2015 Show Schedule

On Exhibit
January 10 to March 10

Artists include:
John Payne
Scott Cameron
Tim Bell
Will Williams
Julia Rogers
Kevin McNamara
Patrick Meehan
Bruce Handford
Bill Schmidt
Michael Godfrey
Lee Boynton
Lisa Mitchell
Terry Miller
Paula Waterman
Meg Nottingham Walsh
Janice Kirsch
Jill Bascham
Carol Dyer


Maryland My Maryland

January 10 - March 10, 2015

McBride Gallery is pleased to be invited by the Maryland State Legislature to curate this historic show featuring the paintings of Maryland by artists from Maryland and nearby states.

Meet the Legislators and the Artists at the Lowe and Taylor House of Delegates.
6 Bladen Street
Monday, February 2,
6:00 - 8:00pm
for a special reception.

Will Williams
"Workboats, Deale Island"
Oil 16 x 20

The exhibition will celebrate Maryland scenes from city life, to dairy and tobacco farm landscapes, the mountains in the west to Chesapeake Bay scenes including the wildlife, marshes and creeks and the recreational enjoyment on and around this extensive body of water. Over thirty artists will exhibit bronze sculpture, oil paintings, watercolor, pastel and original etchings portraying the beauty of our home state of Maryland.



April 12 - May 3

Meet the Artists

Sunday, April 12

Show Images


Tim Bell
Hiu Lai Chong
Sherrill Cooper
Rita Curtis
Eric Forsberg
Bruce Handford
Patrick Meehan
Erika Walsh

Sherrill Cooper
The Morning Paper
Oil 12 x 9

Eric Forsberg
Prevailing Light
Oil 14 x 18

Group Show

June 7 - 28


Meet the Artists

Sunday, June 7,

1 - 4 pm


35th Anniversary Show

Celebrating 35 years in Annapolis

Over 100 new Paintings

to showcase the Artists of McBride Gallery
plus special remembrances and tributes

"Moonlight Cruise"
Oil 30 x 40

Summer Salon shows in Annapolis

Have Paint, Will Travel

Invitational Group show

Whether the travel is nearby or across an ocean, artists have planned painting trips to find inspirational scenes
to paint. Many have favorite places they return to summer after summer. Others are explorers and plan
trips to new places every year. Come and enjoy the fruits
of their labor. They just may have been painting
in one of your favorite places.

On Exhibit: July 4 - July 26, 2015

Open House: Saturday, July 4th, 10:00 - 5:30

Artists include:
Bill Schmidt, Carol Lee Thompson,
Janice Kirsch, Jason Sacran, Cindy Baron, John Lasater,
Lisa Egeli, Tim Kelly, Lili Anne Laurin,
Scott Lloyd Anderson, Julia Rogers

Bill Schmidt "Marina at San Giorgio, Venice"

25th Annual Annapolis Art Walk

~ Meet the Artist: Deborah Kommalan~
Demonstration and Exhibit

Thursday, August 20, 2015 ~ 5 - 9pm

"Kinetic Still Life and Photo Realism"

~ Enjoy a live Painting Demonstration ~

For more Art Walk information on Parking
Maps, Free Trolley Rides and Events

 Live guitar music by Tim Kolberg

Featured Artist: Deborah Kommalan
On Exhibit: August 20 - Sept. 6

Deborah Kommalan"Tulips" Oil 11 x 14

Eighth Annual

"The Best of the Chesapeake"

an Invitational Group Show with 20 artists
Meet the Artists Reception
September 20 , 1:00 - 4:00pm

Juried Awards
Awards Presentation: 2:00pm, Sunday, September 20

September 20 - October 11, 2015

This Chesapeake Bay area themed exhibit will feature vintage boats on the Chesapeake Bay: schooners to steamboats; wildlife, marshes, small coves, family farms and harbor towns that define this extensive waterway.

Lisa Egeli
Best of Show winner in 2013 - Switchback" oil 16 x 20

Each One Invites One II

Featured Artists

Robert Barber invited Kenn Backhaus
Abigail McBride invited John Francis Murray
Lisa Mitchell invited Barbara Nuss
John Brandon Sills invited Palden Hamilton

Show Dates: November 8 – November 29, 2015

Meet the Artists Reception: Sunday, November 8, 1 - 4pm

2:00pm Artists introduce Guest Artists ~ Discussion

Robert Barber
Oil 18 x 14 ~ "To the River"

Small Gems Show (14 Artists)

An exhibit of small scale artworks by
McBride Gallery artists and Guest Artists

December 1 - 31, 2015

Open House events ~
Special Appearance: Victor Nizovstev

Midnight Madness I ~ December 3, 7-10pm
December 10 and 17 for Midnight Madness II
and The Eleventh Hour

Small Gems Show

December 1 - 31, 2015
Exhibiting artists: TBA

Victor Nizovtsev
"Swan Lake Dreams"
Oil Painting ~ Giclee available

*If you are travelling a distance to attend a show,
please call to confirm the date and time.

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Gallery Hours: Monday - Saturday 10:00 - 5:30, Sunday 12:00 - 5:30, Thursday til 9:00pm