Current and Upcoming

8th Annual Expressions Portrait Exhibit

Expressions 2015 1st Place Girl (oil on paper) by Anna Watson
Expressions 2015 1st Place Girl (oil on paper) by Anna Watson

On Exhibit Wednesday, October 5th through Friday, October 28th

Awards Reception on Saturday, October 15th 7-9pm

An exhibit featuring finalists in the 8th Annual Expressions Portrait Competition.

Competition judge and renowned artist Jordan Xu made the selections for the finalists.  Local artist Tricia Cherrington-Ratliff will announce winners of the competition during the Awards Reception.

25 stunning and diverse portraits in various mediums were selected from 101 submissions by 57 artists. The artists selected to exhibit are Fithi Abraham, Suzanne Lago Arthur, V. Briones, Elizabeth Floyd, Samantha Hand, Penny Hauffe, Becky S Kim, Marcia Klioze, Benisse Lester, Mark Eliot Lovett, Michela Mansuino, Isabella Martire, Denise Moore Pierce, Mary Reilly, Keith A Reutter, Katherine Riedel, Thomas Segars, Lorena Selim, Susan Talbot-Elliott, and Lis Zadravec.

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Recent (Past) Events

Herndon Arts Week emphasizes the significance of the arts in our community.  The week brings together public and private sectors to support the arts and humanities.  Great art events and activities are scheduled daily.  There is a little something for everyone, of every age and every interest.

Oct. 10th – 16th 2016


  • Mon: Kids Day @ Frying Pan Park Drum Circle and preschool dance class
  • Tues: The Folk Club Performance @ Amphora Diner
  • Wed:  Arts Crawl “Shining a Light on the Arts of Herndon” Local art for sale, music and dance demos
  • Thu: Performance by Herndon Middle School Theatre @ Herndon Fortnightly Library
  • Fri:  Memorable Songs w/ Tina @ The Herndon Senior Center
  • Sat:  “Expressions” Portrait Competition @ ArtSpace
  • Sun:  Child Prodigy Pianist, José André Montaño, presents: Conversations with The Duke @ ArtSpace

Line, Curves, and Colors

…will present the talents of four artists working in different mediums but clearly related contextually and artistically. The show features one photographer and three sculpture artists whose combined works produce truly stunning individual pieces that merge into a balanced whole. The unified theme of the beauty of architecture—specifically exemplifying lines, curves, and colors—will hold your attention and imagination.

The works will be on exhibit August 31 – October 2, 2016. The Opening Reception will be held on Saturday, September 10, 2016, 7-9 pm. All art will be available for purchase.

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Paul Steinkoenig Soul Mates
Acton 4 Blue Mist
Greg Braun_Gypsum Sculpture_ solo exhibition gallery  scene_ gypsum sculpture_2014
Richard Weiblinger_White Barns  7298_photograph_31x25_2014

Mapping Moments
Caroline Morgan

The Convergence of Accident and Intention
Creating Non-Objective Art
Jay Young Gerard

Mapping Moments Siesta Key Sunset by Caroline Morgan
Mapping Moments Siesta Key Sunset by Caroline Morgan
The Convergence of Accident and Intention Candy Dish by Jay Young Gerard
The Convergence of Accident and Intention Candy Dish by Jay Young Gerard

On Exhibit Wednesday, July 13 – Sunday, August 28, 2016
Opening Reception: Saturday, July 16, 2016, 7-9 pm

An exhibit featuring of vibrant abstracts which will draw the viewer into the worlds of international artist Caroline Morgan and Jay Young Gerard.

Arts Herndon is an independent 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization and serves as the official arts agency of the Town of Herndon. We operate ArtSpace Herndon, the Art Gallery and Performance Space at 750 Center Street, Herndon. We also provide arts education, arts scholarships, works of public art and grants to small arts organizations and artists.

All Arts Herndon programming and exhibits are made possible in part by generous contributions from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Virginia Commission for the Arts, the Town of Herndon, the Arts Council of Fairfax County, the Nelson J and Katherine Friant Post Foundation, Steve and Pat Macintyre, and by our generous sponsors, supporters and volunteers.

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