For our last show of the year, we’ve got many participants with work that gets back to the basics of black and white. See how these artists play with the two extremes in photography, minimalist drawings, crochet, sculpture and more. Participating Artists: Lisa Acciai, Hershel Brewer, Marie Collier, Eric Cowan, Holly Cromer, Karen Gilbert, Teri Hoover, Joe Ingram, L.S. King, Mohsen Manteghi, Larry Mitchell, Gilda Machin-Scarpaci, Amanda Snidow, Michele Sons, Quin Spencer, Donald and Joanna Sunshine.Share on Facebook
Gender equality, Mountain Valley Pipeline, cancer awareness, war, the effect of loneliness, poverty, cultural identity, social media. This show will tackle issues and through art, spark discussion about the world around us. Live music provided by Mark Edward Jones. We hope to see you there! With artwork by Marie Collier, Alex Crookshanks, Michael Mortimer, Martha Olson, Robi Sallee, Linda Shroyer, Donald Sunshine, Felta Virginia and first-time exhibitors Zach Baker, Tamara Ghosh, James Harder, Anne Sampson and Maggi Williams.Share on Facebook
Please join us WEDNESDAY, MAY 9 for an opening of our Drawing & Sculpture exhibit. On display will be some incredible sculptures including wood, alabaster, clay and more. To complement this medium and to showcase the varied process of sketching, on display will also be drawings and sketches in pen, crayon, pencil and more. This multi-faceted show features:
sculpture and drawings/sketches
sculpture and drawings/sketches
Join us February 7 for our exhibit on all things transportation, featuring railroad photography by Kirk Carter, paintings by Marie Collier, travel photography from India by Alex Crookshanks, travel journal paintings by Zoe Katz, the “Train Diaries” series by printmaker and photographer L.S. King, travel photography from Cuba by Susan Lockwood, and prints and paintings by Michele Walter.Share on Facebook
On October 4, join us for an artful tour of the New River Valley as seen through the eyes of 52 local artists! Heavy hors d’oeuvres, drinks, music, and silent auction for the original works all included, with exclusive buy-it-now opportunity for attendees for each of the works being auctioned. Judging and Artist Awards at 7pm. Silent auction continues on Friday, October 6 during the downtown Art Walk, closing at 8pm. This is a paid ticketed event, with any proceeds beyond costs of the event going into the NRV Art & Book Project fund.
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Join us on Wednesday, January 20 for our first exhibit of 2016! We’ve got pixelated and pop art from Alexander Crookshanks, tattoo designs from Roger LaDouceur, and cartoon work from Kiki Schirr and Justin Wood, plus artwork to fit our theme from Blacksburg Middle, Gilbert Linkous Elementary, and Harding Avenue schools.
Justin Craig will be here with his Brazilian Group and we will reprise our Artful Raffle throughout the evening as well! We look forward to seeing you there!Share on Facebook
Join us on Wednesday, April 15 as we celebrate the expressive truth and allure of the human face and figure as portrayed by Richard Allnutt, Mike Wilson of Bohemian Robot Photography, Leslie Roberts Gregg, Ava White Howard, Allie Kelley, and Felta Virginia, PLUS art from Blacksburg Middle School & Harding Avenue Elementary School.
Justin Craig will return as our guest entertainment for the evening. As always, be sure to be prepared for our Artful Raffle throughout the evening! $1 for 1 ticket, $5 for 8 tickets! We look forward to seeing you!
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