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
 
K  E  E  P  I  N  G    A  R  T     A  L  I  V  E                                 
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FRIDAY NITE KIDS' ART WORKSHOP/PARENTS' NITE OUT
First one of the season is Stone Carving with Carol Dreyfus
September 18th 5:30-9 pm 

Kids will get to carve a talisman or a paperweight out of Bralizian Soapstone,
using files, sandpaper, and lacquer 

Prices member/nonmember




SOME FANTASTIC Artistic Events Coming Up!


1. Acrylic Painting Classes with Lee Butera!
REVISED  Still Life, Intermediates, Sessions 9/17, 9/24, 10/1, & 10/8
REVISED   Landscape Beginners/Intermediates, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, & 10/7 

REVISED  2. Lecture  TBA
3. Friday Nite Kids Art Workshop-Stone Carving 9/18
4. Paint LIKE Monet with Dennis Young! at Cascia Vineyard, 9/30
5. 10/1 & 2 Artisans' Fair and Plein Air Instruction
6. 10/3  Art in the Park! Share KIFA tent! 
7. Chesapeake Community College Show 11/1-20.FREE for KIFA Members! 

Call KIFA for details 



CALL FOR PLEIN-AIR ARTISTS! 


Get ready to submit to the "Summer Reflections Open Plein Air Show"
an open, judged show.
'Plein air' is a French term meaning painting in the open air,
without using  photographs.

There is a fresh and passionate quality to plein-air paintings
and this is one of our favorite shows of the year! 

This show is open to 'newbies' as well as
experienced 
artists and youth! 

Our Judge is Katie Cassidy who is a renowned plein-air artist.
Her love of painting began at the Corcoran Gallery,
 and included studying with the Italian master, Primo Conti. 

Entry Deadline is Wednesday Sept. 2
Drop off is Tuesday Sept 8
Reception is Thursday Sept. 17  5-7pm
Pickup is October 12 


Download the prospectusFINALPlein_Air_Show_2015_8.19.pdf
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Or call us 410 643 7424
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Inspirations and Interpretations 3-D Show is Up!

Please stop by and take a look at these innovative works in 3 dimensions! 

Below Sally Clark's "It Started With a Pot" Painted Table

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KIDS' SUMMER ART CAMPS 

Our Summer Camps have been a Success! 
Reception for our Budding KIFA Artists will be August 29th 
3-5 pm 
Open to the public! 

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LECTURE BY BOB MADDEN
Photographer Extraordinaire! 

Robert Madden, Mating Egrets



Bob worked for National Geographic for years, and he has some fascinating stories to tell of taking photographs in amazing conditions, all over the world! 
Join us for this wonderful afternoon! 
KIFA member 


FIRST FALL KIDS FRIDAY NITE ART WORKSHOP/PARENTS NITE OUT

September 18th 530-900 pm at KIFA 
Stone Carving with Carol D. 

Making Talisman from Brazlian Soapstone! 
Evening includes instruction, pizza, juice, soda for kids and a
gift certificate to a local restaurant for parents~!

Members $30, Non KIFA members $35 

Call or stop by KIFA to sign up your budding carver now~ 


















 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. We offer art classes in various media, including; painting, children's art classes and camps, 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 and the Elks by hosting our Annual Student Showcase--held
for more than 20 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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