MFA Members are making the world more creative! MFA highlights members’ art events and exhibitions weekly on our Blog so the world can follow us.


MFA Member Wil Scott

Scott’s piece Big Rig has been accepted into the show “Vistas” at the A Smith Gallery in Johnson City, Texas (103 N Nugent Ave, Johnson City, TX 78636). The show runs from Nov 3 through Dec 17.

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Sea Monster by Wil Scott

Scott also has two pieces in the MFA show “Small Wonders” at Circle Gallery (18 State Cir, Annapolis, MD 21401). The show runs from Dec 1-23.

Scott has a piece up in the next MFA show, “Winter Member’s Show”, which runs from Jan 4 – 22.

He has had a piece accepted for “I’ll Be Your Mirror: Portrait Photography” at 1650 Gallery, (1650 Echo Park Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90026, Dec. 9, 2017 – ) which runs till Jan 16, 2018.


Girl by Wil Scott


He’s also had two pieces selected for “Light and Shadow” with What’s Up Media/Arts Council of Anne Arundel County which runs till Feb. 28. 

Last, Scott’s had a piece selected for “For the Record 2017” of the DC Historical Society at the George Washington University/Textile Museum (701 21st St NW, Washington, DC 20052) which runs from Nov 9 through Mar 4.

MFA Member Maurice Margulies

Margulies’ piece Deleware Shore received second place

MFA Member William Peirce

Peirce accepted an invitation to join StoriestoArt, an online exhibit space for artists.  StoriesToArt enables people to buy art that relates to their stories and memories and also to commission exclusive pieces of art, music or poetry directly inspired by their stories.

MFA Member Richard Weiblinger

Weiblinger has four pieces in the show “Singular Sensations” at Columbia Art Center (6100 Foreland Garth, Columbia, MD 21045) which runs until Dec 17.

Weiblinger had a photograph selected for “This is America” at Gallery Underground in VA. The show runs until Dec 29.

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Storm Guard by Richard Paul Weiblinger

Weiblinger has had a piece selected for exhibition in the MFA show “Small Wonders” at Circle Gallery (18 State Circle, Annapolis, MD 21401). The show runs from Dec 1 – 23.

Barnacles on Red by Richard Paul Weiblinger

MFA Member Jim Mackey

Mackey has his piece Guarding the Nest accepted for the Miniature Show at the Council For The Arts (81 North Main Street, Chambersburg, PA 17325). The show runs Nov 3 through Jan 5, 2018.

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Guarding the Nest by Jim Mackey

Mackey is the Featured Artist at the Garage Studios (102 South Main Street, Chambersburg, PA) for the month of December. The Studio’s open Friday 5 – 8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 11 – 5 p.m.

MFA Member April Rimpo

Rimpo has three paintings included in the Bauhaus Prairie Art Gallery’s Online Exhibition “Landscape, Cityscape & Interiors”.  Her painting The Bakery received the 3rd Place Award; congrats, April! You can see it by clicking here! In addition, her painting Movement III is included in the International Society of Acrylic Painters’ 2nd Annual All-Member Juried Online Exhibit. See the exhibition by clicking here!

Movement III by April Rimpo
Movement III by April Rimpo

MFA Member Maurice Margulies

Maurice has two works in the current Rockville Art League Exhibit at Glenview Mansion at Rockville Civic Center. His piece Delaware Shore won second place in prints, drawings, and pastels; congrats, Maurice! The show runs Dec 3–29 and is open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from  9–4:30 p.m. and  Thursday from 9–9 p.m.

Delaware Shore by Maurice Margulies
Delaware Shore by Maurice Margulies

MFA Member Elaine Weiner-Reed

Elaine Weiner-Reed’s painting Enigme inspired by and in honor of the lost souls from Nice’s Bastille Day 2016 attacks on the Promenade des Anglais was selected as one of 12 artists from hundreds to be featured in the 2017 issue of London’s A5 Magazine – Portfolio #7.

The same piece was also recognized in the Abstract Category as an Artslant Showcase Winner in the 7th Round.

Enigme was also juried and accepted into the 2nd Annual International Society of Acrylic Painters All-Member Online Exhibition for Dec 2017.

MFA Member Richard Niewerth

Niewerth currently has his works in three different locations in the area.  The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County sponsored “Home is Where the Heart Is” exhibit is open now through Jan 26, 2018, between departure concourses C & D at the BWI Airport; Charleston Cottage is one of those works.
The Arts Council of AA County selected four works for the What’s Up media show at their main office (201 Defense Hwy #203, Annapolis, MD 21401).  The show opens Nov 30 and runs through Feb 28, 2018. Tree Shadows is one of the paintings to be exhibited.
An exhibition “Ensemble by Richard Niewerth” will be on display from Nov 30 – Jan 31, 2018, at the Annapolis City Hall (160 Duke of Gloucester St, Annapolis, MD 21401). The exhibit is open Mon – Fri from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Milano Train Station is one of the works to be displayed.
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Charleston Cottage by Richard Niewerth

MFA Member Anne Sieling

Three works by Sieling have been juried into the What’s Up? Magazine “Light and Shadow” exhibit. The display runs until February 28, 2018, at the What’s Up? office (201 Defense Hwy #203, Annapolis, MD 21401).

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Lifting Mist by Anne Sieling



MFA Member Sheila Guevin

NOW SHOWING through Mar 15, 2018: Guevin has a solo portrait exhibit open now at the Arundel Center (44 Calvert Street, Annapolis, Maryland 21401). Guevin was selected to be the featured fall/winter artist to exhibit at the Arundel Center. In addition to the sixteen original portraits on display in the first-floor lobby of the Arundel Center, four pieces from Guevin’s Annapolis Tango at City Dock series are on display in the County Executive’s suite.

For more information about Guevin’s work, visit her website and for more information about becoming involved in the rotating Arts Council of Anne Arundel County exhibits visit

Piece by Sheila Guevin

MFA Member Janna Zuber

Zuber had two oil paintings selected for the 84th Annual International Exhibition of Fine Art in Miniature. The show is at The Mansion at Strathmore, in Bethesda, MD (10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda, MD 20852) and runs from Nov 19 through Jan 6.

Piece by Janna Zuber

MFA Members Gail Higginbotham, Allen Alexopulos, Joe Dickey, Raleigh Schein, c.l.bigelow, Carol Cowie, Ardyth Jolliff, Joan Machinchick, and Trish Doty

All these wonderful members are apart of the upcoming show at Quiet Waters (600 Quiet Waters Park Rd, Annapolis, MD 21403) titled “ART 2 ART: Artists Inviting Artists”. The show runs from Nov 22 through Jan 7, open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily (closed Tuesdays).

MFA Members Jo Fleming and Gary Stiewing

Fleming and Stiewing have a show open now at 37 Maryland Ave, Annapolis MD called “Tree Stories”. The show runs from now through Dec 24.

MFA Member Elizabeth Kendall

Kendall has a solo show up now called “From Here to There” at the Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts (801 Chase St, Annapolis, MD 21401) in the Chaney Gallery. The show runs from now through Dec 19.

Pieces from Kendall’s exhibit


MFA Member Bill Peirce

Pierce has a solo show at the Lois and Richard England Gallery in the Iona Senior Services Center (4125 Albemarle St NW, Washington, DC 20016). The show runs from Nov 17 through Feb 27, 2018.

MFA Member Ric Conn

Conn has an exhibition of his wild bird paintings at the Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts (801 Chase St, Annapolis, MD 21401) in the Martino Gallery. The show runs from Nov 2 through Dec 19.

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Snowy Egret by Ric Conn

MFA Member Sally Davies

Davies had two watercolor paintings, Blue Cat, Purple Shadow & Morning Rush Hour, selected for The 84th Annual International Exhibit of Fine Art in Miniature at the Strathmore Mansion (10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda, MD 20852) from Nov 19, through Jan 6, 2018.

MFA Member Susan Hostetler

Hostetler has a solo exhibition now open at The Rachel M. Schlesinger Arts Center (4915 E Campus Dr, Alexandria, VA 22311) called “Shifting Migrations”. The show runs from Sep 22 through Mar 22, 2018.


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