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'The Space Between Us' at Gallery CA recontextualizes experiences that are personal yet also universal

By recontextualizing personal and universal experiences and focusing on artists who are Black, Indigenous, and people of color, the show presents an opportunity for other BIPOC artists to continue breaking the mold of what abstraction can look like: a fundamentally multifaceted form of expression.

Baltimore news updates from independent & regional media

This week's news includes: a tribute to Valerie Maynard, two Maryland lawmakers introduce The National Council of African-American History and Culture Act, Midway's last days on The Block, and more reporting from WYPR, Maryland Matters, The AFRO and other local and independent news sources.

Experimental short film series New Works expands to 2640 Space

New Works, Baltimore’s own showcase of experimental, adventurous short filmmaking returns this week to bring together filmmakers and cineastes alike.

The best weekly art openings, events, and calls for entry happening in Baltimore and surrounding areas.

This Week:  a reception for Baltimore Community Foundation Gallery's inaugural exhibition, Lavett Ballard, Monica Ikegwu, and Megan Lewis give an artist talk for Galerie Myrtis, Open Works 6th anniversary, 2022 Doors Open Baltimore kick-off celebration, William Cordova at the BMA, and more!

Embodying aesthetic intimacy, an observer takes on the posture of an intimate, as opposed to a consumer.

Aesthetic intimacy shifts us from positions of consumer-consumable into the relational  reciprocity that can shift the way we perceive art and artists.

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How the artist balances athletic, energetic personal work with a bustling creative business

Walker hitchhiked to Baltimore at age 18 and fell in love with the architecture and culture of the city immediately.

A studio visit between art educators/artists Linda Popp and Karen Carroll

After four decades working in Baltimore County art education, Linda Popp focuses on her art, investigating relationships and the concept of time and place through mixed media.

Hatleberg has recorded a world that is “forgotten without ever being quite remembered.”

The book's title, River’s Dream, comes from Hatleberg's desire for his child to be able to enter the same dream state of heightened perception he himself works in.

The prolific artist brings his talents to the festival of improvised, experimental music this weekend

Although this will be his first in-person performance with High Zero, Chacon performed in High Zero’s virtual festival in 2020 with Tatsuya Nakatani and Carlos Santistevan.

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Baltimore News: Valerie Maynard, YNot Lot Moves, Hampdenfest 2022

Baltimore news updates from independent & regional media

Art AND: Evan Woodard

The self-taught historian finding treasures in backyard privies

Performance Series Baltimoratory Breathes New Life into the Art of the Speech

The series has featured reimaginations of speeches by the likes of James Baldwin, Mother Jones, and Shirley Chisholm

The Internet Is Exploding: 10 Must-Read Articles This Week 9/18

Johnson & Johnson's war on consumer protection, Republican clout chasers, Black women won the Emmy's, The Little Mermaid, and more

Emerald Encounters: Salman Toor at the BMA

The contemporary painter's work holds sorrow and joy, pain and comfort, tears and laughter together in the same space

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Step right up and beat your hope to death at the world's most depressing art show!

Curated by Kader Attia and titled Still Here!, this year’s edition mulls the lasting impacts of colonialism, modernity, globalization, and ecological exploitation and collapse—as well as dozens of tangentially related ills.

Artist Luba Drozd and curator Vlad Smolkin in conversation with Elena Volkova

There are no speakers to amplify the sounds; everything reverberates through the materials and the architecture of the gallery.

Remembering a consummate art raconteur with a big heart who blossomed here, a brilliant artist, collaborator, and friend

David was one of us, a crazy good art citizen. He leaves a bountiful legacy behind.

A place of motion, movement, and community

A key tenet of photovoice is that the goal is not to create technically sound photographs—and yet, in relieving that pressure, so much of the work was visually exciting.

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The Baltimore Arts & Culture Guide

Search: Museums, Galleries, Performance, Film, Organizations & Advocacy, Literary Organizations, Media, Bookshops, Maker, Mixed Use & Studios, Education, Grants & Awards, Residencies, Artist Housing, and Supplies. This guide is for Baltimore area artists, makers, creatives, and anyone who wants to get involved in the arts in the region.

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John Tyler, a multi-instrumentalist, created Love Groove Festival to enable visual, musical, and performing artists to mix

“I was so in love with everything, and it seemed like a good way to bring different communities together," Tyler says.

A place of motion, movement, and community

A key tenet of photovoice is that the goal is not to create technically sound photographs—and yet, in relieving that pressure, so much of the work was visually exciting.

The Peale and Maryland Art Place convene a range of contemporary ideas into vivid and comprehensive group exhibitions

If you are curious about the future of the contemporary art world in Baltimore, our regional MFA and Visual Arts programs are brimming with talented art world contenders, including students, faculty, and alumni.

To Go Faster at Current Space is a cohesive group exhibition about the impact of our cultural obsession with velocity

A dynamic group show that explores the rapid pace of society, the collective need to move at a brisk speed, and how that affects our surroundings.

Keeping it Professionally Personal: Using Social Media as an Artist

A digital strategist’s tips on how to make your art business more effective on social media

The Artist Statement & Why They Mostly Suck

Best Professional Practices for Artists: The Artist Statement Made Simple

10 Questions Parents Should Ask Before Choosing an Art College

The most expensive colleges in the country are NOT Ivy Leagues - they are art schools

A Guide To Artist Residencies

Uncovering the How and Why behind Artist Residencies

A Lament: The Contemporary

What We All Lose with the Termination of The Contemporary
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Issue 13: Collect
Issue 13: Collect
Spring, 2022

Issue 13 considers the act of collecting as a source of inspiration for artists, a community supporting economic practice, and a method for meaningful engagement in the world. Featured artists include Brandon Donahue, Linda Franklin, Deyane Moses, Jordan Tierney, the Baltimore Jewelry Center, and the DoMa Gallery.

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Stories from Issue 13: Collect
The Memphis-born artist sees the transformative power of improvisation and repurposing

No longer an athlete, or even a die-hard sports fan, Donahue is more concerned with the storytelling aspects of sports.

The self-taught historian finding treasures in backyard privies

To arrive at their resting place, items found at the bottom of a privy had to fall often ten or more feet, often out of someone’s back pocket, the same way many of us have dropped a cellphone in the modern toilet.

Tierney’s mixed-media assemblages link humans and climate

The objects Tierney employs trigger memories and personal associations, but they also represent systems, histories, industries and labor, and the environmental impact of it all.

Housewerks Salvage at the Chesapeake Gas Company

To list the items that Riddleberger has saved from landfills would take a building as large as the 1885 gas company “valve house” in South Baltimore where he keeps his collection of curios: an architectural salvage business called Housewerks.