Ernst Center

All Members


September 11 - October 7, 2016

Richard J. Ernst Community Cultural Center, 
Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale Campus
8333 Little River Turnpike
Annandale, VA  


Saturday, September 17th from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm


Charlene Fuhrman-Schulz ( (


Betzi Robinson, BFA, Carnegie- Mellon University. After graduating from Carnegie-Mellon University she spent the next twenty years in Asia, where she adopted her unique style of painting and printmaking that units eastern and western expressions. Her work is rooted in the philosophy and technique of oriental art, combined with western ideas of light and color. She is an instructor at the Art League at the Torpedo Factory and travels around the United States giving lectures and demonstrations. She has served as the editor of “Sumi’e”, a quarterly publication and as a past president of the National Sumi-e Society, has served as judge/jury for several shows, and has won numerous awards for her outstanding work including being featured in the “American Artist Magazine”.


Friday, August 6: Complete entry form via website by COB*

Drop Off: Saturday, September 10 between 9:00 am – 9:30 am, followed by hanging. If you are unable to drop off on time, please make arrangements with another artist or friend to drop off for you.

Pick Up: Saturday, October 8: 9:00 am -9:30 am. Please be sure to pick up on time or make arrangements with another artist or friend.  Any work not picked up on time will be left.

*Only 80 pieces, 40 artists will be accepted. Entry will be closed after the maximum number of pieces is reached. Enter early as last year this show filled up quickly.  The Exhibit Chair needs time to print labels and prepare for hanging. If you are unable to submit your information prior to the deadline, you must email  to make special arrangements. THINK about your info when entering online; it is recommended you print off the entry page for your records. NO alterations will be made to titles or prices after the deadline. If you are unable to meet these requirements, contact your exhibit chair immediately to make special arrangements. LRA will charge a $15.00 additional fee for art that is delivered and is not registered by due date. It will only be accepted if there is space available.


Eclectic Visions



$20 Members only.
  Up to 2 pieces per artist may be entered. See below for payment instructions.


Paintings and Photography, Mixed Media and 2-D (suitable for wall hanging). No fine craft items. All work should be of good taste for a public building. The venue and LRA reserves the right to unconditionally reject any work not deemed suitable for display based on content or quality. All work that is entered should follow the LRA framing guidelines. For this show we will accept larger works – with a maximum size of 48 inches horizontal and 60 inches vertical including frame.


Awards will be presented September 17 between 11:00 am - 1:00 pm at the reception


LRA will retain a 10% sales commission on all sales including sales up to 30 days after the exhibit closes which are a direct result of this exhibit. And, of course, 6% sales tax is applied. Work will be sold at the price listed on the entry form unless marked “Not for Sale” (NFS). For more information, please contact our Show Chair for this exhibit at


Artists exhibit all work at their own risk. The LRA and the venue are not responsible or liable for damage, theft or loss of an individual’s work from any cause whatsoever. LRA will not be responsible for paintings not picked up on time. Said works will be left at the venue uninstalled and unattended.


All accepted work must remain for the duration of the show. LRA reserves the right to photograph work for publicity and use on the LRA website, Facebook page, etc. LRA is not responsible for works left after the pick-up dates following the close of the exhibit. Submission of any entry constitutes understanding and agreement with all of the conditions set forth in this entry form.


All work must be able to be hung on the wall. All paintings must be framed, unless they are gallery-wrapped canvases. All work must be ready for hanging with a proper hanging system: eye hooks strung with wire on either side of the work. This should be located near the top back of the work and the wire should be tight enough that it does not show when the work is hung. LRA reserves the right to refuse work that is improperly presented or unsafe to hang. (Kick-stand frames will not be accepted, frames that are overly worn will not be accepted, glass that is broken will not be accepted, art that is not secure in its frame will not be accepted, etc.) No clips front or back will be accepted. All work must be identified with the artist’s name, phone number, title of work, medium and price. Work that is wet will not be accepted.


If you would like to be included in press information, please send an email of your image in .jpg or .png format, at least 1200x1200 pixels, identified with the artist’s name, phone number, title of work, medium and price via email to

      The Exhibit is Full.
Exhibit Entry Payments All exhibitors must pay an entry fee that will be used to pay the costs of that exhibit.  Entry fees vary depending on the type of show and are explained in detail in each online entry form. Please consider making an additional donation to help pay for receptions and miscellaneous expenses.

To make an entry payment for any of the shows, please pay online using the payment buttons with each exhibit description. Payment buttons will be visible while the exhibit is accepting entries.
Or, please mail a check* to:

PO Box 2513
Reston, VA 20195
*Include the name of the show in the memo of your check

Regardless of how you choose to submit payment for a show, you must still complete the online entry form linked to the Exhibit description above.

You may report website issues to  If you have any questions about exhibits or requirements, please contact the chair person  See you at the next show!