Monday, April 28, 2014


2014 Exhibition Opportunity FOR WCA-DC MEMBERS

JUROR: SHARON BURTON, Founder, The Artinista Art Advisory,
Washington, D.C


“The Power Within” is what we pull from the inside to push us forward, fulfill our dreams, and overcome adversities, help and love life, family, friends, to give of ourselves as women. WCADC is looking for interpretations of this definition. The theme is not limited to this specific idea; it is open to many other ideas of the theme. 

SUBMISSION PERIOD: May 5-June 20, 2014


FEES $25 – FOR 3 IMAGES.  All artists guaranteed at least one artwork exhibited

In body of the e-mail include an image list. Include your name, Title of the piece, medium, Height x Width in inches. The image list should correspond with the information on the image file. (ex: MichelleDoe1, untitled, acrylic on canvas, 10” x 10”) REQUIRED: 150 words or less on how your work relates to the theme in the body of the e-mail.

Image files 300 ppi; no larger than 3MB, minimum 150 dpi; 1MB
Your files must be labeled:  First name, Last name, number your image files. (i.e., MichelleDoe1, MichelleDoe2, etc.)
(Images not correctly sized or labeled will be not receive consideration)

Submit 3 digital entries,image list and description to: Include “Power Within” in the subject line.

NOTIFICATION:  No later than July 30, 2014


CATALOGS- will be available for purchase. An email will be sent to participants with ordering information.

About the Juror: Sharon Burton is a Washington, DC based artist, art advisor and independent curator. She is the founder and Creative Director of SJB Creative Ventures, LLC which consists of two entities: Gemini Visions Art Studio (launched in 2007) which focuses on her own artistic endeavors as a mixed media/collage/assemblage artist and The Artinista Art Advisory (launched in 2012) with the mission to increase number of professional women art collectors to close the gender gap in fine art collecting through a variety of art consultancy services.

Ms. Burton served as the first curator of the Tubman-Mahan Art Gallery which was located within the Center of Green Urbanism in Washington, DC from 2010-2011 which she coordinated a variety of environmentally-themed exhibitions featuring local emerging artists. Between 2006-2010, Sharon served as an art curator, consultant, juror and intern to a variety of organizations and venues in the Washington, DC area including the former Ramee Art Gallery (Washington, DC), Overdue Recognition Art Gallery (Bowie, Maryland), the Millennium Arts Salon (Washington, DC), DC Chapter of the Women’s Caucus for Art, Liberated Muse Productions (Washington, DC), and Lil So So Productions (Washington, DC).

Sharon has contributed as blogger/arts correspondent highlighting local artists and exhibitions for online websites including the DC (DC Fine Arts Examiner 2010-11), (local entertainment website) and the former She is currently contributing as a blogger for a new online lifestyle magazine, focusing on highlighting local artists and art galleries in the Metro Washington, DC and Baltimore, Maryland area.

Sunday, April 13, 2014


My apologies for this late post. Thank you to all who came to the Meeting & Art Share on March 9. It was a success! Here's what you missed!

We had a great time on Sunday, all the members that attended brought their artwork to share and some light snacks. We welcomed new member Mary Jo Lombardo and saw the wonderful art of Sandra Davis. 

Here are some of our members, looking at Missy's work as she talks about her piece.Standing: Bonita Tabakin, Cherie Redlinger, Barbara Wolanin, Mary Jo Lombardo. Seated: far left, Jane Forth, Missy Rae Carr, on left, Marilyn Hayes.

Cherie Redlinger, seen here with her work attended the Chicago Conference and is on the panel for The Price of being Female.

Natalya Parris, our first Featured Artist of the Month poses with Marilyn Hayes and Sandra Davis. Nice pose!

New member Mary Jo Lombardo talks about her print. 


Sandra Davis shows off her vibrant colored piece.


Missy and Natalya proudly pose together with their work. Fabulous!

We hope you will join us next time!

Our April Artist of the Month is Sandra Davis.

Sandra is a current member of WCADC and works with recycled paper and items that can be used as painting surfaces that we as consumers throw away.  Sandra first started working with paper in 1999 to create gifts for family members that were unique and economical.  The pieces grew from clowns and small portraits to more detailed and complex images.

Folk Dancer

Upcoming exhibit: Soul in Motion Players 30th Anniversary Fitzgerald Theater Rockville, MD April 19, 2014.

 See more of  Sandra's work on her Website

Also, see Sandra's Featured Artist page at

Interested in being artist of month? Get featured in the WCADC newsletter, blog and the Womens Art Collaborative site. Deadline for June is May 15, 2014. Submit your work to, never know who's looking.

WCADC Visit to the Glenstone Museum in Potomac, MD on May 17, 2014 at 2pm
We invite you to tour the Glenstone Museum in Potomac, MD on May 17, 2014 at 2 pm.

12002 Glen Rd, Potomac, MD 20854, Cross Roads: Between Greenbriar Rd and Hannibal Way.

The Glenstone Museum is a private museum in Potomac, MD housing a collection of contemporary art. For more information and visitor guidelines, see the website at

The museum can only be visited by docent-led, pre-arranged tour groups of no more than 15 people. We cannot go through the museum individually. The maximum group size is 15.  Please RSVP to Marilyn Hayes at as soon as possible. The RSVP should include your email and phone number so if someone drops out you can be contacted. 

Marilyn must give the museum a list of the names of everyone on the tour in advance – if your name is not on the list you will not be able to enter the gate at the road. 

Please plan to arrive at the museum parking lot 15 minutes early (1:45). Tours begin promptly on the hour and typically last 60 to 90 minutes. We are reserving the time to tour as a group so we all need to arrive on time - carpooling may help with that. 

The Lisner-Louise-Dickson Hurt Home 75th Anniversary Gala
May 29, 2014
1127 Connecticut Ave, NW
Washington, DC
6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Cocktail Reception, Dinner and Dancing
Music provided by “Black Tie”
Silent Auction
Artwork by Residents, Michelle Frazier Art Director

Charlie Brotman
Kristen Berset, WUSA9 Sports Anchor

To purchase tickets online, please go to


Calls For Art

Exhibition opportunity

Participate in the 22nd Annual Friends Exhibition at Ceres Gallery
Exhibition: July 22nd - August 16th, 2014 
Opening Reception:Thursday,July 24th,6:00-8:00pm 
Entry Deadline May 31st
Ceres Gallery
547 West 27th Street, Suite 201
(between 10th and 11th Ave.)
New York, NY 10001

Ceres is looking forward to our 22nd Annual Friends Exhibition, which will take place July 22 - August 16, 2014. An opening reception for the artists and their guests will be held on Thursday,  July 24, from 6:00 - 8:00 PM. The exhibition is a thank you to the ARTIST FRIENDS from Ceres members for a donation of $150. As an ARTIST FRIEND, you will be invited to be in Ceres' Registry which will contain a CD, an Artist Statement and your resume.

If you would like to participate in the 22nd Annual Friends Exhibition, please send Ceres your donation of $150 and become an ARTIST FRIEND. The Friends Exhibition is not juried. Ceres is a not- for-profit gallery and your donation will help us to continue providing a forum for the enrichment and growth of artists. Your name will then appear on the Friends' List found on Ceres website (click on Be A Friend). Also please join us for all the exciting exhibitions and events throughout the year that take place in the gallery.

A Juried Exhibiton Open to All Women Artists
Entry Deadline: May 30, 2014

Making and Taking: "Pictures" Reconsidered
December 4, 2014 - January 3, 2015
Juror: Nancy Princenthal: Critic, former Senior Editor of Art in America, NYC.
Entry & Deadline:
ENTRY DEADLINE: Friday May 30, 2014 at 11:59pm
$35 submission fee of 3 images + $5 for each additional image (up to 5 images total)
After April 30th, the submission fee will raise to $40.
All women artists, including self-identified women, may submit original works of art.
Painting in any medium, photography, prints, drawing, works on paper, new media, sculpture, mixed media, traditional or non-traditional materials are welcome. ** 
There is no size limit on artwork.
**Please note that installations will only be accepted if they have been completed. NO PROPOSALS for installations will be accepted.**  
Delivery of Work:
All work accepted for the exhibition must arrive at the gallery framed and/or ready to hang/install. 
Work may be shipped via FedEx or UPS ONLY. 
Return postage MUST BE provided for unsold work. Work may also be hand delivered during gallery hours
Events: Opening Reception: Thursday, December 4, 2014 6-9pm

For more information go to: