2022 Artist Applications are CLOSED!

The July 8th deadline for Artist Applications has passed. Please email jnixon@cbhinc.org to request being put on the waiting list for consideration.


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Plein Air Brandywine Valley Schedule of Events

Opening Reception

November 11, 2022

Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library

Alison Barry
With the spirit of curiosity and artistic experimentation and in pursuit of evocative juxtapositions and compositions Alison Barry sets out almost daily in all seasons with her painting gear. Her work is defined by strong shapes clean colors and expressive brushwork influenced by past and contemporary painters such as Emile Gruppe Aldro Hibbard Charles Movalli Edward Seago Jerry Weiss and Stapleton Kearns. Close observation on location bring immediacy and freshness to her paintings. Alison resides in Southern Maryland home to crab boats tobacco barns and the beautiful Chesapeake Bay.\ \ Examples of her work can be see at www.alison-barry.com and on instagram @pleinal.\ \ Events and Awards:\ \ • September 2021 First Place and Honorable Mention Southern Maryland Art Show Mattawoman Creek Art Center Marbury MD\ • September 2021 First Place Serenity Farm Sunflower Festival Benedict MD\ • July 2021 Plein Air Easton 2021 Easton MD\ • June 2021 Third Place in Paint Annapolis Annapolis MD\ • September 2020 Paint Annapolis Annapolis MD\ • July 2020 Plein Air Easton Easton MD\ • September 2019 First Place Southern Maryland Art Show Mattawoman Creek Art Center \ Marbury MD\ • August 2019 First Place Serenity Farm 1st Annual Sunflower Festival Plein Air Benedict \ MD\ • June 2019 Honorable Mention Parrsboro International Plein Air Festival Parrsboro Nova\ Scotia\ • September 2018 Best Architectural Scene Mountain Maryland Plein Air Cumberland MD\ • September 2018 Best Demonstration at Artsfest Annmarie Garden Dowell MD\ • February 2018 Chadds Ford Paint Out Chadds Ford PA\ • September 2017 Third Prize in Express Charles County in Art Show Mattawoman Creek Art\ Center Marbury MD\ • March 2017 Chadds Ford Paint Out Chadds Ford PA\ • June 2016 Paint Annapolis Annapolis Maryland\