Featuring the Voices of Today’s Teens Opens February 15
Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center in Solomons, Maryland, is pleased to present an exciting new exhibit featuring the expressive voices of teens. RISE UP! A Teen Art Exhibit will run from February 15, 2019-April 14, 2019 in the Kay Daugherty Gallery with an opening reception during Annmarie After Hours on Friday, February 15 from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
The exhibit features over 60 works from area teens and includes visual, literary, and performing art. The exhibit explores and communicates what it means to be a teen today and span painting, drawing, mixed media, fiber, photography, printmakink, sculpture, creative writing, poetry, and performance. Caitlin Blake, Teen Programs Specialist with the National Portrait Gallery juried submissions from over 50 teens from the tri-county area of Southern Maryland exploring themes such as identity, injustice, fears, anxiety, hopes, and dreams with some everyday interests and experiences mixed in.
Many of the artists will be attending the opening reception Annmarie After Hours, Friday, February 15 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Guests will enjoy complimentary refreshments and live music. Admission is free and open to the public. All ages are invited to attend.
The RISE UP! exhibit runs February 15-April 14. The Kay Daugherty Gallery is open daily from 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., regular admission applies. This exhibit is a project of the Tom & Katie Watts Youth Fund of Annmarie Garden. Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center is supported in part by the Maryland State Arts Council (msac.org). For additional information please call 410-326-4640 or visit www.annmariegarden.org.