by Lisa Tome
The Cecil County Arts Council is gearing up for a colorful new year.
The gallery shows for 2015 have been set.
January will be all about young artists. The works of Cecil County Public Schools students will be on display all month at the arts council, 135 East Main Street, Elkton. Typically, students travel from school to the display to see their works.
The open art show, Pictures of Things that Don't Move is set for February. This show will feature landscapes, portraits, and stilllife works. The works of Edith Kilby will also be on display during that month. This will mark the first solo show for Kilby, who is in her 90s.
March will also be the month for another open art show. The theme will be "Coloring Outside the Lines". Rober Ofherr will also be featured with a solo show, Living Color.
Solo artist Jessica St. Clair's works will be featured during the Something to Bark About exhibit in April. The open show will complement those works and is called It's a Dog's Life.
The month of May will bring the annual Expressions of Healing works provided through Upper Bay Counseling and Support Services.
June's show will be open and will feature the best works by the members of the Cecil County Arts Council.
In July, the paintings of Mary Clark Confalone will explore the theme Timeless Gestures in the solo show. The open exhibit theme will be A Moment in Time.
August will bring the works of artist Curt Lang. His art features Beer, Beards, and Bikes. The open show is titled Reinventing the Wheel.
Darla Dollinger will be the solo artist exhibiting in August. The open show will feature Drawing from Memory.
October will include the best of the best for the annual Cecil County Arts Council Juried Show. The following month, November will be the 16th annual Photography Show.
The year will wrap up with the Simply Styer Show featuring art from John and Kathy Styer in clay and wood. This will be held in conjunction with the Holiday Gift Mart.