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Sondheim finalists announced, four are photographers

April 17, 2013
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Sondheim finalists announced, four are photographers

The Baltimore office for Promotion and the Arts announced the six finalists for the Janet and Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize, who will exhibit their work at the Walters Museum from June 29-Aug. 11. The winner, to be announced, on July 13, will receive a $25,000 prize. The finalists are Caitlin Cunningham (look for our...
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Semifinalists for Sondheim Artscape Prize Announced

February 22, 2012
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Semifinalists for Sondheim Artscape Prize Announced

The Janet and Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize, which awards $25,000 to an up-and-coming visual artist or visual-artist collaborators living and working in the Greater Baltimore area, has announced its semifinalists. The list of more 40 semifinalists will be whittled down to about six finalists who will have their work displayed in the Alvin and...
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The 2011 Janet and Walter Sondheim Finalists Announced

April 19, 2011
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The 2011 Janet and Walter Sondheim Finalists Announced

A tweet from the Baltimore Museum of Art directed us to a press release (PDF) dated today from the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts announcing the five 2011 Janet and Walter Sondheim Finalists. The winner will be announced July 9 at 7 p.m. at the BMA, where the finalists’ work will be...
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Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announces Artscape 2010 lineups (side note: WWSRBS?)

June 9, 2010
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Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announces Artscape 2010 lineups (side note: WWSRBS?)

Economic times are rough, people. In case you’ve forgotten, at the June 9 afternoon press conference announcing the various lineups for Artscape 2010, the blunt reality of the City of Baltimore’s financial situation–see: “We are faced in the city with the biggest budget crisis in modern historyā€¯–was repeatedly alluded to during the brief remarks...
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2010 Janet and Walter Sondheim Finalists Announced

April 13, 2010
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A press release from the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts this morning announced the seven finalists for the 2010 Janet and Walter Sondheim Prize. Given annually since Laure Drogoul was presented with the inaugural award in 2006, the $25,000 Sondheim prize is named after the Baltimore civic leader and his late wife,...
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Artscape 2010 Applications Online

January 13, 2010
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Interested in displaying your art/performance or selling your wares at this summer’s Artscape? Applications for prospective participants of all kinds, from artists to vendors, are now online. Some applications aren’t up yet, while the deadline for the prestigious (and lucrative—$25,000) Janet and Walter Sondheim Prize passed back in December, but there’s plenty of paperwork...
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Quick Sketches, July 11-14

July 10, 2009
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More Artscape satellite exhibitions open this weekend, and the winner of the 2009 Janet and Walter Sondheim Prize will be announced. Friday, July 10 (times denote opening reception) 4-6 p.m.: In Place at Gormley Gallery at the College of Notre Dame of Maryland. This Geof Delanoy-curated photography show features Jennifer Dorsey, Jennie Fleming, Leslie...
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Quick Sketches, July 9 and 10

July 9, 2009
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And so it starts: The weekend prior to Artscape is the most jam-packed weekend of gallery openings of the summer, and increasingly one of the busiest gallery hopping opportunities of the year. More than 10 opening receptions are going on this weekend-and that’s not counting the opening of the Jessica Walton and Sarada Conaway-curated...
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Artscape Art Theft

July 23, 2008
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Artscape Art Theft

Sally Mericle, aka Mars Tokyo, reports to Artmobile and the Baltimore Collective on the theft of these two poster paintings she created for the American Visionary Art Museum‘s display at Artscape 2008. Each piece is three feet-by-five feet, and, c’mon, there’s enough free stuff at Artscape, you don’t have to pinch the art. If...
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Automorphosis: Presented by the Maryland Film Festival Saturday, July 19, at 8:45 p.m., in the parking lot across from the Charles Theatre

July 18, 2008
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Automorphosis: Presented by the Maryland Film Festival Saturday, July 19, at 8:45 p.m., in the parking lot across from the Charles Theatre

I realize the following confession is tantamount to heresy around these parts, especially during this time of year, but I hate art cars. Hate. Loathe. Can’t stand. Actively despise. I understand the personal-expression aspect and nonconformity of the enterprise and not being another zombie cog in the mundane birth-work-pay taxes-death machine, but all I...
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