On Friday evening, join me at the Smithsonian American Art Museum for “Drawing at Dusk”! I’ll be the guest instructor, and two of my Aubergine troupe-mates will be in belly dance costume as life drawing models. Materials are provided, and the event is completely free with no registration required, open to all ages and ability levels.
Friday, April 11, 2014, 5:30 – 7pm
Smithsonian American Art Museum, 8th and F Streets, N.W. Washington, D.C., Luce Foundation Center, 3rd floor
Or, you can attend the opening of the Hampton Arts Initiative’s 2nd annual art show at the Hampton National Historic Site in Towson, Maryland. The juried exhibit includes contemporary artworks based on historical source photographs from Hampton’s archives. I will have a piece included, but won’t be at the opening since I’ll be at the Smithsonian.
Friday, April 11th, 2014, 6 – 8pm
The Orangery at Hampton National Historic Site
The reception is free, but an RSVP is required. Tours of the manor house will also be available during the reception.
Please note that due to construction, only handicap parking is available on site at Hampton. Free shuttle service will be provided every few minutes starting at 5:30 from the Towson United Methodist Church, 501 Hampton Lane, Towson, MD 21286.
Check out my class in action on Saturday at the Towson Arts Collective, during my watercolor portrait workshop. Thanks to our excellent volunteer model Bill. We’ll finish up the workshop this Saturday.
Also on Saturday at TAC is the reception for the “Bridges” exhibit: an art exhibition bridging the arts and sciences. Four of my biologist/naturalist portraits will be included.
Reception: Saturday, April 12, 6 – 8pm
Exhibit runs from April 5-May 9
Towson Arts Collective, 40 West Chesapeake Ave., Towson, MD
I will also have a piece included in Baltimore Watercolor Society’s member show at the Liriodendron Mansion.Reception: Sunday, April 27, 2014 1- 4
pm Show runs from April 27 until May 18
The Gallery at Liriodendron, 502 W Gordon St., Bel Air, MD 21014
And, wow! Today I was invited to be the awards juror for the Dundalk Outdoor Art Show in Veterans Park on May 17. What an honor! I’m really looking forward to participating in the local arts community in this new way.
Before you go, check out my portrait of actor Mads Mikkelsen as the character Hannibal Lecter in the TV show “Hannibal.” This is going out on a new illustration promo postcard.