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MFA Member C. L. Bigelow

Bigelow is teaching a class on wire sculpture at Art Farm from on Friday, February 3rd. To reserve your space, RSVP at http://www.artfarmannapolis.com.

MFA Member Ric Conn

Ric has been juried into the Nude Nite Orlando art show in Orlando Florida. The show dates are February 16, 17, 18 – 2017.

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“Mrs. Minataur” by Ric Conn

MFA Member April M Rimpo

April has a solo exhibition called Common Threads up at Touchstone Gallery (901 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001) from March 3rd through April 2nd. In this exhibition she explores repeated images from around the world, demonstrating what is common and yet different in near and far places. One of these threads looks at how places deal with volumes of traffic, while other threads look at architectural structures.

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“Chinatown Gateway” by April M Rimpo

MFA Member Joan Owings

Joan was juried into a member exhibit sponsored by the Capitol Hill Art League.  The show is hung at Hill Center Galleries (921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, DC 20003), a historic renovated Civil War-era hospital on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.  The exhibit opened on January 5th and will run until February 26th.

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Piece by Joan Owings

MFA Member Gene Adcock

Gene is pleased to announce that his woodturning had recently been featured in  January 2017 issue of The Highland Woodturner. View his article by clicking here and learn how he got into woodturning (“the wife”) and his artistic development.

MFA Member Maurice Margulies

Maurice has a piece in the Rockville Art League exhibit at Brookside Gardens which runs till February 26th.

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“One Cabbage-Three Poses” by Maurice Margulies

Maurice has also had four pieces published in the Jan 2017 issue of the Journal of the Print World. Here is a link to the journal where Maurice is featured on the final page.

MFA Member William Peirce

William will be exhibiting at the American Craft Council show at the Baltimore Convention Center, February 24th through the 26th.  More information about the event here!

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Piece by William Peirce

MFA Members Wil Scott & Kate Stillwell

Kate and Wil, both former MFA board members, are featured together in a show at Waverly Gallery in Bethesda, Maryland. And congratulations on their feature in the Montgomery County Culture spot, seen here! Make sure that you get Two for the Road on your calendar – including their artist’s talk Saturday, January 28 from 1-3 pm. 
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Two for the Road

A Photographic Journey by
Kate Stillwell & Wil Scott
Waverly Street Gallery, 4600 East-West Highway, gallery entrance and parking on Waverly Street, Bethesda, MD 20814
On Display January 10-February 4, 2017
Opening Reception: FridayJanuary 13, 2017 6-9 pm
Artists Talk: Saturday, January 28, 2017 1-3 pm

MFA Member Richard Paul Weiblinger

Richard has had his photographs selected for an exhibition at the Arts Barn Gallery in Gaithersburg MD. The show runs through February 27th, 2017.

Richard has also had work selected for Light and Movement, juried exhibition at the Watergate Gallery (2552 Virginia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20037); the show runs through January 28th.

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MFA Member Sheila Guevin

Sheila is apart of the Fall on the Chesapeake show hosted by What’s Up? Magazine.  The show runs till May 2017.  Her piece, “City Dock Tango”, won runner up and will be featured in the upcoming What’s Up? issue. Read the article about the event as well as look at photos here!

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“City Dock Tango” by Sheila Guevin

Sheila also has a solo show currently on exhibit with 47 photographs from four different collections at UUCR (100 Welsh Park Dr, Rockville, MD). The show runs through February 2017.

ARTIST OPPORTUNITIES

Call for Artists: Free Entry!

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts will host the 12th annual All That Art exhibition, from April 18th through the 28th, and auction fundraising event on April 28th from 6-9 pm. Proceeds from the show benefit Maryland Hall’s visual arts program and the participating artists.

For All That Art 2017, artists will be juried into the event or invited. Juried artists will come from an open selection process where all artists are invited to submit work free of charge to be considered.

Entry Deadline: January 31st

Click here for more information and to apply!

Call for artists: River Artist Chestertown

Convergence at the Edges: Exploring the dynamic intersections where land meets water, air meets earth, man meets nature, the built meets the wild, upland reaches lowland and the wood’s edge opens to fields.

Each April, Chestertown’s RiverArts celebrates the community’s long tradition of environmental conservation by hosting The Art of Stewardship Exhibition. Artists and poets are invited to submit work that reflects a moment, experience, realization or vision of nature that inspires a new outlook or reflects on the theme of Convergence at the Edges. Poetry and all varieties of two- and three-dimensional artwork, which are relevant to the theme, will be considered.

Entry date: February 27th, 2017

For more information or to enter, click here!

Image & Imagination: Anne Arundel County Juried Exhibition 2017

The Mitchell Gallery is pleased to present this juried, multi-media biennial exhibition of artists who live or work in Anne Arundel County. Works created in diverse media within the last two years will be on display and features both two-and three-dimensional artwork. Christopher With, educator (retired) National Gallery of Art and current president of The Washington Print Club, is the exhibition juror. Cash prizes for Best in Show, Best Two-Dimensional and Best Three-Dimensional. For information, go to themitchellgallery.org.

March 15 Artist Entry Deadline.

May 23 Artists Reception from 5 to 7 p.m.

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: membernews@mdfedart.org

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