Holiday Art Show at the Ivy, December 8

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by Elizabeth Cockey

Join the folks at the Ivy Bookshop for a Holiday Art Show on Saturday, December 8 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. The show will feature the work of acclaimed local artists Elizabeth Cockey (co-author of Ivy favorite Baltimore County: Historical Reflections and Favorite Scenes), Elisabeth Gambino and Carolyn Murphy.

Elizabeth Cockey lives in Baltimore, but is better known in upstate New York for the work she does with her husband Barton writing and illustrating local history and the farming community. (Barton is a diagnostic radiologist for the Advanced Radiology group at Greater Baltimore county Medical Center. He has authored two other books: Upstate New York: Towns That We Love and Drawn to the Land: The Romance of Farming.) Elizabeth is an art therapist who is an illustrator and designer. She works for the Good Samaritan Nursing Center and holds degrees in art and psychology, as well as a master’s degree in art therapy.

Elisabeth Gambino holds an MFA from the Savannah College of Art and Design and has work in private and public collections. She is an active painter, performing artist and community artist. She teaches art and mentors art educators in the Baltimore area and is active in intercultural art education.

Carolyn Murphy has worked in charcoal, pastels and oils, but once she discovered watercolors she was hooked. She is a signature member of the Baltimore Watercolor Society. Her pen and ink sketches have appeared in the Baltimore Sun, and her watercolors have appeared on the cover of The Valley Times.

Enjoy the Holiday Art Show at the Ivy Bookshop, 6080 Falls Road,  on Saturday, December 8 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. For more information visit the Ivy Bookshop website.

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