The Muddy Creek Artists Guild
is a roving band of intrepid artists and supporters whose mission is to
take responsibility for encouraging, supporting and promoting original
art of southern Anne Arundel County artists.
The focus of the Guild is to show and sell local artwork throughout the greater South County area
in Maryland while also educating our members and the public about our
art, and contributing to the quality of life in South County. Toward
that end, the Guild usually hosts three shows annually when a temporary
"gallery" is installed at a South County location. Guild
members have the option of participating in our various open, juried
and thematic shows include original works from our members (over 100
artists) in a wide range of media: paintings, textiles, jewelry, clay
works, sculpture, photography, pottery, wood and mixed media. Monthly
membership meetings are held to encourage artists to share
ideas/inspirations and their talents for upcoming shows and to network
with other artists. We also host informal workshops, guest speakers and
fun-filled field trips (name tags included!).
The Muddy Creek Artists Guild is offering a scholarship(s)
to a graduating high school senior who resides in South Anne Arundel County
that will be pursuing a post secondary degree in the arts. Dead line for the application is February
25, 2013. Click below for the application. Muddy Creek Artists Guild Scholarship 2013 Application
Muddy Creek Artists Guild Adopts Namesake The Muddy Creek Artists Guild as part of their continued community outreach has adopted a one mile stretch of Route 468 better known as Muddy Creek Road. Muddy Creek Road, the highway the group was named after, connects the Shady Side peninsula with the Annapolis mainland. The Guild has made a commitment to pick-up litter from the one mile section of roadway four times a year for a two year period. The program allows Guild members to build pride in their community by helping to establish a cleaner environment.
Trash pick-up Crew on Nov. 10, 2012 (photo by Frances Borchardt)
To join the Muddy Creek Artists Guild you must be a resident of or work in SouthCounty - south of the South River - and your art must be your original creation.
Membership is $40.00 annually plus the cost of exhibting. If you are interested in applying for membership, please download the file below and bring your completed application and $40 membership fee with 3 original examples of your art (work does not have to be framed), to the next peer review session.
New members are juried into the Guild quarterly, -- in April, July and October. The next peer review will be held at the Edgewater Library at 25 Stepney's Lane, Edgewater, MD 21037, on March 16, 2013, (Saturday morning). Also, current
members that would like to be juried in for an additional art medium can also
contact me for a time slot. (Stepneys Lane connects Mayo Road with Route 214, Central
Avenue. The branch is located in the South County Government Center
next to the South County Senior Center).
Applicants can preschedule a time slot to be
reviewed by contacting Dave Parker at firstname.lastname@example.org or call wk- 800-820-4814 or hm-410-867-2701. Time slots are in 10 minute increments. We will review your
work, ask questions, and you will recieve immediate notification of your
application status. If you are not able to preschedule, you are still welcome to come to the peer review, but you may have to wait a long time to be seen.
Please contact Dave Parker with any questions you might have.