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Arts: museums, literature

January 22, 2004

African-American art

African-American artists are the focus of a new exhibit at the Carroll Arts Center in Westminster.

The show, which includes the creations of Baltimoreans Desmond Beach, Sam Wallace and Adrianne Sanchez, is a multimedia display of collage, works on canvas, quilts and sculpture. Celebration of the Spirit: A Showcase of African American Art will run through Feb. 27.

The Carroll Arts Center is at 91 W. Main St., Westminster. For more information, call 410-848-7272.

Whitney Sherman show

Illustrator and Maryland Institute College of Art faculty member Whitney Sherman will display her work in a solo show that opens tomorrow. The multimedia exhibit includes created images and inspirational objects that chronicle the artist's work and interests. Sherman has exhibited worldwide and is the illustrator of the U.S. Postal Service's breast cancer research stamp, issued in 1998.

Whitney Sherman: Venn Diagram will be on view through Feb. 15 in the school's Pinkard Gallery.

Maryland Institute College of Art's Pinkard Gallery is in the Bunting Center, 1401 Mount Royal Ave. For more information, call 410-225-2300, or visit www.mica.edu.

Introducing (eight)

CHELA presents (eight), an aptly titled group show that introduces the collective's new eight-member lineup.

The exhibit, which opens Saturday, will feature traditional and modern media, including drawing, painting, installations and performance art.

(eight) runs through Feb. 8.

CHELA is at 3500 Boston St., No. 210. For more information, call 410-342-1800, or visit www.chelagallery.org.

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