2015 Artists

Alice Pickett Lewis
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Textures Gallery

6202 Rock Hall, Rock Hall MD 21661 / 267-614-0538

Works in fiber and mixed media inspired by the repeated patterns in nature: seed pods, micro-organisms, fungi, and sea life are re-imagined and constructed through painting, printing, sewing and manipulating fabric.
John Carey
Johncarey@atlanticbb.net / 410-639-7506
Handicap Accessible | Open Year Round


5096 Edwards Lane, Rock Hall, MD 21661

I use local wood and driftwood as my inspiration to create unique pieces of furniture, boxes, trays, stands and whatever the material dictates. No two are alike nor can they be duplicated.

Nora Carey
daviscreekstudio@atlanticbb.net / 410-639-7506
Open Year Round

Davis Creek Studio

Pastels, Watercolor

5096 Edwards Lane, Rock Hall, MD 21661

The Eastern Shore provides me with abundant subjects to interpret and share.

Melinda Carl
mscarl63@gmail.com / 302-242-1705
Handicap Accessible / Open Year Round

Melinda Carl Fine Art

Drawing, Mixed media, Oil Painting, Pastels, Watercolor

312 Cannon St. (Barn Studios), Chestertown, MD 21620

The Eastern Shore provides endless opportunities to paint ever-changing Chesapeake landscapes and waterways with luminous skies as well as inspiration for pursuing non-objective art from imagined images and emotions.

JoLecia Crowe
www.joleciacroweart.com / elfladyjo@aol.com
Handicap Accessible

JoLecia L. Crowe - Art Jewelry & Sculpture

Polymer clay


Guest Artist @ Robert Ortiz Studios, 207 C South Cross St., Chestertown, MD 21620

JoLecia sculpts art jewelry from polymer clay, drawing inspiration from the rich colors, textures, and organic forms found in nature and re-imagining them into unique, wearable art.

Jack Fancher
www.workingartistsforum.com / fancher050317@gmail.com /443-480-1090
Handicap Accessible / Open Year Round

Acrylic Painting, Drawing / Illustration, Oil Painting, Watercolor

Heron Point Art Studio, 501 E. Campus Ave., Chestertown, MD 21620

My favorite scenes are landscapes and marine scapes. I am endlessly fascinated with interaction of water, land and sky.

Jane Ferguson
www.janefergusonart.com / 410-562-2100 / JaneFergusonArt@gmail.com
Handicap Accessible

Chester River Studio

Acrylic Painting, Mixed media, Oil Painting, Watercolor, Pen and ink

Saturday, October 19, Saturday, October 26, Sunday, October 27

7740 Country Club Lane, Chestertown, MD 21620

My goal is to express on canvas the beauty that I see everyday and the joy I feel when painting.  It seems that I'm always striving to paint the invisible...those memorable and touching "Moments in Time" that each of us carries in our heart.   I love painting flowers, children, pets and landscape.  I have recently completed several sets of greeting cards to include All Occasion, themed cards around the Chesapeake Bay, Historic Annapolis and humorous Wine Cards.


Hawkpoint Studio

Saturday, October 21 and Sunday, October 22

10718 Tilden Ln. Chestertown, MD 21620 / 410-778-9758

My painting is inspired by the ancient tradition of brush painting, created by grinding ink stick with ink stone, with the use of bamboo handled brushes and rice paper. my subjects are found in nature, often viewed from my waterfront studio window, a feast of birds, eagles, and ever changing tides. I use watercolor and handmade papers for my paintings, whether traditional images or abstract.

Functional Pottery

5370 Crosby Rd. Rock Hall, MD 21661 / 410-639-2520

I do hand thrown porcelain and stoneware pottery suitable for eating, drinking, cooking, serving and also some decorative pieces.
John Guthrie
jguthrie@umd.edu / 301-503-2847
Handicap Accessible


Heron Point Art Studio, 501 E. Campus Ave., Chestertown, MD 21620

Saturday, October 26, Sunday, October 27

Haven Point Gallery

20748 Rock Hall Ave. Rock Hall, MD 21661 / 410-639-4184

Judith enjoys working in a broad range of media. As an award winning pastel and graphite artist she loves painting the Eastern Shore and Chesapeake bay scenery. This year has been extremely prolific with an exciting new collection of paintings and jewelry.

Swan Creek Gallery

21026 Rock Hall Ave. Rock Hall, MD 21661 / 410-639-7180

My work is diverse in subject, price, and medium! My small studies are usually done in watercolors. After that, I might go larger in watercolors, or oils, or acrylics! I have lived on a boat for many years, and now that I have a house, it's fun to explore other mediums! My husband is also an artist and is much more 3D than myself ! So, he helps create my framing, etc.
David & Patti Hegland
www.heglandglass.com / hegland@heglandglass.com / 410-870-5432
Handicap Accessible / Open Year Round

Hegland Glass


315 High Street, Suite 103, Chestertown, MD 21620

We are a husband and wife team known for our innovative designs, complex construction, and precise finishing of our art glass. Earlier careers in engineering and finance ingrained in us an acute attention to detail which we apply to all phases of our craft. Our award-winning glass is featured in galleries across the United States.

Karen Hubacher
www.karenhubacher.com / khubacher@aol.com / 703-801-3702

Karen Hubacher Studio


Saturday, October 19 & Sunday, October 20

21590 Pine Lane, Rock Hall, MD 21661

My paintings are geometrically-abstract works that emphasize grid-based relationships, rhythm, and internal space. They are driven by my interest in surface and structure, and incorporate natural and manmade referents.

RiverArts’ Clay Studio

204 High St. Chestertown, MD 21620
claystudio@chestertownriverarts.org / www.chestertownriverarts.org/Clay Studio
The RiverArts Clay Studio is open to the community. An ongoing slate of classes as well as open studio work sessions are available.
Allen Johnson
monifa41@yahoo.com / 410-778-4092
Handicap AccessibleOpen Year Round


Drawing / Illustration, Oil/Acrylic Painting, Woodworking

Guest Artist @ The Historical Society of Kent County, 301 High St., Chestertown, MD 21620

Allen has been painting and wood carving for over 50 years. He carves masks,birds, and human figures. His paintings include water scenes and musicians.

Linda Kleinbart
watercolors-by-linda.blogspot.com lkboater@gmail.com / 410-639-2308

Silly Manor


5980 Lawton Ave., Rock Hall,  21661

I'm in love with nature and the world around us! That's what I love to paint!

307 John Powell Rd, Sudlersville MD 21668 / 410-708-1142

Terry paints in the ancient medium of egg tempera. His subjects include the portrait, nudes, landscapes and seascapes. He is interested in both the expressive and illustrative aspects of painting.
Marj Morani
www.marjmorani.com / marj@marjmorani.com / 443-745-5498
Handicap Accessible / Open Year Round

The Barn Cannon Street Studios

Oil Painting, Pastels

312 Cannon Street, Chestertown, MD 21620

I work abstractly and my subject matter is color.

Patty Mowell
pmowell56@gmail.com / 410-708-0105

Drawing / Illustration, Photography, Watercolor, Alcohol Inks

Saturday, October 20, Sunday, October 21

140 Deer Field Dr., Chestertown, MD 21620

I first joined the Chestertown Arts League in 1979.  I then became a member of Chestertown River Arts when established in 2012.  And in 2013 was juried into the Working Artists Forum, (WAF). In 2017 I became  a member of The Arts League Of Ocean City. I paint mainly landscapes, still life, architecture, and whatever inspires me. It's never-ending.

Kathy Myers
Dogwoodlane96@gmail.com / 410-708-8317

Drawing / Illustration, Pastels

Guest Artist @ RiverArts Education Center, 200 High Street, Suite A, Chestertown, MD 21620

Robert Ortiz


www.ortizstudios.com / ortizstudios@verizon.net / 410-810-1400
Handicap Accessible / Open Year Round

Robert Ortiz Studios


207 S. Cross Street, Chestertown, MD 21620

I have been making furniture for 30 years, the last 20 here in my studio in Chestertown. The newest addition to the "Ortizstudios" line is my one on one, week long workshops where we work together to create a piece of furniture that is sure to become a family heirloom.

Mary Pritchard
www.marypritchardart.com / info@marypritchardart.com / 410-708-5829
Open Year Round

Mary Pritchard Art


119 High St., Chestertown, MD 21620

For many years I have used pastel's beautiful pigments to depict the farms and rivers of Maryland's Eastern Shore.  The architecture of a working farmyard provides an endless source of inspiration while my paintings of creeks and rivers near Chestertown  deal with the complexity of nature in the interplay of light, water, and tangled grasses.  Most recently, painting trips to Maine have provided a new challenge--portraying the dynamic interaction of waves and rocks on its rugged coastline.

Marcy Dunn Ramsey
marcydunnramsey.com / marcyramsey43@gmail.com / 410-708-4367

Saturday, October 26, Sunday, October 27

Drawing / Illustration, Oil Painting, Printmaking

140 Bright Meadow Lane, Chestertown MD 21620

The River is a central motif of my work, and my primary muse. I find the environment of the marshes to be especially intriguing, providing endless combinations of geometric patterns that assume abstract qualities and give me opportunities to explore color, pattern, and texture. My relationship with the River has grown and matured as I have over the years and consequently I have become an advocate for its restoration and health.
Sabra Richards
SabraRichardsGlass.com / sabrarichards@mac.com / 585-857-3505
Handicap Accessible

Glass, Metal, Mixed media

Guest Artist @ Doug Ashley Realtors, 227 1/2 High Street, Chestertown, MD 21620

I work in Kiln formed glass and welded steel in free standing functional tables and outdoor sculpture. The work has inserts of glass that has furnace made components - pulled cane from the furnace and raked sections in the kiln. I love dimension and raise different sections of the work to create depth.
Marilee Schumann
marileeschumannpottery.com marileeschumann@gmail.com / 410-708-0312
Handicap Accessible

Marilee Schumann Pottery


Saturday, October 26, Sunday, October 27

506 Old McGinnis Farm Lane, Chestertown MD 21620

My pottery is primarily functional. I try to be aware of the convenience and comfort of the user, so my pots may become favorite tools in the kitchen or on the table. And I want to make beautiful pots that enhance the beauty of the house, with simplicity and elegance.
Anne Singer
annefsinger.com / annie.singer2@gmail.com / 410-708-0176

Blueberry Pie and Art Society

Oil Painting, Pastels

200 A High Street, Chestertown, MD 21620

Anne Singer discovered her love of art on a trip to Paris in 2011 and began a journey of art education in oil painting in 2012. She has has now extended her work into pastels as well. She is a member of the Maryland Society of Portrait Painters, the Maryland Pastel Society, the Mid-Atlantic Plein Air Painters Association, the Working Artists Forum, the Portrait Society of America, and the Oil Painters of America.

Stephanie Somers


www.stephaniesomers.com / mail@stephaniesomers.com / 410-635-4320
Handicap Accessible

Photography, Printmaking, Alcohol Ink Painting, Bookmaking

Guest Artist @ Robert Ortiz Studios, 207 S. Cross Street, Chestertown, MD 21620

I received a BA in Studio Fine Arts from Marist College in 2005, and an MFA in Printmaking from Kansas State University in 2008. I utilize various art techniques including printmaking (etching, mezzotint, woodcut, monotype), bookmaking, painting and photography. My subject matter mainly stems from my love of nature. My style comes from my love of black and white photography, high-contrast images, and the energy from lively, vibrant colors. I currently live and work in Chestertown, Maryland.

Linda Roy Walls

www.lindaroywalls.com / lindaroywalls@gmail.com / 410-758-7335
Open Year Round

Linda Roy Walls' Photographs & Memories


308 Park Row, Chestertown, MD 21620

To me, photography is an adrenaline rush.  I pursue the nuances and wonders of living creatures and landscapes, whether my image is a coincidence or a moment I waited hours to capture.   Birds, animals, flowers, weather, and water beckon. My primary desire is to link humans to nature’s intimacy, reflected in God's palette.

Faith Wilson
www.faithwilsonart.com / fai.wilson@gmail.com / 410-708-4652
Handicap Accessible

Faith Wilson Floorcloths

Fiber, Mixed Media

Saturday, October 26, Sunday, October 27

Guest Artists @ Marilee Schumann Pottery, 506 Old McGinnis Farm Lane, Chestertown MD 21620

I want to skew the viewer’s perception of art so that they may become a part of it, touch it, walk on it, enter into it physically and intellectually (or spiritually).

Sue Wright
coastalknitter@gmail.com / 410-708-4373
Open Year Round

Cottage on Pearce


Saturday, October 26, Sunday, October 27

25729 Pearce Way, Chestertown, MD 21620

When I retired, I wanted to open a yarn shop to share my love of knitting. What I really wanted to do was knit and teach the love of knitting. With the help of world class knitting instructors, I learned not only how to make my garments handmade rather than homemade, but also how to teach others to do the same. I have taught in Maryland and Maine for 20 years. In my NEW studio you will see beautiful designer garments made with the best yarns in beautiful colors and color combinations.


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