A juried/invitational plein air festival in Southwestern Virginia. Artists from around the region paint the most picturesque attractions on the Blue Ridge Platueau. Artists will enjoy discovering the mountains, hills, streams, and fields of beautiful Floyd County, Virginia. Painting venues including the Blue Ridge Parkway, Château Morrisette Winery, the Floyd EcoVillage, Apple Ridge Farm, and the Town of Floyd. Events include artist demos, wine tastings, farm-to-table dinner, Quick Draw Contest at the Historic Floyd Country Store & Friday Night Jamboree, art sale and Gala, Visit the Floyd Plein Air Festival site for the event schedule and details.
Artists came from around the region came out to paint on location in Lewis Ginter Botanical gardens during National Public Gardens Week. This exhibition features the work created for the celebration. Please join us for a soft opening of this exhibit at the garden from 5:30 - 7 PM. Stay on to enjoy “Flowers After 5” in the gardens. See the works in this exhibition here. This exhibit will continue on display during garden hours through September 5th. For directions and more info, please visit www.lewisginter.org .
Thursday evening, May 16th from 6-8 PM, the Glen Allen Cultural Art Center will host an opening for a group exhibition of the Virginia Plein Air Painters (of which I am a member.) VPAP is a coalition of painters in the Central Virginia region who are dedicated to promoting painting outdoors from life (“en plein air”, or in the open air.) New and recent works from various members (including yours truly) will be featured.
Opening reception, with snacks and cash bar: Thursday, May 16, 2019, from 6-8 PM. The exhibit continues through July 14th. The Cultural Art Center at Glen Allen is located at 2880 Mountain Road, Glen Allen VA 23060. The Center is open Monday- Thursday, 9-9, Friday and Saturday 9-5, and Sunday 12-5.
Celebrating National Public Garden Week at Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens all week! I am among the 30+ artist in the gardens painting and soaking in the beauty. Selected works will be juried to display at Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens in the gallery in June.