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© 2006 - 2021 Jan Bender

2022 Exhibits

January 7 - February 23, 2022
"A Few of Our Favorite Things"
Group exhbit of artist selected favorites sponsored by Great Falls Studios
(Two of my color still life photograhs)
Great Falls Library - Community Room
9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, Virginia

May 26 - June 30, 2022
"Everything's Coming Up Roses"
All media group exhibit depicting roses sponsored by Great Falls Studios.
("Mystical Rose" black and white photograph)
Great Falls Library - Community Room
9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, Virginia

June 2 - 26, 2022
Reception Sunday, June 5,   2:00 - 4:00
Annual Spring Photography Exhibit
Group Exhibit presented by the League of Reston Artists
(Three of my black & white photographs of local barns) 
Reston Community Center at Lake Anne
Washington Plaza North, Reston Virginia



Marymount Exhibit Marymount Exhibit


Solo Shows

Great Falls Virginia Library: June, July, August, September 2021 
       June/July: Visits to Canada   August:Plant Patterns
       September: Virginia Views

Reston Used Book Shop, Reston Virginia December through June 2020
One of a kind Plant Photograms; Presented by Art in Public Places /The League of        Reston Artists

Herndon Senior Center, Herndon, Virginia; April, May, June 2019
       Black and white landscape photographs. Presented by Art in Public Places/The        League of Reston Artists

Herndon Fortnightly Library, Herndon, Virginia; April, May, June 2018
       Black and white landscape photographs. Presented by Art in Public Places/The        League of Reston Artists

Great Falls Virginia Library: October, November, and December, 2017        October: Castles in Scotland    November: Frozen in Time (Black and        White Still Life)    December: Celebrating Color (Color Landscapes)

Invitational Exhibit, (2 person), Marymount University-Barry Gallery, Arlington, Va.,      January - March, 2016

Looking (with Film), Great Falls, Va., April - June 2013

American Grandeur, Great Falls, Va., September, 2011

North, South, East, and West, Reston, Va., Jan. 4 - Feb. 8, 2009

Near Great Falls: Light, Land, and Water, Great Falls, Va., Aug. 1- Sept. 14, 2005

Shenandoah University, Loudoun Campus, Leesburg, Va., Feb. 2004 - Feb. 2005

The Artistry of Nature, Washington, DC, May - July 2004

Earth, Water, and Fire, US Geological Survey-National Gallery, Reston, Va., 1999

Slices of Earth, Reston, Va., 1997

Moments in Time, Reston, Va., 1997

Selected Juried and Invitational Shows

League of Reston Artists: Member Exhibits, 2015 - 2022

Great Falls Studios: Member Exhibits 2007 - 2022

Arts Council@Grace, Arts Council of Fairax County, Va., 2006

Open Exhibition, Arts Council of Fairfax County, Va., 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000

Photo, Ellipse Art Center, Arlingon, Va., 2005, 2001, 1999, 1998, 1996

Art Competition Exhibit, Adkins Arboretum, Ridgely, Md., 2006, 2005, 2004

Regional Art Show, Delaplaine Visual Arts Center, Frederick, Md., 2005, 2002, 2001

2001: An Art Odyssey, Invitational Group Exhibit, US Geological Survey, Reston, Va.


Artists' Undertaking Gallery, Occoquan, Va., Nov. 1996 - July 2006

Artisans Center of Virginia, Waynesboro, Va., May 2000 - May 2002

Corporate and Government Solo Shows

Capital One, McLean, Va., April - July 2004

Cox Communications, Herndon, Va., July - Oct. 2003

Logistics Management Institute (LMI), Tysons Corner, Va., April - July 2003

Washington Technology Center, Chantilly, Va., July - Oct. 2002

Fairfax County Government Center, Fairfax, Va., Jan 2002 - April 2003

TRW, Reston Va., Oct. 2001 - Jan 2002

DynCorp, Reston Va, July - Oct. 2001


Looking (with Film)
Still life photographs in a new style. These images
were created in studio with the isolated subjects
and white backgrounds recorded on the sheets of
film by adjusting photographic lights.
Hand printed gelatin silver photographs. 2013 Exhibit

Looking (with Film)