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April 2021 Press Release

The featured Gallery artist for May 2021 is Sherry McCowan. The Salon artist for May is Jeanne LaRae. April 1 – April 31Featured Gallery Artist Sherry McCowan I have enjoyed painting for many years, beginning my journey as a self-taught artist. A…

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Susan Jane Walp

Matt Klos invited me to sit in on a group Zoom last week with Susan Jane Walp, hosted by Klos and Candice Hill, who teaches in the English Department at Anne Arundel Community College, where Matt teaches painting. Walp has a quiet, distinguished career, living in Vermont, studying Tibetan Buddhism and painting and doing little […]

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VIDEO: Judy Hilyard Author Reading

Couldn’t join us for the Arts & Letters Judy Hilyard Author Reading on Zoom? No worries! You can watch the view of her author reading here!

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VIDEO: Judy Hilyard Author Reading

Couldn’t join us for the Arts & Letters Judy Hilyard Author Reading on Zoom? No worries! You can watch the view of her author reading here!

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Bird in Lemon Tree

Happy Monday! Painting lots of birds and branches, butterflies and blossoms and it feels quite lovely to look outside at 6:30pm and see…daylight-ish sky! It feels literally and figuratively like spring. These flora and fauna inspired pieces are making me happy. They’re part play, color exploration, memory from my years working with vintage natural history […]

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April 2021 Art Exhibits

Our expectations of change are filled with hope as we are open for another month to share the art of many fine artists and craftsmen. Seeing and absorbing art is a part of our lives that we cannot ignore. Join us for a brief but important respite to inspire you and give you some peace.
–Anne Brooke

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Lydia, oh Lydia

The ultimate tramp stamp. Amazing work from a young Polish artist, evoking both Bosch and Richter, with a cautionary twist to the allure it conveys.

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The famous little patch of yellow

I find it encouraging that the greatest philosopher and the greatest novelist of the 20th century agreed about some fundamental, crucial things, at about the same time, early in the century. It seems everyone else except maybe T.S. Eliot were heading in the opposite direction—Nietzsche a bit earlier, the modernists in art, Einstein in physics, […]

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Art du Jour April 2021 News

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The Personality of Process: On the Enneagram, the house we built, and marriage

The house foundations last AugustBlobs, spots, specks, smudges, cracks, defects, mistakes, accidents, exceptions, and irregularities are the windows to other worlds.—Bob Miller Part One: In Which I Vent About the Enneagram (Though I Love It, Too)&…

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