Monday, December 04, 2023

Bethesda Fine Arts Festival Application Deadline Approaching

The 2024 Bethesda Fine Arts Festival application is open for submissions. This annual festival features 120 of the nation's finest artists, in categories including, but not limited to, ceramics, fiber, glass, painting, photography and sculpture. The juried festival provides artists with amenities including 24-hour security of the festival site, booth sitters, breakfast & lunch for participating artists, and more. The deadline to apply is Friday, December 22, 2023, and selected artists will be notified in late January 2024.

The Bethesda Fine Arts Festival will be held on May 11 & May 12, 2024 in Woodmont Triangle and will feature our selected artists, live music and local restaurants.

Details here.

Sunday, December 03, 2023

Art Scam Alert!

Beware of this insect trying to rip off artists:

From: Jonathan Bassett - 

Good day,

How are you today? I hope this email email finds you well! This is Jonathan Bassett a learning facilitator.  I’m privileged to be writing you this, I got your contact details online. I need the service of an illustrator/animator or cartoonist.

I’m intrigued by your skill and creativity I’ve seen on your website. I’m willing to work with you as I know you’d be a great fit for our forthcoming coming workshop, I’ll give you the ideas of what needs to be illustrated/drawn so you can get back to me with a quote to get it done, hopefully we can take it from there. Pls get back to me for more details

Bests Regards,


Saturday, December 02, 2023

Wanna go to an opening this coming Friday? Waverly Street Gallery Artists

Opening reception:  Friday, December 8th, 6-8pm.

Hours: Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays 1 – 6 pm, Fridays 3 - 8pm, and by appointment

Gallery Artists: Barbara Bickley, Rachel Carren, Dennis Crayon, Geoff Desobry, Bruce Paul Gaber, Mariah Gugel, Wanjin Kim, Keith Kozloff, Barbara Mierau-Klein, Matthew Nance,  Jan Long, Grace Peterson, Michele Rubin, Marc Schneiderman, Pat Silbert, Kanika Sircar, Claire Wright

Waverly Street Gallery 4600 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814

Thursday, November 23, 2023

Prince George's County Artists Exhibition in the Lowe House Office - Deadline Approaching

 Attention Prince George's County Artists

New Call for Arts for

"Collective Ground"

DEADLINE: 11:59PM on December 8, 2023

Submissions are being accepted for "Collective Ground", the 2023 annual art exhibition by Prince George’s County Artists in the Prince George’s Delegation of the Lowe House Office Building, Annapolis, MD. Please, submit by 11:59 pm on December 8, 2023.

For details, visit:

Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Obama: What Shows Up in Ebay

The below proof litho done by me in 2007 and sold in 2009 in Philadelphia's historic Obamarama Art Show just showed up on Ebay for sale!

Barack H. Obama, 2007 by Florencio Lennox Campello

See it and buy it here.

Monday, November 20, 2023