Gaithersburg ‘Relief from the Heat’ Art Exhibit Features Watercolors

photo of artwork by Linda daniels Cermak

Gaithersburg’s Arts on the Green is presenting an exhibit of works by members of the Washington Water Color Association now through Jan. 22 at Kentlands Mansion.

The theme of the exhibit is “Relief from the Heat” and features 51 pieces of watercolors. 15 artists have their work on display, including Anne Albright, Noelie Angevine, Linda Daniels Cermak, Michael Flynn, Tara Hamilton, Margo Kabel, Carol Leo, Alexandra Michaels, Crystal Parmele, Diane Rudzinski, Martina Sestakova, Maria Sola-Simon, Matthew Topoleski, Alexandra Treadaway-Hoare, and Billie Van Wieren.

The public is invited to a free artists’ reception on Thursday, Oct. 13 from 7 – 8:30 p.m. The reception for the Sisterhood: Fine Crafts exhibit at Gaithersburg’s Arts Barn will also be held that evening and attendees are invited to visit both galleries.

Photos courtesy Washington Water Color Association

  • photo of artwork by Margo Kabel

    Seabreeze by Margo Kabel

  • photo of artwork by Linda daniels Cermak

    Balloon Ride by Linda Daniels Cermak

The Washington Water Color Association—founded as the Washington Water Color Club in 1896—is one of the oldest societies of professional artists still active today. The association strives to bring together artists in the Washington D.C. area to, amongst other things, offer opportunities to exhibit their work in as many venues as possible.

The artwork is for sale and is copyrighted by the artists. For more information or to purchase artwork, call 301-258-6394, e-mail, or visit the Kentlands Mansion Gallery webpage at

Kentlands Mansion is located at 320 Kent Square Road. Gallery hours are by appointment, Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 301.258.6425 to schedule a visit.


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