Frederick Arts Council Announces the Barn Art Initiative

Frederick Arts Council Announces the Barn Art Initiative


What: Exhibition, “Barn Art Initiative”

Where: Frederick County

When: June 30  – December 30, 2021


Frederick, MD – The Frederick Arts Council announces The Barn Art Initiative, a new public art exhibition featuring the work of eight Maryland artists including Lynda Andrews-Barry, Becky Borlan, Elliott Hamilton, Julie Maynard, Matt Mercer, Alexander Rudd, Samantha Sethi and Virginia Warwick. Participating locations include Hidden Hills Farm and Vineyard, Vorac Suffolks, Lilypons, South Mountain Creamery, Sheridan’s Way and Arnoldstown Barn (please see the Barn Art Map for directions to each location).

The exhibition will run from June 30th through December 30, 2021.

The Barn Art Initiative includes eight works commissioned by The Frederick Arts Council which are displayed on properties throughout Frederick County. The works are temporary installations which reflect the subtle beauty of the environment. A selection of artworks relating to the exterior installations will also be on display at the FAC Art Center on 5 E 2nd St. from June 30th.

For art center and gallery visiting hours, see



1. Hidden Hills Farm and Vineyard, 7550 Green Valley Rd Frederick MD
Artist: Lynda Andrews-Barry

2. Lilypons, 6800 Lily Pons Road, Adamstown, MD
Artists: Becky Borlan, Matt Mercer, Alexander Rudd

3. Vorac Suffolks, 5814 Broad Run Road Jefferson MD
Artist: Virginia Warwick

4. Arnoldstown Barn, 1304 Arnoldstown, MD
Artist: Julie Maynard

5. South Mountain Creamery, 8305 Bolivar Road, Middletown, MD
Artist: Elliott Hamilton

6. Sheridan’s Way, 15050 Sixes Rd Emmitsburg MD
Artist: Samantha Sethi

FAC Barn Art Initiative Map


About the Frederick Arts Council

The Frederick Arts Council invests in a vibrant and cohesive arts community for the people of Frederick County. The organization fosters an environment where the arts flourish in the community through grants and scholarships, arts advocacy, and links to essential resources. FAC is responsible for large-scale programming such as the Frederick Festival of the Arts, Sky Stage, Frederick Public Art Initiative, Art in the Park, and Frederick County’s Arts in Education grants. For more information about the Frederick Arts Council, visit,