Join us for a fun Evening!

Thursday, August 18, 2011
5:00 - 9:00 pm

Art Walk Events for 2011

Come Enjoy the 21st Annual Annapolis Art Walk!

In 1990 only 15 galleries participated in the first Annapolis Art Walk. Annapolis has grown to become an 'arts destination' and a city known for its beautiful places for artists to paint.

The Annapolis Galleries will have yellow Art Walk banners and yellow balloons at their doorways to help you spot them. Start at any gallery you wish. Maps listing all the galleries are available at all 25 venues.

Watch for the Red Annapolis Trolley and the E-Cruiser for rides around town.
For more details about Parking and Rides for the Art Walk see the FAQ page.

West Annapolis ~ Annapolis Street

West Annapolis Art Works

4 Annapolis Street



 West Annapolis Art Works Summer Salon Show
“Sizzling Summer Art”
Exhibit & Demonstrations by:

 “Sizzling Summer Art” runs through September 2nd with Maryland artists Eva Carson, David Diaz, Richard Dorbin, Lauran Howell, TJ Monzo, Richard Niewerth, Judy Fox and Beth Trott. 

Cartoonist Bill Garner will exhibit his humorous
and entertaining drawings.

Enjoy a special exhibit with Patricia (Pat) Trout called
“Another Look at Annapolis” circa 1970

"Herlmstof Platform"

Oil by Richard Niewerth

Art Things, Inc

2 Annapolis Street



Visit Art Things, Inc. to catch art materials demonstrations....
Try your hand at pearlescent watercolors, PanPastels, watercolor pencils and crayons.
We will be handing out an array of art supply product samples, too....
and please enter to win our prize drawing.
You might win a fabulous art set!

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

801 Chase Street



~ The Maryland Hall Galleries open for the Art Walk ~

 Chaney Gallery
Ceramics - Work by MD Hall ceramics instructors and students including Debra Soreff, Nevin Pearson-Cody, Lorna Awalt, Renata Kunkel,
Claire McArdle and students.

 Martino Gallery - Songs of the Wind - Yumi Hogan solo exhibit
Recent sumi ink paintings by Yumi Hogan who teaches at Anne Arundel Community College and exhibits widely in the region.

Balcony Gallery
Emerging Artists Summer 2011
Paintings, drawings and photographs by MICA students Sora Kwon, Minku Kim and Anne Friemoth.

Asian Pigment
on Hanji paper
Yumi Hogan

Maryland Avenue
Aurora Gallery

67 Maryland Avenue



New Exhibits for the Art Walk

Joyce Fritz will present a trunk show of polymer clay pins - Bugs !

Jeanne Norton Hammett will exhibit her hand-printed silk screens. The artist will be in attendance.

Refreshments served

"The Commuter" Serigraph by Jeanne Hammett

The Unknown Artist

47 Maryland Avenue



New Gallery participating in the Annapolis Art Walk...

Participating artists include: Michelle Farrell, Rebeka and Michael Hiskey, George Herlth III, Brooke Andersen, Jen Bray, The Messenger Image, Mia Thompson, Marge Meek, Tiffany Nelson, Ashley Harris, Alison Shriver, Ryan Stroup, Sean Dackermann

On Exhibit will be photography, acrylic and mixed media paintings and pencil drawings

Maria’s Picture Place

45 Maryland Avenue



On Exhibit: Joe Barsin Original Graphics

Maria's Picture Place will host local artist, Joe Barsin, during the Annapolis Art Walk. He will show his original, graphic prints of Annapolis featuring sailboat designs and the Naval Academy Commissioning Week . In 2004, Joe illustrated Maryland's 'Treasure the Chesapeake' state license plate. In 2010 a jury awarded Joe the honor of designing the 28th Annual Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade poster in Annapolis, Maryland.

Joe's three new prints highlighting the metro cities of Washington D.C., Annapolis and Baltimore will be on exhibit.

Joe Barsin will be at the gallery from 6-8 for signings. Come meet the artist and also enjoy some wine and refreshments.

by Joe Barsin

La PetiteGalerie

39 Maryland Avenue



The gallery is hosting an exhibit of new work by their artists including Jane Hartley, Julia Morgan, Shannon Troxler, Jane Hill, David Good, John Sutton, Moe Hanson and Dory Coffee.

American painters: Robert Knudsen, Barbra Gruber and Elaine Zelano, Russian painters: brother and sister, Ivan and Ekaterena Kugach, and 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

State Circle
MFA Circle Gallery, MD Federation of Art

18 State Circle




Exhibition in Main Gallery: American Landscapes National Juried Exhibition

American Landscapes show, a national juried exhibit with 61 participating artists, will be on display in Main Gallery. The juror, Jack Rasmussen is the Director and curator of the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center in Washington, DC.

The Chesapeake Woodturners will exhibit their skills in creating beautiful works of art from unique and common varieties of wood.

Jonnie Friedman will give a pottery demonstration and MFA members will have a “Starving Artist” sidewalk sale.


Oil by Kristin Kesting

Tyler Mitchell Galleries

14 State Circle




Exhibit: "Just Add Water"

This exhibit of surf culture includes the paintings of Michael Noonan and sculpture by Tyler Mitchell

The Annapolis Pottery

40 State Circle




Demonstration: Pottery

Kristin Quirk Clevenger and Cameron Bach began their pottery careers as production potters for Annapolis Pottery over 15 years ago. With what they learned, they decided to strike out on their own and open a studio located in the Annapolis area.  

Their specialty is functional  stoneware and earthenware pottery in multiple glaze colors and styles. They will be demonstrating in our studio for the evening.  

The Annapolis Pottery

Main Street

Main Street Gallery

216 Main Street




“Recent Work by Gallery Artists” 

See new arrivals by : Lee Alban, Sam Dixon, Kirk McBride, Margaret Lee, Pamela Phillips, Linda Volrath, Janice Antinucci, Yuri and Victoria Bondarenko

Lee Alban ~ Yellow Hibiscus oil 18x24

McBride Gallery

215 Main Street




Demonstration and Exhibit by:  Will Williams

On Exhibit: Recent Work
August 18 - 31

Award winning artist, Will Williams, will exhibit his newest oil paintings of  Maryland’s rural countryside to the shores of the Chesapeake Bay in an exhibit called, “Painting the Free State”  Williams is a plein air painter, who is dedicated to capturing in his paintings the history and beauty of the state of Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay. This exhibit will also include paintings from a recent trip to New England.

Live guitar music by Tim Kolberg to entertain guests. and Summer refreshments

“My Imagination”
Now in its 4th year at McBride Gallery, the gallery will be installing below the chair rail an exhibit of new entries by children age 3 to 18 for Annapolis Art Walk attendees to enjoy.

Artwork is on paper, size 8.5” x 11” (unframed)  all mediums accepted: pastels to finger paintings, crayon or magic marker, even computer art. Entry forms are at the gallery when art is delivered.  Pick up art August 26–31.

"Gloucester Dories"

Oil 8x 10 by Will Williams

Wynn Bone Gallery

161 Main Street



Wynn Bone Gallery will exhibit and feature a demonstration of encaustic paintings by Paula Stark. Paula Stark's paintings are encaustic on panel.

Encaustic is a painting medium made of molten beeswax mixed with resin & paint pigment. Paula is drawn to the medium because of the luminosity of color that can be achieved as well as the textural possibilities. During the Annapolis Art Walk, Paula will be at the gallery giving a demonstration on painting with encaustics.

"Flame Orange Field ~ 10" x 20"
Encausticby Paula Stark

West Street
Whitehall Gallery

57 West Street



Demonstration: Plein Air and Impasto painting 

Exhibition: Whitehall Gallery will extend its salon show New Work and New Directions, with additional new work presented in August.  

The gallery will have two artists demonstrating their techniques – one working in pastel plein air, and the other demonstrating self-taught impasto technique in oils.  

Whitehall Gallery at corner of Calvert and West Streets

The Annapolis Collection Gallery

55West Street



Annapolis Collection Gallery

 Show Title: Six Sins

Theme: Lydia and the Six Sins
Artist: Moe Hanson
Style/Subject matter/Description: Pastels and charcoals by Moe Hanson depicting the six sins including wrath, lust, envy, sloth, pride and greed.

Marion Warren photograhs will be available. Framed images of Old Annapolis this one of the Old Spa Creek Bridge, circa 1887-1897.

Marion Warren Gelatin Silver Print

49 West Cafe & Gallery

49 West Street



Exhibition:  Solo Show - Sarah Havah Theebaum

Sarah Havah, painter, poet, and historian of ideas, presents paintings with symbols, artistic metaphors and inner insights to directly contact the viewer. She reaches for the abstract and symbolic in her paintings to lead up into the quiet mountains of reflection and experience of life. She strives to encourage the viewer to make deeper and joyfully dynamic encounters with her imaginary worlds of unusual forms and colors.

Acrylic by Sarah Havah Theebaum

Church Circle
  ARTFX Gallery

3 Church Circle



Enjoy the stained glass work of artist Naomi Edelberg Jances, a seasoned traveler who uses natural phenomena as the inspiration for her glass images.

New precious stone jewelry hand-made by gallery artists is now on display.

The Gallery is located directly across the street from the front doors of St. Anne’s Church.

Francis Street

Easy Street

8 Francis Street




Marsha Moore will do a live demonstration spinning Art Yarn on a spinning wheel.

Also enjoy an 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. Another Californian, Robert Held, a glass blower inspired by the work of Monet is exhibiting a series called the California Poppy Series. The glass is hand-blown in traditional shpaes and each poppy vase mimics the wildflowers Robert saw on a recent trip to Monet's home in Giverny, France.

Art Glass Collection
Easy Street Gallery

Market Space at City Dock

Blanca Flor

34 Market Space



Two Exhibits for the Art Walk:

Accomplished sculptor and woodworker Charles E Anthony will feature his handmade, creatively designed frames made from oriental bittersweet, privet, walnut and walnut bark – all found near his home. This current work displays Anthony’s long interest in the American rustic tradition and found-object assemblage.  It reflects his background as a native of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, where he grew up exploring the woods and backwaters of the Chesapeake Bay region. He was also founder and teacher of the rustic woodworking program at Camp Raquette Lake in the heart of the Adirondacks.

Also, a special exhibit of work by award-winning Mexican painter, Juan Carlos Breceda  -   his colorful figurative paintings in a special exhibit for the Art Walk –simple form, energy

Wimsey Cove

Market House



Wimsey Cove Gallery will exhibit art work by 13 regional artists “Summer Sampler” and their unique collection of historic local and regional maps.

Artist Vikka Molldrem will demonstrate batik, Ruth Ostrander will demonstrate watercolor, and Stephanie Nadolski will demonstrate mixed media.  

Artwork on view includes batik, silk paintings, watercolor, photography, paste, digital graphics, and mixed media.   

"Chaos of Our Times"
Mixed Media by Stephanie Nadolski

City Dock ~ Dock Street

  Annapolis Marine Art Gallery

110 Dock Street



Exhibition: Recent Work
by John Stobart

British-born painter John Stobart will be featured with his historic harbor views of American port cities. The gallery is pleased to announce one original oil painting by this noted marine artist will be in the exhibit. Prints are also available.

by John Stobart

Eastport ~ Fourth Street
  The Eastport Gallery

419 Fourth Street



On Exhibit: Jeff Niklason Photography

The Eastport Gallery, the official home of The Marion Warren Photography Collections, is featuring a fresh vision of the Chesapeake through the eyes of the gifted photographer Jeff Nicklason. More than 25 new works are on view.

Jeff will be present to talk about his photographs. 

See the largest collection of photographs by legendary photographer Marion E. Warren available anywhere today, including his original black and white silver gelatin photographs, M. E. Warren Flower Portraits, numerous vintage photographs from his book, The Train's Done Been and Gone and archival digital black and white and color photographs printed from his original negatives and slides. Come to the original source of the Chesapeake's master photographer, Marion E. Warren and enjoy!

Block and Tackle
Photograph by Jeff Nicklason

  Liz Lind Editions

423 Fourth Street




On Exhibit: Recent Works by Liz Lind

Liz Lind will be working on a series of paintings of Eastport to be compiled later into a poster for release this coming 2011 Holiday Season.

Suggestions on which landmarks you think should be included will be welcome!

Carribbean Blue by Liz Lind

  Lisa Masson Studio Gallery

511 Fourth Street




New Gallery Exhibiting in the Art Walk

Show Title: Shells and Scape's
Exhibit: Fine Art Photography

A beach theme with collections of sea shells artfully photographed in the studio and scenic beach landscape’s. Beautiful original fine art photography is featured within this unique working photography studio The quality giclee´ prints will capture your eye and you will question whether they are paintings or photographs.

"Cool" Refreshments

Shell Collection

Hillsmere ~ Quiet Waters Park

Quiet Waters Park Gallery

600 Quiet Waters Park Road


Quiet Waters Park is open to the public and free on the evening of the Art Walk
from 5:00 - 8:00pm

Visitors Center hours are 9-4, M-F and 10-4 on the weekends. The park is open dawn to dusk. The park and Visitors Center are closed on Tuesdays.

Refreshments Served

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Exhibition: Pam Foss in the Willow Gallery ~ August 4 - September 18

Two Art Walk Demonstrations:
Pam Foss - cast paper wall sculpture
Frances Borchard - Poloroid Emulsion Transfers

Artist Pam Foss, solo show Willow Gallery. "A Passion for Paper II" with new major works of cast paper wall sculptures and bronze sculpture. Her Great Blue Herons bronze is a permanent installation at the Park.

Exhibition: Gabriel Jules in the Garden Gallery ~ Aug 4 - Sept 18 Gabriel Jules, Washington Printmakers Gallery, produces limited edition hand pulled prints.

Hide 'n Seek
Cast Paper Wall Sculpture
by Pam Foss

P -  Parking in Annapolis

For extra details on Parking and Rides for the Art Walk - see the FAQ page

Hillman Garage: Enter from Duke of Gloucester Street or Main Street
Gotts Court Garage: Enter from Calvert Street or Northwest Street
Knighton Garage: Enter at Colonial Avenue off West Street
Bladen Street Garage: Access from St. Johns Street by the College - Free after 6pm on Weekdays or on Weekends

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