Receptions & Public Events
one of the most esteemed photographers in northern Virginia, wanted to
send his personal invitation for all LRA members to visit his annual
abstract exhibit. SOme members of LRA are included in this exhibition.
He feels that this exhibit is for all artists because the abstracts are
art in all its forms so please visit. This will even be of interest to
our painters with regard to abstract ideas and work. The details are
below. If you have never been to Mr. Miller's Gallery, you are in for a
treat, since it is nestled in beautiful woods.
SATURDAY May 7, 2016 – Exhibit opens at 12:00pm.
The 2016 Exhibit OPENING DAY has been moved from Friday to SATURDAY.
Sun May 8, 2015 - Reception and Awards from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm.
Sat May 7 – Sun May 29, 2016 – Exhibit hours on Saturdays and Sundays from 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm.
In addition, the exhibit will be open Memorial Day Mon May 30 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm. Please note that the Joseph Miller Center will be CLOSED on Fridays in 2016. This is a change from previous years. Mon May 30, 2016 – Exhibit closes at 5:00 pm.
4811 Catharpin Road
Gainesville, VA 20155
An exhibit of paintings by John M. Waddill opens May 1 at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington. A reception will be held on May 15. The show features mostly watercolor paintings by John M. Waddill (1927-2013), a South Carolina native with early ties to NY, whose work is highly influenced by the watercolors of John Marin, Andrew Wyeth, Edward Hopper (to a lesser degree) and Japanese painting.
Monday - Thursday, March 14 - 17
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Vienna Art Center
115 Pleasant Street NW
Vienna, Virginia 22180
The Vienna Arts Society invites artists in our region to a collage workshop led by award winning artist and art teacher Lassie Corbett.
Lassie has collected unique papers from around the world. At this four day workshop she will provide all supplies, including paper from her collection, to participants, while sharing her secrets for creating your own mixed media artwork.
Only a few openings left.
To register, contact the Vienna Art Center Director, Lu Cousins, at 703-319-3971.
A seminar with speaker Caroline Edasis, Manager of Art Therapy, Mather Lifeways, Chicago, IL. The program on Tuesday, April 5, 7 - 9 pm, will be at the Great Falls Library in the large meeting room, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. Sponsored by Great Falls Studios. Free and open to the public.
8601 Mathis Ave.
Saturday March, 1210:30 am to 2:30 pm
Curated by the artist KAREN HUTCHINSON the exhibition presents art works inspired by love, from painters and photographers.
L.R.A. will be honoring artists with several hundred dollars of monetary awards for art selected for each of the following categories:
Theme Related, Effect of Color, Creativity, Passion. The award presentation will be held during the opening reception on Saturday Feb 20 from 1-3 pm, following the LRA Annual Meeting.
The exhibition is currently on view at the Reston Community center, located in the Hunters Woods Village Center, 2310 Colts Neck Rd, Reston, until February 28, 2016.
Lassie L. Corbett will have an opening on Sunday, November 8th at the Reston Art Gallery, 11400 Washington Plaza, Lake Anne Reston VA 20191. The exhibit is Oriental Brush Paintings and the opening is 2-4pm. On the following Sundays, Nov. 15, 22, and 29 from 2 to 3:30pm she will be demonstrating Oriental Brush painting techniques at the gallery.
The Holiday Arts Market (sponsored by the Clearbrook Arts Foundation) is created with the intent to gather talented visual artists from the greater Northern Virginia area and provide them with an opportunity to display and sell their works to the public in a beautiful indoor holiday setting with live music, treats and Santa.
When: Dec. 12th from 12-4pm
Where: Tackett’s Mill Lakeside, 2233 Tackett’s Mill Drive, Lake Ridge, VA
Size of the tables are 5 feet (60" X 30")
Artists are limited to 1 table per artist (although we may be able to accommodate if the artist brings their own table).
There are no fees (YES – NO TABLE FEES… you get to sell & keep the money J)
There is electricity.
Deadline to RSVP to participate: Oct. 23rd
RSVP to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Participants will need to arrive before 11 AM because parts of the access roads will be closed for the Santa Parade. Final details of the parade are still being worked out. The event will be held indoors.
You will need to fill out a one page registration form and a 'hold harmless' for participants to sign, to be sent later.
AGAIN, please let me (Kathy Strauss) know ASAP if you want to participate…. Clearbrook is starting to do marketing on this now… so, the sooner you reply the better.