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Exhibits

Visual Arts

Exhibition Opportunities


To have your work considered for future exhibits in HCAC galleries, download the following application:

HCAC General Exhibition Application

General exhibition applications are reviewed on a quarterly basis. The deadlines for submitting materials are January 1, April 1, July 1, and October 1.


ARTsites 2016

The Arts Council is currently accepting proposals from artists and sites for ARTsites 2016, HCAC's annual public art competition and exhibit. Please see full submission guidelines below; submission deadline is March 4, 2016.

ARTsites 2016 Call for Artists

ARTsites 2016 Call for Sites – Public Agencies

ARTsites 2016 Call for Sites – Private Sites


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ARTsites 2015

The Arts Council is pleased to announce the 13 sites and sculptures selected for ARTsites 2015, its fourth annual public art initiative in Howard County. The sculptures will be installed in August 2015 and will remain in place until July 2016.

You’re Doing Great by Zac Benson – East Columbia Branch, Howard County Library System

Symbiosis by Jeff Chyatte – Aida Bistro, Corporate Office Properties Trust

Chameleon by David Friedheim & Trisha Kyner – George Howard Building, Howard County Government

Blue Trees & Sky by Cathrin Hoskinson – North Laurel Community Center, Howard County Recreation & Parks

Metamorphosis by Hanna Jubran – Gary J. Arthur Community Center, Howard County Recreation & Parks

The Artists at Work by Edward Kidera – Columbia Art Center, Long Reach Village Center

Aubergine by Jan Kirsh – Howard County Tourism Welcome Center

Chile Pepper 2 by Jan Kirsh – James and Anne Robinson Nature Center

Sea Glade by Cathy Perry – Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center, Howard Community College

Wind Song by Bob Turan – The Arc of Howard County

Square Dance by Bob Turan – Howard County General Hospital

Fork, Knife & Spoon Sun by Andrew Yff – Howard County Library System, Central Branch

Global Marker by Glenn Zweygardt – Wincopin Lakeside Building, Kincade, LLC


ARTSites 2015 brochures are available at the Center for the Arts. A PDF version may also be downloaded below:

ARTSites 2015 Brochure

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Check out the Exhibits at HCAC!

Gallery Hours:
Monday - Friday 10AM-8PM; Saturday 10AM-4PM;
Sunday 12-4PM. Closed most federal holidays.




Upcoming Exhibits


January 15 – February 27, 2016

Reception: January 22, 6–8pm


Gallery I: HoCo Open 2016


A special 35th anniversary edition of the popular all-hung exhibit of Howard County artists. Artists (aged 18 years and older) who live, work, or study in Howard County are invited to bring one piece of original artwork completed in the past two years to the drop-off on January 7 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Artwork will be accepted for the exhibit on a first-come basis, one piece per artist, until the gallery is full.


Gallery II: Let's Keep in Touch

A showcase of postcard-sized works submitted by artists from throughout the HCAC galleries' past.





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The gallery program at the Howard County Arts Council was established to:

  • Enhance the public's appreciation of the visual arts

  • Provide a venue to exhibit work of local and regional artists in a professional space

  • Provide leadership in the arts by presenting a broad spectrum of arts in all media both emerging and established


PAST EXHIBITS:

FY 2006 FY 2012
FY 2007 FY 2013
FY 2008 FY 2014
FY 2009 FY 2015
FY 2010
FY 2011


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