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Potomac Fine Arts -- March 7-13

March 2 - April 9

Forces of Nature. Photoworks Gallery at Glen Echo Park presents Forces of Nature, an exhibition of black and white photography. The show's images record the visual beauty of the forces of nature on the natural and man-made worlds. Saturdays, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.; Sundays & Mondays, 1 p.m. - 8 p.m. Opening reception, March 11, 4p.m. - 6 p.m. Artist Talk, March 24, 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. Visit www.glenechophotoworks.org or email gaylesue@me.com.

March 2-30

Artist Cam Ha Nguyen. Her paintings feature the play of light and shadow on flowers, gourds, and plants in gardens, conservatories, living rooms, backyards, and parks. Hours are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. At River Road Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 6301 River Road, Bethesda. Visit www.rruuc.org or call 301-229-0400.

March 3 - 25

Glen Echo Park Faculty Invitational. Noon to 6 p.m. The Popcorn Gallery at Glen Echo Park presents a Faculty Invitational Art Show. This exhibition will feature work by selected Glen Echo Park students, chosen by resident artists and faculty, in a variety of media from painting and drawing, to glass, sculpture, ceramics, silver and more. An Artists' Reception will be held on Sunday, March 11 from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Visit HYPERLINK http://www.glenechopark.org www.glenechopark.org.

March 3 through April 14
Works by John Paton Davies Jr. Opening reception is Sunday, March 11 from noon to 2 p.m. A Singular View: The Art and Words of John Paton Davies, Jr., an exhibit of monoprints from the archives of the American diplomat and artist. At the Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. Call 301-581-5100 or visit HYPERLINK http://www.strathmore.org www.strathmore.org.

March 3 to 31

Artists-In-Residence. Featuring Vian Shamounki Borchert, Perry Fowler, Gregory Lambert, Daniel Wise and Deborah Jaffe. The five artists will be painting, creating artwork and giving demonstrations during the month of March. A reception will be held on Saturday, March 10 from 5 to 7 p.m. with an artist talk at 6 p.m. At the Yellow Barn Stone Tower, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Visit: www.yellowbarnstudio.com.

March 11

Spring Collection. 2 to 4 p.m. Exhibit9 gallery presents its spring collection of fine arts, art jewelry and accessories by artists and designers -- Nasser Ovissi : Watercolor; Nurieh Mozaffari: Jewelry and Paintings; and

Sarah Barzmehri: Drawings. Also donated items on sale with 100 percent of the proceeds to the homeless families at Watkins Mill High School. To RSVP, contact Sarah at: exhibit9gallery@gmail.com or visit www.exhibit9gallery.net.

March 3 to 25

Monica Barbosa Time. The Glen Echo Park Partnership Gallery presents Time, an exhibition featuring works by mixed media artist Monica Barbosa made between 2009 and 2011, in which she uses techniques of photogravure, etching, dry point and collage. Mondays - Saturdays, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Visit www.glenechopark.org.

March 4 to March 23

Student Artists Showcase. At Glenview Mansion Art Gallery, Rockville Civic Center Park, 603 Edmonston Dr., Rockville. Students who would like to participate in the show should visit www.rockvillemd.gov/arts or contact Julie Farrell at 240-314-8682 or jfarrell@rockvillemd.gov.

March 6 to April 7
Excavations and Negotiations in Clay. Ceramic vessels by Michael Poness and New Work by Gallery Artists. A reception will be held Friday, March 9 from 6 to 9 p.m. An artist's talk will be held Saturday, March 17 from 4 to 6 p.m. At Waverly Street Gallery, 4600 East-West Highway, Bethesda. Call 301-951-9441. Visit HYPERLINK http://www.waverlystreetgallery.com www.waverlystreetgallery.com

March 6 to 31
Mind's Eye: A Vision of Contemporary Art. Featuring contemporary paintings by Annapolis artist John Bodkin. Opening reception is Friday, March 9 from 6 to 9 p.m. At Gallery B, 7700 Wisconsin Ave., Suite E, Bethesda. Gallery hours are Tuesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

March 10-11

13th Annual High School Student Art Exhibition. The Yellow Barn Studio, Glen Echo Park’s resident painting and drawing studio, presents works by high school students in the Yellow Barn Gallery. Saturdays and Sundays, 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. Call 301-371-5593 or visit www.yellowbarnstudio.com.

March 11

Coffee and Critique. A monthly Sunday morning photo jam session at Photoworks studio. Bring photos to a morning critique led by a Photoworks faculty member. Enjoy the camaraderie of your peers, along with coffee and bagels and a lively discussion of your images. In the Photoworks Studio from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Call 301-634-2274 or visit www.glenechophotoworks.org.

March 17 to April 1
Emerging Glass Artists. Works by artists Bryan Avila, Ana B. Chepelinsky, Sarah Gilliam-Kincaid, Margaret Halpin, Katherine Siena Hubley and Karen Lerohl Wilson. At the Art Glass Center at Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Reception is March 17 from 4 to 6 p.m. Call 301-634-2273 or visit www.artglasscenteratglenecho.org

March 17 and 18
"Between Light and Space." Featuring 60 paintings by Vian Shamounki Borchert. At the Yellow Barn Gallery, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. The Gallery is open Saturday and Sunday March 17 and March 18 from 12-5 p.m. A reception will be held on Saturday, March 17 from 5-7 p.m. at the gallery. Call 301-371-5593.

March 17 to April 1

Artist’s Journey. Art Glass Center at Glen Echo Park presents Artist’s Journey, an exhibition including pieces brought to life from the sketchbooks of six talented glass students. Open Fridays, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Saturdays, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., and Sundays, 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Artist talk and reception, March 17, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Call 301-634-2273 or visit www.artglasscenteratglenecho.org.

March 24 to 25

Paintings by Glen Kessler. The Yellow Barn Studio, Glen Echo Park’s resident painting and drawing studio, presents works by Glen Kessler in the Yellow Barn Gallery. Saturdays and Sundays, 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. Call 301-371-5593 or visit www.yellowbarnstudio.com.

March 31 to April 1

Paintings by Kathy Byrnes. The Yellow Barn Studio, Glen Echo Park’s resident painting and drawing studio, presents works by Kathy Byrnes in the Yellow Barn Gallery. Saturdays and Sundays, 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. Call 301-371-5593 or visit www.yellowbarnstudio.com.

April 10 to May 5
Quietude. Paintings by Loriann Signori and New Work by Gallery Artists. Artist's reception will be Friday, April 13 from 6 to 9 p.m. A demonstration will be held Saturday, April 14 from 4 to 6 p.m. At Waverly Street Gallery, 4600 East-West Highway, Bethesda. Call 301-951-9441. Visit HYPERLINK http://www.waverlystreetgallery.com www.waverlystreetgallery.com