JEB Stuart Art Show open for entries


Carole Bryant of Ararat, North Carolina, with her 2016 Best-in-Show winning watercolor “Higher, Higher.”


CRITZ, VA —Adult artists in Surry and Stokes Counties in North Carolina as well as Patrick, Carrol, Henry, Floyd, and Franklin counties in Virginia are invited to submit artwork to the Reynolds Homestead’s 42nd Annual JEB Stuart Art Show beginning Sunday, August 20.

This annual event is one of the largest judged art shows in the region, and offers over $2,000 in prizes and awards in seven categories.

Categories have been adjusted to reflect the changing nature of entries over the past five years. This year, entries will be accepted in the following categories: Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor, Drawing (includes colored pencil, pen and ink, pencil, charcoal and pastels), Photography, 2D Mixed Media and Three Dimensional. In addition, Best-in-Show, Merit, People’s Choice and other sponsored prizes will be awarded.

Artists interested in participating in this year’s show should take note of the dates entries will be accepted at the Reynolds Homestead: Sunday, August 20 from 2-5 p.m., Monday and Tuesday, August 22-22 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., and Wednesday, August 23 from noon to 6 p.m.

The costs to enter the show is $25 per artist ($20 for members of the Bull Mountain Arts Association) and each artist may enter two pieces of art in any of the categories.

The art show’s opening reception and awards ceremony will be held on Thursday, Sept. 7 at 6 p.m. at the Reynolds Homestead, and the exhibition will continue through Oct. 27. Winners are invited to exhibit their work at the Patrick County Branch Library from Nov. 3-29.

More information can be found on the Reynolds Homestead website, www.reynoldshomestead.vt.edu, or by calling Lisa Martin at 276-694-7181, extension 22.

Carole Bryant of Ararat, North Carolina, with her 2016 Best-in-Show winning watercolor “Higher, Higher.”
http://www.mtairynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/web1_Bryant_BestinShow-2016.jpgCarole Bryant of Ararat, North Carolina, with her 2016 Best-in-Show winning watercolor “Higher, Higher.”
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