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38 artists tapped for autumn celebration in McLean

'MPAartfest' to bring a full day of festivities to community on Oct. 1

The McLean Project for the Arts announced the selection of 38 artists whose work will be featured at MPAartfest 2023, to be held Oct. 1 at 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; 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.

The overall event is presented by the McLean Project for the Arts with the support of lead community sponsor, McLean Community Center; signature sponsor, Mars; and through partnership with Fairfax County Park Authority.

For information, see the Website at or call (703) 790-1953.