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EXHIBITS



2008


Wrap It Up: Comfort and Joy (November 2008 to January 2009)

Wrap It Up: Comfort and Joy



This show featured an exciting mix of regional painting, sculpture, photography, mosaic and mixed media. Art-related books, notecards, jewelry and other gift items were also featured. The show continued through the end of January.







The Nanticoke: Portrait of a Chesapeake River (November 2008)

The Nanticoke: Portrait of a Chesapeake River



The pristine beauty of the Nanticoke River, captured in the photography of Chesapeake Bay photographer David Harp, was on display at the Main Street Gallery in November. The photographs came from Mr. Harp's newest book, The Nanticoke: Portrait of a Chesapeake River, published by Johns Hopkins University Press. The book also includes essays by environmental writer Tom Horton. There was a book launch reception at the gallery 5 to 8pm, Saturday, November 8. The show began November 5 and continued through the end of the month.







Another Man's Treasure: The Art of the Found Object
(October 18 to November 1, 2008)

Found Object



Another Man's Treasure: The Art of the Found Object, showcased wide-ranging works of art by area artists who have repurposed everyday objects from rusty tools to broken teacups into art. Participating artists included Janna Craze, Dotti Heimert, Martin Hughes, Kyra Krystof, Robert LaForce (whose work is pictured above), Carol Minarick, Karen O'Dowd, Mary Ann Schindler, Jen Wagner, and Helaine White. Special guest artist Loring Cornish, whose work is part of the permanent collection at the American Visionary Arts Museum in Baltimore, is a Baltimore resident who has adorned his Druid Park home with mosaics and shards of mirrors. His work is known for a bold use of objects and abstract design. The exhibit continued until November 1.


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