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MAC Art Show: Carol Wade – Rustic Scenes

July 1 at 5:00 pm July 31 at 4:00 pm

Join us July 1 from 5-7 pm for the Opening of Carol Wade – Rustic Scenes with an artist talk beginning at 5:45.

Come and see a collection of country, bucolic scenes along with some playful, whimsical acrylic paintings by Carol Wade.

Carol recently relocated to the area from Southern Maryland. Her inspiration for these paintings came from her surroundings of farmland and water scenes along the Chesapeake. Always taking photographs, she paints from those images in her studio creating her own interpretations.

“My painting style is impressionistic, contemporary, and loose. I experiment with different styles. I like to show spontaneity. My goal is not realism; it is expression and interpretation with good composition. I typically use acrylic paint and at times added materials, such as string or glued paper along with paint.”

She is a graduate of Maryland Institute of Art in Baltimore. During her 40 years as a graphic designer, she also created illustrations for theatre posters. “My work shows a bridge between graphic design, illustration, and painting.

Since retiring as the graphic designer at the College of Southern Maryland 11 years ago, Carol has returned her focus to her first love, painting. She has been a member of two Maryland galleries, participated at the Solomon’s Plein Air Festival, Artists in Action and the Ebb and Flow show at the Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center.

Shoes and Booze. Art Works Gallery, North Beach Md., 2011
Pots, Paint and Print, Art Works Gallery, North Beach Md., 2012
The Big Picture, Art Works Gallery, North Beach Md., 2013
Pigments of Our Imagination, calvArt Gallery, Prince Frederick, Md., 2016
Plein Air Festival 2011, Solomons Island, Md.7
Botanicals, calvArt Gallery, Prince Frederick, Md, 2018
Ebb and Flow, Annmarie Garden Gallery
Serenity Farm Sunflower Festival, Plein Air
Black, White, Brown and Blue, calvART Gallery

Calvert County Artist Guild Awards:
2017 1st place acrylic painting, 2nd place Acrylic painting, 3rd place mixed media
2016 2nd place acrylic painting, honorable mention acrylic painting, 3rd place mixed media
2015 1st place acrylic painting,
2014 1st place acrylic painting, honorable mention acrylic painting, 3rd place acrylic painting
2012 1st place, acrylic painting, 1st place, mixed media

Carol is an award winning artist who is represented in Chestertown Maryland at
Les Poisson Gallery, and The MAC Art’s Center in Pennsylvania.

Visit Carol’s website here: https://fineartamerica.com/artists/carol+wade

11 E State Street
Media, PA 19063 United States
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