“Compelling Colors” Exhibit
May 4 to 28
May 12 from 5 to 7 pm
This Maryland Pastel Society exhibit is juried by artist John Morrell, an Associate Professor of Painting at George Washington University. He was also the Chair of the Art and Art History department at Georgetown and George Washington Universities. His work is in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
The Maryland Pastel Society, founded in 1977, is a non-profit organization devoted to the promotion and development of professional, original works of art in the medium of soft pastels and to the creative and technical development of its members.
Contact with Abstract
April 1 to 29
Reception with local artists on Saturday, April 14 from 5 to 7pm.
was held December 1-31
Heidi Wetzel, local fiver artist and basket weaver, had several of her pieces at the gallery in December. Heidi's work ranges from traditional, sculptured, to contemporary. She is often inspired by nature and her sculptures can serve as colorful and decorative highlights for the wall or a table.
Two Artists -
Two Techniques Exhibit
was held in December
Local award-winning artists, George Hamilton and Kathy Kopec, exhibited their their oil paintings in November and December.
"St. Michaels Snow" oil by George Hamilton
"Winter's Grip" oil Artist: Kathy Kopec
Chestnut Street Studio
was held October 6 through October 30
This exhibit featured watercolor paintings by members of Barbara Jablin's Chestnut Street Studio.
"St. Lukes in St. Michaels" watercolor Artist: Pat Alberico
"Crab Shack" watercolor Artist: Dave Murphy
"Farmhouse in Winter" watercolor Artist: Peg Papa
“A Brush with Summer” Exhibit
was held June 10 through July 30
This exhibit featured original paintings from members of The Working Artists Forum (WAF) in oil, watercolor, acrylic, and pastel, along with works in pen and ink, mixed media and printmaking.
"Before Meadow's Edge" acrylic on handmade paper by Gerry Cjaikowski
"Oyster Shells" monotype by Carla Huber
"Red Edges" watercolor by Barbara Zuehlke
"Summer Blossoms" watercolor by Patty Mowell
"Summer on the Lake" oil by Mary Ellen Mabe
"Sunbathers" oil by Amy Cummins
"Surfers in Sanibel" oil by Evie Baskin
"Thompson Creek View" oil by Georgette Toews
“Out of Africa” Exhibit
This exhibit was held May 5-28, 2017
This show featured two Eastern Shore artists – Georgette Toews and Joan Hart.
“Spring Into Summer” Art Exhibit
This exhibit was held May 5-30, 2017
This exhibit showcased the works of local artists celebrating the theme “Spring Into Summer.
Barbara Jablin Exhibit
This exhibit was held from
April 8 to 30, 2017
This exhibit explored the 75-year art history of St. Michaels’ watercolorist Barbara Jablin. The show featured the artist's early work as a courtroom artist, illustrator, teacher, and her current exquisite watercolor paintings.
"Nest" Barbara Jablin
Jack Nolan Exhibit
This exhibit was held in December
Jack Nolan, visiting from Florida, created many exciting scenes of local sites here in Talbot County. He is a member of the National Watercolor Society, his work is collected internationally, and is a former Marylander.
“The Locals 2” Exhibit
This exhibit was held from
October 1 to December 14
The exhibit Featured fine art, sea glass & gemstone jewelry, pottery, and wood sculptures by talented artists living in the
St. Michaels’ area.