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Exhibition - Black and White

Tuesday, Apr 30, 2019 at 10:00am

Gaithersburg Arts Barn
311 Kent Square Rd,
Gaithersburg, MD 20878

Gaithersburg’s Arts on the Green presents “Black and White,” an exhibit featuring works in drawing, painting, photography, and sculpture in black and white, as juried by Arts Barn resident artist Jaree Donnelly. Viewing hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 1:30 to 5 p.m. The public is invited to meet the artists during a free Artists Reception on Sunday, April 7 from 1 to 3 p.m. Artists and guests will have an opportunity to enjoy an associated lecture and demonstration on Old Hollywood Style Portraits, presented by Donnelly. Registration, available online, is required for the lecture and demonstration.

Stripped of color, the high contract and boldness of black and white artwork is appealing to the eye, allowing the viewer to enjoy the beauty of the spatial, compositional and formal elements in the work as well as the emotional content that may be present. This exhibit features sculptures, glass items, and ceramics in the three-dimensional realm, with paintings, drawings, prints and photographs gracing the gallery walls.

Featured artists include Astrid Adler, Michael Adler, Judy Anderson, Mary Paul Barnaby, Michael Brown, Rosanne DeShelter, Jaree Donnelly, Nina Graybill, Don James, Michael Kuchinsky, Andrea McCluskey, Kirke Martin, Janet Matthews, Carol Moore, Laurie Wilson-Niswander, Linda Orenstein, Bobby Pestronk, Kelly Phebus, James Russell, Ruth Sentelle, Josh Shelley, Katherine Thomas, Pamela Townsend, James Vissari, Carol Walsh, Richard Wieblinger, and Ned Wolff. 

Please note that some of the artwork is for sale and all images are copyrighted by the artists. For more information, please contact Shellie Williams at 301-258-6394 or e-mail

The Arts on the Green visual arts program is funded in part by a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC). To discover more about MSAC grants and how they impact Maryland's arts sector, visit

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