Friday, June 5, 5-7:30pm
Collect Scavenger Hunt forms from any participating gallery.Completed forms must be returned to Community Arts Information Office by 8pm
Winners will be chosen by a random drawing of forms with correct answers.
A minimum of 6 questions must be answered to qualify for drawing.
Please take your time to enjoy the work on display in as many galleries as possible.
The Alexander Black House
Banjo Making exhibit. It will feature local banjo makers (luthiers) Mac Traynam, Greg Galbreath, and Robert "Bob" Browder.
The Artful Lawyer, A Fine Gallery Inc.
Revel in the expressive truth and allure of the human face and figure as portrayed by Richard Allnutt, Mike Wilson of Bohemian Robot Photography, Leslie Gregg, Ava White Howard, Allie Kelley, and Felta Virginia, plus self-portraits from Blacksburg Middle School.
On display until April 8. Light refreshments will be available during the Art Walk and our Gallery Store will remain open until 7:00pm as well.
Blacksburg Public Library
“Priceless: Only the Heart Knows what is Beyond the Mere Value of Money”
Textile Exhibit on display throughout May and June at the Blacksburg Library
Art Walk, June 5- Meet the Textile Artists and Create a Small “Art” Quilt, a Fabric Postcard Suitable for Mailing, Framing or Hanging.
This is an adult craft because we’ll be using sharp scissors and hot irons! Those interested should register by calling the Blacksburg Library at 540-552-8246 or e-mailing Cathy Prati at email@example.com. Supplies will be provided to the first 20 registered for the program.
*The Blacksburg Library will be open extended hours on Friday, 6/5 to participate in the Blacksburg Art Walk.
Mason-Jar “Time Capsules”
Exhibit on display throughout May and June at the Blacksburg Library
Community Arts Information Office
Featuring the work of Larry Mitchell, with refreshments.
Larry Mitchell is a Fused Glass Artist who creates fused Glass Art Panels, dishes, platters, vases and other functional art pieces. He has been teaching Fused Glass Art and Jewelry for more than seven year and continues to do so under the Blacksburg Parks and Recreation Program. He does about 12 Arts and Craft shows a year and has pieces in 4 Virginia Galleries and has been invited to submit his "catalogue" to the Corning Museum of Glass, Glass Market in Corning, NY.
The Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech in the Moss Arts Center
We are featuring three individual shows- Wanderings (upper gallery), Tangled (lower gallery), and Unleashed (upper gallery, hallway, and lobby).
Ruth C. Horton Gallery
Charlotte Chan, Marie Collier, and Betty Moore
Miles C. Horton Jr. Gallery
Sherwood Payne Quillen '71 Reception Gallery, Francis T. Eck Exhibition Corridor, and Grand Lobby
Eucalyptus Massage Therapy
Meet the artist, Perx, Abstract Painter at Eucalyptus 5-8pm ~ Join us to view his stirring multi-layered & textured abstracts that both calm and energize the senses ~ refreshments and family friendly! Call 552-CALM for more info!
Featured artist is Local Potter Abby Reczek, from Floyd Va.
" I like to think of my pottery as a bond to the earth in its purest form...the designs that go on my pieces are all taken directly from nature; things I observe then recreate through line...
I hope that my pots bring the beauty and comfort of nature to everyone that uses them..."
Please join us for a Meet the Artist Reception from 5:00-7:30pm
Mill Mountain Coffee and Tea
Betty Moore: watercolors, pastels, mixed water media and more...
Kathy Elich: serigraphs and pottery
Featuring the work of Steven White, aka Sketchy Steven! Steven will be finishing a new work of art on the Nest window during the Art Walk so stop by and say hello!
Steven White is a Virginia-based, self-taught illustrator and painter. Steven is currently working on a project to paint 100 portraits in 100 days, which he began in April. He recently appeared as a sketch artist on the Travel Channel's “The Dead Files,” which investigates paranormal phenomena in locations across America. He provided real-time sketching at the request of poet Nikki Giovanni during her 2012 celebratory event for author Toni Morrison, “Sheer Good Fortune.” He was recently commissioned by Volvo Trucks North America to create portraits of industry executives and staff members. You can follow Steven’s portrait journey on Instagram @sketchy_steven and also on Twitter (@sketchysteven) or view his pocket sketchbook posts on sketchysteven.tumblr.com. When he's not sketching, Steven hoards pens and markers and also builds websites for Virginia Tech.
P. Buckley Moss Gallery
The gallery houses an extensive collection of original water colors etchings and Giclee prints as well ornaments and other collectibles by the artist P Buckley Moss
Paintings by Donald Sunshine and Weavings by Joanna Sunshine
The artists spend their winters in Florida and have been working on a series documenting the historic fishing village of Goodland, a threatened historic village through their art.
Opening Reception Friday June 5, 5 – 7p.m.
Opportunity to meet the artists and enjoy live music and refreshments.
Exhibit runs through August 15