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50th Annual LAG Open Juried Exhibition - March 2019

Congratulations to the Honorees of the 50th Juried Open!

1st Prize - "Art Class Demo" by Barbara Van Rossom
2nd Prize - "In Good Time" by Kathy Daywalt
3rd Prize - "Checking out the Show" by Lois Ward Wolford

Honorable Mentions to
"Fidelity" by Joseph Bellofatto
"Ram" by John Cholod
"Knapps Narrows Evening" by Karen Norman

Congratulations to the honorees, and our thanks to juror Gavin Glakas.

The Exhibition runs through March 31. Stop in at Montpelier Arts Center to see these and 56 more outstanding works by local artists!

Selected artists and works are posted here

Retrieve the prospectus here.

Click here for answers to Frequently Asked Questions about the LAG Open

  •  The exhibit will be held at the Montpelier Arts Center  The gallery is open 7 days a week from 10am - 5pm.
  •  Show Schedule for the exhibitors

    •  February 2, 2019 - Postmark Deadline for CD/Upload
    •  February 19 - Notifications of accepted will be available on the website
    •  March 5- Deliver Art Work; 12-2pm & 6-8pm
    •  March 9 Exhibit opens to the public
    •  March 10 Reception and Awards Ceremony 2-4pm
    •  March 31 Exhibit closes
    •  April 1 - Pickup Art Work; 12 - 2pm & 6 - 8pm

 Questions can be referred to Melissa Price at:

 Six cash prizes will be awarded:

  • First Place - $250
  • Second Place - $200
  • Third Place - $150
  • Three Merit Awards - $80 each

Gavin Glakas, Juror

Gavin Glakas grew up in Bethesda, MD and studied at Washington University in St. Louis and the Slade School of Fine Art in London.

He has won awards from the Portrait Society of America and the Butler Institute of American Art and his paintings have been featured on NBC News and in the Washington Post, American Art Collector, International Artist and numerous other publications.

Glakas' paintings hang in the permanent collections of the US Senate, the House of Representatives, the Virginia State Capitol, Georgetown & George Washington Universities and the Society of the Four Arts Museum in Palm Beach, FL, as well as numerous other public and private collections.

He is represented by the Principle Gallery of Alexandria, VA, and Charleston, SC, and he teaches painting and drawing at the Yellow Barn Studio in Glen Echo, MD.