Featuring top local artists in their studios throughout Calvert County
CalvART Gallery, Prince Frederick, MD, presents the Second Annual Artist Home Studio Tour. The artists’ studios are all located off Route 4 from Huntingtown to Scientists Cliffs to Long Beach/Saint Leonard to Lusby. Come join the tour, visiting seven studios at your leisure from 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday, November 18, just in time for Holiday shopping. The artists featured on the tour will display their different mediums of art and style through paintings, glass art, pottery, ceramics and jewelry. Please refer to the map on the card for directions or visit www.calvartgallery.com
Ray Bogle, Studio: 220 MF Bowen Road, Huntingtown. His studio is a renovated 60 year old horse barn. Ray has created pieces ranging from tiny bottles to large collar rimmed vases and various sizes of ceramic boxes with puzzled lids. Ray will be firing up his kiln and working on several Raku pieces.
Ray and Phyllis Noble, Studio: 3545 Alder Road, Port Republic, Gate A, Scientists Cliffs. Both Ray and Phyllis have been creating beautiful organic glass structures and images and melding color with texture and depth through kiln-formed fused glass art that has function. Both will be creating new pieces and showing their work at their studio.
Mimi Little, Studio: 3838 Balsam Road, Port Republic, Gate B, Scientists Cliffs. Mimi has been painting in acrylics and collage since the mid 1990’s. She works in vivid colors with vigorous brush strokes on canvas and paper, influenced by her trips to Cuba, Florida and Africa. Her art work will be on display in her studio. Visit Mimi’s website: www.MimiLittle.com
Randy & Marie Estabrook, Studio: 2025 Date Road, Port Republic. Randy and Marie have worked with many different clay bodies and utilizes methods such as electric, gas and wood firing in their work. Randy works primarily functional ceramics, and Marie focus on sculptural wall hung pieces. Visit the Estabrook’s website: www.browndogclaystudio.com
Denise Breitburg, Studio: Foxtail Pottery, 2335 Acacia Road, Port Republic. Denise has been interested in working with clay since college. She is particularly interested in form and balance, and draws inspiration from the natural world around her as a marine biologist. Her work ranges from delicate jewel pots made of porcelain and silver wire, to large terra cotta platters embellished with images of sea creatures.
Ann Crain, Studio: 6032 Bayview Road, St. Leonard. A lifelong resident of the Chesapeake Bay region, Ann draws her inspiration from the personal connection she feels from the local landscape as well as France, Belize, Italy, and Sweden. Ann continually refines her creative senses by merging color, line and figures. Her art conveys an obvious mood through creative use of color and paint application that forces viewers to draw upon their own imaginations.
Jewelry is also Ann’s forte, using whimsical designs in her silver jewelry adding Simi-precious stones and exotic beads. Her art and jewelry will be on display at her studio. Ann’s website: www.anncrainart.com
Wendy Schneider, Studio: 230 Harbor Drive, Lusby.
Wendy is a mixed media artist who works intuitively to create multi-layered work that draws the viewer into the mystery and the wonder of her playful mixed media art. Painting connects her to the “right” side of her brain, and it flows after that. Come visit Wendy’s studio and transport yourself into her beautiful art work.
The CalvART Gallery is located in the Prince Frederick Center at the intersection of Rt. 4 and Rt. 231 nestled between the Sakura Restaurant and Dreamweaver Café. Open Wednesday through Sunday from 11am-5pm. For more information visit the website www.calvartgallery.org or call 410-535-9252. The CalvART Gallery is a program of the Arts Council of Calvert County. The Gallery plans shows every month and our receptions are open to the public.