Member News: January 6, 2015

See what MFA Members are doing in other locations to make the world more creative. MFA is highlighting Members’ event and exhibitions on our Blog so the world can follow us.  Subscribe to the blog by entering your email in the right sidebar.  Check back on a weekly basis for new exciting art events

MFA Member: Kari Melen:

Kari is participating in her third “30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge” alongside 1,200 other artists and conducted by California artist, Leslie Saeta. Here is the link to Leslie’s blog and here is Kari’s. Her theme for this challenge is Comfort and Joy.

 MFA Member Gail Higginbotham:

unnamedGail Higginbotham has three paintings in an exhibition “Blue” an online gallery, Still Point. In addition, she has two paintings in the gallery’s printed publication in the winter edition of “Still Points Arts Quarterly.”




MFA Members: Heather Jacks, Sarna Marcus and Alex Tolstoy

Heather Jacks, Sarna Marcus and Alex Tolstoy are part of an exhibition of new work at The Foundry Gallery, 1314 18th Street NW, Washington DC. The exhibit runs from December 31 to February 1.

artwork by Heather Jacks
Sarna - small
artwork by Sarna Marcus
Alex - small
artwork by Alex Tolstoy







MFA Member: Wil Scott

scottWil Scott’s photograph was one of only 18 photographs on the theme of “Contemplation” accepted for exhibition at PH21 Gallery in Budapest, Hungary.




Member: Carole Falk


A painting by Carole Falk, Stage Presence, was selected for the permanent art collection of Sallie Mae’s corporate headquarters in Delaware.



MFA Member: Richard Weiblinger

Richard Paul Weiblinger was selected to be included in the Washington Artworks “White” Juried Exhibition at the Washington Artworks Gallery in Rockville, MD January 2 thru January 31, 2015.

CanadaIn addition, he was selected to be included in the 24th Annual Strathmore Artists Juried Exhibition “What’s On Your Mind” at the Strathmore Mansion Gallery January 10 thru March 1, 2015. Reception on January 11, 2015 from 2-4 PM.




MFA Member: Kate Stillwell and Jennifer Wilkinson Rynbrandt

The Artist of the Month exhibit will run at Paul’s Homewood Cafe until February 1.

Kate Stillwell, Silverware, Digital Photography. For MFA at Alternate Locations Paul’s Homewood Café
Artwork by Kate Stillwell
Jennifer Wilkinson Rynbrandt, Mercury Ville, Acrylic and Ink on Canvas. For MFA at Alternate Locations Paul’s Homewood Café
Artwork by Jennifer Wilkinson Rynbrandt









MFA Member: Joe Dickey

Joe Dickey is holding a solo show titled “If Wood Could Sing,” at the Watergate Gallery, 2552 Virginia Ave NW, Washington, DC. The show runs thru Jan. 17, 2015.










MFA Member: April Rimpo
Rimpo’s painting “Student Brushes” is included in the The Pennsylvania Watercolor Society 35th Anniversary International Juried Exhibition at The State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North Street, Harrisburg, PA 17120, which runs from November 8, 2014 through February 8, 2015.



The Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s is hosting a juried exhibition for artiststhroughout Anne Arundel County titled “Image and Imagination”. For more info click here.

The Banner Art Project is a collaborative project looking to adorn the light poles of downtown Manassas, Virginia. Up to 50 artists will be selected and the top prize is $1000. The deadline is January 15, 2015. For more information, click here.

Mount Gretna Outdoor Art Show is looking for 260 fine artists and craft persons for the Pennsylvania event for the weekend of August 15 and 16th. The jury fee is $25 and booth fees range from $360-$720. There are $2500 in cash awards and the deadline for submission is April 1, 2015. For more info on submission click here. For the full prospectus, click here.

Are you an MFA artist member?  Promote yourself!  If you have exhibits or events you’d like to share with our members and blog readership, email the what, when, and where of your event, and an image to:


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