Member News: Sept. 24, 2014

By September 24, 2014 Member News

See what MFA Members are doing in other locations to make the world more creative. MFA is highlighting Members’ event and exhibitions on our Blog so the world can follow us.  Subscribe to the blog by entering your email in the right sidebar.  Check back on a weekly basis for new exciting art events:

MFA Member Opportunity: Colors of Nature

Colors of Nature is a Canadian company producing professional quality earth-friendly watercolors, dry pigments and other art supplies.Colors of Nature is offering a 20% discount to MFA members and friends. Not only will you receive 20% off  your order as an MFA member or friend, but Colors of Nature will then make a donation to MFA for every order received.

To order and receive your discount visit http://www.colorsofnature.com and enter the code Members-20-MFA.

MFA Member: Ruth Connell

Connell’s talk, “The Art of the Studio: How to Design Your Art Studio”, will be held on October 22 at AIA Maryland, 86 Maryland Avenue. The talk begins at 6:00 and doors open at 5:30 pm.

MFA Member: Desiree Scherini

Scherini will be instructing a class at Maryland Hall starting on October 1st titled “In the Studio: Landscape Painting in Pastel”. It will be held on Wednesdays from 1:00-3:00 and ends October 29th. Costs $145 for members and $170 for non-members. There will be a one-day Plein Air workshop (centered around fall colors in pastel) on October 18th from 10:00-4:00 that costs $75 for members and $100 for non-members. Must be at least 16 years old to participate in both.

MFA Member: David Diaz

A two person show “En Plein Air /En Studio” is being held by David Diaz/ Linda Humbertson
It ends on September 24th so now is the last chance!
Stephanie Roper Gallery
Frostburg State University, Frostburg, MD

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MFA Member: Raleigh Schein

Schein will be holding a show titled “Connections in Light and Shadow” at The Galleries at Quiet Waters from October 22 – November 23. The opening reception will be held from 2 to 4 p.m., Oct. 26.

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MFA Member: Kari Melen

Melen’s blog will be participating (along with nearly 1,000 other artists) in a 30-paintings-in-30-days challenge for the entire month of September. The challenge was started by Leslie Saeta.

 MFA Member: Stan Wenocur

Wenocur’s work has been juried into the contemporary fine art show “Emergence 2014: International Artists to Watch” which will be showing at the Galerie Myrtis in Baltimore, from September 14 to November 15. The Artists’ Talk will be held from 2 to 4 p.m., Oct. 19.

MFA Member: Richard Weiblinger

Weiblinger has work that was juried into the “Sidetracked” exhibition at the Meeting House Gallery which is currently running and ends October 18. He has also been juried into the regional 2014 Hill Center Galleries exhibition which is currently running and ends on September 28. Hill Center Galleries is located at 921 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington D.C.

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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: info@mdfedart.org.

About MFA

We will be closing at 1pm this Saturday, October 1, for a private event.