Calendar of Upcoming Artist Opportunities in HERNDON Virginia

Hi Everyone,
I've gotten involved in the newly thriving art scene in Herndon Virginia now that the new art center has opened. There are a lot of upcoming opportunities for artists. I'm listing just a subset here of the ones I know about personally.

Monday August 17th 2009: Expressions Portrait Competition Postmark Deadline. See website for entry form - gallery location is ArtSpace Herndon

Saturday and Sunday September 26th & 27th 2009 9am-4pm: Plein Air Painting Workshop with Sara Linda Poly ( to register, contact Robin Carroll, ArtSpace Herndon 703-956-6590, 750 Center Street, Herndon Va 20170 ($185) Registration form attached

*** Monday October 26th - Friday October 30th 2009 9am-4pm: "Figure Painting" workshop with award winning artist Stephen Early - Register at ArtSpace Herndon 750 Center Street, Herndon Va 20170 703-956-6590 ($650) Registration form attached. (*** HURRY workshops with this visiting teacher fill quickly)

Every Wednesday 7:00-10:00pm: Herndon Open Life Drawing/Painting with figure and portrait models $15. For weekly location, e-mail your contact information including phone number to

Thursdays 7:00-10:00pm Intermediate/Advanced Oil Painting Class with Vicki Blum (7 weeks $187) To register, call 703.322.9585 or e-mail

Tuesday July 21st - Saturday July 25th 9am-3pm: 5 day summer intensive workshop for teens and emerging artists. Update your portfolio and create 3 works of art in 5 days under the guidance of professional artist Tricia Ratliff - Registration limited to 5 students. ($400)

(Save the Date) Saturday January 23rd 2010: Artist's Jam - a party where artists of all media are welcome to show/sell/swap/buy and share art opportunity info in a private setting. Location TBD. But, let me know if you'd like to attend so we can send the address once it's confirmed.

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