Four Artists Present ‘Elegant Woodturnings’ at HorseSpirit Arts Gallery

Maryland woodturning artists Chuck Aaron, Allen Alexopulos, Max Crownover and Jim Oliver have an affinity for turning locally found wood, recovered from downed trees that would otherwise be landfilled or used as firewood, into beautiful artifacts.

Their art show will run from June 12 to 23 at Horse-

Spirit Arts Gallery, 8090 Main Street, Ellicott City, with the opening reception on Sunday, June 12, from 4–6 p.m.

Gallery hours are Wednesday to Monday (closed Tuesday) from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. (open later on weekends). For more information, contact the gallery’s owner/curator Robin Holliday directly at 410-782-5677, or the gallery at 410-461-3505 or email [email protected].

Artists’ Gallery Hosting Farewell Show in June

The June show, the last in the Artists’ Gallery’s present location, will run from June 6–July 1, with a farewell reception on Friday, June 10, from 6–8 p.m. Artists’ Gallery is currently located in the American City Building, 10227 Wincopin Circle, Columbia.

The Artists’ Gallery is a member-owned gallery representing media that include oil, watercolor, collage, acrylic, pastel, charcoal, traditional photography, hand-colored photography, digital photography, stained glass, wood-cut prints, mixed media, wooden objects and metal.

Hours are Monday–Friday from 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Saturday from 9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m., and closed on Sunday. The gallery will also open by appointment. For more information, call 410-740-8249 during gallery hours.

Howard County Arts Council General Exhibit Applications Due July 1

Artists wishing to be considered for an exhibit in the Howard County Arts Council (HCAC) galleries are invited to submit a general exhibit application. The HCAC Exhibits Committee meets quarterly to review applications and select artists for the exhibit space. Artists, ages 18 and older, working in all media and styles including time-based and installation artists, are encouraged to apply either individually or as a group. The committee also welcomes proposals from curators and organizations.

Detailed entry guidelines are available on the Exhibits page of the HCAC website,; for pickup at the Howard County Center for the Arts; or by mail by calling 410-313-2787 or emailing [email protected]. The next deadline for submissions is Friday, July 1.

HCAC manages two galleries at the Howard County Center for the Arts with more than 2,100 square feet of exhibit space. HCAC presents 11–12 exhibits per year of national, regional and local artists, including two-person, small and large group, juried, curated and community shows.

Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.–8 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.–4 p.m. and Sunday noon–4 p.m. To learn more about HCAC programs and exhibits, call 410-313-ARTS (2787).

Columbia Photo Artists Will Exhibit at the Bernice Kish Gallery

The Bernice Kish Gallery at Slayton House, 10400 Cross Fox Lane, Columbia, will hold a summer group exhibit in the galleries. The Columbia Photo Artists will exhibit their works, entitled “Through Our Eyes,” in the galleries from June 16–Aug. 10.

The Columbia Photo Artists are a group of photographers who have exhibited both as a group and individually. They include Tim Ambrose, Bruce Blum, Ann Eid, Joan Forester, Jerry Gettleman, Dennis Gilbert, Harriet Rosenberg and Jerry Weinstein. Some of the artists are members of or represented by other galleries.

There will be a reception on Sunday, June 26, from 3–5 p.m. The public is invited to attend; refreshments and music will be provided. For more information, call 410-730-3987 or 301-596-4883.

Artists’ Gallery Moving to New Digs

After more than 20 years in the American City Building in Downtown Columbia, the Artists’ Gallery will bid adieu to its current home and will move into a new space in Old Ellicott City.

The gallery will be located in the Taylor’s Collective but will have a storefront location on the corner of Main Street and Old Columbia Pike. Several new members will be joining the gallery in this venture.

Meeting House Gallery Looking for Future Exhibits

The Meeting House Gallery at The Oakland Mills Interfaith Center is accepting applications for future exhibits. Artwork in all media and styles that can be hung, including wall sculptures, is acceptable.

The gallery is large, has new lighting and new display shelves for three-dimensional work. More than 3,000 people visit the building each week. Hours are 8 a.m.–9 p.m. daily (closed on federal holidays). For information and an application, visit