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MFA Member Carolyn Councell

Carolyn had her piece “Cornhill & Fleet Streets” accepted in the 2017 Baltimore Watercolor Soc. mid-Atlantic show which runs from June 17 through July 15 at the BlackRock Center for the Arts, (12901 Town Commons Dr, Germantown, MD 20874).

She also had two paintings accepted in the Erica Walsh Influence show which goes from June 3 until July 8 at Benfield Gallery (485 Jumpers Hole Rd, Severna Park, MD).
AND Carolyn has a painting in the World View exhibit at Gallery 333 (Universal Unitarian Church Dubois Rd, Annapolis, MD) which is up until June 26. 

NEW: Carolyn is exhibiting her paintings at Annapolis City Hall (160 Duke of Gloucester St, Annapolis, MD 21401) from June 12 until July 28.

"Regatta" by Carolyn Councell
“Regatta” by Carolyn Councell

MFA Member Jan Kirsh

Jan’s sculptures have been selected for exhibition at the Gay Street Gallery (337 Gay Street, Washington, VA 22747).  The exhibition will run from June 10 through Aug. 15, 2017. This will be Kirsh’s first exhibition in the state. For information visit

Featured works will include her new Patricia’s Carrots and Pomegranate Halves, both of which were unveiled last fall at her solo exhibit at the Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis, Maryland. Also on display will be Kirsh’s popular Tomato Partners series and – with a nod to America’s first president and the town of Washington’s namesake – a small, eye-catching Cherry.

MFA Member Richard Weiblinger

Richard’s work has been selected for the 14th Annual Adams County Arts Council Juried Invitational Exhibit at Schmucker Art Gallery (300 N Washington St, Gettysburg, PA 17325).

NEW: Richard was awarded Honorable Mention at the Hill Center Galleries Regional Juried Exhibit (921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, DC 20003). The show runs from June 28th through October 1st.

"Jetty Danger" by Richard Paul Weiblinger
“Jetty Danger” by Richard Paul Weiblinger

MFA Member Sally Davies

Sally’s watercolor triptych “Rush Hour Rain” has been juried into the Hill Center Regional Juried Exhibit (921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, DC 20003).  All are welcome to come to the Opening Reception on June 28, 6-8 PM. The juror is Claude L. Elliott, Curator and Arts Consultant. The show will be on display from June 28 through October 1.

Piece by Sally Davies
Piece by Sally Davies

MFA Members Carol Donahue and Gail Higginbotham

Carol and Gail have a joint show at Maryland Hall in the Chaney Gallery called Under One Sky. The show runs from July 10 through August 31 with an artists reception on July 13th.

Tide Pool
“Tide Pool” by Gail Higginbotham

MFA Member Wil Scott

Wil was just juried into The Portrait, Motif Collective online gallery, for his piece “On the Tram (Old Age)”.

Wil also received a second place award for his piece “Nevermore” in Flora or Fauna from Maryland Federation of Art. See the show at The Annapolis Maritime Museum through July 8th.

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“On the Tram (Old Age)” by Wil Scott


MFA Member Jayne Shatz

Jayne has another Youtube video up for all pottery enthusiasts to go watch. This one is about making slab dinnerware with your own molds. Go check her out by clicking here!

MFA Member Mary Ellen Geissenhainer

My colored pencil painting, “Bob’s Provisions”, has been accepted into the 25th Annual International Exhibition of the Colored Pencil Society of America.  Juror Joann Moser selected 120 pieces for this exhibit at Strathmore Mansion, North Bethesda, MD. An artists reception will be held on July 29th. The exhibition runs from June 10th through August 6th.

“Bob’s Provisions” by Mary Ellen Geissenhainer



MFA Member April Rimpo

April had her piece “Champagne for Lunch” accepted in the 2017 Baltimore Watercolor Soc. mid-Atlantic show which runs from June 17 through July 15 at the BlackRock Center for the Arts, (12901 Town Commons Dr, Germantown, MD 20874).

This painting was also selected to be included in North Light’s Best of Watercolor book “Splash 19” to be published in 2018.

"Champagne For Lunch" by April Rimpo
“Champagne For Lunch” by April Rimpo


MFA Member Sally Davies

Sally had her woven watercolor painting, “Hidden Beach, Cinque Terra, Italy”, accepted into the 2017 Mid-Atlantic Regional Juried Exhibition. The exhibit runs from June 17 through July 15 at the Black Rock Center for the Arts (12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown, Maryland 20874).

"Hidden Beach, Cinque Terra, Italy" by Sally Davies
“Hidden Beach, Cinque Terra, Italy” by Sally Davies

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