Linda DePalma is well-known public artist who has been awarded several commissions in Baltimore and the surrounding region. Public works include Passage, a sculptural entrance to Jesup Blair Park, in Silver Spring, MD and fountain grates at Baltimore’s City Hall plaza. A completed design commission for Brookside Gardens in Wheaton, MD awaits funding. She is presently a finalist for an artwork commission at Mark Center Transportation Center in Alexandria, VA. She has received numerous honors for her sculpture, among them an NEA Fellowship and a Mid-Atlantic Arts Consortium grant.


On the other side of this week begins the workshop we should all consider attending. The Streets Are Talking: Experiencing Contemporary Street Art  lead by Michael Owen, artist in residence at the Creative Alliance. The Workshop will span 4 mondays beginning on may 9th and continuing every monday until  May 30th.  


Artket at the MarketAround The corner and up a calender page or two marks the season opener for the Highlandtown Farmers Market and ARTket at the Market beginning June 9th. There are some big changes at the market this year. After years of being tucked away on the corner of Bank and Conkling streets, the market will be moving to the intersection of Conkling st. and Eastern Avenue.Artket at the Market and now will be held on Thursday evenings.