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Allegany Arts Council Presents the Work of Childers, Trout, and Farrar
CUMBERLAND—The Allegany Arts Council and its Saville Gallery are pleased to announce a group exhibition featuring the work of Washington, DC and Baltimore-based artists Travis Childers, Holly Trout, and Annie Farrar. The show, which will be on display January 8-29, 2022, will include a variety of mediums including sculpture and collage. A Public Opening will take place Saturday, January 8, 2022, from 6-8PM. The event is free and the public is invited to attend.
Travis Childers is an artist and curator with over twenty years of museum experience working as a preparator in several of Washington DC’s premier art collections. He is the founder and curator of Ruby Projects, an independent contemporary art gallery located in Fairfax, VA. Throughout his career, Childers has shown both nationally and internationally. His work is featured in many private collections. Childers received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN and a Master of Fine Arts from the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, MD.
Annie Farrar creates sculpture, collage, and prints that examine cycles of life and death using art history, religion, and divination systems as a framework. She has a BFA in Painting from the Maryland Institute College of Art and a MA in Museum Studies from the George Washington University. She has exhibited internationally, participated in the U.S. State Department's Arts in Embassies Program, and been commissioned by The World Bank to create work for their permanent collection.
Holly Trout’s studio practice focuses on sculpture and drawing. Her work has been exhibited at Arlington Arts Center, Stable Arts, and Target Gallery. She received her MFA from American University and BA from Mount Holyoke College. Holly lives and works in Baltimore, MD.