Friday, February 11, 2011

Art Workshop for Teens and Adults Celebrates DuVal Art Studio Birthday

As part of the tenth birthday celebration of the Susan B. DuVal Art Studio, McLean Project for the Arts is offering a Basic Monoprint Workshop with Stephanie George on Saturday, February 12 from 12:30 - 3:30 pm in the Susan B. DuVal Art Studio. Stephanie George is a McLean based artist who recently exhibited her work in the Ramp Gallery at McLean Project for the Arts. Participants will learn the basic techniques of making, registering and hand printing a monoprint using oil paints. Students should bring an image they would like to work from.

All supplies will be provided. Registration Required! $20 per person. Please call MPA at 703.790.1953 or email

Susan Bontecou DuVal an accomplished painter and catalyst for the arts and was an active member of McLean Project for the Arts from its inception in 1963. After her death in 1997 her husband, the late Senator Clive L. DuVal, 2d, and the DuVal family, wanted to honor Sue by building a living memorial to her belief in the importance of the visual arts. With the goal of providing a place for artists of all ages to learn and work, the DuVal Studio was born. Thanks to Senator DuVal's vision and generosity, McLean Project for the Arts' classes are now held in the light-filled Susan B. DuVal Art Studio at the McLean Community Center. McLean Project for the Arts is located at 1234 Ingleside Avenue in the McLean Community Center For more information visit or call 703-790-1953.

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