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March 3, 1991
The deadline for applications for the annual Maryland Art League $1,000 scholarship, to be awarded to a high school senior who plans to attend college in the fall of 1991, is March 30.All Maryland high school seniors who plan to pursue an education in the visual arts areeligible.The award will be applied to tuition at the college of the winner's choice.Information and application: Laura Kestle, 747-6096.
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May 3, 2013
The Patuxent Art League holds monthly classes for all levels of experience, taught by Frederick Schuler Briggs, of the Schuler School of Fine Arts, in Baltimore. Upcoming classes will be held Saturdays, May 11, June 8 and July 13, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Maryland City at Russett Library, 3501 Russett Common. For information, call Rose Lomangino at 301-725-0386.
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By Lourdes Sullivan and Lourdes Sullivan,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | September 25, 1998
IT'S THAT time of year again: The Patuxent Art League is preparing for its seventh Open Juried Art Exhibition at the Montpelier Cultural Arts Center in Laurel.The rules are simple. Adult artists are invited to submit one or two works of art suitable for hanging on a wall.The work must be original, mounted, no larger than 41 by 36 inches, weigh less than 40 pounds and must not have been exhibited at the center. Artists can drop off the work on the second floor of the center Dec. 1.All work is assumed to be offered for sale.
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November 30, 2011
The opening and artists reception for this year's Patuxent Art League juried art exhibition is Sunday, Dec. 4 at Montpelier Arts Center, 9652 Muirkirk Road. Reception and awards ceremony are from 2 to 4 p.m. The exhibit includes artists from Laurel and throughout Maryland, Northern Virginia and Washington. Realist painter David Buckley Good, who teaches painting and drawing at the Schuler School of Fine Arts and the Mitchell School of Fine Arts, juried the exhibit. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily and the exhibition runs through Dec. 28. Call Montpelier Arts Center at 301-377-7800.
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By JoAnne C. Broadwater and JoAnne C. Broadwater,Special to The Sun | April 24, 1994
During the coming summer season here in Ocean City, many visitors will purchase T-shirts, boardwalk trinkets, saltwater taffy and other traditional souvenirs of a vacation at the beach.But a few discerning travelers will also take home an original work of art painted in this seaside resort town and displayed in the sales and exhibition gallery of the Art League of Ocean City at 94th Street on the bay side.Perhaps they'll select a watercolor of dune grass shimmering in the sun, sailboats on the bay or a herd of Assateague ponies that a local artist painted while sitting on the beach.
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By Lisa Respers and Lisa Respers,Contributing Writer | September 10, 1993
Carroll Community College is full of beauty.The public can see just how much beauty at the Maryland Art League's reception from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Great Hall of the Westminster campus, 1601 Washington Road.Works of art by 27 Maryland artists will be on display and for sale. Light refreshments will be provided during the viewing of the works in pen and ink, watercolors, oils, photography and other media.The reception will be in conjunction with the college's Faculty Recital, featuring Evan Paul Walker, tenor, and Rebecca Long, pianist.
NEWS
August 30, 1992
Power Boat Grand PrixLooking for some fun near the water? The 1992 Ocean City U.S. Offshore Power Boat Grand Prix begins at noon next Sunday just off 28th Street in front of the Dunes Manor Hotel, where the race also ends.More than 70 of the nation's fastest offshore power boats will compete on a 60- to 120-mile course in laps along the shore for trophies and a share of the $60,000 purse.Visitors can see boats checking in Thursday at the Ocean CitConvention Center, 40th Street and the bay. Boat inspections are Friday and Saturday.
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By Fay Lande | May 19, 2003
Karen Pecoraro is an environmental engineer for a company in Alexandria, Va., that builds and operates power plants all over the world. But for the past few months, she spent time photographing the girls in A Space of Her Own, a new program in which at-risk teens who live in low-income housing learn art and redesign, paint and decorate each other's living spaces. A Space of Her Own is a collaboration between the Art League in Alexandria and the city's Court Services Unit. "It's kind of based on the belief that learning to do for other people and learning to improve your immediate environment is beneficial for everyone," said Pecoraro, who lives in Ellicott City with her husband, Joseph, and sons Bill, Tony and Frankie.
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By Pat Emory and Pat Emory,Special to the Sun | September 29, 1991
When she took over the presidency of the Art League of Ocean City, Arlene Advocat was amazed to find so many professional and semiprofessional artists among the membership -- about 100, in all.Eventually, she realized that Worcester County, with its seashore and its grain fields, its waterfowl and its shore birds, its rustic workboats and its glittery amusement parks, is as much a lure for the artist as the vacationer."
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By Karol V. Menzie and Karol V. Menzie,Sun Staff | April 18, 1999
A frog table, an angel table and a desk whose drawer pulls are a frog and three bugs are among the whimsical creations of Berlin artist Patti Baltrotsky, who embellishes odd pieces of furniture with lively motifs from the natural world.Baltrotsky's work is on view this month at the Art League of Ocean City. It includes furniture, decorative items and mosaic wall paintings. Half of the proceeds from each sale will ben-efit the Worcester County Humane Society and the Art League of Ocean City.
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By Jennifer Davis, The Baltimore Sun | July 15, 2011
It's the height of summer, so don't miss out on these family-friendly excursions: Philadelphia Global Fusion Festival: Journey to Philadelphia for one day of non-stop entertainment that celebrates bringing diverse communities together for a cultural fusion of the world. This year's theme is "Carnival," combining Caribbean, Hispanic, African, African-American and Asian cultures. The free festival takes place Saturday, from noon to 8 p.m., at Penn's Landing Great Plaza and features live music from top artists, including British R&B singer and rapper Estelle and soul singer Anthony David.
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By Staff Reports | July 8, 2011
SYKESVILLE — The South Carroll Fine Arts League is continuing its current art exhibition at the Fairhaven retirement community in Sykesville through July 15. The show debuted in June; and includes works of original oil, acrylic and watercolor paintings; photographs; and framed prints by 10 local artists: Mary Decker; Sam Gunby; J.C. Coleman; Barbara Taccino; Wayne McWilliams; Gale Ratley; Frank Torockio; Lucille Kerns; Darlene Jones; and Kevin...
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By Fay Lande | May 19, 2003
Karen Pecoraro is an environmental engineer for a company in Alexandria, Va., that builds and operates power plants all over the world. But for the past few months, she spent time photographing the girls in A Space of Her Own, a new program in which at-risk teens who live in low-income housing learn art and redesign, paint and decorate each other's living spaces. A Space of Her Own is a collaboration between the Art League in Alexandria and the city's Court Services Unit. "It's kind of based on the belief that learning to do for other people and learning to improve your immediate environment is beneficial for everyone," said Pecoraro, who lives in Ellicott City with her husband, Joseph, and sons Bill, Tony and Frankie.
NEWS
November 8, 2002
Art league's annual exhibit at college through Nov. 22 The Maryland Art League Inc. is holding its annual art exhibit through Nov. 22 in the Great Hall at Carroll Community College. The league is a nonprofit group of about 100 artists who work in a range of styles and media. Works can be viewed from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. A reception with the artists will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. The public is welcome.
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By Karol V. Menzie and Karol V. Menzie,Sun Staff | April 18, 1999
A frog table, an angel table and a desk whose drawer pulls are a frog and three bugs are among the whimsical creations of Berlin artist Patti Baltrotsky, who embellishes odd pieces of furniture with lively motifs from the natural world.Baltrotsky's work is on view this month at the Art League of Ocean City. It includes furniture, decorative items and mosaic wall paintings. Half of the proceeds from each sale will ben-efit the Worcester County Humane Society and the Art League of Ocean City.
NEWS
By Lourdes Sullivan and Lourdes Sullivan,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | September 25, 1998
IT'S THAT time of year again: The Patuxent Art League is preparing for its seventh Open Juried Art Exhibition at the Montpelier Cultural Arts Center in Laurel.The rules are simple. Adult artists are invited to submit one or two works of art suitable for hanging on a wall.The work must be original, mounted, no larger than 41 by 36 inches, weigh less than 40 pounds and must not have been exhibited at the center. Artists can drop off the work on the second floor of the center Dec. 1.All work is assumed to be offered for sale.
NEWS
February 1, 1993
Four arrested in North Laurel on drug chargesAn 18-year-old Hyattsville man and a juvenile were charged with drug distribution and possession after they allegedly sold 4 grams of crack cocaine to an undercover detective at a motel in North Laurel, Howard County police said.Calvin Green of the 4900 block of 55th Place in Hyattsville was charged with possession and distribution of cocaine, and is being held in lieu of $5,000 bail at the Howard County Detention Center, a detention officer said.
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By Karin Remesch and Karin Remesch,CONTRIBUTING WRITER | June 23, 1996
Zachary Lehman, a native of Baltimore, received a gold medal in the animation category of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 23rd Annual Student Academy Awards competition in Beverly Hills. Lehman also received a trophy and a check for $2,000.Lehman, a Dartmouth College student, was among 11 film students from nine colleges and universities who received the award from Oscar winners Kevin Spacey and John Lasseter.Senior contestEntries are being accepted for the NYLCare Senior Expo photo and sketch contest.
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By JoAnne C. Broadwater and JoAnne C. Broadwater,Special to The Sun | April 24, 1994
During the coming summer season here in Ocean City, many visitors will purchase T-shirts, boardwalk trinkets, saltwater taffy and other traditional souvenirs of a vacation at the beach.But a few discerning travelers will also take home an original work of art painted in this seaside resort town and displayed in the sales and exhibition gallery of the Art League of Ocean City at 94th Street on the bay side.Perhaps they'll select a watercolor of dune grass shimmering in the sun, sailboats on the bay or a herd of Assateague ponies that a local artist painted while sitting on the beach.
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