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HoCo Open 2022

December 18, 2021 - February 5, 2022

HoCo Open is an annual, non-juried exhibit showcasing local artists. Presented in a salon-style format, this crowd-pleasing show is open to artists of all skill levels who live, work, or study in Howard County.

Artists aged 18 years and older who live, work, or study in Howard County were invited to submit one piece of ready-to-install original artwork completed in the last two years for HoCo Open 2022, with submissions limited to the first 100 received. The salon-style exhibit is expected to feature art in a variety of styles and media, including watercolor, oil painting, sculpture, collage, drawing, photography, ceramics, and more.

Exhibit dates: December 18, 2021 – February 5, 2022. Gallery Hours: Mon-Fri 10-8, Sat 10-4, Sun 12-4. Please note special holiday hours: Closed December 24, 25, 26 & 31; January 1, 2 & 17. Galleries open 10am-5pm December 27-30.

This exhibit will also be available for virtual viewing at hocoarts.org/galleries beginning December 27. The Arts Council will hold a free public reception on Friday, January 7 from 6–8pm (snow date: Jan. 14). A highlight of the evening will be the presentation of the $500 Covington Emerging Artist Award, sponsored by HorseSpirit Arts Gallery, to an emerging artist participating in HoCo Open 2022.


December 18, 2021
February 5


Howard County Arts Council
8510 High Ridge Road
Ellicott City, MD 21043 United States