Art Events in Easton in March

March 5-April 6: Troika Gallery presents “A Passion for Portraits”
This exhibit showcases original portraits by Troika Gallery owners Laura Era, Dorothy F. Newland, and Jennifer Heyd Wharton. All three women have been professional artists for more than 20 years each. The show features their portraiture in oil, watercolor, and pastel. Opening reception and Artists Talk, March 5, 7:00pm. Newland, Era, and Wharton create commissioned portraits, including children, families, pets, and homes, in an open studio setting behind the main gallery.

March 6: Plein Air-Easton! Deadline for juried entries to Plein Air–Easton! national competition. Artists compete from across the country for more than $11,000 in prizes. Info, including Artist Prospectus, judges’ bios, and more, available at www.pleinaireaston.com. 410.822.7297

March 6: Freedom Rowers Spring Rowing Season begins. Freedom Rowers offers competitive, recreational, and “learn to row” teams for youth rowers. Teams practice on the Tred Avon River in cooperation with Evergreen Cove Holistic Center in Easton, which hosts the launching facility. Indoor training is held at the Easton YMCA. Crews practice Tuesday-Friday, 3:30-5:45 p.m. During April and May, youth teams will compete in regattas held in Baltimore, New Jersey, and Delaware. For more information or to join a team, visit www.freedomrowers.org, email info@freedomrowers.org, write to PO Box 3086, Easton MD 21601, or phone 410.829.1691.

March 8: 6th Annual “Local Color” Prospectus Released. Artists Prospectus released for the 6th Annual “Local Color” Art Show & Sale. All paintings proudly presented by local artists of the Delmarva Peninsula (Delaware, Maryland and Virginia). Cash prizes will be awarded. “Local Color” show exhibits July 23-25, 2010 in conjunction with Plein Air-Easton! Competition & Arts Festival. Prospectus available at: www.workingartistsforum.com or www.pleinaireaston.com.

March 27: Plein Air–Easton! Competition Artists Announced. Artists compete from across the country for more than $11,000 in prizes. Info, including Artist Prospectus, judges’ bios, accepted artists, and more, available at www.pleinaireaston.com. 410.822.7297

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