As always, the Art League of Ocean City is full of exciting events and exhibits! On August 1, locals and visitors gathered at the Ocean City Center for the Arts for the Artists Reception Gala, which featured a special Kevin Fitzgerald exhibit. Check out a few of their photos of the event here:

L-R – Ocean City Councilwoman Mary Knight chats with Matthew Meinhardt and Judy Dashiell of West Ocean City at the opening reception for artists exhibiting their works at the Ocean City Center for the Arts on 94th Street during August.

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Art League of Ocean City Board vice president Emily Schwab (left) with featured artist Mary M. Back, who paints seascapes and creates nautical-themed pottery at the August artists’ reception at the Ocean City Center for the Arts.

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L-R – Colleen Powell, Peggy Warfield, featured watercolorist and acrylic painter Nancy Orme Mysak, and Angela Herbert-Hodges at Art League of Ocean City’s August artists’ reception last Friday.  Ms. Herbert-Hodges is judging the Art League’s “Quick Draw Competition” on the boardwalk Sunday, Aug. 10, at S. Division Street, between 9 and 11 a.m., when artists will create art, win prizes and sell their finished artwork “off the easel” to the public.

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Elaine Bean, Pat Graves, featured artist Kevin Fitzgerald and Art League Board president Marian Bickerstaff standing before one of Fitzgerald’s landscapes in the Thaler Gallery at the August reception at the OC Center for the Arts. Ms. Bean worked with Fitzgerald on the exhibition catalog showcasing his works on view during the month of August at the Arts Center.

For more on what’s happening at the Ocean City Center for the Arts, visit Or stop in and see all of the amazing artwork for yourself!