Joseph Sheppard: On a Grand Scale

Join the UMUC community for Joseph Sheppard: On a Grand Scale. Sheppard, a renowned Maryland artist born in Owings Mills, Maryland, has spent more than six decades documenting life in the United States and abroad through realist paintings, drawings, and sculptures.

This compelling exhibition features ambitious large-scale paintings—measuring at least one meter in each direction—that range from still lifes and landscapes to narratives and social commentaries. The powerful works recall the lush canvases of Renaissance masters and demonstrate Sheppard’s controlled style of painting.

Exhibition Dates

  • Sunday, April 20, 2014­–Sunday, March 29, 2015


The Leroy Merritt Center for the Art of Joseph Sheppard
Dorothy L. and Henry A. Rosenberg Jr. Painting Gallery
3501 University Blvd East
Adelphi, MD 20783

Exhibition Hours: 9 a.m.–9 p.m. daily

To RSVP or to request additional information, please e-mail or call 301-985-7937.

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Panel Discussion and Reception
Sunday, November 8, 2015,
3–5 p.m.

Exhibition Dates
September 27, 2015–
January 3, 2016

College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
Panel Discussion: Second Floor, Room 2210
Reception and Exhibition: UMUC Arts Program Gallery, Lower Level


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