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Lexington Park Library Art Gallery

This Art Gallery is proof of the power of one woman’s hard work!

Candy Cummings had a vision to create an exhibit space in the Lexington Park Library, which would display the artwork of local artists.

The Library Board agreed that this would enhance
the library experience by exposing library
customers to the beauty and power of original art.

In 2005, the Lexington Park Library Art Gallery
was created and through Candy’s hard work
and dedication her vision became a reality.

In 2014, the St. Mary’s County Arts Council agreed to take over the coordination of the Gallery and Candy donated funds to create an Arts Council Library Gallery Fund which will provide for its ongoing support.

THANK YOU to Candy Cummings!

One woman who has truly made a difference  to our library and to our community.

If you are interested in displaying your art in the Lexington Park Library Art Gallery, contact Nell Elder at or 240-309-0686

Make Art part of your next Library visit!
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November Show
Exhibit runs from October 31-Nov. 30, 2014
Suzanne Shelden

Suzanne Shelden grew up in the Washington, DC area and currently lives in Southern Maryland. She has been working in art for 40 years, achieving experience in painting, drawing, photorestoration, graphic design, and exhibit design. As a painter, she spent several years working on commission and participating in shows with local art associations in Rockville and DC. She continues to work actively, finding her career both challenging and rewarding. At this time she has several series in progress, including the following: Route 4, paintings of views as seen from the car; Appalachian, scenes from the mountains; Washingtonian, familiar places. 

For more information, visit Suzanne’s
website at

Earlier Event: October 3
Uplifting Designs
Later Event: December 1
Polar Vortex Virtual Art Show