The first anniversary is the "paper" anniversary, and we wanted to celebrate by showcasing new artwork (using paper)! We worked with local artists/artisans to create original pieces to capture our "spirit." We are excited to unveil this new exhibit! Artwork available for purchase (until 12/4).
"@COVALENTSPIRITS" by Ken Evans
Black and white photograph of our building, taken from (almost) the same angle as the historic photograph from the 1920s.
FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHER
Anniversary Art: "@covalentspirits"
Birthplace: Sherman, TX
Current City: Westminster. MD
Favorite Cocktail: Cucumber-inspired Gin Dirty Martini
More Info: kevansphotography.com | @ken.evans.photography
Ken Evans was born in Central Texas and grew up in Northern Maine. His fine art photography features the beauty and mystery found in the natural world. His work captures scenes and times in a way both familiar and new, evoking a sense of curiosity and wonder by creating a different, often minimalist or abstract view. Ken immerses himself in nature and seeks out the hidden gems that he can capture through his lens. His images have been featured in prominent galleries and exhibitions in the United States and Europe, and his prints are purchased worldwide.
MIXED MEDIA SCULPTURE, PRINTMAKING, SMALL PRESS COMICS
Anniversary Art: "Family Bond," "Sherwood Letterpress," "Spirited Compounds"
Birthplace: Eldersburg, MD
Current City: Westminster, MD
Favorite Cocktail: Spiced Orange Old Fashioned
More Info: jeffsharpstudios.com | @jeffsharpstudios
Jeff Sharp is a 29+ year secondary school art educator. Since earning his BA in Art and Art History from McDaniel College and MA in Publications Design from University of Baltimore, Jeff has been an avid artist making "his own stuff" (in addition to teaching). Jeff has exhibited in a number of small press comic shows including: Small Press Expo, MOCCA Arts Festival, and the San Diego Comic-Con, as well as select Maryland based group shows at Atomic Books, Spacecamp and the Carroll Arts Center. Recently, he co-founded the 5x7Underground artist group with artist/teacher Mary Beth Francis.
Anniversary Art: "Another Round"
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, PA
Current City: Herndon, VA
Favorite Cocktail: Old Fashioned
More Info: facebook.com/DSquaredArtwork
Art, in all of its mediums, is an outlet for creativity that is good for the soul, and Mark DeLuca has always been involved in the "arts." As a martial artist, he trained, fought, coached, and officiated in Muay Thai for the past 20 years. As a former professional World Champion, he has stayed involved in the sport as a judge for USA Muay Thai, while pursuing other interests.
Mark loves listening to music, as well as playing guitar. He has always gravitated towards fine arts with drawing and sketching. Mark started painting in 2013 and has been honing his craft ever since.