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Viewpoints: Artists, Art Lovers Reflect on Reston Fine Arts Festival - Source Connection news papers

Posted on May 22,2019
Filed Under Entertainment , Local Style,

Patron Jean Reynolds of Reston with husband, Jim: “We come to the Fine Arts Festival every year. I was drawn to this work because of the beautiful pastels.” Drawing Artist Donna Grande of Montclair, New Jersey: “This is my fourth time juried in, and it is always a fabulous show.” Photo by Mercia Hobson.
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By Mercia Hobson

Board Chair, Greater Reston Arts Center, Robert Goudie: “The draw is our artists, some of the best in the country. They are the reason this is a national reviewed (arts festival). We are a content organization, all about celebration.”

Executive Director and Curator of Greater Reston Arts Center, Lily Siegel: “I think this is one of our strongest festivals yet. It's because we listen to our artists and continue to make improvements based on their feedback. Thank you to all our artists. It's great to connect with old friends and new.”

Reston Community Center Executive Director, Leila Gordon, with husband, Robert: “I think the Fine Arts Festival is remarkable for the caliber of the artists, the enthusiasm of the community and the beauty of the setting.”

Patron Michelle Johnson of Reston with son, Atlas, 1, and Sanderjn Johnson of Reston: “What I like about this show is all the art is very different. They did a good job curating.”

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