Please join us for an Opening Reception and conversation with the artists of TRUE GRIT on Saturday October 4th from 7pm to 10pm located at 218 W. Saratoga, 5th floor


Full Circle Gallery, in coordination with Thrive at Jordan Faye Contemporary is pleased to announce, TRUE GRIT, an exhibition to launch Jordan Faye Contempoary’s latest program and new exhibition center. Jonathan Hanson, ASMP (American Society of Media Photographers) Baltimore chapter president, curates this collection of works from photographers whose main interest is telling Baltimore’s story from a street level view. With the psyche of a blue collar, hard working, hard living town, Baltimore offers a truly unique urban experience, representations of which echo in the conversation, history, lifestyle, and contemporary self-image of its inhabitants. The true grit of this town is in its shear willingness to keep going. Baltimore can be raw; it can be charming; it can be dangerous. It can also be very, very sweet. TRUE GRIT will touch on the narratives of life in Charm City rather than the iconic and ballyhooed.

Selected artists in TRUE GRIT are Jennifer Bishop, Jim Burger, J.M. Giordano, Jonathan Hanson, Patrick Joust, Brian P. Miller, Natalie Obermaier, John Patterson, Matt Roth, Rebecca Rothey, Noah Scialom, James Singewald, Josh Sinn, David Valle, and Bill Weirzalis.


JORDAN FAYE CONTEMPORARY is relocating and expanding to a 3300sq ft space in the Bromo Arts District! Our new home will be in the Maryland Art Place Building at 218 W Saratoga Street on the 5th floor.

We are thrilled to introduce THRIVE an Arts, Consulting and Residency Program at Jordan Faye Contemporary. THRIVE is an arts organization dedicated to enriching the lives of artists, curators and the community in which they reside. THRIVE will provide consulting, workshops and extended residency experiences. THRIVE will provide individual artists with short exhibition opportunities designed to help navigate today’s art world. THRIVE will provide curators and arts organizations exhibition space to assist them in reaching a broader audience while mentoring them in the curatorial process. THRIVE is the next generation of Jordan Faye Contemporary’s Salon Series designed to create a more inclusive community of emerging artists, curators, writers & musicians that is thought provoking, insightful and one that is created to share the wealth and knowledge of our collective experiences with one another.

JORDAN FAYE CONTEMPORARY has continued to redefine the role of the gallery, creating exhibitions to meet the specific needs of artists and art enthusiasts in Baltimore. Founded in 2006 as a platform to give emerging artists a wider audience, we champion the work of early to mid-career artists. Through our gallery exhibitions, our former Salon Series program (now THRIVE) and presenting works at international art fairs, jordan faye contemporary exposes a larger community to the engaging work of dozens of artists. Currently the gallery represents fifteen artists, who are now at various stages in their careers. Our mission is to show work that is not only of contemporary interest but will be of lasting historical significance.

Jordan Faye Contemporary & THRIVE // Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Thursday, Saturday 12 – 5pm


FULL CIRCLE GALLERY is a dedicated exhibition space for photographers, located on the first floor of Full Circle Ltd, a fine art services studio near Station North. Full Circle has been a member of the arts community in Baltimore for 27 years, supporting artists’ projects through its professional services. It works to build a stronger photographic community in the region by sponsoring multiple exhibitions each year.

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