Member News: November 25, 2014

By November 25, 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: Joan Owings

Owings has two paintings in the “Faces” exhibit at the FCA Gallery at ArtSpace in Falls Church, VA through November 30, 2014. Owings’ work is featured in the “Small Works” exhibit through December 1, 2014 at the Art League Gallery located in Alexandria, VA. Additional rotating works by Owings are shown in the Art League Bin Gallery through July 2015.

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MFA Member: Joe Dickey

Joe Dickey is holding a solo show titled “If Wood Could Sing,” at the Watergate Gallery, 2552 Virginia Ave NW, Washington, DC. Reception and opening December 13, 5 – 7 PM. The show runs thru Jan. 17, 2015.

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MFA Member: Tom Cheche

Cheche ‘s photography “Circus Ring” has won First Place in FotoDC 20-14 International Competition for Fine Art Single Image.
Cheche also had an image juried in to the National Juried Photography Show at the Delaplaine Gallery in Frederick, Md. The show runs through the end of November.

MFA Member: April Rimpo

Rimpo was thrilled to be the Featured Artist on Artsy Shark on October 27th. You can read the feature at http://www.artsyshark.com/2014/10/27/featured-artist-april-m-rimpo/
Rimpo’s painting “Student Brushes” is included in the The Pennsylvania Watercolor Society 35th Anniversary International Juried Exhibition at The State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North Street, Harrisburg, PA 17120, which runs from November 8, 2014 through February 8, 2015.

MFA Member: c.l. bigelow

Bigelow is featured in the Sculpture “NOW 2014” show at the American University Museum through December 14.

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MFA Member: Carole Falk

Falk has two pieces featured in the “Relationships” exhibition at the BWI Gallery until March 6th, 2015. Other MFA Members featured include Deborah Kommalan, Richard Neiwerth, and Christine Kelsey, Don Dement, Terry Peterson, and Anne Sieling. 

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MFA Member: Gail Sims

Sims is featured in the “ARTful Women” show at the Pence Gallery through Dec. 30th.

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MFA Member: Richard Weiblinger

Weiblinger is featured in the national juried exhibition “Focus at the Delaplaine” at the Delaplaine Arts Center from Nov. 1-30.

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MFA Member: Wil Scott

Scott has three different shows running and coming up. “Focus: National Photography Show” will run for all of November at The Delaplaine Visual Art Center in Frederick MD. “Critters” will run at A Smith Gallery in Johnson City TX from Nov. 7 to Dec. 28 .

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West Annapolis Artworks and Fine Framing

West Annapolis Artworks and Fine Framing is hosting a Holiday Shoppe! Almost 100 paintings, hundreds of pieces of artisan jewelry, one-of-a-kind children’s clothing, pottery, ceramics, wood, hanging crystals – all original artwork, and prints as well.

Support us and all small business by shopping this coming weekend, on Small Business Saturday, Nov 29.

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4th Street Art Stroll and Pub Walk

For Black Friday, join in on the 5th annual 4th Street Art Stroll and Pub Walk. Davis’ Pub, Boatyard Bar and Grill, Lisa Masson Studio Gallery, and Fletcher Art will all be participating from 6 to 9 p.m.

Maryland Citizens for the Arts

Saturday, December 6th, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. there will be a workshop to help Eastern Shore’s creative class better manage finances and businesses at Salisbury Wicomico Arts Council Office.

Artist Studio – 121 Main Street

Located in beautiful historic downtown Annapolis, this 2nd FL space has great foot traffic and street presence! 1250 SF/creative open work area and individual spaces with high ceilings and sky lights. Sits right above The Cigar Store, near O’Brien’s, and adjacent to The Black Dog General Store, and is walking distance to City Dock, State House, Naval Academy, and St. Johns College. Asking rent is $1400 per month.

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Artist Opportunities

River Arts has an open call for artists looking to enter a two-dimensional. abstract show titled “Without Reference”. Read the complete call or sign up on their website here.

Maryland Citizens for the Arts is sharing the following artist opportunity:

Sharing below, a new opportunity for a Maryland artist to design/build a children’s playscape at Wilmer Park in Chestertown MD on the Chester River.

Details:  http://www.chestertown.com/gov/pdf/WIlmerParkPlayscapeRFP.pdf

Maryland Transit Authority seeks artists to enhance the future Purple Line Light Rail project. Commissions will range from $5,000 to $500.000.

Details: http://purplelinemd.com/en/art-in-transit

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