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IN THIS ISSUE:
  • calls for artists: "Prismatic" and "Line upon Line"
  • meet the artists opening POSTPONED
  • "Virtus" sculpture at FCA Gallery
  • documentary film showing at 5:30 pm, Saturday, March 22
  • FCA studio arts class schedule
  • FCArts Academy spring sessions now enrolling
CALL FOR ARTISTS X 2

PRISMATIC - all media - colorful, bright, reflected in art that glows (Juror: Joan Bixler)
Electronic entry deadline: midnight Sunday, March 29
Show dates: April 26-May 31

LINE UPON LINE - mediums expressing line: printmaking, pen and ink, painting, 3-D string art, poetry, prose - anything line upon line! 
Electronic entry deadline: midnight Sunday, May 3
Show dates: June 7-28


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A WOMAN'S JOURNEY OPENING POSTPONED
Due to the concerns surrounding  Covid19 and a  heightened concern about the spread of infection at group gatherings, Falls Church Arts is postponing the Opening Night Reception of “A Woman’s Journey” that had been scheduled for Saturday evening, March 14.  Please note that the exhibition itself will remain open to the public during regular gallery hours for individual enjoyment as planned, March 15-April 19.
 
As much as we want to celebrate this very special exhibit for many reasons, the health of our artist and patrons is most important so, we are simply postponing the group gathering of the opening event until we reassess and it seems more prudent. Like many others, we are taking extra measures in the gallery to insure the safety of our visitors and invite you to view the show during regular gallery hours, Tuesday-Saturday, 11-6 and Sunday 11-4.
 
Thank You for your understanding and support.
"VIRTUS" BY JOANNA CAMPBELL BLAKE AT FCA GALLERY
As part of its Women's History Month programming, Falls Church Arts is honored to have the work of Joanna Campbell Blake featured at the FCA Gallery. Joanna, a gifted sculptor who was married to local resident Isaac Blake, was killed in a motorcycle accident in Italy on May 22, 2016, just as her career in figurative sculpture had taken off.

Her design for the work displayed in the FCA Gallery, "Virtus," was selected as a finalist in the competition for a monument, to be located on the grounds of the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond, commemorating the struggles and accomplishment of Virginia's women throughout the history of the Commonwealth. Guided by her extensive research and thorough study of her subject matter, Joanna's artwork was influenced by the power of historical figures and events while drawing from the social, historical, and physical context of the site.

More about Joanna Campbell Blake
(left to right) Karen's parents, shortly after their wedding in Japan. Director Karen Kasmauski
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY EVENT AT FCA
Viewing of Fall Seven Times, Get Up Eight: The Japanese War Brides
a documentary by Karen Kasmauski 
This 30-minute film tells the story of three war brides as they enter the twilight of their lives. Discussion to follow film.
5:30-7:30 pm, Saturday, March 21 (watch FCA website for updates on scheduling of this event)
FCA Gallery, 700-B W. Broad St., Falls Church, VA
2020 STUDIO ARTS CLASSES/WORKSHOPS
(ages 18 and up)
 Sign up here

More classes in the works. 
(see
fallschurcharts.org/classes/ for updates)
 
Acrylic Process Painting - Modern - Brian Joseph Legan
These classes are held on the same day every week for a total of five sessions. JOIN ANYTIME  for a period of five sessions. Questions? email info@FallsChurchArts.org 
Tuesdays │ ongoing  │3:00–5:00 pm | $180 for 5-class session | all levels | FCA Gallery


Pastel & Gouache - Mixed Media Painting - Richard Levine
Thursdays │ Mar 19, 26, Apr 2, 9 │ Sept 10, 17, 24, Oct 1 │Oct 8, 15, 22, 29 │ Nov 5, 12, 19, Dec 3 │1:00–3:00 pm │ $180 │ Beginner-Intermediate │ FCA Gallery

Drawing 101 - Christina Girardi
Fridays │  June 19, 26, July 17, 24, 31, Aug 7 │10:00 am–noon │ $180 │ Beginner-Intermediate │ FCA Gallery

Painting 101 (oil) - Christina Girardi
Fridays
 │ June 19, 26, July 10, 17, 24, 31 │ Aug 14, 21, 28, Sept 11, 18, 25 │ 1:00–3:00 pm │ $180 │ all levels │ FCA Gallery, 700-B W. Broad St., Falls Church


Watercolor - Rajendra KC
These classes are held on the same day every week for a total of six sessions. JOIN ANYTIME  for a period of six sessions.  Questions? email info@FallsChurchArts.org 
Saturdays │ongoing | noon–2:30 pm | $180 for 6-class session | All Levels | FCA Gallery 
Saturdays │ongoing | 3:00–5:00 pm | $180 for 6-class session | All Levels | FCA Gallery

Tuesdays │ ongoing │3:00–5:00 pm | $180 for 6-class session | All Levels | FCA Gallery

 
Sign Up for Studio Arts Classes
FCArts Academy Director Sally Evans at work with students

FCArts ACADEMY CLASSES (Ages 7-17) Sign up here
Spring Session Now Enrolling

If you have a child age 7-17 and would like to enrich your child’s art experience and education, FCA Academy classes may be just the thing. Classes are held once a week for 1.5 hours in 6-week sessions.

Spring 2020: Thursdays, Apr. 16-May 21, 2020
4:30–6:00 pm (ages 7–11)
6:30–8:00 pm (ages 12–17)

School-Year Sessions run as 6-week blocks. Each class meets for 1.5 hours per week on Thursday afternoons or evenings (divided by age). The cost is $195 including all materials. All classes require a three-student minimum. Content is based on the elements of art and exposes students to a variety of materials.

Sign Up FCArts Academy Classes
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Falls Church Arts Gallery is at:
700-B W. Broad St.
Falls Church, VA 22046

Our mailing address is:
PO Box 6912, Falls Church, VA 22040-6912

email address:  info@fallschurcharts.org
office phone: 703-679-7881

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