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ALICE WEBB BIOGRAPHY 2012


Alice Webb works in watercolors, acrylics, oils and etching and has exhibited in numerous one person and group shows on the regional, national and international level. She has won awards for her paintings in competitions throughout the United States and her work was featured on the cover of the Baltimore Sun section: HOMETOWN GUIDES for the local Maryland counties from 2002 through 2007. She designed posters for Wine in the Woods and Columbia Festival of the Arts. Alice also wrote a book about etching titled ETCHINGS FROM THE HEART, including all of her etchings in the past 20 years. She illustrated a children’s book titled THE GIRL WITH THE FISH IN HER POCKET, written by Frank Bruno, MD.

 Alice has earned signature membership in the Baltimore Watercolor Society, the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society, the Louisiana Watercolor Society and Potomac Valley Watercolorists, Resident Member of The Miniature Painters, Sculptors & Gravers Society of Washington DC and was president of the Baltimore Watercolor Society for four years. She has been featured in articles in the American Artist Magazine and also had an article about her teaching and painting methods published in the Artist's Magazine and WATERCOLOR BASICS. She teaches watercolor in her home studio in Ellicott City, Maryland. Alice earned a BA in Graphic Design from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.  

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 EDUCATION  

BA in Graphic Design from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 1981

Workshops with Don Stone, NA, AWS for 5 years including a workshop in Italy

Workshops with Jean Dobie, AWS

Workshops with Marilyn Hughey Phyllis, AWS, NWS

Workshop with Serge Hollerback, AWS

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITS

BENDANN ART GALLERIES, Towson, MD, 2001, 2004, 2006

COLUMBIA ART CENTER, Columbia, MD, 1990, 2001

HOFBERGER GALLERY, Baltimore Hebrew Congregation, Baltimore, MD, 1994

HOWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Columbia, MD, 1986, 1988, 2012

HOWARD COUNTY CENTRAL LIBRARY, Columbia, MD, 1990, 1992

MARINO GALLERY, Ellicott City, MD, 1983

NAN MILLER GALLERY, New Rochelle, NY, 1993

PARLOR GALLERY, Ascension Evangelical Church, Baltimore, MD, 2001

SAVAGE MILL GALLERY, Savage, MD 1987, 1989

SLAYTON HOUSE, Columbia, MD, 1994

TAI FACULTY & STUDENT CLINIC, Baltimore, MD, 1996

THE ART LEAGUE OF OCEAN CITY, Ocean City, MD, 2008

THE FEDERAL RESERVE BANK, Baltimore, MD, 1994, 1996, 1997, 2001

THE HOWARD COUNTY CONSERVANCY, Ellicott City, MD, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012

THE MARGARET SMITH GALLERY, Ellicott City, MD, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005

VILLAGE OF CROSS KEYS, Baltimore, MD, 1987

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

COLUMBIA ART CENTER, Columbia, MD, Founding Members of the New City Arts Alliance, 1989

GALLERY 44, Ellicott City, MD, 1993, 1994

HARPERS CHOICE VILLAGE CENTER, KAHLER HALL, Columbia, MD, 1985

HOWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Columbia, MD, The Bike Project, 2009

ICE HOUSE GALLERY, Berkley Springs, WV, Emphasis on Light, 2001

LUPINE GALLERY, Monhegan Island, ME, 1999, 2000, 2001

MARGARET SMITH GALLERY, Ellicott City, MD, 1988, 1990, 1992

MARINO GALLERY, Ellicott City, MD, 1984

PHOENIX FINE ART GROUP, Savage Mill, MD, 2000

SANDY SPRING MUSEUM, Sandy Spring, MD, 1999

SLAYTON HOUSE GALLERY, Columbia, MD:

Creative Forces Plus Thirty…a reunion, 1997

Watercolor through the Eyes of Women, 1995

 New City Arts Alliance Big Event, 1990

ST. PAUL SCHOOL BENEFETE, Baltimore, MD, 1991  

SELECTED JURIED EXHIBITIONS  

ACADAMIE OF THE ARTS, 27th National Juried Exhibition Easton, MD, 1989, 1991

ADIRONDACKS NATIONAL EXHIBITION OF AMERICAN WATERCOLORS, Old Forge, NY, 1990

BALD EAGLE ART LEAGUE, Williamsport, PA, Regional Exhibition, 1989

BALTIMORE WATERCOLOR SOCIETY, Mid-Atlantic Regional Watercolor Exhibit Baltimore, MD, 1998, 1996, 1994, 1992, 1991, 1989, 1987, 1986

FAIRFAX COUNTY COUNCIL OF THE ARTS, Annual Area Wide Exhibition 1989, Fairfax, VA, 1989

LAUREL ART GUILD, Annual Juried Show, Laurel, MD, 1988

LOUISIANA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY, Annual International Watercolor Exhibit LA, 1998, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989

MARYLAND FEDERATION OF ART, Art on Paper 1988, Summer Juried Show, Annapolis, MD, 1989

MARYLAND’S BEST, Ellicott City, MD, 1986, 1989

NATIONAL WATERCOLOR SOCIETY, Annual International Watercolor Exhibit CA, 1994

NEW CITY ARTS ALLIANCE, Columbia, MD, 1990

PENNSYLVANIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY, Annual National Watercolor Exhibit PA, 1992, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987

RIVERWALK ART FESTIVAL, York, PA, 1988

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL, Annual Water Media Exhibit, Golden, CO, 1992, 1988

SCENIC RIVER DAYS, READING COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Juried Art Exhibit, Reading, PA 1989

WATERCOLOR WEST, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA, Annual Watercolor Exhibit 1988

YORK ART ASSOCIATION 18th Annual Open Juried Show, York PA 1988

SELECTED EXHIBITION AWARDS  

2012              THE MINIATURE PAINTERS, SCULPTORS & GRAVERS SOCIETY of WASHINGTON, DC, 77th Annual International Exhibition of Fine                         Art Miniatures, Honorable Mention, GRAPHIC ART  

2011                THE MINIATURE PAINTERS, SCULPTORS & GRAVERS SOCIETY of WASHINGTON, DC, 77th Annual International Exhibition of Fine Art Miniatures, THIRD PLACE GRAPHIC ART

1998             LOUISIANA WATERCOLOR  SOCIETY , 28th Annual International Exhibition, THE DEGAS PASTEL SOCIETY MERIT AWARD

1996             BALTIMORE WATERCOLOR SOCIETY, Mid-Atlantic Regional, BENDANN ART GALLERIES FRAMING AWARD

1995             BALTIMORE WATERCOLOR SOCIETY, Mid-Atlantic Regional, BWS SILVER MEDAL

BALTIMORE WATERCOLOR SOCIETY, Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, HONORABLE MENTION

1994              NATIONAL WATERCOLOR SOCIETY, 74th Annual Exhibition, THE MUCKENTHALER CULTURAL ARTS CENTER FOUNDATION AWARD

THE BALTIMORE WATERCOLOR SOCIETY, Mid-Atlantic Regional, FIRST PLACE GOLD MEDAL

1993              LOUISIANA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY, 23rd Annual International Exhibition, THIRD PLACE

1991             NEW CITY ARTS ALLIANCE, Columbia, MD, THIRD PLACE

1990            THE ART LEAGUE, Alexandria, VA:

 8/12/1990 EQUAL AWARD

12/9/1990 FIST PLACE

1989                PENNSYLVANIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY 11th Annual Exhibit Watercolor, AWARD OF MERIT

NEW CITY ARTS ALLIANCE, Columbia, MD, Big Event, SECOND PLACE

BALD EAGLE ART LEAGUE, Williamsport, PA, Regional Exhibition, EIGHTH PLACE

1988             RIVERWALK ARTS FESTIVAL, York, PA, PURCHASE AWARD      

1986             HOWARD COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL, Ellicott City, MD, Maryland’s Best 1986, HONORABLE MENTION

COMMISSIONS

COLUMBIA FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS POSTER, 2007

WINE IN THE WOODS POSTERS, 2004, 2005, 2006

THE FEDERAL RESERVE OF RICHMOND, BALTIMORE BRANCH, Watercolors, 1992, 1993

TOMMI MORRISON, “…AND THEN GOD CREATED CAT” illustrations, 2000

FRANK BRUNO, “THE GIRL WITH THE FISH IN HER POCKET” illustrations, 2010

THE MIT PRESS, Scientists Debate Gaia book cover, 2004

BALTIMORE SUN PAPERS, BALTIMORE SUN HOMETOWN GUIDES illustrations for covers on the HOMETOWN GUIDES from 2001 through 2007

 PUBLICATIONS

 BALTIMORE SUN HOMETOWN GUIDES for the local Maryland counties from 2002 through 2007

COLOR, AN AMERICAN ARTIST PUBLICATION, An insert in the article, “THE EARTH COLORS” by Ginny Baier, 1999

ETCHINGS FROM THE HEART, by Alice Webb, 2010

THE ARTIST’S MAGAZINE, “MAKE YOUR COLORS GLOW WITH LIGHT” 1994

WATERCOLOR BASICS, “YOUR GUIDE TO DAZZLING COLOR”, 2004

WATERCOLOR, AN ARTIST PUBLICATION, An insert in the article, “THE EARTH COLORS” by Ginny Baier, 1996  

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION  

AMERICAN WATERCOLOR SOCIETY, Sustaining Associate

BALTIMORE WATERCOLOR SOCIETY, Signature Membership, Former President, two terms

HOWARD COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL, Former Board member, Secretary

LOUISIANA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY, Signature Membership

PENNSYLVANIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY, Signature Membership

POTOMAC VALLEY WATERCOLOR SOCIETY, Signature Membership

NEW CITY ARTS ALLIANCE, A Founding Member

THE MINIATURE PAINTERS, SCULPTORS & GRAVERS SOCIETY OF WASHINGTON, DC, Resident Member  

TEACHING & WORKSHOPS  

CATONSVILLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE OUTREACH PROGRAM, 1983-1989

CATONSVILLE SENIOR CENTER, 1990, 1991

COLUMBIA ART CENTER, Columbia, MD, Workshop, 1992

COLUMBIA FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS, Plein Air Workshop, 2001

SUNBURST STUDIO SCHOOL OF WATERCOLOR, 1992 to Present  

GALLERIES  

AMERICAN CRAFTWORKS, Annapolis MD, 1999-2009

BENDANN ART GALLERIES, Baltimore, MD, 2002-2008

BENJAMIN GALLERY, Hagerstown, MD, 2005, 2006

FOXHALL GALLERY, Washington, DC, 1992, 1993

GALLERIE ELAN, Ellicott City, MD, 2006, 2007

GALLERY 44, Ellicott City, MD, 1993, 1994

LINDA ROBERTS GALLERY, Clarksville, MD, 1991

LUPINE GALLERY, Monhegan Island, ME, 1999, 2000, 2001

MARGARET SMITH GALLERY, Ellicott City, MD, 1988-2006

MARINO GALLERY, Ellicott City, MD, 1984, 1985

McBRIDE GALLERY, Annapolis MD, 1985, 1986, 1987

MIKEL LASA GALLERY, Ellicott City, MD, 2007

NAN MILLER GALLERY, New Rochelle, NY, 1993

RENNAISANCE FINE ARTS, Columbia, MD, 1992

SAVAGE MILL GALLERY, Savage, MD, 1986, 1987, 1988

SEACREST GALLERY, Bethany Beach, NJ, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Eastern Savings & Loan, Ellicott City, MD

Howard Bank, Columbia, MD

Johns Hopkins Wilmer Clinic, Baltimore, MD

KAWG & F, Columbia, MD

Kelly Adams Advertising, York, PA

Ralph P. Davidson, former CEO John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts

The Chamber of Commerce, Howard County, MD

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Baltimore, MD

The Law Offices of Reese & Carney, Columbia, MD

The Martha Clark Collection, Ellicott City, MD