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MFA Member Cindi Lewis

Lewis’  latest solo art show, “Themes & Variations,” explores how an image changes when depicted in different media or with different techniques. The show will display prints (monotypes and etchings) and paintings (oils and watercolors) in pairs or trios that depict the same image in different media (e.g., oil and etching) or different techniques (e.g., line etching and aquatint or prints with and without the addition of other media). The show, at Gallery Underground in VA (2100 Crystal Drive, Suite 2120-A, Arlington, VA 22202), runs from Aug 28 through Sep 29, with a reception on Sep 1 from 5 – 8 p.m., with live jazz performed by Mike and Dave Gassmann.

"To Sorrento by Sea" by Cindi Lewis
“To Sorrento by Sea” by Cindi Lewis

MFA Member Andree Tullier

Tullier’s piece Pink Toe Shoes was juried into Maryland Pastel Society’s national exhibit “Shades of Pastel: 2017”, by Desmond O’Hagan. The exhibit is open from Oct 15 through Nov 17 at the Glenview Mansion Art Gallery in MD (603 Edmonston Dr, Rockville, MD 20851). Mr. O’Hagan will give a demonstration Oct 15 at noon with the reception and awards following from 1:30-3:30.
Tullier was awarded First Place for her painting Old Charm (oil, 16×12) in the Art League of Ocean City’s plein air painting competition. She also received an Honorable Mention in the Quick Draw. Congrats, Andree!
Tullier also has classes for teens at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts which are open for registration. The classes include Pastel Portraiture, Foundations of Drawing, Intro to Oils and Figure Drawing for Teens. Check out MD Hall for more info and to sign your teens up.

MFA Member Janna Zuber

Zuber has a solo show now through Sep 3 at Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church (611 Baltimore – Annapolis Blvd, Severna Park 21146).  The gallery is open weekdays 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. and weekends 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.


MFA Member Cam Miller

Miller’s image The Guardian was recently awarded Best of the Professional Division at the 2017 Art in Nature photography festival at the Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art in Salisbury, MD. Nearly 1000 photographs from 170 photographers were submitted to this annual competition. Miller’s art also received a Second Place and several Third Place awards for her other entries.

In addition to the competition, Miller gave a presentation on using software to create “painterly” images from photos, and she led a group on a tour through Blackwater Wildlife Refuge.

Miller currently has a photograph titled Okefenokee Spires in the American Landscapes show at the Circle Gallery.

Piece by Cam Miller
Piece by Cam Miller

MFA Member Wil Scott

Scott’s piece, TJ’s Lunch Counter, was selected by juror Claude Elliott for inclusion in the Hill Center‘s Regional Juried Exhibition (921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, DC 20003). The show runs from now through Oct 1.

TJ's Lunch Counter.jpg
TJ’s Lunch Counter by Wil Scott

Scott received an Excellence Award for Human Intrest and Portraiture in The Soul of Photography exhibition at The RiverArts Gallery (315 High St #106, Chestertown, MD 21620) for his piece On the Tram, Lisbon.

Scott had several pieces selected for “Global Perspectives” on MFA Curve Gallery. Check it out online through Sep 21, 2017.

Several of Scott’s piece, including Girl, Concentration, and Monk on the Beach, will be on display in the What’s Up Magazine offices (201 Defense Hwy #203, Annapolis, MD 21401) from Aug 10 through Nov 20, 2017.

MFA Member April Rimpo

Rimpo’s painting The Bakery was selected by Juror Jeanne Dobie for The Pennsylvania Watercolor Society’s 38th Annual International Juried Exhibition. The exhibit is on display at The Adams County Arts Council (125 South Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325) from Sep 11 – Oct 28, 2017. The Opening Reception is September 16 from 1 – 4 p.m. with awards at 3 p.m.

The Bakery by April Rimpo
The Bakery by April Rimpo

Rimpo’s painting Movement III will be on exhibit as part of the International Society of Experimental Artists’ International Exhibition on Sanibel Island, Florida during October and November 2017.

MFA Member Elaine Weiner-Reed

Weiner-Reed participated in a two-week Poland and EU sponsored and funded International Artist Residency – July 2017 & several related group art exhibitions in Poland.

She also has a Solo Exhibition called “Masks and Mirrors: Beyond Reality” at MFA Holley Gallery (18 State Circle, Annapolis MD 21401) which runs from Sep 13 through 28, 2017. Weiner-Reed’s Formal Opening Reception begins at 2 p.m. on Sep 24 with an Artist-led Gallery Talk and special Mask-related activity. The Reception will run through 5 p.m. Come prepared to see exciting new artwork by Elaine Weiner-Reed and to think, as we together explore the ‘reality’ we see in the mirror… There will be videos and discussions about why and how masks are as relevant in today’s society as they were in ceremonies and historical situations and primitive cultures.

"Sticks and Stones" by Elaine Weiner-Reed
Sticks and Stones by Elaine Weiner-Reed

MFA Member Richard Weiblinger

Weiblinger’s piece received an Honorable Mention at the Hill Center Galleries Regional Juried Exhibit (921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, DC 20003). The show runs from June 28 through Oct 1.

Weiblinger also has a solo show of his photography currently up at Verizon Gallery NOVA (8333 Little River Turnpike, VA 22003). The show runs from July 7 – Aug 28, 2017.

Rock Jetty Tower by Richard Weiblinger
Rock Jetty Tower by Richard Weiblinger

MFA Member Robert Peterson

Five of Peterson’s black and white photos are currently being featured in the Chesapeake Arts Center “En Blanc et Noir” exhibition hosted at the Hospice of the Chesapeake’s administrative building (90 Ritchie Hwy, Pasadena, MD 21122) from July 10 through Sep 1, 2017.

Piece by Robert Peterson
Piece by Robert Peterson

MFA Member Meredith Morris

Morris’ mixed media portrait Not a Pretty Picture has been juried into the Zenith Gallery show “RESIST”. Her piece is on display at Busboys and Poets at their Takoma Park location (235 Carroll St NW, Washington, DC 20012) through October 15, 2017.

Not a Pretty Picture by Meredith Morris
Not a Pretty Picture by Meredith Morris

MFA Member Sarna Marcus

Marcus is having a solo show at Foundry Gallery. The show runs from Aug 30 through Oct 1 with an artists reception on Sep 9, 6 – 9 p.m. Plus, Marcus will be doing an artist’s tour with commentary on Oct 1, 2 – 3:30 p.m.

MFA Member Sally Davies

Davies’ watercolor triptych Rush Hour Rain has been juried into the Hill Center Regional Juried Exhibit (921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, DC 20003). The juror is Claude L. Elliott, Curator and Arts Consultant. The show will be on display from June 28 through Oct 1.

Playing with Water by Sally Davies
Playing with Water 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 Aug 31.

Tide Pool
Tide Pool by Gail Higginbotham

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