Art exhibitions | visual arts

“Alonzo Davis: 20 Years of Exhibiting Art in Maryland” – until July 23, Black Rock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown. A solo exhibition that summarizes the life, travels, practice and works of Davis. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sunday. 301-528-2260 or blackrockcenter.org.

“Nothing But What It Is” — Until July 31, Eastside Artists’ Gallery, 313 E. Patrick St., Frederick. Featuring works by local artists Kathryn Phebus and Sonja Mishalanie. Gallery hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. eastsideartistsgallery.com.

“Bird watching” — through July 31, in the North Gallery of the Mansion House Art Center & Gallery, 480 Highland Ave., Hagerstown’s City Park. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. FREE ENTRANCE. 301-797-2867 or valleyartassoc.com.

Solo exhibition “Oceans” by Megan Elizabeth – through August 6, Gallery B, 7700 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. The solo exhibition features layers of paint and unique textures that capture his admiration for water. From 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. from Wednesday to Friday, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. 301-215-7990, [email protected]

Contemporary Engraving Jury Exhibition – through Aug. 6, Berkeley Art Works, 116 N. Queen St., Martinsburg, W.Va. 26 works in various printmaking techniques by 19 artists from 15 states. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. 304-620-7277 or [email protected]

Works from the 2022 Maryland Iron Festival —until August 7, Thurmont Regional Library, 76 E. Moser Road, Thurmont. Original artwork created at Catoctin Furnace. Closing reception from 3 to 5 p.m. on August 7. 301-600-7200.

“Graffiato Art Exhibition: A Community-Based Interactive Art Exhibition – through Aug. 15, Gallery 115, Y Arts Center, 115 E. Church St., Frederick. The concept for the exhibition comes from Frederick-based artist, curator and writer Rula Jones. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday, 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 240-478-3407 or [email protected]

“Allure of the Near East: Treasures from the Huntington Museum of Art” – until August 21, Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, 401 Museum Drive, Hagerstown. Examples of glassware, ceramics, metalwork, painting, weaponry, weaving and more created from the 7th century BC to the late 19th century AD. Focusing on objects of Islamic art, many works come from what is now Iran, Egypt, Syria and Turkey. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 301-739-5727 or www.wcmfa.org.

“Ordinary magic: the garden of an octogenarian” – until August 28, Delaplaine Arts Center, 40 S. Carroll St., Frederick. In this series of paintings that focus on botanical elements in abstract settings, David Wolfe expresses his fascination with the mysteries embedded in the complex, sensual forms and surprises presented by nature. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. 301-698-0656 or delaplaine.org.

“Making history: precious memories of good times that never come” – until August 28, Delaplaine Arts Center, 40 S. Carroll St., Frederick. The pencil drawings in this exhibit depict life in the 1940s that exists only in the artist’s imagination. David Hoff’s works are full of people, places and events that make up what he calls “visual folk tales”. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. 301-698-0656 or delaplaine.org.

“Over 70 shows” – until August 28, Delaplaine Arts Center, 40 S. Carroll St., Frederick. Works in a variety of media by local artists over 70 years old. 301-698-0656 or delaplaine.org.

“Abstraction and Figuration” – until August 28, Delaplaine Arts Center, 40 S. Carroll St., Frederick. Dave Moreland’s recent artistic practice has used both abstraction and figuration, and combinations of the two. In addition to this, this exhibition also includes the use of self-portraiture and a long-standing interest in art history. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. 301-698-0656 or delaplaine.org.

“On the way, walk the Camino de Santiago” – until August 28, Galerie Blanche Ames, 4880 Elmer Derr Road, Frederick. See show Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday morning by appointment. [email protected], include name, phone, date and time to see the show. frederickuu.org.

“The carnival” – through August 31, Majestic Theater Art Gallery, 25 Carlisle St., Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Portraits, multimedia paintings by Gettysburg College alumnus Sarah Jacobs. Features a series of portraits and is named after the traveling carnival that visits Jacobs’ hometown of Littlestown each August. 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Friday, 12 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 717-337-8200 or gettysburgmajestic.org.

Frederick County Art Association Exhibit – until September 9, Frederick Health Crestwood Center, 7211 Bank Court, Frederick. Original artwork including oil, watercolour, mixed media and photography by some of Frederick’s most talented artists. The gallery is open Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. frederickhealth.org/crestwoodart.

“Unstructured Ascent” – until September 23, Frederick Arts Council Arts Center, 5 E. Second St., Frederick. Features a variety of materials, including textiles and cast iron, that showcase Alyssa Imes’ approach to creating a multimedia experience for viewers of her work. Alyssa grew up in Emmitsburg, now lives in DC Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday . 301-662-4190 or frederickartscouncil.org.

“Infinite Growth: An Exhibition of LBGTQ+ Artists” – through September 23, FAC Art Center, 5 E. Second St., Frederick. Frederick, Baltimore, and DC Artists 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. frederickartscouncil.org.

“Strata: life in layers” — From July 27 to August 28, DISTRICT Arts, 15 N. Market. Saint, Frederick. A body of two- and three-dimensional works created in phases by modeling organic forms and then creating contrast with line and color. Frederick County artist Rhea Reeves Stein says, “I layer and combine fragile materials to create enduring surfaces that represent the strength of not only self, but also the community. » Free. Reception of artists from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on August 6. Gallery hours are 12-6 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, closed Monday-Tuesday. districtarts.com/rhea-reeves-stein.

Julia P. Cluff