Member News: December 17, 2014

By December 17, 2014 Member News

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MFA Member: Richard Weiblinger

Richard Paul Weiblinger was selected to be included in the 24th Annual PAL Juried Exhibition at the Montpelier Arts Center main gallery December 7 thru 31, 2014.


He was also selected to be included in the Washington Artworks “White” Juried Exhibition at the Washington Artworks Gallery in Rockville, MD January 2 thru January 31, 2015. Reception on January 2, 2015 from 6-8 PM.

In addition, he was selected to be included in the 24th Annual Strathmore Artists Juried Exhibition “What’s On Your Mind” at the Strathmore Mansion Gallery January 10 thru March 1, 2015. Reception on January 11, 2015 from 2-4 PM.

MFA Member: Gail Higginbotham

Gail Higginbotham has three paintings in an exhibition “Blue” with Still Point Gallery, an online gallery that can be viewed here. In addition her work is listed in their Winter publication of Still Point Arts Quarterly.










MFA Member: Marcie Wolf-Hubbard

Individual and group encaustic painting classes are available at Marcie’s studio in Silver Spring, Maryland. $20 for kids and $25 for adults. For more info, email Marcie at

MFA Member: Kate Stillwell and Jennifer Wilkinson Rynbrandt

The Artist of the Month exhibit will run at Paul’s Homewood Cafe until February 1.

Kate Stillwell, Silverware, Digital Photography. For MFA at Alternate Locations Paul’s Homewood Café Jennifer Wilkinson Rynbrandt, Mercury Ville, Acrylic and Ink on Canvas. For MFA at Alternate Locations Paul’s Homewood Café









MFA Members: Kellee Wynne Conrad and Maureen S. Farrell

Kellee and Maureen have been juried into the Small Wonders exhibit at Jordan Faye Contemporary which runs until December 23.

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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. The show runs thru Jan. 17, 2015.










MFA Member: April 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: Gail Sims

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










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 .


Laurel Artist Guild

The Laurel Artist Guild will soon be hosting their 46th open juried exhibition. You may enter any time before January 31 via mail (if pieces are on a CD) or online. You may submit up to two entries only if you are 18 or older and living in Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, District of Columbia, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, or New Jersey. Click here to view the prospectus.

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.

West Annapolis Holiday Shoppe


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.

PB 121 Main Street

Artist Opportunities

Mount Gretna Outdoor Art Show is looking for 260 fine artists and craft persons for the Pennsylvania event for the weekend of August 15 and 16th. The jury fee is $25 and booth fees range from $360-$720. There are $2500 in cash awards and the deadline for submission is April 1, 2015. For more info on submission click here. For the full prospectus, click here.

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.


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



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