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 http://herndonarts.org - gallery location is ArtSpace Herndon http://artspaceherndon.com
Saturday and Sunday September 26th & 27th 2009 9am-4pm: Plein Air Painting Workshop with Sara Linda Poly (www.saralindapoly.com) to register, contact Robin Carroll, ArtSpace Herndon 703-956-6590, firstname.lastname@example.org 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 - http://www.stephenearly.com 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 email@example.com
Thursdays 7:00-10:00pm Intermediate/Advanced Oil Painting Class with Vicki Blum http://www.vickiblum.com (7 weeks $187) To register, call 703.322.9585 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
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 - www.TriciaRatliff.com. 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.