MFA Member News May 21 – 28

By May 21, 2014 Uncategorized

See what MFA members are doing, to make the world more creative. MFA is highlighting Members’ event and exhibitions on our Blog so the world can follow us. Check back on a weekly basis for new exciting art events:

MFA Members @ Alternate Locations: Pierre Parker solo exhibition of Photography  “Phenomenal Annapolis” currently on display at 14 State Circle (former Marian Warren Gallery) Gallery will be open Thursday – Monday, 11am- 5pm. Closing Reception: Friday, May 30, 5:30 – 7:00pm.

Janna Zuber is featured in an article posted in the The Article highlights her Mitchellville home studio. Janna Zuber has 15 works on display at the Bowie Center for the Performing Arts her work will be on display through June. The Bowie Center for Performing Arts is open weekdays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and when there are events/performances. Click Here to read more about Janna Zuber’s solo show

Mary Ellen Geissenhainer will be showing ten works in the  upcoming show at Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd, Annapolis, MD.  The exhibit is titled “The Metropolitan Washington Chapter of the Colored Pencil Society of America” in the Willow Gallery, juried by Lisa Semerad.  The Garden Gallery will exhibit “Spotlight on Four Colored Pencil Artists”.  Exhibit dates are Mary 21 –July 6, 2014, with a reception Sunday, June 1, 2014 from 2-4.   CPSA District Chapter 109 was formed in 1994 by colored pencil artists living and working in the Washington DC. metro area – which includes Virginia and Maryland – to promote the goals of the CPSA on a local and regional basis. We are a group of 50 working artists in diverse styles and methods ranging from abstract to photorealism, floral, still life, portraits, landscapes, and non-objective. “That’s Colored Pencil?!!” is often the response most exhibit visitors have to our work. 
 Lesley Giles has three large oil paintings juried into “The Biggs Picture” at Biggs Museum of American Art 406 Federal St. Dover De. Her painting “World War Two Tower on the Atlantic” was honored as “signature” painting for the show. The jurors were Sharon Ewing, Director of the Gross McCleaf Gallery of Contemporary Realist Painting in Philadelphia & Mary Tobias Putman, Delaware painter and recipient of the Hassam, Speicher, Betts and Symons Purchase Fund Award of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Seventy paintings were chosen from over five hundred submissions. The exhibition runs until 20 July
Lesley Giles Featured Artist exhibit “Reflect – The Eastern Shore” has been extended through 30 June at Cottage Studio & Gallery 19 Goldsborough St Easton Md. The second gallery reception is Friday, June 6, 5:00pm-8:00pm during Easton First Friday Art Walk.
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Long Neck artist Jack Knight has recently won the painting  award,” Form, Integrity & Expressive Power” in the Summer Member Show at the Art Institute & Gallery, 212 West Main St. Suite 101, Salisbury, Md show runs until 6/13.

Richard Paul Weiblinger has two works juried into Burst of Color, invitational exhibition in the Urban by Nature Gallery, May 2 thru May 30, 2014, Washington Artworks, 12276 Wilkins Avenue Rockville, Md

Richard Paul Weiblinger has twelve pieces in a solo invitational exhibition in the La Galeria May 4 thru June 8, 2014 Ranazul 8171 Maple Lawn Boulevard Fulton, Md


Call for Artists: City of Gaithersburg presents:  Call for Visual Artists for 2015 Exhibitions. The City of Gaithersburg is accepted proposals from artists and arts groups for the 2015 year. The city maintains three exhibition spaces: The Arts Barn, The Kentlands Mansion and the Activities Center at Bohrer Park. DEADLINE: May 30 – click here to learn more

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