Founded in 2006, Galerie Myrtis is a contemporary fine art gallery which represents emerging to mid-career artists who have achieved regional, national and international acclaim. The gallery was originally located on Capitol Hill in Washington DC. In 2008, Galerie Myrtis relocated to Baltimore, Maryland occupying a 2,500 square foot space on Charles Street near the Station North Arts and Entertainment District.
The mission of the gallery is to utilize the visual arts to raise awareness for artists who deserve recognition for their contributions in artistically portraying our historic and cultural landscapes; and to recognize art movements that paved the way for freedom of artistic expression.
Galerie Myrtis presents approximately 6 exhibitions per year in which each artist’s creative voice is expressed through paintings, photography, sculptures and new media art with a tendency towards conceptual as well as politically and socially engaged artwork. The gallery also hosts artist’s talks, “Tea with Myrtis” a series of art salons, and artist workshops and lectures.
Gallery artists have been included in many important exhibitions and venues, such as the Embassies in Rome and Madagascar; Reginald F. Lewis Museum, Baltimore, Maryland; and the Katzen Arts Center, American University, Washington D.C. Their works are in the permanent collections of the David C. Driskell Center and University of Maryland University College, College Park, Maryland; and Smithsonian Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C.
The gallery’s founding director, Myrtis Bedolla possess over 20 years of experience as an advisor to institution and private collectors in the acquisition and sale of fine art; and provides professional curatorial services, lectures and educational programming to corporate, civic and arts organizations. read Myrtis’ full bio
artwork: Will, Acrylic and Charcoal on Paper, Size: 40 x 26 in, 2017