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 April Rimpo

Rimpo had two paintings from her series “How are you feeling?” selected to be apart of the juried 311 Gallery’s 2019 ABSTRACTS MATTER National Exhibition. The exhibit is from Feb 28 – Mar 30 with an opening reception on March 1.

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Left: Bubbling with Joy,  Right: Effervescent, April Rimpo

Rimpo’s “Fishing Day” was also submitted by juror Andy Evansen over 477 paintings to be featured in Watercolor Art Society Houston’s 42nd Annual International Watermedia Exhibition. The opening reception and award ceremony will take place on March 3 and The exhibit will be from March 3 – April 4.

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Fishing Day, Watercolor, April Rimpo

Rimpo’s painting “Race” is to be held in Georgia’s Watercolor Society 2019 National Exhibition at the Bowen Center. “Race” was selected out of 355 entries by Paul Jackson. The opening reception will be held on March 9 and the exhibit runs from March 9 – April 26.

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Race, Watercolor, April Rimpo

MFA Member Megan Burak

Burak has a show coming up at the Art League of Ocean City in Ocean City, MD this Feb. The show is titled, “Identity: Depths of Self” and features paintings by her (Megan Burak) and another artist Halie Torris. The opening reception is this Friday, Feb. 1 from 5-7pm and the show runs through Feb. 23.

MFA Member Richard Hall

Hall is included in the 12th annual juried show organized by “A Novel Experience” in Zebulon, GA, called 2019 Dog and Pony Show. “A Novel Experience” is a bookstore in Pike County GA, the home of the Slow Exposures photography festival. The juror is Ray Sullivan, author-photographer and Emmy winner. The show runs Feb 2 – Mar 2.

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Barrel Racing by Richard Hall

Hall is also in the 2019 Juried Art Show – Discovering the Native Landscapes of Maryland’s Eastern Shore. This is an annual event at the Adkins Arboretum near Ridgely, MD. The juror was Julie Wills on the faculty of Washington College, MD. The show runs Feb 5 – Mar 29. Reception is Saturday, Feb 16 3-5pm. For more information, click here.

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Autumn Leaves by Richard Hall

MFA Member Lee Goodwin


Goodwin’s photograph “Annapolis Harbor, October Morning” will be included in the Maryland Federation of Art’s “Lowe House Exhibition 2019”, which will be on display in the Maryland House of Delegates’ Lowe House Office Building in Annapolis during the House of Delegates’ 2019 legislative session. While you are there, you can check out Goodwin’s other photos that are on permanent display in the Lowe Building, in the Environment and Transportation Committee Hearing Room, and the offices of the Appropriations Committee. Jan 16 – April 13.

Goodwin’s photograph “National Harbor, September Evening” (above) will be included in the Maryland Federation of Art’s “Focal Point” exhibit at the Circle Gallery on State Circle in Annapolis. Jan 24 – Feb 23.

Goodwin will have several photographs on exhibit at Paul’s Homewood Café on West Street in Annapolis. Feb – March. A virtual exhibit of the photographs presently scheduled to be included in that exhibit can be seen here:

MFA Member Ric Conn

A juried exhibition, Perturbation, Conn has his work “I Don’t Matter” accepted into. Event Dates: 2/4/19 – 3/1/19 Opening Reception: Feb 4 from 4-7pm. This event is at 2300 S. Washington Street Campus Art Gallery Kokomo, IN 46904-9003.

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I Don’t Matter by Ric Conn

MFA Member Sally Davies

Davies paintings “Point of View: Paintings by Sally Davies” are at the Heritage Center Gallery at the Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center, Hyattsville (across from Franklin’s Restaurant).  The exhibit is up currently and will be on display till the end of Feb 2019.

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MFA Member Anne Sieling

Anne has been awarded a “Worthy of Note” certificate for her oil “Tea and Lemons” by the Bauhaus Prairie Art Gallery September show, “Still Life.” She also has two paintings, “Horizons”, an oil, and “Barn and Beyond, a pastel,”  in the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County’s BWI show, “Space & Place”.


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Eggs & Milk by Sieling

MFA Member Gayle Mangan Kassal

The BWI art gallery features works by artists from around the region; Maryland First Lady Yumi Hogan chaired the jury panel that selected the various artworks. Kassal’s piece “River Dance” was selected!  This pastel painting which is 39″ x 89”, was enlarged to 8 feet square. Located in Gallery D, between the D and E terminals, it is behind security. It is now up and will be hanging from July until December, then again on a rotating schedule with other works.

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River Dance by Kassal

MFA Member Richard Paul Weiblinger 

Weiblinger is pleased to announce that fourteen of his photographs are included in an invitational exhibition at VOLT extended through Mar. 2019.

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Weiblinger was also juried into Hill Center Galleries Juried Exhibition. Juror for this exhibition was Caitlin Berry, Fine Arts Dealer and Associate Director at Hemphill Fine Arts in Washington, DC who made her selection from over 600 submitted pieces from 130 artist. Exhibition Dates are Jan 10 through Mar 3. Opening reception with the Juror on Jan 16 from 6:30 – 8:30 PM. For more information, click here. 

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Point to Opening 8036 by Weiblinger

Weilblinger’s “Seeking Prince George’s” 2019 juried exhibition is to be held at the Lowe House office building in Annapolis, MD Jan, 7 – April 8.

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To The Opening 378, Richard Paul Weiblinger

MFA Member Christopher Fowler

Fowler’s piece “Without Flash” was accepted in the show “Use Other Door” which is being held at CORE Contemporary, 900 E Karen Avenue, Suite D222, in Las Vegas, NV. Reception Jan 11 6:00-8:00 PM; the show closes Mar 16.

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Without Flash by Fowler

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