CHESAPEAKE ARTS CENTER 4TH ANNUAL ARTS IN THE PARK FESTIVAL ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 26, 2017!

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On Saturday, August 26, 2017, artist and musicians will join forces at the “Arts in the Park Festival” at the Chesapeake Arts Center located at 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, Maryland 21225. Local artists will exhibit and offer their work for sale, while a festival of live music is presented from 11AM-3PM. The Chesapeake Arts Center is organizing the FREE event, under the leadership of the Executive Director Belinda Fraley Huesman and sponsors Whiting-Turner and Arundel Federal Bank.

The free outdoor festival will include live music, Corn Hole, Moon Bounce, local artist displaying and selling their art , Batman of Baltimore, dance performances , Food Trucks and entertainment for all ages!

The music component of the festival will combine the talents of local professional musicians, singer-songwriter Colin Rowe, and indie rock bands RÊVE and Leo & Cygnus.

The Arts in the Park Festival is a great opportunity to see work of local artists and to enjoy some good music. For the music part of the festival, feel free to bring a lawn chair or blanket. For further information, check the event on the Chesapeake Arts Center website, www.Chesapeakearts.org or call the office at (410) 636-6597.

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If You Go

What: The Chesapeake Arts Center Arts in the Park Festival. Live Music, Local Artist Vendors, Food Vendors, Games, Moon Bounce, Art demonstration & more

When: Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 11am-3pm

Where: Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, Maryland 21225.

Tickets: FREE!

More Information: The Chesapeake Arts Center website; www.Chesapeakearts.org.

Rain Date Information: If it rains on Saturday, August 26, the festival will be held indoors at the Hammonds Lane Theatre/ back Gallery.

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About Chesapeake Arts Center:

The Chesapeake Arts Center (CAC) is a vibrant community art center that had nearly 70,000 visits annually through shows, art classes and community events. The CAC’s diverse programming appeals to a variety of audiences and includes performances that educate and engage dialogue about social issues. CAC offers affordable and free arts programs to people of all ages and income levels, and is very proud to provide arts education classes and workshops for at-risk youth in the greater Brooklyn Park region. For more information about the Chesapeake Arts Center visit www.chesapeakearts.org or call us at 410-636-6597.

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Presents

“Maryland, My Maryland” Exhibit

At the Chase Brexton Health Care

Glen Burnie Center

 

EXHIBITION PROPOSAL GUIDELINES

DEADLINES

Chesapeake Arts Center will be presenting the “Maryland, My Maryland” exhibition at the Chase Brexton Health Care office located at 200 Hospital Dr #300, Glen Burnie, MD 21061 from July 14-October 4, 2017. Proposal is reviewed by the Chesapeake Arts Center’s Gallery Coordinator and must be turned in by Friday, June 23, 2017.

Artwork must be framed by the artist; the only sizes accepted will be 16×20 black wood or metal frame. Artists must also provide wire on the back of the frames and each artwork must have label on the back and wrapped in bubble wrap when dropped off at the center.

Theme of the Exhibit:  Photographs in Anne Arundel County

Artwork Accepted: An exhibition inspired by a location, town, city or place in Maryland.

SIZE OF ARTWORK ALLOWED

16X20. MUST be framed in Black Wood OR Metal Frames only!  Artists frame own artwork with wire on the back.

How many can you submit? Artists can submit up to 5 pieces. Artwork will be selected by the Chesapeake Arts Center’s Gallery Coordinator. Only 25 pieces will be selected for this exhibit.

EACH PROPOSAL MUST BE INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

IMAGES OF YOUR WORK

The work should be no more than five years old, no nudity, violence or foul language allowed.

DIGITAL IMAGES: Send 5 images in jpeg format- no larger than 1024 pixels in any direction at 300 dpi for review. All image files are to be titled. Email to Nicole Caracia at Ncaracia@chesapeakearts.org by Friday, June 23, 2017.

IMAGE LIST

A numerical listing including artist’s name, title, dimensions, medium, and file name of each jpeg sent with digital images.

CONDENSED BIO

One or two short paragraphs- A condensed informative statement with your artistic highlights.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Name, address, phone number(s) email address of the artist, and website information.

Only complete proposal package including all the information listed will be reviewed.  If accepted into the art show, all artwork will be due to the Chesapeake Arts Center by Wednesday, July 12, 2017 between office hours of 10:00am-6:00pm.Artwork will go on display at the Chase Brexton Health Care, Glen Burnie Center building from Friday, July 14, 2017.

SEND ENTRIES TO

Nicole Caracia at Ncaracia@chesapeakearts.org .

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 410-636-6597 or visit www.Chesapeakearts.org

About Chesapeake Arts Center: The Chesapeake Arts Center (CAC) is a 58,000 sq. ft. multi-discipline arts facility located in Northern Anne Arundel County, just inside the Baltimore beltway. Our facility houses a 752-seat Hammonds Lane Theatre, a 120-seat Studio 194 Theatre, gallery space, ceramics lab, dance studios, music room, maker-space and classrooms.

Chesapeake Arts Center will use the arts to excite, educate, engage, inspire and grow this community’s people, it’s artists and the region through performances, exhibitions, classes, and collaborations with artists, educators, business and community leaders and organizations.

About Chase Brexton: Founded in Baltimore’s Mt. Vernon neighborhood in 1978, Chase Brexton began as a volunteer-run gay men’s health clinic. Our work took on a new and difficult challenge in the early1980s when we became one of the first clinics on the front lines of the fight against HIV/AIDS. After seeing the needs of the family and loved ones of those we served, we expanded our services, adding Behavioral Health and Case Management services in 1991 and finally expanding to full Primary Care services in 1995.

Chase Brexton became a Federally Qualified Health Center in 1999, the same year we opened a second center, now located in Randallstown. Two years later, Chase Brexton earned accreditation in both Ambulatory and Behavioral Health from The Joint Commission. As the decade continued, we opened centers in Columbia and Easton, and, in 2013, moved our Mt. Vernon Center to its current home in the historic Monumental Life Building on Charles Street. In 2014, we opened our Glen Burnie Center, and in 2015, we achieved recognition as a Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home.

Though health care continues to rapidly change, we will always honor our heritage, embrace diversity, and empower our patients, while innovating for the future.

THANKS TO OUR PARTNERS:

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CALL FOR ARTISTS: “En Blanc et Noir” Exhibit At Gallery 90 located at the Hospice of the Chesapeake in Pasadena, Maryland

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CHESAPEAKE ARTS CENTER Presents

“En Blanc et Noir” Exhibit

At Gallery 90 located at the Hospice of the Chesapeake in Pasadena, Maryland

 

EXHIBITION PROPOSAL GUIDELINES

DEADLINES

Chesapeake Arts Center will be presenting the “En Blanc et Noir” exhibition at Gallery 90 located at the Hopsice of the Chesapeake office located at 90 Ritchie Hwy, Pasadena, MD 21122 from July 7, 2017-September 1, 2017. Proposal is reviewed by the Chesapeake Arts Center’s Gallery Coordinator and must be turned in by Friday, June 23, 2017.

Artwork must be framed by the artist; the only sizes accepted will be 16×20 black wood or metal frame. Artists must also provide wire on the back of the frames and each artwork must have label on the back and wrapped in bubble wrap when dropped off at the center.

Theme of the Exhibit:  Black and White Photography

SIZE OF ARTWORK ALLOWED

16X20. MUST be framed in Black Wood OR Metal Frames only!  Artists frame own artwork with wire on the back.

How many can you submit? Artists can submit up to 5 pieces. Artwork will be selected by the Chesapeake Arts Center’s Gallery Coordinator. Only 25 pieces will be selected for this exhibit.

EACH PROPOSAL MUST BE INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

IMAGES OF YOUR WORK

The work should be no more than five years old, no nudity, violence or foul language allowed.

DIGITAL IMAGES: Send 5 images in jpeg format- no larger than 1024 pixels in any direction at 300 dpi for review. All image files are to be titled. Email to Nicole Caracia at Ncaracia@chesapeakearts.org by Friday, June 23, 2017.

IMAGE LIST

A numerical listing including artist’s name, title, dimensions, medium, and file name of each jpeg sent with digital images.

CONDENSED BIO

One or two short paragraphs- A condensed informative statement with your artistic highlights.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Name, address, phone number(s) email address of the artist, and website information.

Only complete proposal package including all the information listed will be reviewed.  If accepted into the art show, all artwork will be due to the Chesapeake Arts Center by Wednesday, July 5, 2017 between office hours of 10:00am-6:00pm.Artwork will go on display at the Hospice of the Chesapeake from Friday, July 7-September 1, 2017.

SEND ENTRIES TO

Nicole Caracia at Ncaracia@chesapeakearts.org .

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 410-636-6597 or visit www.Chesapeakearts.org

About Chesapeake Arts Center: The Chesapeake Arts Center (CAC) is a 58,000 sq. ft. multi-discipline arts facility located in Northern Anne Arundel County, just inside the Baltimore beltway. Our facility houses a 752-seat Hammonds Lane Theatre, a 120-seat Studio 194 Theatre, gallery space, ceramics lab, dance studios, music room, maker-space and classrooms.

Chesapeake Arts Center will use the arts to excite, educate, engage, inspire and grow this community’s people, it’s artists and the region through performances, exhibitions, classes, and collaborations with artists, educators, business and community leaders and organizations.

THANKS TO OUR PARTNERS:

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Chesapeake Arts Center Seeks Storytellers, Photos for Historic Book on Brooklyn, Brooklyn Park and Curtis Bay

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BROOKLYN PARK — The Chesapeake Arts Center is looking for people with stories to tell about the memories of Brooklyn, Brooklyn Park and Curtis Bay to help fill a one-of-a-kind history book that will help capture those memories and bind them with the community so they are never lost.

The goal of the book is three-fold:

  • provide the local community with a unique written and illustrated retelling of the area;
  • offer the CAC a meaningful way to connect with the communities it serves;
  • provide local photographers, illustrators and writers an opportunity to publish their work

The book will spotlight histories of Brooklyn, Brooklyn Park and Curtis Bay, and will also focus on areas such as:

  • Masonville
  • Fairfield
  • Hawkins Point
  • Fort Armistead
  • Cedar Hill
  • Pumphrey
  • Curtis Bay Coast Guard Yard

In addition to written stories on local events, people and landmarks, the CAC is seeking people who have photos that may have historic significance to these areas. In many cases people may have photos in their personal collections to share. Photos that have a relevance to the book include photos of significant local events, community leaders or landmarks, such as the Polish Home, Club 4100 or Masonville, Fairfield, Pumphrey, etc.. Those with the ability to scan these photos can upload them for consideration to the book team at www.OurMarylandHistory.com.

The CAC board of directors approved the history book project in 2016 and the Center will be having a gathering on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 6:30PM at its headquarters at 194 Hammonds Lane in Brooklyn Park. The Center hopes to pull together people who would like to contribute short stories on their memories for the book that will be published for the holiday shopping season in December 2017.

Proceeds from the book will be directed back into the CAC’s non-profit programs aimed at using the arts to excite, educate, engage, inspire and grow this community’s people, its artists and the region through performances, exhibitions, classes, and collaborations with artists, educators, business and community leaders and organizations.

Those interested in using their writing skills to help us document their memories for this project should attend. For more information contact Nicole Caracia at ncaracia@chesapeakearts.org or Rik Forgo at rforgo@gmail.com.

About Chesapeake Arts Center:
The Chesapeake Arts Center (CAC) is a vibrant community arts center that has nearly 70,000 visits annually through shows, art classes and community events.  The CAC’s diverse programming appeals to a variety of audiences and includes performances that educate and engage dialogue about social issues. CAC offers affordable and free arts programs to people of all ages and income levels, and it very proud to provide arts education classes and workshops for at-risk youth in the greater Brooklyn Park region.

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CALL FOR ARTIST:An exhibition inspired by “Colors of Summer”

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CHESAPEAKE ARTS CENTER|HOSPICE OF THE CHESAPEAKE

EXHIBITION PROPOSAL GUIDELINES

DEADLINES

Chesapeake Arts Center will be hosting an exhibition at the Hospice of the Chesapeake from July 18-August 26, 2016. Proposal is reviewed by the Chesapeake Arts Center’s Gallery Coordinator and must be turned in by Wednesday, July 13, 2016. Artwork must be framed by the artist; the only sizes accepted will be 16×20 or 20×24 Black Frame. Artist must also provide a short Bio and information for each artwork. The exhibit will host 12 local artists, 5 pieces per artwork.

Theme of the Exhibit: Local inspiration: An exhibition inspired by “Colors of Summer”.

Artwork Accepted: Photography or Paintings

SIZE OF ARTWORK ALLOWED

16X20 OR 20X24 ONLY! Artwork MUST be framed in Black Wood OR Metal Frames only!  Artist frame own artwork.

EACH PROPOSAL MUST BE INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

EXHIBITION PROPOSAL

Be specific about what work you wish to show at the BWI Airport Gallery—no longer than one page

IMAGES OF YOUR WORK

The work should be no more than five years old, no nudity, violence or foul language allowed.

DIGITAL IMAGES: You can enter up to 10 Images in jpeg format- no larger than 1024 pixels in any direction at 300 dpi for review. All image files are to be titled. Email to Nicole Caracia at Ncaracia@chesapeakearts.org by Wednesday, July 8, 2016. Only up to 5 images will be selected.

IMAGE LIST

A numerical listing including artist’s name, title, dimensions, medium, and file name of each jpeg sent with digital images.

CONDENSED BIO

One or two short paragraphs- A condensed informative statement with your artistic highlights.

CONTACT INFORMATION :Name, address, phone number(s) email address of the artist, and website information.

Only complete proposal package including all the information listed will be reviewed.  If accepted into the art show, all artwork will be due/ ready to be hung to the Chesapeake Arts Center by Wednesday, July 13, 2016. Artwork will go on display at the Hospice of the Chesapeake starting July 18, 2016. Artwork will stay on display until August 26, 2016. Artwork will need to be picked up at the Chesapeake Arts Center by Thursday, September 1, 2016.

SEND ENTRIES TO

Nicole Caracia at Ncaracia@chesapeakearts.org .

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 410-636-6597 or visit www.Chesapeakearts.org

Colors of Summer Exhibit Sponsored by:

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Volunteer Photographers! Needed Capture the moment at the Chesapeake Arts Center

Volunteer Photographers Needed

Capture the moment at the Chesapeake Arts Center

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Position Summary

Volunteer photographers donate their time and talent to capture images from the diverse events held at the Chesapeake Arts Center. Photographers need to think strategically and creatively to capture images of performers, theater patrons, students and the building itself. Images may be used on the Chesapeake Arts Center’s website, in printed materials, or promotional material.

Skills & Qualifications

-Own digital camera and equipment and have working knowledge of camera and lighting

-Able to produce professional-looking photos with high resolution (300dpi) in JPEG format

-Have the skills and equipment to work in low-light conditions, avoiding the use of Flash whenever possible when photographing artist on stage

-Able to work in a sometimes crowded space and take photos of performers on stage without interfering with the experience of the CAC patron

-Able to select the best photos from your collection, edit as needed, and submit 10-20 photos to the CAC Marketing Director within four days of the event (or as arranged with the CAC staff)

-Have strong people skills and calm, courteous, and professional demeanor

-Able to commit to photograph events in advance and follow through on those commitments

Commitment

Volunteer photographers should plan to document 10-12 events per year. In 2016/2017, we seek volunteers who can commit to one event per month for the rest of the year. You will be contacted with a list of upcoming events and will be asked to choose those that match your schedule. You would generally not need to stay at an event for more than an hour, although you would be welcome to stay for the entire performance. Although you can volunteer for events in which you have a personal interest, you will be asked to commit to all types of events.

Use of Photos

As a volunteer working on behalf the Chesapeake Arts Center, the photos you take become property of the CAC for unrestricted use. Volunteers are not able to use photos taken at the theater for commercial use. Photo credits will be included on photos used by the CAC. The photographer may use the images on their personal or business website and in their personal portfolios to promote their own work, skills and experience.

Volunteer Benefits

-Photography credited in CAC communications and publications if photos are used

-Build or expand a portfolio of professional work

-Establish a record of volunteer service for related work and education purposes

-One Gallery Exhibit in the Hal Gomer Gallery at the Chesapeake Arts Center

-Access to performances at the Chesapeake Arts Center

-One Free Individual CAC Membership for a year

Sign Up to Volunteer: Contact Nicole Caracia, Marketing Director & Gallery Coordinator, at Ncaracia@chesapeakearts.org or call 410-636-6597 with questions or to discuss the position.

 

 

Call For Artist!!

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Attention Artist!!! If you’re looking to get exposure, one way to do that is to show off your Art at the Chesapeake Arts Center. The Chesapeake Arts Center gives artist the opportunity to display their artwork, provides free marketing to promote your gallery event, and opens the door to show off your artwork at other organizations. Sounds great right?

The Chesapeake Arts Center has three spots to show off your Art! We have two gallery spots located at the Chesapeake Arts Center  (194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, Maryland 21225) and also the CAC presents gallery events each month at the Aloft BWI Hotel   (1741 West Nursery Rd, Linthicum Heights, Maryland 21090).

If interested in showing off your artwork, please contact Nicole Parsons at Nparsons@chesapeakearts.org with an attached resume or a link to show off your Art! Title the email ” Art at the CAC: Visit our website at http://www.chesapeakearts.org.