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Thank you to the Elks Lodge #2576 for their

support and sponsorship of this year's showcase!

Summer Fun on the Bay Show
September 2 – 26, 2021
Congratulations to all Participants!
The following received an

Award of Excellence

KIFA's 58th Annual Open Judged Art Show - Diversity in Culture 

was held April 28th - May 23rd. Diversity in Culture is to share the differences in our ethnicity, religion, language, age, nationality, class, gender, disabilities, geographic location and many other things that make us each unique. Our judge this year was Barbara Nuss from Annapolis MD. 


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Heroes: A Reflection on 2020 Show Images

16 artists participated in this year's Paint Stevensville that was held May 20th through May 23rd

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KIFA's 58th Annual Open Judged Art Show Works

Stained Glass Duck Lamp  for Decorative Art

Pat Gladu

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There will be a KIFA Booth at the Upcoming ARTOBERFEST Sat. October 2nd. If you are interested in hanging a couple pieces and helping to man the booth, let Maureen Wheatley know. The A and E district has some spaces for artists available for the event. There will be Food Trucks, Music and other performances as well as the artists and artisans that will be set up.

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.

Summer Fun on the Bay Show Winners
Kent Island Federation of Arts, Inc.

The Wave  for Acrylics & Pastels
Maureen Wheatley

Award of Excellence  – Best of Summer Fun on the Bay Theme
George Sass for Doggy Paddling

Honorable Mentions
Chris Houweling for Crossing Paths
Pat Gladu for Fall
Kathy Bennett Dove for Evening Paddle
Stacey Sass for Morning on the Miles River

KIFA's Online Auction of Art & Fine Items: Gift Certificates, Artwork, Repurposed Art Items, Collectibles, Gift Baskets and more...
Home is where the HeART is Show Images

Water Baby  for Photography
Kathy Bennett Dove

KIFA's 58th Annual Open Judged Art Show Works

Jellyfish of the Bay  for Watercolor 
MaryAnn Buckley