Natural Habitats by Sandra C Dovberg

Natural Habitats by Sandra C Dovberg

Featured exhibit at Reston Art Gallery and Studios, May 5 – 30

Sandra C Dovberg presents her newest paintings with a primary focus on the beauty of nature in scenes of local flora and fauna in their own environments in the show “Natural Habitats” on display at Reston Art Gallery and Studios (RAGS) from May 5 through May 30. The show is open every weekend from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Saturdays and 12:00 until 5:00 p.m. on Sundays. Dovberg is also an award-winning silversmith and will bring a special display of her fascinating art objects when she is in the gallery on two Saturdays, May 21 and May 28. To view the show on other days, appointments can be requested by emailing Find more details and see the vast variety of the artist’s work on her website, Her next solo show, “Memory and Illusion,” will be exhibited in July at the Jo Ann Gallery at Reston Community Center–Lake Anne. 

A Squirrel Was Here – by Sandra C Dovberg
Salute to the Sun – painting by Sandra Dovberg – May 2022 at RAGS
Lotus Blossoms – painting by Sandra Dovberg – May 2022 at RAGS
Soul Mates – by Sandra Dovberg
Swallowtail & Bluebells – painting by Sandra Dovberg – May 2022 at RAGS

While viewing the “Natural Habitats” show visitors can also enjoy works displayed by all eight artists of RAGS, as well as the scenery of the lakeside setting. Neighboring the gallery are local restaurants with outdoor seating, and it is just steps away from Lake Anne’s Saturday morning Farmers Market. 

In addition to featuring Dovberg’s show in May, RAGS presents a special exhibit at Reston Community Center–Hunters Woods from May 2 through May 31, highlighted with the “Appalachian Spring” concert on Saturday, May 7 presented by the Reston Chorale.

Furthering its nurture of art, RAGS offers free, themed Crafts for Kids every Saturday morning at the gallery, April through December, from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. 

Reston Art Gallery and Studios (RAGS) is located on the lakeside of 11400 Washington Plaza West, Reston, VA 20190 by the orange “ART” sign at historic Lake Anne Plaza. For GPS directions and parking, search “Lake Anne Plaza.” Follow @RAGSReston on Facebook, @RestonArtGallery on Instagram, and for general information visit

About Reston Art Gallery and Studios (RAGS)

This artists’ collective is a source of beauty that inspires creativity in all who visit. New shows each month feature the latest works of the eight artists of RAGS – Gail Axtell-Erwin, Dorothy Donahey, Sandra Dovberg, Rosemarie Forsythe, Pat Macintyre, Julia Tova Malakoff, Marthe McGrath, and Wayne Schiffelbein. The unique variety of works displayed at RAGS – paintings in watercolor, acrylic and oil, mixed media collage, mobiles, photography, original prints, art objects, artist-made jewelry, and more – are available for purchase. On weekdays the artists are preparing commissions, new works, and their next special exhibits, and  those working on site can be viewed through the gallery’s expansive glass façade. RAGS is open to the public every weekend afternoon. The orange “ART” sign at historic, scenic Lake Anne Plaza leads to the entrance of Reston Art Gallery and Studios, a Reston landmark established in 1987, located on the lakeside of 11400 Washington Plaza West, Reston, VA 20190. GPS: “Lake Anne Plaza” for directions to the parking area. Follow @RAGSReston on Facebook, @RestonArtGallery on Instagram, and get more information at

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