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Welcome to Chesapeake International Arts

Chesapeake International Arts (CIA) provides support services to performing, visual and literary artists and organizations. Read More.

Consultation Services

There are things that you can do more of, faster, and cheaper than can be done for you by consultants or suppliers who do not know you or your needs like you do. We use our experience to help you leverage your own effectiveness. That is how we work, whether it is with individual artists in the marketplace or an organization's professional and volunteer leaders.

Under Consultation Services you will find resources for both individual artists and organizations. Our unique Regional Online Artists Directory (ROAD) is a new pathway for artists to have a web presence on our platform and expand their networking and promotional reach without building their own entire site.  For those who would prefer to do so, however, we offer complete web marketing services. Consulting services include

  • digital web marketing services in partnership with Independent Web Marketing (IWM).
  • those that Bob has been providing both in- and out-of house to organizations for over 30 years, continually refreshed and updated with new technology, concepts and tools from today's best practices, and digital web services, an

Use these links or the tabs at the top of this page to find out more about us about Chesapeake International Arts, Independent Web Marketing, and read our FAQs.

Artists Directory

Are you a professional quality artist? Put some new energy into your career with a profile on the Chesapeake International Arts Regional Online Artists Directory (ROAD) - a platform where you can showcase your art and events and connect with fellow artists and the presenters that are looking for you. Read More.

Our Mission

...is to provide support services to performing, visual, and literary arts organizations, individual artists, and presenters and thereby help them identify and achieve their individual goals.

Featured Artist for January 2016: Jim Ohlemeyer, Photographer

J. V. Ohlemeyer was a retired higher education fundraiser who had been making pictures for more than forty years. During the last ten years of his life, he pursued nature photography full time and made the transition from film to digital imaging.

Jim passed away peacefully at his Sherwood, MD home, in May, 2015 after a brief illness. This virtual show celebrates his work and his life, especially the last six years in the holly woods he loved.

A permanent resident of the area since 2007, Jim and his wife, Anne Moran, moved from Southern California to Sherwood, MD. There, Jim found the perfect home for his photographic inspiration. The couple was attracted to the Eastern Shore by the sense of history and the timeless, natural beauty of the area. Moran & Ohlemeyer have traveled to four continents, as well as extensively throughout the U.S., to capture photographic images.

Enduring Images, a very apt title for this memorial collection is dedicated to Jim, and to Anne for keeping his memory alive through the preservation and publication of his work on the Chesapeake and in some of his favorite spots worldwide.

To visit Jim's page and enjoy the gallery, just Click Here.

Need an Artist?

Are you a presenter, a producer, a festival organizer, special event or meeting planner?   Perhaps you are that someone who has agreed to help find an entertaining speaker, or background music.  A church music director looking for a soloist or ensemble member?  Contracting a band or orchestra or looking for a substitute musician? Gallery or exhibit space coordinator?   Restaurateur?  A school searching for an artist in residence or teaching/performing specialist.  Community Center?  Use our Regional Online Artists Directory (ROAD), FIRST, to find just who you need.  Chances are, they are on the ROAD, near you.

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