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Fine Arts Program at the Pozez JCC, Fairfax

The Pozez JCC Fine Arts Program supports and encourages the development of Jewish arts and artists. The program is also committed to establishing and strengthening the relationship between the Northern Virginia community and Israel by integrating Israeli arts into its program.

The J's dedication to the arts has garnered an international reputation that is well-respected amongst artists, art enthusiasts, buyers, and sellers.

Over the years, the J's Bodzin Art Gallery exhibitions have attracted talented artists who work in a wide variety of media including painting, photography, jewelry, crafts and new media. 


Bodzin Art Gallery Exhibits   

Loving Nature and Food

Mara Clawson

January 16 – March 5
Mara is an artist who uses pastels and iPad technology to realize and share her creative vision of the world. She lives with Familial Dysautonomia. Art is her means of connection to various communities and has opened doors to her exciting professional life. Mara is a 2016-2017 winner of a VSA/Kennedy Center Emerging Young Artists with Disabilities award. “I love the colors. I work until ‘the colors get along’.”


© 2018 Mara Clawson  

 © 2019 Mara Clawson 


Be Strong & Courageous 

Sarah Shecker

March 6–April 7
Be Strong & Courageous explores the public and private lives of men and women who were born outside of Israel and are serving in the Israeli Defense Force. The images explore how their identity travels with them as they navigate life in a new country while defending the Jewish homeland. 

Exhibition To Be Announced

April 8–May 17


ECLC Annual Exhibition

May 18–June 12
The J’s Early Childhood Learning Center presents a display of the work done by the students during the 2019–2020 school year. The exhibit highlights the learning that occurred in the infant classes through Pre-K. Each exhibit displays the individuality of the classroom and depicts the collaborative learning between the children and educators.


Show Your Art at the J
Bodzin Art Gallery 2019-2020 Season
Applications Being Accepted

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Submit your proposal for solo or small group shows that will celebrate and explore themes reflective of the J’s vision: to build Jewish connection, community, and peoplehood through meaningful opportunities for every individual to explore the boundless potential of Jewish life. All applications will be reviewed by the Pozez JCC art selection committee. Please contact Sarah Berry for more information. 

Arts & Culture

Contact Us

Arts and Ideas Director
Sarah Berry

Cultural Arts Coordinator 
Madeline Hintz

For Inquiries



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