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Written by Allegany Arts Council   
Thursday, 26 November 2009 10:26

On Saturday, November 28 from 6 - 8 PM. the entire community is invited to attend the Opening Reception & Awards Ceremony for the 8th Annual Members' Exhibition in the Saville Gallery.  The exhibition, which runs through January 2, features a wide variety of artwork created by artist members of the Allegany Arts Council.

The jurors for this year's exhibition, Catherine Moreland (Executive Director of the Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center in Frederick) and Dave Moreland (Professor of Art and Art History at Frederick Community College), selected 47 pieces of artwork from a record total of 186 entries.  A brief Awards Ceremony is scheduled to start at 6:30 PM during the November 28th Opening Reception, at which time over $1,000 in artist awards will be presented, ...

Last Updated on Monday, 30 November 2009 20:44
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“American Idol” stars to present holiday concert at FSU PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 20 November 2009 23:02

idols_holidayThe Frostburg State University Cultural Event Series will present “American Stars in Concert for the Holidays,” on Sunday, December 13 at 7:30 PM in the Alice R. Manicur Assembly Hall in the Lane University Center.

Four of the top 10 finalists from the hit show “American Idol” will perform a selection of holiday favorites in solo, duet, and ensemble performances accompanied by a live band.  They will be under the direction of Michael Orland, the musical director of “American Idol.”  Season eight’s Michael Sarver, a former oil rigger, placed 10th on “American Idol” and is now a professional singer.  Alexis Grace finished 11th in season eight and is currently a radio disc jockey.  Season seven’s David Hernandez placed 12th on the show and currently ...

Last Updated on Monday, 30 November 2009 20:45
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Students to be honored with public reception PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Garrett County Arts Council   
Thursday, 19 November 2009 09:05

T09RecycleArt1he Garrett County Arts Council in cooperation with Garrett County Solid Waste & Recycling Division is currently hosting an exhibit of recycled art created by local high school students.  A reception for the young artists will be held Saturday, November 21 from 11 AM to 1 PM at The Gallery Shop in downtown Oakland.

The fifth annual “Rethink Recycling” sculpture contest was held for Garrett County students in grades 9 - 12.  The contest encouraged area youth to create sculptures made of materials repurposed and incorporated into a work of art.  The work was judged on creativity, workmanship, and use of materials.  The variety of recycled materials was considered in the judging.

Last Updated on Monday, 30 November 2009 20:46
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Garrett County artist's work at new WMHS hospital PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Garrett County Arts Council   
Thursday, 19 November 2009 07:57

Garrett County artist Fred Peacock has recently sold a collection of four area landscape paintings and sixty-eight small still-lifes to the new Western Maryland Health System hospital in Cumberland.  Much of his inspiration comes from his home close to the wild and scenic Youghiogheny River.

The largely self-taught artist volunteers his time as a board member of the Garrett County Arts Council.  He has had solo shows in Columbia, Maryland, at the Garrett Council’s Gallery Shop in Oakland, at Adventure Sports Center International, and at the Garrett College Art Gallery.

The work of local artists was a key design element of the new medical facility which had closely reviewed artists and their work before making purchases for interior spaces.  “I am honored to be ...

Last Updated on Monday, 30 November 2009 20:46
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8th Annual Members' Exhibition - Call for Entries PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Allegany Arts Council   
Monday, 16 November 2009 15:14

The Saville Gallery invites all members of the Allegany Arts Council to submit their artwork to the jury for the 8th Annual Members' Exhibition which will run from Friday, November 27, 2009 through January 2, 2010.  Each member artist may submit up to two entries for a non-refundable fee of $5 per entry.  The jurors for this year's exhibition are Catherine Moreland, executive director of the Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, and Dave Moreland, artist and professor of Art and Art History at Frederick Community College.

This year's exhibition will feature a total of $1,200 in artist awards, sponsored by the Allegany Area Art Alliance, Sandi Saville, Betsey Hurwitz-Schwab & Doug Schwab, Maureen Connelly & Anthony LoGiudice, Susan & John Davis, Karen ...

Last Updated on Monday, 30 November 2009 20:46
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