Sunday, March 03, 2013

Guest Artist Donna Yarish to appear at Off Track Art February 26 through April 29, 2013

 Guest Artist Donna Yarish to appear at Off Track Art February 26 through April 29, 2013

Opening Reception: Friday, March 1, 2012, 5:30 to 7:30 pm

OFF TRACK ART Artist’s Cooperative

“Off Track Art” - www.offtrackart.com  - is an artists’ co-op and gallery located in the historic Liberty Building at 11 Liberty Street – at the parking lot side entrance, next to the railroad tracks, off of the Sentinel parking lot at the corner of West Main St and MD 27-Liberty St - in historic downtown Westminster, Carroll County Maryland. Open: Wed-Fri. Noon to 6 PM , Sat. 10 AM - 5 PM. http://offtrackart.blogspot.com/ www.offtrackart.com  – or www.offtrackart.org  or www.offtrackart.net

Guest Artist – Donna Yarish


Stacey Coverstone – Western Romance Author
Book signing at the Off Track Art opening for Donna Yarish on Friday, March 1, 2012, 5:30 to 7:30 pm

Lydia Bandy – musician/composer of Piano Pearls – playing the keyboard at the Off Track Art opening for Donna Yarish on Friday, March 1, 2012, 5:30 to 7:30 pm

Reception Date: Friday, March 1, 2012, 5:30 to 7:30 pm

Art Exhibit Dates: February 26 – April 29, 2013

Off Track Art Hours: Wed – Fri noon to 5 pm and Sat 10 am to 5 pm
or for more information e-mail Kevin Dayhoff at kevindayhoff AT gmail DOT com

Donna J. Yarish
Westminster, MD 21157
donna@donnasworldofcolor.com
Website:  www:donnasworldofcolor.com

Artist Biography

After working in the corporate world for many years Donna took an early retirement.  In January 2007, she took her first art class at Carroll Community College.  She continued with private watercolor classes with Felisa Flecker, workshops and classes with Tara Grim, Carolyn Seabolt, Sarah Abel DeLuca, and Skip Lawrence.  Presently Donna enjoys abstract painting, using acrylics, collage and mixed media with Ed Ramsburg, who continually encourages her to grow as an artist.

She has exhibited at Carroll County Community College – The Great Hall, Carroll Life Gallery, Circuit Court Building, Carroll County Arts Council, Frederick Arts Council (FAC), Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center (DVAEC), The Artists Gallery, FMH Crestwood Gallery, and Frederick County Art Association.  Within this past year, two of the art pieces have been shown at the Annapolis Statehouse Building.  Presently, original pieces and giclees are in private collections and consigned in a local shop.

When Donna was in the second grade art class, she remembered feeling the excitement when painting her first abstract.  Now she is focusing on acrylic, collage and mixed media abstracts - the larger the canvas, the better.  She enjoys expressing creativity through painting and going to new levels using the imagination with whatever materials are available.  The whole process from beginning to end is exhilarating! I love sharing my world of color with others.

Juried Shows

Salon Frederique at The Artists’ Gallery, Frederick, MD, 2010
5th Annual Frederick in Annapolis Show, State Capitol Building, Annapolis, MD, 2011
6th Annual Frederick in Annapolis Show, State Capitol Building, Annapolis, MD, 2012
Art at the Mill (Burwell-Morgan Mill), Millwood, VA 2011
Frederick Memorial Hospital – Crestwood Center Gallery, Frederick, MD, 2011, 2012
Towson Art Collective Gallery, Towson, MD 2012
Art Square, 11th Annual Something Hot Regional Show, Leesburg, VA 2012

Group Shows

Carroll County Artists’ Guild Members’ Exhibit, Carroll Community College Great Hall, Westminster, MD, 2009, 2012
DVAEC Members’ Show, Frederick, MD, 2010, 2011, 2012
Frederick County Art Association Members’ Exhibit, Frederick, MD, 2010, 2011, 2012
Frederick County Art Association @ The Griffin Center, Frederick, MD 2012
International Miniature Art Show, Seaside Gallery, Nags Head, NC, 2010
Grace Lutheran Church Holiday Members’ Exhibit, Westminster, MD 2010
Grace Lutheran Church Gallery 2011, 2012
Artomatic @ Frederick, MD 2011
Carroll County Artists Guild Exhibits @ Circuit Courthouse, Westminster, MD 2011, 2012
Carroll County Artists Guild Exhibits @ Carroll Life Gallery, Westminster, MD 2011, 2012
Carroll County Artists Guild Exhibits @ Carroll Senior Center,  Westminster, MD 2011, 2012
10th Annual Carroll County Arts Council Member Show, Westminster, MD 2012
Hampstead Art House, Sassafras Gallery – “Hues of Spring,” Hampstead, MD 2012

Small Group and Solo Shows

Abstract X 4, a four-person show at the Blanche Ames Gallery, Frederick, MD, 2011
Birdies Café Exhibit – Solo Show, Westminster, MD 2012
Six Pack Abs:  Flexing Abstraction, a six-person show at the Carroll County Arts Council, Westminster, MD, 2012
Two-person show at Carroll County Community College, Miller Center, Westminster, MD 2012

Awards

9th Annual Carroll County Arts Council Member Show: Artistic Excellence Ribbon, Westminster, MD 2011

Donations

Grace Lutheran Church, Westminster, MD 2011

Other

Curator for Grace Lutheran Church Gallery, Westminster, MD 2011, 2012

Rev Nov 2012

For more information about the show contact Donna at:

Donna@donnasworldofcolor.com
www.donnasworldofcolor.com

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