McLean Project for the Arts Announces Selection of 2023 MPAartfest Artists

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McLean Project for the Arts announced the selection of 38 artists whose work will be featured at MPAartfest 2023 on October 1, 2023 in McLean Central Park. A one-day juried fine art show and sale, MPAartfest features the work of visual artists showcasing a wide variety of media and styles. During MPAartfest, McLean Central Park is transformed into a lively landscape of mini art galleries showcasing the work of acclaimed artists from across the Mid-Atlantic region.

Featured artists include: Lynda Andrews-Barry, Michele Banks, Jill Banks, Cheryl Ann Bearss, Adah Rose Gallery, Chris Carskaddan, Jacqui Crocetta, Lucinda Esh, Robert A. (Bob) Friedenberg, Ute Gil, Justine Thompson Godown, Hilary Hachey, Amoretta M Hoeber, Yasmine C. Iskander, Carolee Jakes, M. Jane Johnson, Carl Johnson, Katie Keister—ReCreatively, Giselle Kolb, Camille Kouyoumdjian, Christiane Lavin, Joyce Lee, Susan Livingston, Mike McConnell, Haley McKey, Beaudoin Glass (Jennifer Beaudoin Mofftt), Begoña Morton, Renee Lajoie Newell, Susan Moskow, Marc Roman, Carol Samour, Claudia Samper, Bikki Stricker, David Sturtevant, Laura Summer, Davrill Nash, Dorian Traynham/STUDIO 797, and Julie Wallace.

Along with the artists’ tents and live music, MPAartfest offers food from local restaurants; Café Beret, presented by The Mather; the New Dominion Women’s Club Children’s Art Walk; and a hands-on Children’s Art Village to engage creative minds and captivate art-lovers of all ages, sponsored by BOWA and Deirdre Maull Orthodontics.

MPAartfest 2023 is presented by the McLean Project for the Arts, with the help of lead community sponsor, McLean Community Center; signature sponsor, Mars, and through partnership with Fairfax County Park Authority.

MPAartfest admission is FREE, and all are welcome and encouraged to join. Parking will be available at the McLean Community Center, at 1234 Ingleside Avenue. For more information visit or call 703-790-1953.

About McLean Project for the Arts
MPA Exhibits, Educates and Inspires

McLean Project for the Arts (MPA) is one of the mid-Atlantic region’s most respected contemporary visual arts organizations. MPA provides high-quality art exhibitions showcasing the work of established and emerging artists, educational programs, art classes, MPAartfest, summer art camps, and ArtReach, an award-winning program serving students in grades K – 12, seniors, and individuals with special needs. For more information, visit