Past Shows & Exhibits

Other Solo & Group Shows in Virginia

Eight Artists of Lake Anne at Art Space Herndon, 750 Center St. Herndon. Oct. 2019.

Elden Street Tea, 714 Pine St., Herndon, VA  20170 - A solo exhibit of 34 paintings featuring Irish Landscapes and Storefronts with monthly receptions from Sept. 23 - Dec. 23, 2019.

"Unapologetically Eclectic"... A Collection of Subject Matter, Styles and Media. Unitarian Universalist Church in Reston (aka UUCR), Reston, VA. Oct-Nov 2018.

Reston Art Gallery & Studios (RAGS)

Reston Art Gallery Past Exhibits, 11400 Washington Plaza, Lake Anne, Reston. A group of 8-9 artists holding changing exhibits of their work (group and solo) on a monthly basis. To view past exhibit posters and upcoming calendar of exhibits go to website.

  • Sweet Spring, Group Show, April 2021
  • 4th Invitational Art Show & Sale, Feb.-Mar. 2021 (Invited Guest: Alison Kerlin) 
  • Sky Watch - My solo exhibit pertaining to the wonder of our sky, November 2020
  • Group Themed Exhibits in 2020: Holiday Sparkle, spreading Holiday Cheer through to the end of Jan. 2021 June "Solstice"; March Invitational #3 (Invited Guest: Alison Kerlin) 
  • Unbounded - A Solo Exhibit of my work with Abstract Themes - September, 2019
  • Group Themed exhibits in 2019: Holiday Sparkle, Dec. 2019 - Jan. 7, 2020; August Invitational #2 (Invited Guest: Chester Kasnowski); March Invitational #I  (Invited guest: Karen Rosasco)
  • The Emerald Isle - A Solo Exhibit of my work including paintings of Irish scenes and landscapes interspersed with mixed media wall hangings primarily from my Cnidarian Series - June 2018
  • Group Themed Exhibits in 2018: Springtime in Reston - April; Hearts and Flowers - February; Shades of Winter - January
  • Dialogue/Soliloquy - A Solo Exhibit of my Paintings pertaining to human thought and communication & Mixed Media Wall Hangings - October, 2017
  • Group Themed Exhibits in 2017: Small Works - December; Lazy Hazy Days of Summer - August; Summer Works - June.

League of Reston Artists (LRA)

An organization of artists sponsoring group and solo exhibits in Northern VA

"Tapestries of Peace & Justice"  Hunter's Woods Reston Community Center., April, 2019.  A collaboration event with Reston Chorale, RAGS Studio and League of Reston Artists. 

"Enter The Maniac". Group Show.   Jo-Ann Rose Gallery, Reston Community Center at Lake Anne Plaza. Oct 2018.

"Against All Odds".   Group Show.  Waddell Gallery, NOVA LOUDOUN CAMPUS, Sterling, VA. Sep - Oct 2018.

  • . Ernst Center, NOVA Community College, Annandale, VA; Nov.-Dec., 2016. An LRA Group Exhibit - Awarded 2nd Prize for my painting, "Procession #2"
  • Reston Used Book Store, a solo exhibit for Art in Public Places sponsored by LRA. April - June 30, 2017.

. Jo-Ann Rose Gallery, Reston Community Center at Lake Anne Plaza

Group Exhibit of The 8 Artists of Reston Art Gallery & Studios titled "Winter Winds", Jan. 2020

Group Exhibit "Fine Lines" Founder's Day Exhibit; April 2019.  

Group Exhibit "Peace/Identity" Founder's Day Exhibit; April, 2018 My contribution was "Strive for Peace". The Peace/Identity theme was a collaboration of visual artists, poetry and musical performance of regional artists performed at the reception. A published book includes the poetry and painting images. 

Group Exhibit "Stolen Moments" October, 2017
Group Exhibit "A Respite from Chaos - Founder's Day Exhibit"; April, 2017.
Group Exhibit "Courage"; October, 2016. Awarded 3rd prize for my painting "The Conversation".


Great Falls Open Studios 2016 Art Tour

• Occurred Oct. 14-16, 10am to 5pm.

Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester, VT.

"Winter Solo Shows" Jan. 17 - March 8, 2015. One of 10 Shows simultaneously exhibiting. My show of 24 Abstract paintings was located in Gallery One of Yester House Galleries.
"Mud Season" (3/1-23/2014). A themed juried group exhibition.
“Endings and Beginnings” (11/23-1/5/14). My two paintings were “Serving Morning ‘til Night” and “Crossing the Line #3”.
"Duets" (8/24-9/29/13). This theme explored the concept of the duet: two items of the same nature but not exactly the same. I chose two paintings of the same pond scene using different color schemes creating different moods. A juried group exhibition.
"Annual Summer Members Exhibition" - Participant in 2014 and 2013.
"Inside the Windowpane" (2/16-3/17/13) Juried.
"Annual Winter Members Exhibitions": Participated in 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011. Juried.
"The Collector’s Exhibit", juried, Winter 2012
Ongoing Little Picture Show Gallery, participant 2011-2014.
Annual National Fall Open Exhibitions, Fall 2014, 2013, 2012 and 2011.
83rd Annual Members Exhibition, juried, spring 2012.
"Collectors Gallery", juried, summer 2011.

Capital Repertory Theatre. 111 North Pearl Street, Albany, NY.

A Solo Show of 34 of my paintings emphasizing my "Study in Strata" Series. Feb. 24 - March 29, 2015.
A Solo Show of 44 of my paintings. Jan 17 - Feb 9, 2014.
A Solo Show of my paintings based on the theme of the then current theatrical production "Race" by David Mamet. Jan.- Feb., 2013.
Winter Scenes by Members of Bethlehem Art Assoc. and Colonie Art League, 2011.

Cooperstown Art Association, Cooperstown, NY.

Solo Show - "At the Water's Edge, Paintings by Sandra C. Dovberg" in Gallery B, May 2013.
Essential Art Annual Regional Juried Exhibits - Participant in May, 2015, 2013 (award recipient), 2011, 2010 and 2009.
Annual National Exhibitions - Juried Participant occurring in mid-summer in 2014, 2012, 2011 and 2010.
Annual Miniature Invitational Exhibit "What's the Point?" in June 2014.

Mimosa Gallery: 489 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY (closed as of December 31, 2013)

• "Saratoga Inspired" group exhibit 6/8-6/24/2012
"10x10=100", an annual Holiday Group Exhibit. Participated in 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2010.
Art for the Heart for Haiti, a group exhibit, winter, 2010.
A Solo Show "Memory & Illusion by Sandra C. Dovberg"  June - July, 2009.

The Albany Artists Group,

• Uncommon Grounds, Albany, NY. A group exhibit of AAG members' work highlighting the diversity of style and media of these accomplished artists. May, 2015.
• Guilderland Public Library, Slingerlands, NY. Participant in the Annual Fall Member shows in 2014 ( Honorable Mention for "Floating Leaves #1"); 2013; 2012 (Honorable Mention for Sunset on the Sound, #1); and 2011 (First Place for Grand Design).
• William K. Sanford Library, Colonie, NY.Participant in the Annual June Member Shows in 2014, 2013, 2012 and 2011.

Bethlehem Art Association (BAA) Bethlehem Public Library, Delmar, NY.

• Spring Juried Member Shows: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 (3rd prize in Oils for “September Solitude”); 2010 (2nd prize in Water Media for “The Shortcut Home”); 2009 (1st Prize in Water Media for “Bottles on a Windowsill”).
• Fall Member Shows: 2014 (1st Prize in Water Media for "Mostly Hard Stuff #1"; 2013; 2012; 2011; 2010 (1st Prize in Mixed Media for “Squatters’ Rights”); 2009 (2nd Prize in Water Media for “First Lessons”).
• 4 Corners Luncheonette: Solo shows in January, 2012 and in February, 2009. Grove St., Delmar, NY. A rotating member venue for the BAA.

Albany Center Gallery. 39 Columbia St.,Albany, NY.

• Selected Members' participation in Home Expo Show, Times Union Center, Albany. February 7 - 9, 2014
• Annual Members' Shows: (December, 2013, 2011, 2005- 2009)
• Participated in fall fundraising gala, 2012
• Invited to participate in Albany Center Galleries 25th Silver Anniversary Exhibit in 2002. Approximately 8 artists, all using silver in various media were represented.

Schick Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY.

  • "Then and Now: Seven Skidmore Alumni", April-June, 2007. Selected to participate in this exhibit and a panel discussion about our career paths as artists sponsored by Skidmore and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.


Saratoga Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY.

• “The Annual Members’ Exhibitions” (December 2013, 2008-2011).


BAC, aka Broadway Art Center, Inc., 488 Broadway, Albany, NY.

• BAC closed its current gallery on May 31, 2013. BAC participated in Albany’s “First Friday” each month.


Colonie Art League

• Holiday Member Show, William K. Sanford Library, Colonie, NY. In 2011, 1st Prize in Acrylic for “Last of the Harvest” Prize Juror, Staats Fasoldt from The Woodstock School of Art, Woodstock, NY. In 2007, Honorable Mention. Also participated in this member show in 2008-2010.


Tang Museum Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY.

• Alumni Reunion Exhibitions (juried): Always held in May. Participated in 2019, 2014, 2009 and 2005.


Art de Cure Galleries at The Endocrine Group, 1365 Washington Ave., Albany, NY.

• A not-for-profit group with exhibition space for rotating group shows in the reception areas of various medical practices in the Albany area. A certain percentage of proceeds goes to a charity of the Office’s choosing. Most recent participation was in a group exhibit at the Endocrine Group featuring "The Firehouse Artists" 10/10/2014 - 1/29/2015.


built - Albany’s Architecture Through Artists’ Eyes.

• 11th Annual Gala, November 2012, BUILT promotes awareness of Albany’s built environment and raises funds for preservation efforts. Third year of participation.

Saunders Gallery of Fine Art & bjs Artworks. The Shirt Factory. 71 Lawrence St., Glens Falls.

• May 2014. A group exhibit and sale of small works selling for no more than $100.00.