The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County is currently accepting entries for their next juried art exhibit which will open on June 28th. The deadline for entries is June 9th. Artists are invited to submit work related to the theme of how they see and react to buildings, shapes, and forms in their environment. The title of the exhibit is “ART-chitecture” – Structures through the Eyes of the Artist. Accepted works will be on display at the Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshal Airport between concourses C & D in departures though November 6, 2014.
Artists interested in submitting work for consideration must be residents of Anne Arundel County and at least eighteen years of age. Up to three original works can be entered in any two dimensional medium but cannot exceed the sixe of 72” x 40”. Entry form and details on how to submit a digital image to the Art Exhibition Committee can be found on the Arts Council website www.acaac.org or call 410-222-7949 for more information.
The Arts Council exhibits are juried by a committee of four that include: Committee Chair Roberta Pardo, who studied industrial design in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and fine arts at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, Wil Scott, a photographer and Director of Adult Programs at the National Gallery of Art, Teddi Schulman, a lifelong arts enthusiast and former arts consultant; and Scotti Preston, who has an arts background working in a variety of mediums.
The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County provides grants and support to over forty nonprofit organizations. Providing a resource for the cultural arts community through advocacy, funding, programming, and promotions; the Arts Council supports a variety of groups that include The Chesapeake Arts Center, Anne Arundel County Trust for Preservation, Children’s Theater of Annapolis, and the Annapolis Opera. The Arts Council also administers the Arts in Education Program serving both public and private Anne Arundel County Schools, which provides grant funding to bring performances and artists into auditoriums and classrooms.
For more information about the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County and to find out how you can become a member call 410-222-7949 or visit www.acaac.org.