Agency boards announce new members

Arts Notes

July 21, 1996|By Laura Barnhardt | Laura Barnhardt,CONTRIBUTING WRITER

November may be the month for political elections, but in Baltimore's arts community, July has been the month for board elections.

Stanard T. Klinefelter has been named president of the Maryland Historical Society's Board of Trustees. Klinefelter, a lawyer with Piper & Marbury LLP, will lead the society's growth and expansion projects, including the "Proudly We Hail" campaign, the building program and Internet access to the society's collection.

The Baltimore Theater Project elected 11 board members: Doug and Nancy Carrey-Beaver, of the Maryland Attoney General's Office and Bon Secours Hospital respectively; Charlotte Cohen,

a project director with the Smithsonian Institution; Timothy Duke, an architect; Anne Cantler Fulwiler, grants administrator with the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation; Cheryl Goodman, executive director of Arts II Management Associates; Spike Gjerde, chef/partner of Spike & Charlie's restaurant; Quincey R. Johnson, an attorney; Sarah Lord, local free-lance writer; Derek Neal, theater instructor at Baltimore School for the Arts; and Marc Steiner, host of the "Marc Steiner Show" on WJHU-FM radio.

The Carroll County Arts Council also appointed four new board members this month: Jackie Leister, a graphic designer; David Max, of Carroll County Greater Westminster Development Corp.; Mark Pohlhaus, executive vice president of Westminster Bank & Trust Co.; and Lynn Walter, a local resident.

Auditions

The Actors Company Theatre will hold auditions for its October production of the Odd Couple (female version) tomorrow, Tuesday and Wednesday beginning at 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday auditions will take place at Westchester Community Center at 2414 Westchester Ave. in Catonsville. Wednesday auditions will be held at Michael's Eighth Avenue, 7220 Grayburn Drive in Glen Burnie. Six females ages 25 to 45 and two males ages 30 to 45 are needed. Call (410) 760-5800.

Auditions for the Mornington Players' comedy "Let's Murder Marsha" will be held Thursday at 7: 30 p.m. and July 28 at 5 p.m. at the church, 6903 Mornington Road in Dundalk. The production is scheduled for Oct. 25-26, Nov. 1-2 and Nov. 8-9. Call (410) 285-1038.

Contests

The Columbia Association Art Center is sponsoring a Cardboard Chair art event. The center will provide the durable cardboard chair, which holds up to 250 pounds. Change the chair using any medium -- sculpture, paint, collage, fabric. All finished chairs will dTC be eligible for a juried competition for prizes. The $40 entrance fee covers the cost of the chair, tax, shipping to the Columbia art center and exhibition fees. Call (410) 730-0075.

Mayor Kurt L. Schmoke, the Mayor's Advisory Committee on Art and Culture and School 33 Art Center have announced a regional competition for three installation exhibits at School 33. The dates for the installations are Jan. 25 to Feb. 28, March 22 to April 25, and May 10 to July 13. The deadline for application is Sept. 21 at 4 p.m. Artists may apply with an individual proposal or as part of a group. The competition is open to all artists within a 75-mile radius of Baltimore City. An honorarium will be awarded for each selected proposal. Call (410) 396-4641.

Pub Date: 7/21/96

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