To have your work considered for future exhibits in HCAC galleries, download the following application:
HCAC General Exhibition Application
Paint It! Ellicott City Our annual plein air paint-out event and exhibit will take place July 11-14, 2014, presented in partnership with Howard County Tourism and Howard County Public School System.
Artist's prospectus and entry form is now available:
Paint It! Ellicott City Guidelines
Paint It! Ellicott City Entry Form
Email entries to Exhibits@hocoarts.org. If you have questions, you may email Beth Forbes at email@example.com. Deadline for entry is April 30, 2014.
Not interested in applying to the juror? Set up your easel and paint one, two, or all three days alongside other artists during the paint-out! Your work will be exhibited in HCCA's lobby during the reception and through the summer at the Howard County Welcome Center in Ellicott City.
Open Paint Artist Registration Form
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The Arts Council is pleased to announce that the sculptures and locations have been selected for ARTsites 2014. The following sculptures will be installed in May remain in place until August 2015:
Aerial Delineation by Craig Kraft — George Howard Building, Howard County Government
Chapel Oak by Foon Sham — James and Anne Robinson Nature Center, Howard County Recreation & Parks
Happy Wanderers by Charlie Brouwer — Gary J. Arthur Community Center, Howard County Recreation & Parks
Triangle Tango by Bob Turan — North Laurel Community Center, Howard County Recreation & Parks
Prism Arc X by Carl Billingsley — East Columbia Branch, Howard County Library System
Sun to Moon Rotation by Mary Angers — Central Branch, Howard County Library System
Blue Wedge by Carl Billingsley — Elkridge Branch, Howard County Library System
Wood's Revenge – Resawn by Stephen Klema — Corporate Office Properties Trust
Column III by Steven Durow — Aida Bistro, Corporate Office Properties Trust
Big Red by David Friedheim — The Arc of Howard County
Sunbeam by Cathrin Hoskinson — Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center, Howard Community College
Tower Five by Jan Paul Acton — Wincopin Lakeside Building, Kincade, LLC
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Check out the Exhibits at HCAC!
Monday - Friday 10AM-8PM; Saturday 10AM-4PM;
Sunday 12-4PM. Closed most federal holidays.
March 14–April 25
Reception: March 14, 5–7pm
Gallery I: Alternative Processes—Alternative Materials
A Youth Art Month exhibit featuring hundreds of works created by Howard County public school students in grades K–12.
Guests enjoy the 2013 Youth Art Month reception (HCAC Photo)
Gallery II: No Boundaries
A collection of artwork created by individuals with disabilities enrolled in art classes offered by Howard County Recreation and Parks' Department of Therapeutic Recreation and Inclusion Services.
May 9–June 27
Reception: June 19, 6–8pm
Gallery I: Resident Visual Artists Exhibit 2014
Exhibit features recent work in a variety of media by the Center for the Arts' resident artists.
Joan Bevelaqua, Red Dress with Fox Skull
Gallery II: Weaving Outside of the Box: Idioms in Fiber
A showcase of ‘idiom-inspired’ fiber art by members of the Weavers’ Guild of Greater Baltimore.
Monica Kelly, Raining Cats and Dogs
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ARTsites 2013 sculptures will remain in place until April 2014, so there is still time to check them out if you haven't already:
One Big Scoop by Kevin Vanek — George Howard Building, Howard County Government
In Harmony by Paul Steinkoenig — Central Branch, Howard County Library System
Hope by Charlie Brouwer — East Columbia Branch, Howard County Library System
Continuum by Jodi Hollnagel-Jubran — Elkridge Branch, Howard County Library System
Music of the Squares by Bob Turan — Gary J. Arthur Community Center, Howard County Recreation and Parks
Getting the Band Back Together by Ed Kidera — North Laurel Community Center, Howard County Recreation and Parks
Outrigger by Bobby Donovan — Aida Bistro, Corporate Office Properties Trust
1/2 x 3 by Philip Smith — Wincopin Lakeside Building, Kincade, LLC
Autumn Amber by Glenn Zweygardt — Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center, Howard Community College
Sentinel Magic by Jim Paulsen — The Arc of Howard County
Bud by Carl Billingsley — Howard County General Hospital
Appalachian Spring by Charles Pilkey — James and Anne Robinson Nature Center
ARTsites 2013 Brochure
The gallery program at the Howard County Arts Council was established to:
Enhance the public's appreciation of the visual arts
Provide a venue to exhibit work of local and regional artists in a professional space
Provide leadership in the arts by presenting a broad spectrum of arts in all media both emerging and established