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Lights Parade Artist Reception:

You're Invited!

The Lights Parade Committee invites you to meet this year's Llights Parade Poster artist at a special reception on Wednesday, November 12, at 7 p.m. Get a look at the 2014 Lights Parade poster as Commodore Scott Miller unveils it. Meet the artist, Charles Lawrance, who also will be available to sign copies of his work. The public is invited; light hors d'oeuvres will be served with a cash bar.

Working professionally on commissions and in the studio, Charles has been well received by both critics and collectors. "FINART," a name given to his style and feel, became the header of his studio  previously located in Fells Point, Baltimore where it fascinated locals and enthusiasts for over a decade. Charles' studio, now freshly branded "FINNAPOLIS," has now moved to 214 West Street in Annapolis.

EYC Lights Parade posters are considered collectible, so you won't want to miss this chance to get your signed copy on the 12th.

More about our 2014 Lights Parade Poster Artist:

 

It all began when his mother’s water broke in 1970 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC.

 

For Charles, growing up in the outdoors and embracing nature inspired a life long obsession for expressing himself  through art. A fisherman and naturalist at heart, Charles’ explorations bring him below and above creating a rich diversity to draw from. Using a painterly realism, he renders his canvases and walls into a contemporary soup of knowledge and spirit. The prolific array of constant works are fiercely provocative and delightfully disturbing. In the paint, both tribal and modern beings meet and mingle with beasts and primal forces. Of course you may just view a sublime and simple trout or tree in morning light, which in its own right is profoundly mystical and a challenge to capture. Paintings are done in oil and or acrylic.

Charles earned his B.F.A. at the Maryland Institute College of Art in 1993. His professional credits include album art for Island and Polygram Records, 2D and 3D art for Red Bull Energy Drink, a 25-piece first floor permanent public exhibit of original canvases at Henderson's Wharf in Blatimore, cover art for Fishing and Hunting Journal, and an Artscape Best in Show award, along with dozens of indoor and outdoor murals for civic, corporate, and private clients.

 

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Not your traditional blue blazer club, EYC is built on activity, on the water and ashore. Our members are involved in a diverse range of boating activities, supported by social events and strong camaraderie. Known for our million-dollar view of the Severn River and Annapolis, EYC also is recognized in the Chesapeake Bay region and beyond as a club capable of managing major championship regattas, Friday night Beer Can races, and everything in between, as well as providing great social networking for cruising, parties, and charity events. It’s all about life on the water, and all about fun.

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Upcoming Events

Fri Oct 31 @ 8:00PM - 11:00PM
Craft Beer Night
Sat Nov 01 @ 5:00PM - 10:00PM
Dining Room Reserved for Private Event
Tue Nov 04 @ 1:30PM - 04:30PM
EYC Bridge Club (Dining Room)
Wed Nov 05 @ 4:30PM - 06:00PM
Windy Wednesday Happy Hour
Wed Nov 05 @ 7:00PM - 09:30PM
Darts Night
Thu Nov 06
Full Moon
Fri Nov 07 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
Kids' First Friday
Sat Nov 08 @ 7:00AM - 05:00PM
Fish for a Cure Rockfish Tournament (offsite)
Sat Nov 08 @10:00AM - 12:00PM
Annual Membership Meeting (Offsite)
Sat Nov 08 @12:00PM - 03:00PM
Founders Day Party

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