Join us for a fun Evening!

Thursday, August 21, 2008
5:00 - 9:00 pm

Art Walk Events List for 2008

The 2009 Events List will be posted in early August

Chase Street - Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts
The Galleries
at Maryland Hall

801 Chase Street


Gallery Talk

Lindsay McCullough will give a gallery talkon the evening of the Art Walk at the Chaney Gallery.


All exhibits will be open for Art Walk ~
Maryland Hall will be open from 9am to 9pm
on Thursday, August 21, 2008
for the 18th Annual Annapolis Art Walk
Chaney Gallery Crossing Borders:
Two Cultures/One Me/2008
Crossing Borders features photographic work from Bates Middle School ESOL students involved in a 15-week VisionWorkshops photography program. With cameras, pens and journals in hand, the students documented their new lives here in Annapolis, and reminisced about their lifestyles before they immigrated to the United States.
Martino Gallery – Pure Art
Pure Art features work in a variety of media—paintings, drawings, mixed media—by adults with disabilities from the Providence Center’s Providence Art Institute. Ten adult artists’ work is represented in this exhibition.
Balcony Gallery – Wynn Creasy: Transmutation, Paintings as Inspiration
Wynn Creasy: Transmutations, Paintings as Inspiration, highlights the work of this Alexandria, Virginia-based artist who paints in oil, oil pastels and acrylics as well as wearable hand-painted silk art.

On Exhibit: July 24 – September 12, 2008


Oil Pastel 14 x 11
by Wynn Creasy

Maryland Avenue
La PetiteGalerie

39 Maryland Avenue



The gallery is hosting a special exhibit by seven artists.

American painters: Moe Hanson, Robert Knudsen, Barbra Gruber and Elaine Zelano
Russian painters: brother and sister, Ivan and Ekaterena Kugach
Chinese figurative artist Xue Gien Xin, who uses the painting alias of Simon, recently completed oil paintings by this master of genre paintings of the Chinese people and their culture.

Serving refreshments

Aurora Gallery

67 Maryland Avenue



Annapolis artist Dorate will be in attendance to exhibit a wide range of mixed media paintings. Dorate's style is one of exuberance with vivid colors. Whether the subject is an impressionist landscape or a dramatic abstract, her paintings reflect a rich feeling of well-being.

The gallery will also have a special trunk show of Mediterranean Artist’s Jewelry made from glass fragements from the first and sixth centuries A.D.  This Roman Byzantine glass with its unique rich patinas coupled with sterling silver creates unique one-of-a-kind jewelry.

Maria’s Picture Place

45 Maryland Avenue



On Exhibit: Color Photography

The gallery is hosting a special exhibit of Dona and Melvin Howard's photographs of Annapolis. The Howards enjoy finding Annapolis scenes that are appreciated by all who love the city. The photographs also include images with wildlife, landscape and city views of travels across the country.

Maria's will also exhibit a special selection of vintage posters.

Serving light refreshments...

"Annapolis Storm"
Color Photograph
by Melvin Howard

Dawson Gallery

44 Maryland Avenue


Demonstration by
Rob Wood  


Rob Wood is an award winning illustrator and member of the Society of Illustrators.  He is a partner  in  Wood, Ronsaville, Harlin, Inc. Annapolis, MD an internationally recognized design studio. 

On exhibit will be 18th, 19th and early 20th century American and European paintings including works by Robert Brackman, Frederick Cozzens, Stephen Csoka, Louis Feuchter, Clark Marshall, Frederick Seeth, John Pattison, Helen Searle and William Kaula, Warren Sheppard, Franklin Briscoe.

Rob Wood
"Taxes, Trouble and a Tea Party"

State Circle
MFA Circle Gallery, MD Federation of Art

18 State Circle


Demonstration at 5:30pm
by Mary Arthur, a plein air painting demonstration.      


Main Gallery:
The exhibit "Convergence" runs until August 31

"Convergence" features new works by Mary Arthur, Dean Dalfonso, Sara Demas and Alexis. These four artists are all graduates of the New York Academy of Art masters program.

Each of the artists explores their distinctive view of the human form, from intimate moments to every-day life, using the dynamics of color, gesture, and strong compostion to communicate their 'story.'

Mary Arthur will give painting demonstration in front of the gallery, en plein air painting, at 5:30pm on Aug. 21st. We also have a "Buy A Nail" members show in the Holley Gallery, an  opportunity for members to showcase their work in our lovely smaller gallery room.

Oil 6 x 6
by Mary Arthur

The Marion Warren Gallery

14 State Circle



The Marion Warren Gallery at 14 State Circle has over 100 original Marion Warren photographs on view and available for purchase.
Violin music performed outside the gallery doors will greet Art Walk visitors as they enter The Marion Warren Gallery at 14 State Circle. The gallery's now traditional refreshments of strawberries, wine, and ice cream will refresh guests young and old as they tour the quaint four-room gallery filled floor to ceiling with original Marion Warren black and white photographs.

Marion Warren
Gelatin Silver Print Photograph
"Clay Street, Waiting for the Parade"

The Annapolis Pottery

40 State Circle


Demonstration by:

Rebecca Snure   


Silk painter, Rebecca Snure, will be demonstrating the art and craft of painting pure silk with all natural French Jacquard dyes in the studio at The Annapolis Pottery from 6pm until 8 during Art Walk, August 21st.

Rebecca was trained in France by silk artist Carol Gardyne. Her artistry is inspired by the many ports of call she discovered on her recent year long sabbatical trip around the world.

Mayor Ellen Moyer watching artist Rebecca Snure demonstrating her silk painting techniques.

For the month of August the pottery of Ron Korczynski will be featured.

Main Street
McBride Gallery

215 Main Street


Demonstration by:

Victor Nizovtsev   


On Exhibit: August 15 - August 31

The gallery is hosting a special exhibit called "The Art of Story Telling" featuring the paintings of Victor Nizovtsev. A Russian born and trained oil painter of classic still lifes and figurative work, Victor is also known for his unique fables in art, inspired by his childhood imagination and Russian folklore.

A children's show called "My Imagination" will be on display 'below the chair rail.' Children are invited to bring an unframed painting or drawing on paper only for display, size 8.5" x 11" - all mediums are welcome from crayon to computer .

Light refreshments will be served and Live guitar music by Tim Kolberg will entertain guests.

Victor Nizovtsev oil painting "Riding the Bubbles"

American Craftworks Collection

League of MD Craftsmen

189-B Main Street


Demonstrations by:

Gail Lyman
Ron Haritan
Carolyn Councell 


"Fused Stained Glass" exhibition: August 1 - 31,

Ron Haritan is a fused stained glass artist. Ron uses multiple layers of glass which are colored, textured and stacked. The glass is kiln formed to create the desired shape. Ron cobines the glass with other materials to frame, hold and support the glass.

Gail Lyman will be creating whimsical ceramic creatures. Her creatures range from pigs to cats and bunnies. The ceramics are formed by hand, glazed and then fired.

Carolyn Councell will be demonstrating her watercolor and acylic painting techniques

"Mosaic Heron"
Fused Stained Glass
by Ron Haritan

Wynn Bone Gallery

161 Main Street



Wynne Bone Gallery will not be open the evening of the Art Walk but encourages attendees to come to enjoy their new August Exhibition.

Wynne Bone Gallery will present an exhibit by Ann Ropp, "Creatures of Love." The exhibit will continue through August 30th.

Gallery 1683

151 Main Street


Demonstrations by:

Maureen Bannon
John Day


Gallery 1683 will have two artists demonstrating on the evening of the Art Walk. Maureen Bannon is an Impressionist painter who loves to depict flowers and scenes of Maryland's Eastern Shore.

John Day is a renowned carver of waterfowl. He will be creating a duck in wood throughout the evening.

Refreshments of wine, cheese and fruit will be served.

John Day "Textured Eagle Bust" woodcarving

Main Street Gallery

109 Main Street


Demonstration by:

Stan Sperlock


Stan Sperlock will exhibit his recent work and demonstrate the use of pastels to create an integrated well-balanced landscape composition. 

Primarily a "plein air" artist, with strong emphasis on color and emotion with simple subject matter. Fields, marshes, dunes, working fishermen are the genre represented recently. All work is in soft pastel only, painted on supports ranging from coated grounds and boards to handmade papers

Summer Thunderheads
Pastel by Stan Sperlock

  Russell Cather Levi Gallery

121 Main Street



Russell Levi will exhibit his film negative photographs of the Chesapeake Bay wetlands and water, including wooden schooners, waterfowl and regional flora and fauna.  Images from trips to Spain, Newfoundland, Costa Rico, the West Indies and Colorado are also on exhibit.  The artist will demonstrate and discuss the integrity and preference for film versus digital photography, and framing and matting presentation of photography. 

"Autumn Bridge"
Color Photograph by Russell Cather Levi

West Street
Vizions Art Gallery

1 Park Place, Ste.2,
West Street



Explore the newest gallery in Annapolis and take home a masterpiece.

Sticks Handcrafted Furniture.
Nationally acclaimed, each piece of Sticks® furniture is handcrafted
at Sticks’ award winning studio in Des Moines, Iowa. All pieces are
finely crafted from birch, poplar and driftwood. The pieces are
further designed with hand drawn imagery, etched contouring and
vibrantly blended paint.

Metal Lawn Sculpture by Keith Bradley
Full of character and personality, Keith's nationally acclaimed works
include this exquisite shaggy dog named Spirit by one of our customers.

Whitehall Gallery

57 West Street



Maryland realist artist, Frank Robertson will exhibit new oil paintings:  summer landscape views around the Chesapeake  and marine scenes of skipjacks, small dories and local harbors and inlets.  Frank will also demonstrate the techniques of painting in oil with a palette knife. 
49 West Cafe & Gallery

49 West Street



Viewing a photography exhibit of works by Doug Wise is like taking a visual tour of some of the most picturesque National Parks and forests to be found in these United States. A life-long hobbyist the former hunter now hunts with a Cannon AE-1, tripod and other tools adding a good 15 pounds to the backpack he uses on frequent trips.
He shares his rich collection  (which includes shots of baby bison, mountain goats, bears, wolves and heron) in an exhibit at 49 West Coffeehouse, Winebar and Gallery from August 3 through September 3, 2008.  He has seen first hand many of the creatures he studied while earning a bachelor of science degree in Fisheries and Wildlife Management at Frostburg University in 1984.The exhibit spans two decades of travel since then.
Doug Wise

Color Photography

The Annapolis Collection Gallery

45West Street



Art Walk visitors to this new gallery will be treated to strawberries and wine, with live jazz music outside the gallery door.
Sonia Lynn Sadler, who works in acrylic on scratchboard, will showcase her unique painting techniques. She is a gifted designer, a talented artist and a charismatic young woman who has created a series of works that have made her a virtual genre-of-one in the realm of African-American art.  Through a singular combination of lush images and thoughtful paintings, she has earned critical acclaim.

Sonia Lynn Sadler
Acrylic on Scratchboard

Church Circle
  ARTFX Gallery

3 Church Circle


Demonstrations by

Jimmy Reynolds

Allison Moffatt


ARTFX Gallery will present an exhibit by Folk Artist Jimmy Reynolds 

“Rivers of the Chesapeake Bay” Series

 A love for the Chesapeake is the inspiration for this dazzling array of colorful river paintings each with an historical perspective. The Artist will share any “story” while demonstrating his work.  

Allison Moffatt will demonstrate her remarkable skills using hand spun imported fibers and yarns.  Custom holiday orders may be placed at this time.

Francis Street

Easy Street

8 Francis Street



Exhibit of some of the country's finest art glass artists including new beautifully shaped bowls by Rick and Janet Nicholson from their recent series of landscape designs. The Nicholson are noted California artists.
Dock Street

  Annapolis Marine Art Gallery

110 Dock Street


Demonstration by:

Jean Brinton Jaecks


Jean Brinton Jaecks is a plein air landscape artist..  Her focus in painting is the effects of atmosphere and light on color. Jean is a renowned landscape and garden painter. Her works depict the Chesapeake, and its rural surroundings as well as gardens and figures. Jean teaches plein air classes in watercolor and oil in the gardens and on the waterfront of Annapolis.These popular classes give aspiring artists the chance to explore color, light and form in Annapolis and the surrounding Chesapeake Bay area.
  American Landscape Gallery

419 Fourth Street



Art Talk

Joanie Surette, from M. E. Warren Photography and curator of Marion's collection, will talk about her time working with Marion during the last years of his life, his passion for his work and his desire to have his pictures live on.

The exhibit, Water & Sky, features the work of Richard Olsenius and Marion E. Warren including color and black and white photographs and HD video work with original music scores.

Richard's career encompasses a lifelong love of a sense of place, people and landscape through photography, published books, music and films. His selection of tall ships and schooners showcases the Chesapeake Bay in all her majesty. Also featured is an exquisite series of landscape images from throughout North America.

Marion E. Warren's timeless vision of the Chesapeake is richly represented through a series of images from his vast collection celebrating his love of the place he called home. The DVD Chesapeake: The Work of Marion Warren, produced by Richard Olsenius and Joanie Surette, will also be shown.

Visit the newest gallery in Annapolis, devoted to a sense of place expressed through the fine art of photography, pushing the boundaries through a blend of the traditional and the new. We are located across the street and four doors down from the Boatyard Bar and Grill in Eastport.

Richard Olsenius

'Gazela', Chesapeake Bay, 2006 Photograph


Quiet Waters Park Gallery

600 Quiet Waters Park Road


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The Quiet Waters Park galleries are not open the evenng of the Annapolis Art Walk, but we encourage you to visit the current exhibition during the day.

The reception for Christine Hunt and Karen Guay's fine art photography show, This Land and Beyond at the Quiet Waters Park Visitor Center this Sunday, August 10th from 2-4 p.m.  Entry to the park is free when you tell the gate attendant that you will be at the reception. 
Plan on making it a family day outing and spend time at the park before or after the reception.  The park closes at 8:30 p.m.

Color Photograph
by Christine Hunt

  -  Parking in Annapolis

Hillman Garage: Enter Duke off Glouchester Street or Main Street
Gotts Court Garage: Enter from Calvert Street or Northwest Street
Knighton Garage at Colonial Avenue off West Street
Parking in the Garages is only $2.00 after 4:00pm

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