ABOUT THE ARTIST
Doreen Starling is an award-winning artist whose photographs and paintings have been exhibited throughout the United States, including her current works at RiverView Gallery in Havre de Grace, Maryland, and Market Gallery in Roanoke, Virginia.
She has won juried awards from the Maryland Federation of Art (Annapolis, MD), the Howard County Arts Council (Columbia, MD), Art Studio on the Boulevard (Virginia Beach, VA), and Bower Center for the Arts (Bedford, VA). Her artwork was featured in Link: A Critical Journal on the Arts in Baltimore and the World, and in the journal Artemis.
In addition to photography and painting, her professional background includes writing, editing, and graphic design. She holds a master of arts in publications design from the University of Baltimore, and a bachelor of arts in English from the University of Maryland, College Park. She received many years of training in fine art from the accomplished artist and teacher, David Zuccarini, in Ellicott City, Maryland, beginning in the 1980s.
6th Annual Edna Curry/John Bower Exhibition, Bower Center for the Arts, Bedford, VA. Juror: Tracy Budd. Awarded Award of Merit for "Still Point."
The Artist’s Muse 2018 Juried Exhibition, Art Studio on the Boulevard, Virginia Beach, VA. Juror: Clayton Singleton. Awarded Honorable Mention for "Pink Clouds I."
No Borders/No Boundaries Exhibition, Bower Center for the Arts, Bedford, VA. Juror: artist, writer, and instructor Gina Louthian. Awarded Third Place for "Pink Dusk."
Small Wonders: National Juried Exhibition, Circle Gallery, Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD.
Juror: Al Minor, Curatorial Assistant at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Awarded Third Place for "Silent Singing Bowl."
Art HOCO 2009: Biennial Juried Exhibition, Howard County Arts Center, Ellicott City, MD. Juror: Amanda Burnham, Assistant Professor and Area Coordinator of Foundations, Towson University. Awarded Honorable Mention for "My Family."
Members’ Juried Exhibition, Circle Gallery, Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD. Juror:
Rebecca Weber, owner of Still Life Gallery and board member of Howard County Arts Council. Awarded Third Place for "Birds."