| Aug 15, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Dan and Louise Runion of Clarksville may be humble antiques and art dealers working out of a bedroom-size cubicle in Frederick, but they're big in Poland.
Lately they've been featured in Polish newspapers, television and radio, and were welcomed by the...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Isabel H. Klots, an artist and widow of noted portrait painter Trafford P. Klots whose medieval home in Rochefort-en-Terre in Brittany, France, served as a venue for several generations of artists who came there to paint and study, died Thursday from...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 3:27 PM
The two-story abstract mural — featuring a pharaoh's headpiece, a cotton field and fire spewing out of rowhouse windows — showed up suddenly this summer on a vacant house in North Baltimore.
The artwork at 4727 Old York Road came with a...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:20 AM
Assertive colors grab your attention in the group exhibit "Local Color 2013" at the Artists' Gallery. It doesn't hurt that the artistic subject matter merits such bright treatment.
For a burst of pure color, have a look at Etarae Weinstein's quilt...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Lise Lorentzen, of Bel Air, won a white ribbon in the "National Exhibition of Folk Art in the Norwegian Tradition" at Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum.
The exhibition is Vesterheim's major summer show and was held June 11 to July 27. The awards...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:15 AM
The "Summer '13" show at C. Grimaldis Gallery brings together an eclectic, invigorating mix of artists and media.
It's a great opportunity to get up close with, say, the late Grace Hartigan's bold and massive — 6-and-half-feet-by-11-feet —...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 7:50 AM
The Columbia Photo Artists' exhibit at the Meeting House Gallery has the punning title "Snap Decisions." It's clear that a lot of planning went into these photographs before they were snapped, because the compositions and lighting are carefully thought...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:15 AM
Artists working outdoors are at the mercy of the weather. That explains why so many of the paintings, watercolors and pastels have a rainy day feeling in the Howard County Arts Council's exhibit "Paint It! Ellicott City." If there were a theme song for...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 9:00 AM
When the architects at the Baltimore firm Hord Coplan Macht were hired in the spring of 2012 to design a new dormitory for the Maryland Institute College of Art, they had to act quickly: Students were scheduled to move into the building in less than a...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 6:19 PM
About a half-dozen people at a time pitched in Saturday to help Baltimore artist Wilson Kemp complete a mural during Artscape. They crouched near the bottom of the canvas, perched on a step stool or squeezed in somewhere in the middle, ignoring the heat...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 3:37 PM
At first glance — best shielded, given the sun's fierce glare reflected from all the chrome — the 7,500-pound, 29-feet-long "Finnjet" suggests transport for intergalactic travelers with a pronounced sense of humor.
More than 80 lights and...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 6:27 AM
Over past two weeks, the hallways on the third floor of Perry Hall High School have undergone a transformation.
Inspirational works of art printed from the Internet, oil paintings and sketches wallpaper the lockers while students and teachers can be...