Historic Ellicott City, Inc. will have an Artist in Residence program at the 31st Show House at White Hall. The Artist in Residence program will host local artist Wiley Purkey in a working studio on the grounds of the Show House. Mr. Purkey will be painting in a temporary studio as his schedule allows during the entire duration of the Show House from September 24 through October 22, 2017. Mr. Purkey is well known for his painted scenes of the Ellicott City historic district and surrounding areas. He welcomes visitors to engage in conversation with him and ask questions about his work. Some of his artwork will be for sale.