My 2020 Vision Art Contest - Judges

Marni Maree

Marni Maree

Marni is a member of Arts Council of Fairfax County, Fairfax Art League, Springfield Art Guild, the Lorton Arts Foundation, ValeArts, Potomac Valley Watercolorists and Vienna Arts Society.

Marni was a member of the Loft Gallery for 10 years where she did Publicity for seven years.

Marni loves to draw, paint, travel and teach! She has taught many workshops in different parts of the world as well as close to home. Her watercolor and oil paintings are inspired by her travels and by the beautiful things she loves like flowers, camels and the scenes around her.


Jonathan Kettler

Art Teacher at Fairfax County Public School

Jonathan is the art teacher for Woodburn School for the Fine & Communicative Arts, a Fairfax County elementary school. In this role, Jonathan has supported Woodburn’s mission of integrating the arts with other disciplines, an initiative developed through a special partnership with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Jonathan also serves as Chair for the Fairfax Symphony’s Education Committee. As Chair, Jonathan leads a team of FCPS teachers and symphony musicians in an effort to develop and improve educational programs that benefit thousands of students across Fairfax County.


Lu Cousins

Director of Vienna Arts Society
Lu Elizabeth Cousins has been the Art Center Director of the Vienna Arts Society for the past 7 years. During this time she has made it her mission to bring and promote art in the community on every level. She has been invited to sit on the Public Arts Commission for the Town of Vienna as well as well as the Movers & Shakers whose concern is to raise funds in support of public art. She has spearheaded several major projects such as the sculpture installation at the Vienna Community Center, the Mural on the Vienna Shopping Center and most recently the "Take a Seat, Vienna" art bench installation which involved 42 original painted benches being stationed throughout the town.


Alison McHugh

Art Therapist at Fairfax County Public School

Alison McHugh is an art therapist, working in Fairfax County Public Schools at Cedar Lane School—an alternative high school for students with autism or emotional disabilities. She also leads motivational art workshops with HEARD, an Alexandria non-profit organization, which brings creative arts to marginalized populations. As an artist, she specializes in paper-crafting and capturing daily memories of life with her husband and two adventurous boys.