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First Friday - March Exhibits Opening Reception

Local Impressions: Plants, Pigments, and Place
Lotta Helleberg

Botanical works on textile and paper, using prints and dyes derived from local plants to celebrate our environment and community.


The Process of Book Illustrating

In partnership with the Virginia Festival of the Book, this show will feature artwork by children's book illustrator Kate Samworth, graphic novelist Laura Lee Gulledge, coloring book artist Bob Anderson, and illustrator Michael Powers that demonstrate the creative process behind their illustrated books.  conjunction with the Virginia Festival of the Book, this exhibit explores the process of illustrating books, from early concept to finished product.


Margaret Embree: Moments

Each of our lives is a work in progress, I have been reminding myself of that a bunch while remembering to focus on each moment; individually unwrapped they contain vast amounts of imagery and sensory perceptions that enhance our experience. I have approached these pieces with a two-fold technique of not quite knowing what the materials will do and making something consciously from the results.


Lindsay Heider Diamond
Woman: Self & Other

This selection of work explores and reflects observations of quiet moments of women, through paintings and drawings in oil, acrylic, gouache and charcoal created over the last three years. Aging, the #MeToo movement and the path of my own life, as woman and artist, continue to be the inspiration for the work. This body of art is a kaleidoscope of women, with an ever-changing view presented in each piece. March is National Women In History Month, please come celebrate the beauty and strength of women.