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Entry fee: $15


Student Art Show – Emerging Artists

May 11 – June 5, 2023
Reception June 1 from 5 to 7

​​KIFA artists came together to create and donate 65 8” X 8” pieces of artwork to be offered in a silent auction during KIFA’s 60th Celebration to be held on Saturday March 11th. The theme was birds, florals, botanicals, friendly insects, turtles, frogs, or rabbits. The proceeds from the sale of these works, is to be used to establish the Cascio Friendship Garden which will be located on KIFA’s grounds for all to enjoy.

March 4th thru April 2nd, 2023
Students, Teachers, Families and other visitors are welcome to see the artwork
Thurs. thru Sun. 1:00 - 4:00 pm

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Kent Island Federation of Arts Presents:

Our 30th+ Annual Student Showcase of Art from Queen Anne’s County Schools

Kent Island Federation of Arts, Inc.

Photo credit: Rebecca Placek

March 4, 2023, was the Reception for the Student Showcase of Queen Anne’s County Schools, at Kent Island Federation of Arts (KIFA). It was well-attended by student artists from Queen Anne’s County Schools, their teachers, parents, and relatives.  About 100 pieces are on display. The show is free and open to the public.

School Staff in the group photo are standing in the back, right to left:

  • Mr. Michael Bell: Supervisor of Instruction for Visual and Performing Arts, World Languages and Media for Queen Anne's County Public Schools.
  • Ms. Stephanie Zeiler: Queen Anne's County High School, National Art Honor Society Advisor, QACPS Visual Arts Lead Teacher.
  • Ms. Garnette Hines: Kennard Elementary School, Visual Art Teacher.
  • Ms. Annie Agee: Sudlersville Elementary School, Art Teacher.
  • Mrs. Brittney Feeley: Matapeake Middle School, Art Teacher.
  • Ms. Jennifer Mariano: Centreville Elementary School, 2nd Grade Teacher.
  • Mrs. Andrea Schulte: Kent Island High School, Chairperson, Visual Arts Department.
  • Ms. Laquel Nenno: Kent Island High School, Art Teacher.


Gallery Shows

A Special Commemorative Poster
will be available for purchase!

Kent Island Federation of Arts Presents:
“7th Annual Paint Stevensville”
And Kent Island Surrounds
May 31st – June 3rd, 2023

Come join or watch artists from all over the region, draw and paint the marshes, coves, fields, nature trails, boatyards and marinas, restaurants, store fronts, and historic sites from sunrise to nightfall.
For more information: – 410-643-7424

KIFA Gallery Show Guidelines

All work must be original, created within the last two years, not previously shown at KIFA, and must not infringe upon any copyright. No reproductions accepted.

Sculptures must include their own base or fit on a KIFA pedestal. Sculpture artists must be prepared to assist in placing their work in the gallery. Maximum size including base: 6’ high x 3’ wide and deep.  

2-D works must be dry, suitably framed, wired and ready to hang. No sawtooth hangers.  (Artwork not wired properly will not be accepted.) All works on paper must be under glass.  No exposed glass edges. Maximum size framed varies by show. Please see appropriate prospectus for sizes.  

KIFA reserves the right to reject works deemed unsuitable. All entered works must remain on display through the end of the show. Reasonable care will be taken to ensure the safety of your artwork. KIFA is not liable for loss or damage to artwork. KIFA's commission on all sales is 30%. KIFA reserves the right to use images of the winning artwork for up to eighteen months.  

Please contact KIFA for more information at or 410-643-7274.