Saturday was a beautiful Indian summer day and art and community was alive at Point Park in Historic Stevensville, Maryland. One great thing about the Eastern Shore is the sense of community. Attendees to this event felt a great sense of community. Various studios and galleries in the area displayed their artist and student creations, information about classes, and students were there to discuss their work.
Maureen from M Bannon Studios, is a fine artist that teaches classes and offer workshops. She displayed her students creative paintings. Some of the students were busy painting during the event and chatting with visitors.
Artist at Work Studios & Gallery is an art gallery of community artists. Jeanne, proprietor, displayed art from the gallery. Jeanne’s painting of horse in the field, center photo, was on Fox 45’s Stevensville community story. Jeanne and Maureen are members of the The Chesapeake Art League in Stevensville.
Wye River Designs is a creativity and wellness studio in Grasonville, Maryland. The studio offers classes in mosaics, mixed media, collage, jewelry making and more. The studio has a gift gallery and sells wellness herbs, teas, aromatherapy and its students creations.
Thomas H. Reynolds, a local wood turner uses reclaimed found local wood to create bowls, dishes, rolling pins and other wooden objects. Most of the wood he uses is from his property or neighbor’s properties. He can tell you about the trees that he used to create his objects and fact the center bowl was created out of a neighbor’s tree that was struck by lightning.
Bob Shaffer, Corsica Gems, is a geologist. His interest in fossils, rocks, and minerals has led him into lapidary art. He cuts the best quality of stones he has found and creates beautiful necklaces and rings.
Sean of Sean Pelan Photography captures life and wildlife of the Eastern Shore in vibrant photos. He displayed some of his beautiful photos of water fowl.
Stevensville has been designated by the State of Maryland as an Art & Entertainment District. “Art in the Park” was one in many of the town’s Art and Entertainment activities. Check out all of Stevensville’s future fun activities at http://www.stevensvilleartsandentertainment.org. Historic Stevensville is a great place to visit. Stop by!