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FCA Abstract Art Show Opens This Thursday

Falls Church Arts’ Abstract Art Show opens this Thursday, Jan. 8, with an artists’ reception at 7 p.m. at ArtSpace Falls Church, located at 410 S. Maple Ave., Falls Church.

The show, curated by Brian Legan, features Jeff Duka, Matt Somma, Lynne Eve Grossman, Isabelle Babington, Jean Marie Barrett, Larry Mendenhall and Donna Byrne, among others. Refreshments will be served at the reception.

Falls Church Arts will also be offering new classes starting this month. Widely acclaimed portrait artist Seth Haverkamp is teaching a Portrait Painting class, which will be held on Saturday, Jan. 17 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 18 from noon – 6 p.m.

Architectural photographer and Photoshop expert Arthur W. Pierson will teach an Introduction to Photoshop class on Saturday, Jan. 24 from 1 – 4 p.m. Local artist Bobbi Pratte will be teaching students how to paint and draw on an iPad during her iPad Art class on Saturday, Jan. 31 from 1 – 4 p.m.

All classes will be held at ArtSpace Falls Church. For more information about the Abstract Art Show and Falls Church Arts’ new class offerings, call 703-679-7881.