Northern Virginia Community College's Loudoun Campus, Waddell Art Gallery, 1000 Harry Flood Byrd Highway, Sterling, presents paintings by Sherry Zvares Sanabria, "Slave Quarters and Other African American Sites," through May 25. There will be an artist reception Sunday, May 6, from 2-4 p.m. Gallery hours are Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Visit http://www.nvcc.edu/Loudoun/ArtGallery or call 703-450-2627.
"Exploring Color and Form," drawings, paintings and sculpture by Carmen Barros Howell, will be on exhibit at Gallery 222 in Leesburg, through May 27. A reception to meet the artist will be Friday, May 4, from 6-9 p.m., during Leesburg’s First Friday. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday. The gallery is located at 222 South King St., Leesburg. Visit www.gallery222.com or 703-777-5498.