"An art co-op of professional artists,
313 Mill Street Occoquan,
(703) 490-1117 Marcia Weidler
, Director The
Loft Art Center Studios, Art Classes, Workshops (Art Center Info)
Marcia (703-568-3310) / Susan Norman
Exhibit Title: “And Now for Something Completely Different”
Photography by Rick Reda and Fused Glass by Maureen Storey
Dates: Tuesday, August 7 through Sunday, September 2, 2018 Meet-The-Artists Reception: Saturday, August. 11, 2018 – 1:00-4:00 pm
“And Now for Something Completely Different” showcases the artistry of photographer, Rick Reda and fused glass artist, Maureen Storey. Both artists are newcomers to the Loft Gallery and both recently launched encore careers in their chosen art forms at the Loft.
Maureen Storey– is the owner and glass artist of storeyweaver designs in glass, LLC and is a Virginia Juried Artisan in fused glass of the Artisans Center of Virginia. Maureen’s first 35-year career as a PhD nutrition scientist was fulfilling as she held executive-level positions in the food industry, academia and trade associations. But in the rare moments of spare time, she discovered a joyful outlet for her creative energy through fused and stained glass.
Maureen’s artwork is currently on display at The Loft Gallery in Occoquan, VA; Altura Wine and Gourmet, Old Town Alexandria, VA; Framecraft of Virginia, Old Town Warrenton, VA; the Artists in Middleburg, Middleburg, VA; the Jester’s Gallery, Suffolk, VA; and Weisser Glass Studio and Gallery, Kensington, MD. She is a member of the Loft Gallery, Artists in Middleburg, National Capital Art Glass Guild and the Artisans Center of Virginia.
Rick Reda – has been a photographer for over forty years. Specializing in landscapes and wildlife, he has traveled from Alaska to Antarctica to Africa. He started with a makeshift darkroom set up in the bathroom of a two-bedroom apartment in Detroit, developing and producing color prints. Within a few short years, his photographs were on display in the Trimpe Gallery in Detroit. Over the years he has transitioned from film photography to digital photography. He is currently has work displayed in The Loft Gallery, in Occoquan, VA, Arches Gallery at the Workhouse in Lorton, VA, as well as in several private collections across the United States and in Europe. To see more, you can visit his website at rickredaphotos.com.
The art center ( Open Tues.-Sat. ) now has space available for room rental for special events, meetings, and receptions as well as art themed parties. Please contact either Marcia (703-568-3310) or Susan Norman (703-425-5618) for more information
with your email addresses.
The Loft Gallery welcomes everyone to participate and
browse through our inventory of original fine art. Our 20 Northern
Virginia artists work in many media, including acrylics, alkyds,
oils, pastels, photography, sculpture, woodcuts, mono-prints, Chinese
Brush painting, watercolors, stained and fused glass.
On the left, are the current artists who are on display
at THE LOFT GALLERY, with links to a representative sampling
of their works. Availability of these works is as current as humanly
If you have a particular question about an artist
or a particular work, please drop a note to one
of the owners, and we'll get back in touch...or you can
just call us direct at (703)490-1117. If you do send an e-mail,
please include your name, phone number, best time to call, and which
piece/artist you are interested in.
The members of the gallery are dedicated to maintaining
professional standards as well as expanding and improving the gallery's
reputation and service to its patrons. Many members have received
special awards and recognition.
as one of the Best
Art Galleries in the Washington, DC area.