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In the Press: Washington Post Reviews Dickson & Cole

The Washington Post’s Mark Jenkins recently toured BlackRock’s galleries and reviewed Michelle Dickson: Neither Mine nor Yours and Frank Cole: Rebuilding the Sky. “The sculptures… begin with battered pieces of found wood. The Baltimore artist transforms these into haunting self-portraits by adding wax, plaster and paint that both complement and supplement the wooden shapes.” – …

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Culturespot MC Spotlights BlackRock Woodstock

Culturespot MC’s Ellyn Wexler has written a terrific preview of BlackRock Woodstock, spotlighting the artists who will bring the iconic music to life in our free all day festival of art, peace, and music! LINK: BlackRock Center for the Arts Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Woodstock While attending a national conference this past winter, Alyona Ushe …

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In the Press: Culture Spot MC Features “AMPED UP”

Culture Spot Montgomery County recently featured BlackRock’s gallery exhibition “Amped Up,” a journey into the abstract art of Baltimore photographer Dottie Campbell. Combing art, movement, and technology to create vast images of striking colors and shapes. Dottie Campbell, “Plumes” (Dottie Campbell/BlackRock Center for the Arts) In “Amped Up,” consisting of 17 24-by-36-inch pigment ink prints, …

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UPDATE: Inaugural BlackRock SpringFest Moved Indoors

GERMANTOWN, MD (May 2, 2019) – Due to the high probability of rain in the forecast, BlackRock Center for the Arts has preemptively decided to move its free, inaugural BlackRock SpringFest indoors on Sunday, May 5. All elements of the event will remain the same as originally planned, but moved inside BlackRock’s building at 12901 …

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In the Press: Wash. Post Reviews “INK IT”

The Washington Post recently reviewed BlackRock’s gallery exhibition “INK IT: Contemporary Print Practices,” a juried exhibition of fine art prints using such various techniques as woodcut, lithography, screenprinting, and etching among others. Cookie Kerxton, “Monotype Spheres III”(Cookie Kerxton/BlackRock Center for the Arts) Some of the 43 printmakers chosen for “Ink It” at BlackRock Center for …

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