October 26, 2022

Maryland Waterways Exhibition Now at the Benjamin Gaither Center in Gaithersburg to Benefit the Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Maryland Waterways, a juried exhibition to benefit the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, is now on display at the Benjamin Gaither Center in Gaithersburg.

The Benjamin Gaither Center is located at 80-A Bureau Drive in Gaithersburg. It is open from 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. on Fridays. The exhibit, which is presented by The City of Gaithersburg and the Gaithersburg Parks, Arts and Recreation Corporation (G-PARC), will be on display through Jan. 16.

Maryland Waterways includes 30 pieces of art chosen by a jury committee that included professional artists, members of G-PARC’s Arts & Culture Alliance and a member of Gaithersburg’s Stormwater Management Team. A total of 79 pieces were submitted for consideration to be part of the exhibit.

The call to artists for the show requested artwork that included a dominant feature depicting Maryland waterways including creeks, streams, rivers, lakes, the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic shoreline.

The exhibiting artists include Loretta Anyomi, Robert Ausura, Carolyn Avery, Ken Bachman, Robert Barkin, Barbara Bell, Patrick Brown, Holly Buehler, John Canan, Howard Clark, Kathy Daywalt, Jackie Detrick, Rafael Galan, Madeleine Greenwald, Gail Kaplan-Wassell, Mary Kosterlitz, Lisa Leitner, Markham Luke, Al Neyman, Melissa Ou, Carlos Ramos, Bill Schmidt, Alden Schofield, Ellen Sherfey, Dale Shore, Jeanne Sullivan, David Terrar, Sheryl Walker, Chris Wikman and Michelle Yanity.

All of the pieces are available for purchase, with a portion of the sales going to benefit the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.

All images and artwork are copyrighted by the artists.

For more information about the exhibit, call 301-258-6394, email artgalleries@gaithersburgmd.gov or visit the Benjamin Gaither Center gallery webpage.

Gaithersburg’s 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 www.msac.org.