Three Edgewater Artist Among Those Featured at Arundel Center Art Exhibit
The Anne Arundel County Commission on Disability Issues announced today that 21 Anne Arundel County artists with disabilities will display their work in the Commission’s first art show. The featured artists range in age from school children to older adults. The exhibit gives these artists who struggle with various disabilities a chance to showcase their talents in a highly visible, respected way.
The 2012 Artists With Disabilities Art Exhibit runs from April 19 to June 15 at the Arundel Center on Calvert Street in Annapolis. The opening night reception is from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. (April 19) in the lobby of the Arundel Center.
Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold will present certificates to the artists at 5 p.m. The public is invited to attend. Light refreshments will be served. The artists include:
- Kevin Booze, Caleb Masser, Dan Seering, and John Sheehan, of Edgewater.
- Nina De Angelo and Florita Washington of Annapolis.
- David Brown of Brooklyn Park.
- Jonathan Kellner of Gambrills.
- Garland Burley, Daniel Davis, Ed Dober, Bryan Knipp, David Price, Keith Rebstock, Ashawn Supel, and Rachel Vavra of Glen Burnie.
- Corena McQueen of Millersville.
- Eddie Harris of Pasadena.
- R.J. Ferrier of Severn.
- Ashleigh Streiff and Elizabeth Johnson of Severna Park.
Artists of all ages with disabilities who reside in the county were encouraged to participate. Three judges from the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County selected the artwork for the exhibit.
About The Anne Arundel County Commission on Disability Issues: The Anne Arundel County Commission on Disability Issues advises the County Executive and the County Council on the coordination and development of government policies, programs, and services for people with disabilities. For more information, you can contact the Commission at 410-222-4464 voice, or via TTY using Maryland Relay 7-1-1. You can also visit the Commission’s web site at www.aacounty.org/Aging/disabledAdults/CommDis.cfm.
About The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County: The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County, a.k.a. The Cultural Arts Foundation, works to create a strong financial support system for the entire spectrum of arts groups in the county. Through a partnership of public and private interests, it provides funding for music, dance, drama, and the visual arts. You can visit the Arts Council web site at www.annearundelartscouncil.org.