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Each of the artists featured in 'HELLO my name is' was given a canvas with the familiar name tag sticker silk-screened onto it. They then put their personal touches on the image, as artist HKS 181 did in this example.
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Each of the artists featured in 'HELLO my name is' was given a canvas with the familiar name tag sticker silk-screened onto it. They then put their personal touches on the image, as artist HKS 181 did in this example.

Mar. 4-31: HELLO my name is

Since the inception of the graffiti movement, artists have painted their chosen nicknames, or "tags" in order to identify their work and build their brand. HELLO my name is explores the contemporary street art movement with work by 80 graffiti artists from across the Americas and UK. You can see the exhibit at The Fridge in Southeast through March 31.

Mar. 1-Apr. 1: Best of the Eastern Shore

This month you can head out to Troika Gallery in historic Easton, Maryland to see Best of the Eastern Shore, an exhibit featuring watercolor, oil, pastel, and acrylic paintings by 14 different artists. The collection depicts a variety of subjects related to the Eastern Shore, ranging from steamed crabs and oysters, to moonlit waterscapes, to a portrait of a waterman at work.

Music: "My Name Is (instrumental)" by Eminem

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