities while recognizing the powerful impact art can have on our community. MAP creates a dynamic environment for artists of our time to engage the public by nurturing and promoting new ideas. MAP has served as a critical resource for contemporary art in the Mid-Atlantic since 1981.
Contact: Paul Shortt, Registry Coordinator
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