Visual Art

Visual Art

On the Heels of Her Retrospective, the Photographer Talks New York in the 80s, Coming Home to Baltimore, and a Personal Journey

The past decade has been one of challenges and triumphs for Paula Gately Tillman. The photographer has suffered loss, embarked on myriad creative endeavors, had her work acquired by the Baltimore Museum of Art, published two books, and just closed a successful retrospective at the Creative Alliance.

Celebrating Asian Culture in Baltimore's Inner Harbor in Photos by Elena Volkova

Baltimore’s Lunar Night Cultural Festival took place January 21 and 22, as a free weekend-long cultural event designed to embrace the richness of Asian culture and traditions through food and art in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor and Lake Shore Park.

Artist Dedicated to Exploring the Subconscious in Lush Twenty-Year Retrospective at Gallery Blue Door

Hal Boyd wades into the gloriously oddball humanness of being. He pursues the lusty ocean of the every-person subconscious—a dreamland hauled up for all to see. Here relationships are loaded, flowers burst sexy, animals prowl cackling, beauty and hilarity intertwine.

Phylicia Ghee’s 'Liminality: Midwifery and the Sacred Womb' at The Nicholson Project

After a residency at The Nicholson Project in DC, Ghee created a container for intergenerational inquiries about care and caregivers

The Personal is Political in Gentrifying DC

Lionel Frazier White III’s solo show Beyond the Frame is a subtle exploration of the lived experience within a gentrifying city through photography, video work, and found objects. Themes of fragmentation, remembrance, and celebration flow through White’s varied yet cohesive body of work.

The Author of "My Father's Work Shed" Discusses Family, Irish Households, and Other Inspirations

One experiences Bart O’Reilly’s paintings and poems with all the senses. There are familiar scents, visceral textures begging to be traced by curious fingertips, and passages that seem to be whispering, “I deserve to be heard aloud.”

A Curator Carves Out Space for artists at the Black Artist Research Space

Established in 2020, BARS is a haven for Black artists and culture movers that exists far beyond its own walls and expands in every direction.

An architecture major before she pursued fiber arts, Jeon seeks motifs from the simplicity of hanok, plain lines constructing its shape.

Isn’t sustainability the ultimate community care, a tender wish to live and survive together?

The Multidisciplinary Darrel Ellis (1958–1992) Receives His First, Overdue Major Museum Retrospective Posthumously

In working with a fixed set of decades-old family portraits, Ellis constantly conjured the past. His sculpted surfaces acted as a sort of Ouija board, though instead of a planchet, Ellis was guided by his father's original negatives to commune with his spirit.

A Year in Photos by Jill Fannon

Starting in January and ending with today, a photo essay that captures the fleeting intensity of 2022

Ten Baltimore Art Exhibits in 2022 that Made us Reevaluate Our Priorities

Thank you to the museums, galleries, colleges, artist-run spaces, and universities consistently supply us with exhibitions that challenge our intellect, influence our emotions, and encourage us to participate in creative production.

On healing through art, the landscape's influence, and material problem-solving

Working with everything from moss and money plant membranes to artificial ivy and metal, Laura Amussen creates thematic exhibitions around singular ideas, such as the buoyancy of water as a metaphor for overcoming struggle.

A rare opportunity to experience innovative constructions and beautiful objects, as artists build a legacy steeped in historical research

A groundbreaking exhibition about the promise of upward mobility and the sacrifices endured by Black Americans to realize a safer and more stable life, realized through the personal lens of family history from those who experienced it directly.

Photos by Saskia Kahn, a NY-to-Baltimore transplant, who loves the connections and conversations that photography invites

Remembering what can be special about this holiday season including the beauty of night, the sense of expectation, and buying into the magic

A Conversation with curators Jessica Bell Brown and Ryan Dennis about their Great Migration Collaborative Exhibit, now at the BMA

From Jackson, Mississippi to Baltimore, Maryland, telling the story of the Great Migration through the lens of twelve contemporary Black artists

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