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Art Show & Sale to Feature Works by F.C. Artists

The City of Falls Church Recreation and Parks Division will present its annual art show and sale April 29-30, featuring original artwork by art students, City residents and employees.

The City of Falls Church Recreation and Parks Division will present its annual art show and sale April 29-30, featuring original artwork by art students, City residents and employees.

The opening reception for this free event will be held at the Falls Church Community Center, 223 Little Falls St., on Friday, April 29 from 5 – 7 p.m. On Saturday, April 30, beginning at noon, a verbal critique will be provided of the winning pieces, followed at 1 p.m. by a ceremony honoring longtime watercolor instructor Carolyn Gawarecki. The art show and sale will be open to the public on Saturday from noon – 4 p.m. Entrance is free.

City residents of all ages and employees are invited to submit original artwork to the show (limit three submissions per person). Photography, paintings (watercolor, oil, or acrylic), and drawings (pencil or pastel) of any size will be accepted.

Submissions can be framed or unframed. All artwork may be submitted to the Community Center beginning Monday, April 25 and no later than noon on Friday, April 29. Artists must include their name, phone number, and selling price (if interested in selling the artwork) on the back of each entry. Submissions from children K-12 must also include their grade and age.