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avm-tnAmerican Visionary Art Museum  SELF-TAUGHT ARTISTS, PIONEERS   We seek to build upon the ancient Native American Vision Quest and other similar self-revelatory journeys undertaken by visionaries in different times, cultures and places.  We seek to draw attention to America's history as a mecca for forward looking innovators,  optimists, dreamers and doers.  Address: 800 Key Highway, Baltimore, MD 21230  (410) 244-1900  Fax (410) 244-5858  www.avam.org   Also see... Sponsors News

antresian-tnAntreasian Gallery  GALLERY, PAINTINGS, SCULPTURE, REALISM,  ABSTRACT                          "One of the best Galleries in Baltimore, Antreasian Gallery is conveniently located on "The Avenue" which is Baltimore's new "Gallery Row."  The impeccable taste of the owner / curator Robert Antreasian has made this Gallery an excellent destination to discover great bargains on truly excellent art." 1111 W 36th Street, Baltimore, MD 21211 (410)-235-4420   robert@antreasiangallery.com   www.antreasiangallery.com    Also see... News

a405-tnArea 405  EXHIBITION SPACE, PRESENT AND PROMOTE ARTS      Area 405 is committed to demonstrating and  strengthening  the vitality of the arts community  within Baltimore.  Our non-profit mission is to produce, present and promote  arts and cultural programming by providing a venue for artists from Baltimore and the Mid-Atlantic region.    405 E. Oliver Street Baltimore, MD 21202   (410) 528-1968   info@area405.com    www.area405.com                 

art-conserv126h-3Art Conservation Services  CONSERVATORS, REPAIR, PRESERVATION, PAINTINGS              A.C.S. is a woman-owned, small business established in 1985 and has been responsible for providing outstanding service ever since.  Our business provides conservation of fine art with a specialty in easel paintings.  We also conserve wall paintings, murals, and other painted finishes.  Our studio is located in the city of Baltimore in the Belvedere Square area.   (410) 433-0038   artconsvcs@aol.com   www.mdconservation.com   http://www.mdconservation.com               

fp-gal-tnArt Gallery of Fells Point, Inc.  GALLERY, CO-OP, PAINTINGS, SCULPTURE   The Gallery was founded 25 years ago.  It is a cooperative with over 40 artists which has been very successful over the years selling affordable, excellent art.  Address: 1716 Thames Street    Baltimore, MD 21231  Gallery Hours: 12 noon to 5P.M. Daily (410) 327-1272             www.fellspointgallery.org

art-craft-126Artist & Craftsman Supply  QUALITY ART SUPPLIES, FOR MOST ARTS   We are the specialists when it comes to the quality and archivalness of art materials. We don't just offer the best-sellers and pass them along cheap; we have a positive imperative to give artists the option of as many different brands, as many different colors, and as many types of materials as we possibly can.  137 West North Ave. Baltimore, MD 21201  (877) 905.0003 (410) 528.0003 Fax: (410) 528.0777  www.artistcraftsman.com

bsart-tnBaltimore School for the Arts  ARTS HIGH SCHOOL, FOUR ARTS   Ranked as one of the top 5 arts high schools in the country BSA strives to be the leading pre-professional arts high school in the country.  In conjunction  with a college preparatory academic education the School provides qualified students with intensive training in one of four arts disciplines: the visual arts, music, theatre or dance. (443) 642-6165  (443) 642-5166  Fax: (410) 539-1430  Add: 712 Cathedral Street,                 Baltimore, MD 21201   www.bsfa.org 

capo-h126Capobianco, Holly  AUTHOR / ILLUSTRATOR OF  CHILDREN'S BOOKS      I write and illustrate children’s picture books.  The stories revolve around the exploits and adventures of a rabbit with a shy personality.  To date there are 11 completed books in this series.  For more information please send an Email: hah3180@hotmail.com

Charclub-tnThe Charcoal Club of Baltimore  LIFE DRAWING / PAINTING, SPEAKERS, EXHIBITS      Established in 1883 the Club continues to support traditional realism in fine art painting, drawing, and sculpture. Members hold art exhibits, maintain a life drawing and painting session, and support a variety of workshops for artists.  The Charcoal Club meets at the Meadow Mill Building, Studio 213, 3600 Clipper Mill Road, Baltimore, MD 21211.  Please contact us and visit our website.    charcoalclubfineart@gmail.com    www.charcoalclubfineart.org 

mcoe126p-2Coe, Marion  SCULPTURE, ASSEMBLAGE, COLLAGE, FOUND OBJECTS  I earned my BA      from Mica.  My work is small-scale and highly detailed, ranging from sculptures using found objects     to watercolors and drawings that are reminiscent of collage.  I'm influenced by my work in archaeology and by artists like Joseph Cornell and Terry Gilliam whose work deal with visual puns and contradictions.            marion.m.coe@gmail.com

contemp-mus126phContemporary Museum  NEW ART, NEW IDEAS      The Contemporary Museum explores the art and culture of our time by presenting new art, new ideas and new creative processes thru thought-provoking exhibitions and innovative programming. Our new address in 2012 will be: 505 N. Charles St. Baltimore MD 21201 (410) 783-5720    F: (410) 783-5722    info@comtemporary.org    www.contemporary.org  Also see...  Sponsors    News

dubeys-126phDubey's Art & Antiques Inc.  FINE / DECORATIVE ART, PORCELAIN, ANTIQUES      Established in 1989 Dubey's Art & Antiques specializes in Chinese Export Porcelain and early American furniture but Dubey's also has an excellent selection of Fine and Decorative Art.  Directly next door is Antique Row Stalls, LLC, which also has an excellent collection of Fine and Decorative Art.  807 North Howard Street, Baltimore, MD 21201      (410) 383-2881                                 pdubey@dubeysantiques.com        www.dubeysantiques.com

durbin-1-126Durbin, Laura MODEL, FIGURE, COSTUMES, PHOTOGRAPHY, PERFORMANCE ARTIST  I am      a life model who loves action shots like firespinning, acroyoga, and playing music. I also like shoots that require climbing or being in the air. I love costumes, dressing up, and body painting. Especially anything   in the realm of warrior goddess type sessions. I can easily pull off the girl next door look, the tomboy look,  or with make-up almost any look. Please contact me so we can work together to create something beautiful.  littledurbin@comcast.net

fletcher-126phFletcher, Greg  PAINTER, CITY, LANDSCAPES, EROTICA      Greg Fletcher has been considered one of Baltimore's most solid painters and photographers for over 30 years.  His work is in most of the city's most prominent collections.  Painting "plein aire" he paints Baltimore from the underside.  His work can be seen at The Fletcher/Schwing Studio, 1452 E. Baltimore Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21231  (410) 342-1832      (443) 978-4159         gallery@amberlady.com      www.amberlady.com/gallery/gf.htm

gadfly126phGadfly Book & Paper Conservation  CONSERVATOR, REPAIR, RESTORE             We provide museum quality conservation treatments to stabilize, restore, and preserve books, parchment, and paper artifacts.  Treatments include reducing stains and discoloration, and removing harmful linings or mounts from works of art on paper. Our clients include libraries, museums, art galleries, rare book dealers, and individuals. 4010 Hickory Avenue, Baltimore, MD   (410) 889-0909   bookconservator@gmail.com   www.gadflyconservation.com

good126phGood, David Buckley  PAINTER, TEACHER REALISM, LANDSCAPE, STILL-LIFE                            David Buckley Good enjoys a growing reputation as both a fine artist and teacher of art. His work is represented in private and public collections in the United States and Europe. Born in Ohio in 1952 David currently resides in Baltimore, Maryland where he teaches painting and drawing at the Schuler School of Fine Art and the Mitchell School of Fine Art.  He runs yearly workshops and is sought after as a painting demonstrator.   www.davidbuckleygood.com

gwinn126Gwinn, John  PAINTER, ABSTRACT, REALISM, FLASHING EXUBERANCE      An accomplished artist and painter, John’s work has been shown in galleries around the world, including the Galerie Liliane Francois in Paris. Always exploring the vitality of human existence John became aware of a special place that exists somewhere between the rigidity of realism and the boundless stretches of the abstract: he calls this new frontier of his work, ‘Flashing Exuberance’. (610) 745-9117  johngwinnstudio@gmail.com   www.johngwinn.com

Hynes, Hilary Mark  CONSERVATOR, RESTORATION, REPAIR, PAINTINGS       Hilary Mark Hynes began his career as a painting conservator for The Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.  He has been in private practice for more than thirty- five years. He is considered to be one of the leading conservators in the country for eighteenth century, nineteenth century and contemporary paintings. He is a specialist in  contemporary art and, in particular, Washington Color Field and other acrylic paintings on cotton duck.       hilarymarkhynes@gmail.com

jackson126Jackson, Robert C.   OIL PAINT, REALISM, STILL LIFE      Contemporary realist still life artist that adds a fun twist to this traditional genre of painting Robert is internationally well-known  He is represented by Galleries throughout the United States and his work has been published in many well known magazines.  To contact him please visit his website.                                                          www.robertcjackson.com

jaeger-126Jaeger, William  WATERCOLORIST, MARINE, LANDSCAPES, FLORAL, STREETSCAPES      Maryland watercolorist Bill Jaeger has been working in watercolor for about 15 years.  Bill uses the luminosity of transparent watercolor to capture glowing light effects in his streetscapes, florals, marine scenes, still lifes, and landscapes.  For more information contact Bill and visit his website below. Address:  387 Harwin Dr. Severna Park, Maryland, 21146   (410) 518-6579      www.wjaegerart.com

Jwetz-fa126Jawetz, Gil  PAINTER, PORTRAITS, ANIMALS, IMPRESSIONISM      As a painter I concentrate on figurative work, incorporating people and animals into colorful, emotional compositions. My work has shown around Baltimore as well as in New York and Miami and I've created commissioned work for clients all over the world.  gil@buskerdog.com     http://www.buskerdog.com

Johnsonk-126Johnson, Kerry G.  GRAPHIC ARTIST, LOGOS, CARICATURES, CARTOONS, ETC.                              Kerry G. Johnson is a creative and experienced art director, caricaturist, cartoonist and graphic designer. He's an award-winning artist whose work has been published in local and national newspapers and magazines, web sites and blogs.  Kerry offers: graphic design, caricatures, cartoons, greeting cards, illustrations, logo / publication design and posters / flyers at reasonable rates with fast turnarounds.              (410) 381-2917  caricaturekerry@verizon.net    www.kerrykraft.com

mainol126Maino, Linda  PHOTOGRAPHER'S MODEL, PIN-UP, 1950's, CAMPY   In the spirit of Betty Page, my friends and I love the look of the 1950's Pin-up models.  We are available as models for this sort of photography.  To contact me and to see more, please visit my "myspace."      www.myspace.com/ooh_la_linda

m-cottman126Mark Cottman Gallery  GALLERY, ARTIST. PAINTINGS, FRAMING     Located in Historic Federal Hill, Baltimore, MD.  the Gallery exclusively features the art of Mark Cottman. His artwork expresses passion and humor, captures the imagination and inspires the viewer to appreciate Cottman’s vision. 1014  S. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21230  (443) 872-0943  Hours: Mon - Tues by appointment Wed - Sat 12-7, Sun 12-5    markcottman@hotmail.com          www.markcottman.com

md-hist-fa-126Maryland Historical Society  PAINTINGS, HISTORY, PRINTS, LITHOGRAPHS                            The Maryland Historical Society features an incredible collection of over 3,000 paintings and prints that portray the rich and diverse history of the state as seen through the eyes of the artists who witnessed it. This wonderful imagery is now being made available as exclusive limited edition high quality giclee prints. To purchase prints please call:  (410) 685-3750  www.mdhs.org  Also see... Sponsors    News

md-lawyers126phMaryland Lawyers for the Arts  ART LAW, COPYRIGHT, CONTRACTS                               Maryland Lawyers for the Arts is a nonprofit organization that provides lawyer referral services and pro bono legal assistance to income-eligible artists and arts organizations.  MLA presents educational workshops and seminars that focus on the legal aspects of arts related issues.  113 W. North Ave. Baltimore MD 21201 (410) 752-1633 Fax 410-752-1090        info@mdartslaw.org      www.mdartslaw.org     Also see... Sponsors

mcgeehan-126McGeehan, Sheena  CONTEMPORARY PAINTER, MIXED-MEDIA       I look to objects, personal collections and memories as inspiration for creating visual narratives that represent and question conflict, transitions, choices  and stereotypes.  These narratives, although personal, are meant to elicit differing interpretations and connect with the viewer. sheenacolleen4@yahoo.com

metaferia-h126Metaferia, Helina  VISUAL, HEALING, COMMUNITY ARTIST       My paintings have been shown in galleries and museums in New York City, Baltimore, Washington, DC and Philadelphia. I am also a certified Yoga Instructor, Reiki Master and natural healing artist and incorporate my spiritual healing practices into my visual artistry. My recent mixed-media paintings depict women on an internal journey of self-discovery.  Please visit my website for more.      (917) 653-2154       hmetaferia@gmail.com        www.metaartist.com

minus126Minas Gallery and Boutique PAINTINGS, SCULPTURE, CLOTHING, CRAFTS      Minás is a boutique and an art gallery. Our second floor art gallery doubles as an intimate gathering space for literary events and performances with readings, poetry, film, open mic and Belly Dancing. Our first floor boutique features vintage clothing, accessories, jewelry, handmade local crafts, original art, jazz and blues CD’s, etc. 815 W. 36th St. Baltimore, MD   (410)-732-4258 info@minasgalleryandboutique.com   www.minasgalleryandboutique.com

MITCHELL-SCH-126(The) Mitchell School of Fine Art   FINE ART INSTRUCTION, ADULTS, CHILDREN Our mission is to provide a teaching space where Baltimore studies, discusses, creates and celebrates art.  Since 1965 our School has provided professional Fine Art instruction to both Adults and Children, from beginners to advanced students, in the tradition of the European Masters.  Small classes and our experienced faculty provide a high degree of personal attention in creative problem solving.    (410) 296-0077  trevortwist@gmail.com  www.mitchellartschool.com

wp126Morton, Davis W.  OIL PAINT, DRAWINGS, REALISM      I do oil paintings and pencil portraits. My subject matter is varied.  I am represented by Galleries in Baltimore, Washington DC, Atlanta, Richmond, and by a broker in France.  My work has been selling internationally for over thirty years.      davis@daviswmorton.com           www.daviswmorton.com

obrienp-126O’Brien, Patrick Reid  POSTERS, GICLEES, PAINTINGS, MEMORIES      His work “is a celebration of people’s lives and their kid’s lives.” It can be found in various collections, including Jimmy Buffet and the White House Historical Society.  He has an archive of about 1,400 posters from locations as close as the Chesapeake Bay to as far away as the Mediterranean.  Mailing address:  PO Box 550 Brooklandville, MD 21022-0550   (410) 443-928-0038  Fax  410-825-7574  vlhenerberry@comcast.net   www.mytownart.com 

palmera-126Palmer, Art  ARTIST,  SCULPTOR, WOOD CARVER, TEACHER      As an artist, sculptor and fantasy conceptualist I am entirely self-taught with over 30 years of experience in the fine and commercial arts. Whether I am painting a small portrait a large mural  or doing a carving in clay or wood, I strive to create pieces that defy the imagination. My work has sold around the world and has been featured in "The Carousel News and Trader.”  largenosemonkey@yahoo.com  (443) 500-4740

passionf-126Passion Fish  GALLERY, CONTEMPORARY ART, VINTAGE NONSENSE       In our downstairs Gallery we feature a different artist every 4 to 6 weeks.  In our upstairs Gallery we rotate all of our artists.  We display paintings, photography, vintage nonsense and literally every medium.  Please come by  "The Avenue"and take a look. 1129 W. 36th Street, Baltimore, MD 21211 (410) 925-4133

paw126Paw Portraits  CUSTOM PET PORTRAITS      In just 3 weeks I can create a one-of-a-kind portrait from a few photos and some insight from you about your pet’s unique personality.  At a fraction of the price of other artists, it is an extremely affordable and unique way to immortalize your pet for years to come.    Please contact Artist: Rick Ragan 2120 Bank St. Baltimore, MD 21231 (412) 973-9866                              rick@paw-portraits.com        www.paw-portraits.com

plaza-126Plaza Artist Materials & Picture Framing  ART MATERIALS, FRAMING, LESSONS                We have a full line of artist materials. We also offer Craft supplies, a framing service and art instruction.  Please visit our website below.  Baltimore Store: 1009 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201 (410) 625-9000  Fax: 410-625-9247  Towson Store: 519 York Road, Towson, MD 21204 (410) 823-6406   Fax:410-823-5635   Shop Online (866)668-6714   www.plazaart.com   Also see... Sponsors    News

pleath126Pleatherface  PAINTING, SCULPTURE, WRITING, FILM MAKING      I bring my very own nightmares to life through various mediums such as: Painting, Sculpting, Writing, & Film.  It is my dream to have my artwork displayed in a gallery, if even for a single night.  If you or anyone out there can help make this happen, the monsters in my attic will forever be grateful for their opportunity to shine.  Contact Richard Donahue    (443) 851-1114    pleatherface1031@yahoo.com    www.MourningsideProductions.com

rutledget-126Rutledge, Tita  SCULPTURE, TEXTILE ART       I do sculptures and textile art when I'm not busy being a costumer! I will be offering high quality prints of my work and other art pieces in a virtual gallery on my website soon.  I have made carvings from the historic Wye Oak Tree which fell in a storm in June of 2002.  620 S. Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21231  (410) 255-0846   costumes@rutledgecostume.com    www.rutledgecostumes.com

sideshow126Sideshow  ORIGINAL ART, BOOKS, JEWELRY, TOYS, ETC.      SIDESHOW is the shop on the first floor of The American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore. The spirit of the store is a definite match to the museums‘ message and philosophy.  Sideshow is packed with fun and wonder as well as original art, books, jewelry, toys, accessories, and a helpful staff.  800 Key Highway, Baltimore, MD 21230     (443) 872-4926    avam_sideshow@yahoo.com     www.sideshowbaltimore.com

scheern-126Scheer, Nancy  PAINTER, PORTRAIT, FIGURATIVE, ABSTRACT, DRAWINGS      Paintings and drawings primarily figurative and self-referential.  Through a slow process of distillation, she reaches the core element of her experiences, with a great awareness of the interactions between color, line and gesture.  For further information and to view my portfolio, see my website.  Address:  Baltimore, MD  (443) 213-0088 nancy@scheer.com    www.nancyscheer.com

schuler-126phSchuler School of Fine Arts  FINE ART SCHOOL, OLD MASTERS       Since 1959 our school has been training students in the methods and techniques of the Old Masters.  Our goal has been, and continues to be, to assure that future generations of artists receive the wisdom of the past while acquiring the creative freedom that only the mastery of traditional  skills can provide. #7 E. Lafayette Ave. Baltimore, MD 21202  (410) 685-3568 info@schulerschool.com     www.schulerschool.com                      Also see... Sponsors

schwing126Schwing, Leslie  PAINTER,  DRAWINGS, PASTEL, LANDSCAPES, CITY         Schwing brought a Caribbean palette and sensibilities from the Dominican Republic to Baltimore.  Her work ranges from glyphlike fractal abstractions to recognizable Baltimore cityscape painted plein aire.  Presently her work can be seen at The Fletcher/Schwing Studio, 1452 East Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21231. Please visit her website below.    (410) 342-1832   (443) 956-2459  leslie@amberlady.com    www.amberlady.com/gallery/ls.htm

sscott126Steven Scott Gallery  GALLERY, CONTEMPORARY PAINTINGS, WORKS ON PAPER                       Steven Scott Gallery specializes in contemporary paintings and works on paper. Mr. Scott represents twenty emerging, mid-career and established American artists.  He has curated nearly one hundred gallery exhibitions of their paintings and works on paper, and has placed his artists’ works in numerous museum exhibitions and permanent collections.  808 S. Ann Street, Baltimore, MD 21231  (410) 902-9300   stevenscottgallery@starpower.net      www.stevenscottgallery.com

stasbaughj126Strasbaugh, Jennifer L.  APPRAISER, PAINTINGS, PRINTS, SCULPTURE     Specializing in the appraisal of paintings, prints and sculpture for insurance, donation, sales, and estates Jennifer Strasbaugh has been a fine arts appraiser since 1995.  She is the Director of the Thomas Segal Gallery and is a member of: the Art Dealers Association of America, the American Association of Museums and the American Society of Appraisers. (410) 790-2687      Fax (410) 477-8840   info@jenniferstrasbaugh.com   www.jenniferstrasbaugh.com

tag126Tag Galleries  GALLERY, PRINTS,  GICLEES,  ART APPAREL      We specialize in the creation, marketing and sale of fine art reproductions/prints, artistic apparel, original art, and other art inspired products. The company acts as an epicenter for artists of all genres to meet, collaborate, and explore new ideas. It is designed to adapt to the evolving desires of the local, national, and international communities.  (443) 759-7639   732 South Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21231   www.taggalleries.com   Also see... News

towsonart-gr-1266Towson Artists Group  HUMAN FORM, PAINT, DRAW, MODELS      The Towson Artist Group is an open art collective that meets once a week to paint and draw the human form. Artists come from Baltimore, Annapolis, and other Maryland areas, and include a broad range of experiences, from beginners to lifelong artists.  For $10 per session everyone if free to attend meetings at Mitchell School of Fine Art, 6247 Falls Road, Baltimore,MD 21209. (410) 296-0233    info@towsonartistsgroup.com    www.towsonartistsgroup.com

tradestone-126Tradestone Gallery  RUSSIAN ARTS & CRAFTS, LACQUER BOXES                                            Our specialty is the Russian lacquer box. We have an outstanding collection of lacquer boxes, paintings by contemporary Russian artists, icons, nesting dolls and much more! New items from Russia will be arriving every month so come by often to see the latest and most unique works and please visit our website below.  Address:  803 Light Street  Baltimore, MD 21230 (443) 602-9899    ajstone@lacquerbox.com    www.tradestonegallery.com

unicorn126Unicorn Studio  GALLERY, FRAME SHOP, PAINTINGS, PHOTOGRAPHY   The Artists we display are both Painters and photographers.  We also do custom and archival Framing.  We are conveniently located in historic Fells Point. 626 South Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21231                      (410) 675-5412

walters126The Walters Art Museum  ART MUSEUM, HISTORY, CULTURE, INSTRUCTION                        The Walters Art Museum is internationally renowned for its collection of world art from pre-dynastic Egypt to 20th-century Europe.  It counts among its many treasures Greek sculpture, Roman sarcophagi, medieval ivories, Old Master paintings, Art Deco jewelry, European and American masterpieces. (410 ) 547- 9000  Add: 600 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21201  www.thewalters.org   Also see... Sponsors    News

whitmore-g-126Whitmore Group  COMMERCIAL PRINTING, GICLEE, DIGITAL PHOTO      For more than 60 years, Whitmore has provided quality graphic services to the Mid-Atlantic region. We consistently invest in state-of-the-art technologies and highly-skilled professionals. As a result, you benefit from a streamlined production manufacturing process and personal service that can adapt to your exacting timetable and budget. 2905 Whittington Ave. Baltimore, MD 21230  (410) 263-6660      sales@whitmore.com     www.whitmore.com

zollm126Zoll, Matt  PAINTER, TEACHER, OIL, REALISM, STILL LIFE       A master himself of the techniques used by the Flemish Masters Matt achieves remarkable color and vibrancy by hand-grinding powder pigments with oil.  Matt's Still Life paintings are rich in color and drama with an intense attention to detail.  Please visit the Zoll Studio Website below for more information.   1500 Riverwood-Lutherville Dr., Suite D, Lutherville, MD 21093    (410) 296-0233      info@zollstudio.com     www.zollstudio.com

zollss126Zoll Studio School of Fine Art  ART SCHOOL, TRADITIONAL REALISM       The school teaches the techniques of the Flemish Masters in every medium and discipline.  We teach all levels of expertise with youth classes for students age 8 to 11 and a Youth Program for students age 13 to 18.  Life Drawing is also offered every Tuesday evening. Please visit our website for more information.           1500 Riverwood-Lutherville Dr., Suite D, Lutherville, MD  (410) 296-0233      info@zollstudio.com       www.zollstudio.com