Fairfax Art Walk | Fairfax Parks and Recreation Art & Culture
Partner: Fairfax Volunteers

Fairfax Art Walk is a program developed by Fairfax Parks and Recreation as part of the initiative to develop and highlight the role of the arts in Fairfax. For the Art Walk, they have partnered with Fairfax Volunteers. Our featured artists come from all disciplines including painting and visual arts, maker arts, music, dance, and the written word. Artists partner with and show their work at area businesses and merchants central to downtown for this annual event. Family friendly, we also feature a scavenger hunt. Participants can enter to win prizes provided by our area businesses and merchants.

Parks and Recreation Commission (PARC), under the leadership of Anne Mannes, is committed to making arts more visible and supported in Fairfax.  Spearheaded by the Fairfax Recreation and Community Services department, we are building some exciting partnerships with Fairfax Volunteers and the Chamber of Commerce, among others, to bring the community art programs and events. The Art Walk is just one of their initiatives. Learn more ➜

Fairfax Volunteers is a town-sponsored group whose mission is to foster goodwill and community spirit in the Town of Fairfax through volunteer activities. They plan events and undertake projects to strengthen the community, improve town safety and awareness, and to make living in Fairfax special. Volunteers not only help the community, but meet their neighbors, make new friends, and have a lot of fun! Learn more ➜

The Art Walk is co-produced by Fairfax AIR recipients Georgia Gibbs, Stephanie Mohan, and Susan Pascal-Beran,

A modern American artist, Georgia Gibbs’ colorful abstracts are strongly inspired by the landscape and inland coastal area of California. Her ‘Exploring Creativity’ workshop series for adults strengthens the creative muscle and enhance focus.  Learn more ➜ As a designer, Georgia creates solution-driven designs that also enhance your brand. Learn more ➜

Stephanie Mohan‘s photographs capture that magical moment to tell the sitter’s story with humor, beauty, and warmth. It’s a story that will be passed to future generations. She is the owner of Creative Portraiture and offers both studio and location photography. She also teaches summer session photography workshops for teens. Learn more ➜

Susan Pascal-Beran has been creating sculpture for over 30 years. She specialized in large scale kinetic art that is created to celebrate the environments in which they are situated. By using weather resistant and highest quality materials, she creates art that endures and designs motion not only to survive the elements and specific challenges of each site, but to benefit from them, play with them, and story-tell about them. Learn more ➜

Fairfax Artists in Residence
Fairfax Artists in Residence, photo © 2019 Stephanie Mohan

Only in Fairfax

We were guests on a great local podcast from Shannon and Rob, “Only in Fairfax” and this one is all about the art walk!

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