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  • Lynne Parks explores loss of migratory songbirds in BMA exhibit

    Lynne Parks explores loss of migratory songbirds in BMA exhibit
    At dawn in the spring and fall, Lynne Parks walks through the streets downtown, gathering the bodies of birds. Hermit thrushes. Common yellowthroats. Rose-breasted grosbeaks whose markings give them the appearance of being streaked with blood. Parks...
  • Ralph R. Baney, sculptor

    Ralph R. Baney, sculptor
    Ralph R. Baney, a sculptor and ceramic artist who taught at Dundalk Community College, died of an aortic aneurysm Jan. 21 at his Ellicott City home. He was 84. Born in Trinidad, he was the son of Baney Seecharan and Bhagia Seecharan. After study at...
  • Minas art gallery closing after 22 years

    Minas art gallery closing after 22 years
    Minas Konsolas is closing his art gallery in Hampden after 22 years, but he's not retiring his paint brushes. "I'm going to my new chapter as a full-time painter," said Konsolas, 60, who runs Minas Gallery and Boutique, 815 W. 36th St., with his wife,...
  • New director improving morale at Baltimore Clayworks

    Shaping a vase at Baltimore Clayworks on Jan. 24, longtime student John Gazurian reflected on what it was like for the ceramic arts studio to have an interim executive director for 18 months. "We sort of lacked focus," said Gazurian, 69, of Wyman Park, a...
  • Carroll Farm Museum accepting entries for Wine Festival poster contest

    Carroll Farm Museum accepting entries for Wine Festival poster contest
    The Carroll County Farm Museum is now accepting entries for the annual Maryland Wine Festival poster design competition. The winning design will be reproduced on posters, T-shirts, brochures and other promotional materials for the 2014 Maryland Wine...
  • Arts Council names 10 young Rising Star artists [Ellicott City]

    The Ellicott City-based Howard County Arts Council announced the 10 young artists finalists for its 2014 Rising Star competition — Curtis Bannister, Musical Theater; Leiland R.W. Charles, Contemporary Dance; Joe Duffey, Irish Step Dance; Steven...
  • Stoneleigh artist transforms schools into colorful, experiencial spaces

    Stoneleigh artist transforms schools into colorful, experiencial spaces
    Growing up on Long Island, N.Y., Nancy Scheinman hated being in school.   "Most schools are so institutional and visually boring, I looked out the window all the time," she said. So it is fitting that the Stoneleigh resident, apart from her career...
  • Calling animal lovers: paint a picture, figurine to benefit Humane Society

    Calling animal lovers: paint a picture, figurine to benefit Humane Society
    The Art Rooms Professional Art Supplies in Havre de Grace is inviting artists of all ages and abilities to join them for an art competition, show and benefit to raise funds for the homeless and neglected animals at the Humane Society of Harford County....
  • Paintings and murals frame life of Catonsville resident

    Paintings and murals frame life of Catonsville resident
    Edward Williams always knew he was going to become an artist. "As a friend of mine told me, I was born an artist the way some people are born with a beauty mark. It's just a given," said Williams, sitting on a sofa in his living room, surrounded by...
  • Art's future and past linked in 'Digital' exhibit Art

    Art's future and past linked in 'Digital' exhibit Art
    Artists are as plugged into modern technology as anybody else these days. Not only is the proof of that statement hanging on the walls of the Howard County Arts Council's Gallery I, but some of the proof is being projected on its walls for the three-...
  • Art collector Mera Rubell tours 37 Baltimore art studios in 36 hours

    Art collector Mera Rubell tours 37 Baltimore art studios in 36 hours
    Mera Rubell — a 70-year-old formerly penniless Jewish Russian refugee turned Head Start teacher turned hotel mogul turned art collector extraordinaire — is the kind of person who just naturally acquires an entourage. For example, a recent...
  • Lawyer for 'Renoir Girl' casts doubt on BMA's ownership of painting

    Lawyer for 'Renoir Girl' casts doubt on BMA's ownership of painting
    The lawyer representing a Virginia woman seeking to retain a tiny landscape painted by the Impressionist master Pierre-Auguste Renoir cast doubt Friday on Baltimore Museum of Art's evidence that it owns the painting. In documents filed in the U.S....