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The John A. Cade Center for Fine Arts Gallery features seven exhibits a year. The span of exhibiting artists is broad, yet each exhibit is tightly focused by theme or medium. You can encounter an installation project juried by a museum curator, or the latest painting by an AACC Student. Expect surprises and visual pleasures.

Spring 2018 Schedule

"New Terrains" AACC Alumni Invitational

June 6-July 20, 2018

This exhibit highlights three Anne Arundel Community College Alumni who are excelling in the Visual Arts.

5-7 pm, June 16, 2018

Mathew Moore, Associate Professor of Photography and AACC Visual Arts Department Chair


Kyri Hinkleman is a contemporary art jeweler currently living and working in Rochester, NY.  Her undergraduate studies began at Anne Arundel Community College where she focused in art and entrepreneurship.  Continuing to pursue her interests in creating, she received her BFA in Metalsmithing and Interdisciplinary Object Design from Towson University in Baltimore, MD. As her passion for jewelry continued to grow, she moved to upstate NY to receive her MFA in Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design from Rochester Institute of Technology and graduated in 2017. Kyri creates wearable objects and spaces, often sourcing found objects for her materials.  By collecting discarded components, the inherent meaning of a found object changes, and then is challenged even further when it is placed on the body as a wearable piece. Topics such as memory, relationships, and the intrinsic value of materials are prevalent in her work.

Peter F. Miller (b.1991 Monterey, CA) is a contemporary artist working with photography living in Maryland. Peter’s primary focus lies in ways of seeing, identity, and communicating the human experience. They received an AA degree in studio arts from Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) in 2013 and a BFA in photography from The Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in 2016. Peter is the 2016 recipient of the Jan Meyer Photography Traveling Fellowship from MICA and one of the recipients of the Maryland State Arts Council’s Individual Artist Award in photography for 2018. Their work has been featured on the Detroit Center for Creative Photography’s website and Fotofilmic’s 2017 Spring Shortlist.

Tyler Mitchell is a multidisciplinary artist that grew up in Davidsonville, Maryland. His passion for the fine arts was realized at an early age. In his senior year he went on to win The Maryland Distinguished Scholar Award and Scholarship for the Fine Arts, one of only two awarded in the state each year. He attended Savannah College of Art and Design where he graduated in 2002 with a B.F.A in Painting. In the years spent there he would develop a love for the hands on process of sculpture, wood working and installation. He later picked up photography as a means to combine the many different facets of his artistic process and seal the finish piece in time through the lens of his camera. He strives to recreate his imaginative and dream states by drawing on his background in sculpture and painting to give rise to surreal narratives that invoke these feelings with an illustrative like quality. Images that seem to have a clear vision but don’t quite make sense, much like dreams. His work rapidly evolves from one body of work to the next while trying to maintain a polished look and style unique to his own vision. He has shown his work extensively both nationally and internationally and recently attended Anne Arundel Community College for Graphic Design where he took his first photography class under Professor Matthew Moore.

Fall 2018 Schedule


Aug. 16 - Sept. 28, 2018

Artist's Talk
5:30 p.m., September 12, 2018

Public Reception
5-7 p.m., September 12, 2018

Ed Smith is a member of the National Academy, a Guggenheim Fellow in Sculpture and Drawing and Associate member of the Royal British Society of Sculptors. His work is represented in public and private collections in the United States and abroad. These include The British Museum, The Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp Belgium, Ministry of the Flemish Community, The Hood Museum, the Davis Museum, Yale University, the National Academy Museum and many more. He has over 70 one person exhibitions and innumerable group exhibitions which include, the Queens Museum, Brooklyn Museum, The Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh Scotland, Hillwood Art Museum, Caversham Press South Africa, Fleming Museum, Schenectady Museum, The Albright Knox Museum, the Albrecht-Kemper Museum, The Arkell Museum and many others. His work has been written about and reviewed in the New York Times, Sculpture Magazine, The Baltimore Evening Sun, Art News, the Miami Herald, The Albany Times Union, Giornale Dell’Arte, San Francisco Examiner, Art New England and many others.  

Currently Gallery Director, Director of Marist Venice Biennale Program and Professor of Art at Marist College, Ed Smith has been a Visiting Artist, Lecturer, Artist–in-Residence, Professor and Distinguished Visiting Artist at American University, Bennington College, Bard College, Brandeis University, Boston University, Clark University, Dartmouth College, Dia Art Center, Kansas State University, Lacoste School of the Arts in France, New York Studio School, Parsons School of Art, Pratt Institute, Swathmore College, School of Visual Arts, Trumbull College, Yale University, University of New Hampshire, University of Pennsylvania, Vermont Studio Center, University of Tel Aviv, Israel, Glasgow School of Art and many, many others. Awards and honors include awards for Teaching Excellence, National Foundation for the Advancement in the Arts, Teaching Excellence Marist College, Ford Foundation Grant, First Alternate Prix de Rome, Fulbright Award, Associate Fellow Trumbull College, Yale University, NY State Council on the Arts and others. 

His work is primarily involved with mythic and heroic aspects of the Artist and man.



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