Frederick Arts Council Art Center
5 E 2nd St, Frederick, MD 21701
May 7th -August 28, 2021
Lisa Dillin is an interdisciplinary Baltimore-based artist working primarily in sculpture and participatory art practices. Dillin earned her BFA in photography from Atlanta College of Art in 1998 and her MFA in sculpture from Cranbrook Academy of Art in 2006. Her work has been selected for exhibition at various venues including the Baltimore Museum of Art and The Contemporary Museum in Baltimore, MD, Hamiltonian Gallery and Washington Project for the Arts, in Washington, D.C., Vox Populi and Practice Gallery in Philadelphia, PA, as well as Nurture Art and Transmitter in Brooklyn, NY. Art fairs include the Select Art Fair in NYC, Aqua Art Fair and Artist-Run Art Fair in Miami, FL. Honors include 2014 and 2017 MSAC Individual Artist awards in sculpture, second place prize winner of the Trawick Awards in 2014, and selection as a Sondheim Prize Finalist in 2012.
You can find more details on this exhibition and details to the artist talk here.
Photo credit: Sarada Conaway
Frederick Arts Council Pop-Up Gallery
11 W Patrick St, Frederick, MD 21701
Mike Shaffer operates out of his studio in Ijamsville where he is active in the arts community. A skilled craftsman and designer, he received a B.S. degree in science and engineering from the University of Maryland and an M.S. in Biochemistry from Southern Illinois University before touring a dozen or so major museums and art centers across the U.S. He later completed additional courses in environmental art and sculpture at the Maryland Institute College of Art. Shaffer has exhibited in over 200 formal group exhibitions in his long career in addition to twenty-five solo exhibitions and received over a dozen awards and honors for his artistic accomplishments. He also designs and produces a wide variety of works including drawings, videos, digital works on paper, environmental works and small to medium size works for interior settings as well as large-scale paintings, sculptures and outdoor installations.
Photo credit: Turner Photography