Thursday, March 26, 2009

Studio opens to the public.....

2009 Mountain Maryland
Artists' Studio Tour

Participating Artists including Mary A. McCunn
Two weekends: Nov 7 & 8 10-5
Nov 14 & 15 10-5

Join Mary at her studio in Cresaptown, MD for a tour of her studio, refreshments and artwork for sale.
Come see her Fairbanks antique power hammer from the late 1880's!

For more information on this event and to receive a beautiful guide book with directions to all of the participating artists, contact the Allegany Arts Council at 301-777-2787 or visit their website to learn more.

Friday, March 20, 2009

Our third pairing for another show.....

December Show
by Mary A. McCunn & Jean Barnes Downs

Our third pairing together!

Arts at Canal Place - Featured Artists
November 30 - January 2, 2008
Opening Reception w/ refreshments: Saturday, December 5, 2009
Hours: 6 - 8 pm
Arts at Canal Place, Cumberland, MD

Monday, March 2, 2009

Upcoming Booth Display Class...

Selling at Craft Shows: How best to present your work and yourself with Mary McCunn

at the Allegany Arts Council

Allegany College of Maryland’s Institute for Professional Development and Extended Learning is pleased to partner with the Allegany Arts Council to offer “Become a Master at Marketing Your Artwork,” a timely and educational series of classes on Marketing Your Artwork.On Saturday, April 18 from 10AM-12PM, the class “Selling at Craft Shows: How best to present your work and yourself with Mary McCunn (PRO366)” will be presented. Mary holds a degree from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh. She lives and works from her studio in Cumberland where she utilizes her extensive experience in business management, merchandising and marketing. If you are considering making your art work available for sale at art & craft events, this is the class for you. Mary will introduce you to the basics of designing your physical booth and display space while highlighting some important do’s and don’ts of display. She will touch on how best to present you so you keep customers once you have grabbed them with your booth design and art work. She will provide a list of various suppliers and prepare you with an art & craft checklist to cover your needs before and during the show.The class will be held at the Allegany Arts Council’s new special functions room located at 9 North Centre Street. Coffee, tea and light refreshments will be available. Brochures are available at the Allegany Arts Council. For more information call Kathy Condor at 301-784-5121. To register call Allegany College of Maryland at 301-784-5341. Sign-up for all three spring classes and save $23! The Spring series includes: Creating Powerful Slides (03/28/09), Selling at Craft Shows (04/18/09), and Working with Local Galleries (05/30/09).