Important messages for the members of the League of Reston Artists.
At our Parkridge 5 location, the 'Celebrate Spring' Exhibit will be ending soon and our new Exhibit 'Signs of Summer' will begin. The pick up for the 'Celebrate Spring' exhibit is Saturday, July 12th between 9:00-9:30 a.m. If you cannot pick up your art pieces, please arrange for someone to pick up your art for you.
The website has an open registration for the new exhibit 'Signs of Summer'. The exhibit is open to painters and photographers. Three pieces may be entered and the first 20 artists who register on the website will be accepted for this exhibit. You must register on the website in
order to be counted as a participant. Our space is limited in this
location so please enter as soon as possible. A judge will be used
to determine monetary awards for the artists in both painting and
Also! Our public relations person, Dawn Murphy
will be happy to accept your images for this exhibit for marketing
purposes. Send her files that are at least 1200 pixels in each
dimension. Send your images to Dawn at email@example.com
Volunteers are needed to help hang this exhibit. We can usually complete the hanging by 10:30-11:00 a.m.
Help is so appreciated! If you have a step ladder please bring it. Hanging supplies and fun conversations are provided!
Wednesday July 9th: Deadline for Entry via website
Saturday, July 12th: Delivery 9:00-9:30 a.m. Parkridge 5 Building, 10780 Parkridge Blvd., Reston
Saturday, October 11th: Pickup 9:00-9:30 a.m.
Thank you! Any questions, please ask.
The Friends of Claude Moore Park (FCMP) invite you to participate in the 7th Annual FCMP Photography Expo “Natural Spaces and Old Places” to be held on September 27, 2014.
Photographers of all levels and ages are encouraged to enter their
favorite photos into the juried competition in five categories: Roots
and Buds, Wild Creatures, Winged Wonders, Natural Landscapes, and
History and Heritage. The Paul Glascock Memorial People’s Choice Award
will be voted by the Photo Expo visitors. Ribbons and cash awards will
be presented to winners in the various categories. Time flies so make
sure that you submit your entries by September 19, 2014. For rules and entry form, visit www.loudoun.gov/claudemoorepark (go to “Quick Links”).
Samantha S. Marshall
Friends of Claude Moore Park
Photography Expo Coordinator
You are invited to Art Guild of Clifton plein air painting event at our historic town of Clifton Va. on June 21-22, 2014.
We have a special setting that includes historic homes and a barn, beautiful gardens, a gazebo in the park, winding lanes, a railroad crossing with caboose, and a donkey named "jackpot". In our small, one square mile town, you don't have to go far to find a quaintness waiting to be painted and interpreted with your inspiration.
For artists, there are cash prizes and awards. And, on June 21st we are also holding our annual Wine Festival, realizing an audience to observe artists at work.
Here are links for the details and a means for artists to register. We would love to have artists bring their talents to our home and for visitors to enjoy the ambiance of our historic town.
Sincerely, Chuck Rusnak, Art Guild of Clifton, Board Member Details Here. Sign Up Here.
Town of Clifton Web Site: www.cliftonva.us
Central Virginia Watercolor Guild
Twenty Third Annual Exhibition
September 2 to September 27, 2014
McGuffey Art Center
201 Second Street, N.W., Charlottesville, VA 22902
Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10-6 & Sunday 1-5, closed Monday
See Prospectus attached below.
have space for thirty (30) paintings and acceptance will be on a
first-come, first-served basis, with two paintings per artist. Work
over 36 inches wide will be considered two paintings. Remember, there
is NO entry fee for this exhibit and it is open to members ONLY. You can reach the Entry Form for this Exhibit through the LRA web site (www.leagueofrestonartists.org).
Work from the PAINTERS of The League of Reston Artists will be exhibited at the
Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce
1763 Fountain Drive, Reston, VA
starting Friday, May 9, 2014
Touchstone Foundation for the Arts
Young Artist Fellowship 2014-2016
Touchstone Foundation for the Arts (TFA) Young Artist Fellowship program
is open to Washington area artists between the age of 18-29 and is
designed to help young and emerging artists to develop professionally
through a two-year membership in the Touchstone Gallery, mentoring by
established artists, participation in gallery group shows, and a
culminating solo show at the end of the two year fellowship. The
application process for the 2014-2016 fellowship program is now open for interested artists. Interested candidates should visit the TFA website: www.touchstonefoundationdc.org
to access full application information and to learn more about TFA,
Touchstone Gallery and our current fellows. Please send or submit your
completed application to the Touchstone Gallery at 901 New York Avenue,
NW, Washington DC, 20001 no later than the deadline of March 28, 2014.
Touchstone Foundation for the Arts is a nonprofit tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization
created by the artists of Touchstone Gallery in order to expand its outreach programs.
opportunities for young and emerging artists in our area to develop
professionally and to exhibit at an established gallery.
The TFA Young Artist Fellowships are made possibly by the generosity of our friends and supporters.
Entries are now being accepted for the
Fourth Annual Joseph Miller Abstract Photography Exhibit. The deadline
for submissions is February 26. The prospectus is located below and details regarding this exhibit can be found on the NVACC.org website.
It will be an outstanding display of abstract photographs and I hope LRA
photographers will actively participate.Joe Miller
Young at Art Exhibit for Artists 55+ at RCC Hunters Woods
This year our annual Young at Art exhibit for artists 55+ will take place at RCC Hunters Woods during March instead of April. This free exhibit, for two dimensional art only, will go from Monday, March 3 to Monday, March 31.
Being a part of it is a good way to share your art with the Reston
community and hopefully will be fun as well. After the art is hung on
March 3, our judges will choose a day to joyfully peruse all of it and
then designate several artists to honor with Award Certificates. These
certificates will be presented during our reception on Friday, March 14, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
There will be good food, drinks and entertainment courtesy of our 55+
Program Director, Karen Brutsche, and 55+ Program Assistant, Susan
Go to our website at http://restoncommunitycenter.com/arts_exhibits.shtml to download a form. Or go to www.restoncommunitycenter.com
and download it under the Arts & Events section of Find Your Form.
The form can also be found in the bins at both the Lake Anne and
Hunters Woods facilities and I will email it to you if requested. The Call for Entries deadline (form only) is Friday, February 21. You may scan and email it to me, fax it to my attention at 703-689-2897, or drop it off at either the RCC Lake Anne or RCC Hunters Woods facilities (addresses are on the form).
When you bring your piece(s) to the Community Room on Monday, March 3 between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., please have an identifying label affixed to the back on one of the bottom corners, and be sure your piece is ready to hang with a hanging wire on the back.
hope you will be a part of this exhibit or, if you are not yet 55, will
pass the information on to other artists who are. If you have any
questions or comments, please let me know.
Arts Education Assistant
Reston Community Center703-390-6187
Enriching Lives. Building Community. ©
Work from the PHOTOGRAPHERS of The League of Reston Artists will be exhibited at the
Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce
1763 Fountain Drive, Reston, VA
starting Friday, February 7, 2014
You can reach the Entry Form for this Exhibit through the LRA web site at www.leagueofrestonartists.org.
Acceptance will be on a first-come, first-served basis, with two photos
per photographer. Any work over 36 inches wide will be considered two
photos. Your photos will be hung in the GRCC conference rooms and, if
necessary, in the hallway and front office, so there's a lot of
visibility. There is no entry fee for this Exhibit.
Don't miss out on this opportunity to exhibit your work:
Monday, February 3, 2014, 5 p.m. - entry deadline via LRA web site
Friday, February 7, 2014, 9:30-10:00 a.m. - Drop-off
Beginning of May, 2014 (date TBD) - Pick-up
NO alterations will be made to titles or prices after the above deadline (2/3/14).