Greater Reston Arts Center is pleased to present the first of what will become a biennial exhibition highlighting the talents of our artist members. Selected by distinguished curator, educator, and artist, Helen Frederick, founder of Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center and Professor of Art at George Mason University, these artists have been brought together on the basis of a compelling and evocative blend of form and content. The exhibition features twenty- eight artists treating a range of themes and working in a variety of media including painting, photography, sculpture and site-specific installation.

Featured artists include: John Adams, Lina Alattar, Ann Barbieri, Nancy Bass, Brenda Belfield, Julia Bloom, Jessica Chong Kang, Catherine Day, Julia Dzikiewicz, Dorothy Fall, Jo Fleming, Susan Hostetler, Jackie Hoysted, Robert Hunter, Jessica Kallista, Melanie Kehoss, Elizabeth Kendall, Brian Kirk, George Kochev, Mary Ellen Mogee, Michele Montalbano, Craig Moran, Connie Slack, Paul Steinkoenig, Nasir Thamir, Anna Watson, Ann Williams, and Fred Zafran.

The Greater Reston Arts Center gratefully acknowledges the leadership of its Board of Directors, and the valued support of its sponsors, members, and patrons. We are also grateful to the participating GRACE member artists in this exhibition, who have contributed with enthusiasm to its implementation.

Video of featured artist John Adams installing his drawing Stuart’s Draft during the installation of the 2014 Artist Member Exhibition.

Image credit: Catherine Day, Hands (detail), 2013