405 Main St.
Stevensville, MD 21666
410.643.7424

Gallery Hours
Tuesday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Wed -  Fri 10 a.m. -  4 p.m.
Sat. 10 am - 1 p.m.

KIFA is partially funded by grants from the United Way and CFC

Board of Directors

Judy Wolgast, President

Lee Butera, Vice President

Carole Tulip, Treasurer


Ginny Schrenk, Recording Sec'y

Leigh Papa, Corresponding Sec'y

Susan Ayres, Past Co-President
Nancy O'Brien, Past Co-President

Stephen Bardsley, Director


Jack Ehmann, Director

Laura Keene, Director


Lee Butera, Director

Linda Paez, Director

Joel Purcell, Director





    

 

 KENT ISLAND FEDERATION OF ARTS
 
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EVENTS

Buy Your Tickets now for our FAMILY-FRIENDLY
FUN-RAISER ON THE FARM!  
CHILDREN 13 and UNDER FREE! 


Horseback riding demos, kayaking, basket raffle, old-fashioned hayride, bocce, horseshoes, corn-holing, gator ride,  
take your photo with 'John Wayne', SPCA dogs, CBEC owls, 
kids' crafts, food (wings, hotdogs, fresh berries/poundcake +++),
LIVE music, and 50/50 Raffle!

Beautiful baskets for the chinese raffle including Patriot's Basket, Dog Lovers, Wine Lovers, Dad's Day, and more. They are absolutely gorgeous! 

Call KIFA to get your tickets now or click the paypal button below! 
Tickets are $50 for adults for the day, $25 for 14-18 year olds, and 13 and under free.
This is a great opportunity to be a part of our KIFA community!  
Funds raised will go to a revamp of our crucial air conditioning system 
and childrens' programs at KIFA. Purchase via Paypal here, or call your friendly office manager Carol/Mary-Lynne now! Thank you very much! 



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Our 52nd Annual Show is UP! 



A really amazing range of artwork is in this show!
Just incredible!
Over 70 pieces, from oils, acrylics, to mixed media and a carved gourd!  
This show is up until 3/20
Please come and join us to see who won prizes! 

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19th ANNUAL PHOTO SHOW!
CALL FOR ARTISTS


This show will be judged this year by Chris Jewett.
Deadline for entries June 24
Drop off is June 29
Reception July 9 from 5-7pm


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AVANT GARDE/NO HOLDS BARRED SHOW

This show is a fun one- in which we display artwork by artists 'thinking outside the frame'. Non-traditional art can be entered in the form of painting, hand-pulled prints, sculpture, photos, mixed media, fine crafts etc. The sky is the limit! 
Entries must be postmarked by May 27th. 

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KIDS' SUMMER ART CAMPS 
SIGN UP NOW TO ENSURE A SPOT!

Six weeks of summer camp for kids from 8-15 years old being offered!
Four weeks of a different day a different artist/instructor.
Projects include metalworking, found object sculpture, watercolor painting, painted glass, stone carving, mandala making, driftwood sculpture and more!
Weeks of June 22, July 13, July 27 and August 3 from 9-12 at KIFA!
Cost for a week: $140 non members and $120 members! 
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Specialized one week camps in
Metalworking (Melissa Kay-Steves) and
Ceramics
(Laura Keene). Metal camp (kids 10 and up) June 29- July 3. Same price as above. 
Ceramics camp (6 to 14 years old) June 22,24, 26. Glazing 7/6 and pick up 7/8
Cost $110 members and $135 non members. 
Weeks of
Ceramics and Metalworking Camp-- call us at 410 643 7424


Sign up here!
Weeks of
Ceramics and Metalworking Camp-- call us at 410 643 7424


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PLEIN-AIR PAINTING AT MANRESA ON THE SEVERN RIVER

This is a great opportunity for artists to paint at this historic building (ca. 1929) on the Severn, and to auction their work (artists can set minimums and they get 75% of sales).
Roaming instructors available. Beginners are welcome!
 
Painting schedule:
 Meet at KIFA at 9:15 for carpools (parking at Atria Manresa limited).
Paint! 10 am - 2 pm
Wine & Viewing Party 2:30 pm
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ART AUCTION! June 11, from 6-7:30 pm at Manresa, Eagles Nest Room

Artists may enter their work from previous 2015 KIFA Plein Air events! his time, so that you can come in, sign in,  Artists can set minimum value of their paintings. KIFA retains 25% of sales. This auction is being held in conjunction with Atria Manresa and Up.St.Art Magazine! 

Members Free, Non-Members $25.
Call KIFA To Register. 





















 KIFA - THEN & NOW

FOUNDED IN 1963

Art Is Alive.

Celebrated 51 years in 2014

KIFA is a non-profit (501c3) all-volunteer organization, funded by donations and memberships. Our programs continue to grow, offering art classes in various media, including; painting, children's art classes, wood carving, photography, precious metal, clay, stone carving, and more. We have specialized workshops for children and young adults. We continue to work with the county schools by hosting our Annual Student Showcase--held
for the past 23 years.

Our goal for the next decade is to expand the cultural and artistic climate of Queen Anne's County by encouraging participation in, and promotion of, the visual arts. We approach these goals through educational programs, exhibits, competitions, events, and cooperation with the public schools, the Chamber of Commerce and other organizations. We are an inclusive and highly friendly organization. Stop on in and see us soon!

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MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of the Kent Island Federation of Arts (KIFA) is to enhance the cultural and artistic climate of Queen Anne’s County by encouraging participation in and promotion of the visual arts, and to provide an opportunity for people of all ages to better appreciate the visual arts and develop their own creative and artistic skills. This is accomplished principally through educational programs and the public exhibition of art.



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