We are please to announce that Carmen Gambrill of Carmen’s Gallery in Solomons will be our 2015 ARTcade curator. Artists Colleen Sabo and Denise Breitburg will award the prizes.
Learn more at www.calvertparks.org/ARTcade.html.
ARTcade REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN:
On June 6, Calvert Nature Society will present the second annual Nature’s ARTcade, our showcase of art inspired by Southern Maryland. The exhibition will be open Fridays and weekends, June 6 – June 28, 2015, at Flag Ponds Nature Education Center in Lusby.
More information can be found at www.calvertparks.org/ARTcade.html.
The Call for Artists is available at www.calvertparks.org/callforartists
Artist entry forms and show information may be found here. Prize monies for this exhibition will total $2,150. This year, we will present a new award, Best In Calvert for artists who reside in Calvert County. There will also be a student exhibit featuring the work of Calvert’s young artists.
- May 1: Artist Registration Deadline: Click here for the Call for Artists.
- May 15: Art Selection
- May 30: Artwork Drop off
- June 6: Opening Reception and Award Presentation
Please share this information with your art community. We look forward to seeing your artwork on display in June.
Join Us for
Artist Access Days
The Division of Natural Resources will offer artists special access to the parks before hours so that they may be inspired by the beauty of the parks at sunrise, in different seasons.
Upcoming Artist Access dates at Flag Ponds Nature Park are:
– Sunday, March 15, 6:45-9 a.m.
– Saturday, April 11, 6:00-9 a.m.
There is no charge for these events, however, registration is required. Artists can register online at www.calvertparks.org/calendar.html.
Help Support Art in our Parks
Calvert Nature Society is offering sponsorships for Nature’s ARTcade. Please consider supporting this art exhibition with a donation. Learn more at www.calvertparks.org or contact Anne at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you would like to volunteer, docents are needed to help guide the public’s experience of the artworks in Nature’s ARTcade. No prior background in art is necessary, just an interest and enthusiasm for the worlds of art and nature. Docents should be available for one or more days during the show’s duration (Fridays and weekends from June 6-28).
Individuals interested in volunteering should contact Anne Sundermann: email@example.com.