The county Center for the Arts has selected local artists as winners in Art Maryland 1990. Their works will be on display from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Mondays through Thursdays and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Dec. 15 at the center, 8510 High Ridge Road in Ellicott City.
The exhibit, which is the seventh statewide, multimedia juried competition, includes 87 works by 76 Maryland artists, including 13 from Howard County.
JEWELRY DESIGNER'S WORK ON DISPLAY
The Margaret Smith Gallery at 8090 Main St. in Ellicott City is featuring a display of gems and gold by jewelry designer Lauren S. Schott from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays and from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Fridays through the end of the month.
Information and appointments: 461-0870.
INDIAN POTS SHOWN, STORYTELLERS RECOUNT
The Earth Art Gallery in Savage Mill is featuring storytellers and a variety of Indian pottery, including Pueblo works, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Thursday through Sunday until Jan. 2.
GRANT APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE FOR 1992
The Maryland State Arts Council's guidelines and applications for 1992 grants are available.
Awards are based on artistic excellence and range from $2,500 to $6,000.
The deadline for organizational applications is Friday, Jan. 18.
Arts organizations may apply for general operating or special project grants.
Other not-for-profit organizations, such as libraries, community groups and recreation centers, may request special project grants for cultural activities.
Funding categories are children's events, dance, folk arts/heritage, literature, media, multidiscipline, music, theater and visual arts.
Individual artist awards are available for creative artists in the following categories: choreography, fiction, media, music composition, new genres, play-writing, poetry and visual arts.
Eligible artists must be at least 18 years old and Maryland residents for at least the last six months. Current graduate and undergraduate students are not eligible.
Information: 333-8232 (TDD/TTY: 333-6926).