"A COMMUNITY OF ARTISTS"
From Rockbridge County,

Lexington & Buena Vista, Virginia

 
If You Are an Artist 
or an Art Lover, 
Lexington is a 
Great place to be. 
 
Why? Here are 
just a few reasons:

Downtown Lexington has Seven Art Venues 
Annual Downtown Arts Block Party
County-wide Annual Studio Tour
Monthly First Friday Gallery Openings
Washington & Lee University 
Artist Series
Rockbridge Arts Guild Sponsored:
    Annual Art of the Green
    Annual Art Show at the Rockbridge Regional Fair   

Lexington is the home of:
    Painter Cy Twombly
    Photographer Sally Mann
    Painter Pierre Daura
And that’s just in the visual arts
 

DEBRA SHEFFER WINS ART ON THE GREEN BEST IN SHOW

DEBRA SHEFFER BEST IN SHOW WINNER

Art on the Green Winners

Front Row: Stella Oaks, Second Place; Josh Poole, 3-D; Katharine March, Floral Theme; Second Row: Janly Jaggard, Judge; Jane Schafer, Watercolor; Susan Egbert, Mixed Media; Conrad Matiuk, Photography; Third Row: Courtney Cronin, and Whitney Brock, Oil.

Debra Sheffer, Mt. Sidney artist, won the Best in Show at the Rockbridge Arts Guild’s annual Art on the Green Art Show Saturday. Twenty-seven local and regional artists participated. Winner in each category was: Best in show - Debra Sheffer, Second Place - Stella Oaks, Third Place - Kate Connolly, Acrylic - Courtney Cronin, Mixed Media - Susan Egbert, Oil - WhitneyBrock, Photography - Conrad Matiuk, Watercolor - Jane Schafer, 3-D - Josh Poole, and Floral Theme - Katharine March. Show was judged by Staunton artist Janly Jaggard.

Karen Pannabecker

Barney Brown

John Winfrey

Conrad Matiuk

FOUR RAG MEMBERS ON

2019 ROCKBRIDGE/LEXINGTON STUDIO ART TOUR

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Webmaster John Anfin

2019 Rockbridge Arts Guild  Winners at Regional Fair

RAG Member Marsha Heatwole Wins Two Awards

Best in Show

Sheep With House Mountain, Acrylic, 48x24

People’s Choice Award

Sheep Party, Acrylic, 24x48

Winners are front row: Carol Gerhardt, Hunter Ross, John Winfrey, Karen Waller, Karen Pannabecker, Dorothy Coker, Barbara Claytor, Kathy Kvach, Back row: Andrew O’Sullivan, Judith Presti, Barney Brown, Bill Kluge, Gage Pooley, Susan Brady, Mike Sorge,and Eben Ostby.

ROCKBRIDGE ARTS GUILD GOES ON FIELD TRIP TO SEE EDWARD HOPPER EXHIBIT

GROUP VISITS VIRGINIA MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS ON DECEMBER 1TH TO SEE EDWARD HOPPER EXHIBIT

Left to right front row: Alice Williams, Karen Pannabecker, Barbara Claytor, Tricia Kluge, James Pannabecker. Back row: John Anfin, Barney Brown, Bill Kluge.

Edward Hopper, Hotel Lobby, 1943

Barney Brown recreates Hotel Lobby scene, 2019

Edward Hopper, Morning Sun, 1952

Karen Pannabecker viewing

Edward Hopper, Hotel Room, 1931

Edward Hopper, Cape Cop Afternoon, 1936 viewed by John Anfin

Edward Hopper, Cape Cop Afternoon, 1936 viewed by Barbara Claytor and Karen Pannabecker

Edward Hopper, Eleven A.M., 1926 viewed by Alice Williams

Edward Hopper, Room in New York, 1932

CONRAD MATIUK

MARY LEE

JOHN WINFREY

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NELSON GALLERY REMODELED,

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KAREN PANNABECKER WINS ROCKBRIDGE ARTS GUILD BEST IN SHOW AT FIRST GLASGOW REGIONAL FAIR ART SHOW

Karen Pannabecker wins the Rockbridge Arts Guild Regional Fair Art Show’s “Best in Show” with an oil painting entitled “Olivia”. Pannabecker oil painting won out over 122 entries from Lexington, Glasgow, Rockbridge Baths, Fairfield, Natural Bridge Station, Vesuvius, and Raphine. Pannabecker also won the People’s Choice Award, an award based the most votes by people attending the show. The Bill Peel Honorary Watercolor Award was won by James Pannabecker.


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“Olivia” oil painting by Karen Pennabecker

Art Fair Winners

3D - Adult

1st Place: “Rusty Goat” - Karen Pannabecker

2nd Place: “Mimic’ Can Be Cup’d Too” - Caleb Duff

3rd Place: “A Responder’s Tribute” - Sean Capps

Honorable Mention: Drake Mallard” - Michael Edwards


Acrylic - Adult

1st Place: “Two Crows” - Barney Brown

2nd Place: “Under the Gingko Tree” - Frances Disbrow

3rd Place: “Sheep Sees You” - Marsha Heatwole

Honorable Mention: “Wine Glasses” - Justin Ferguson


Drawing - Adult

1st Place: “Macado’s” - Josh Ronnenberg

2nd Place: “Crash” - Josh Ronnenberg

3rd Place: “La Donna” - Alice Williams

Honorable Mention: “Gorilla’s Morning Stroll” - Josephine McMurtry


Mixed Media - Adult

1st Place: “Winter 2021” - Devan Malore

2nd Place: “Hunger Pains” - James Pannabecker

3rd Place: “Songbird” - KarenPannabecker

Honorable Mention: “Tree” - Susan Brady 


Oils - Adult

1st Place: “Friends” - Carol Gerhardt

2nd Place: “Isolation at the Beach” - Dorothy Coker

3rd Place: “Hand of God” - Bill Kluge


Pastels - Adult

1st Place: The Blue Vase - John Winfrey

2nd Place: “Floral in Glass” - Dorothy Coker

3rd Place: “Arrangement with Lemons” - Dorothy Coker

Honorable Mention:  “Vegetable Arrangement” - Dorothy Coker


Photography - Adult

1st Place: “Balloons Over Rockbridge” - Judy Robichaux

2nd Place: “That Wanaka Tree” - Conrad Matiuk

3rd Place: “Rockbridge Sky” - Judy Robichaux

Honorable Mention: “Wow!” - Jody Robichaux


Watercolor - Adult

1st Place: “Reunion of Fish” - Art Williams

2nd Place: “Roadside Garden” - Paula Zimmerman

3rd Place: “House Mountain Landscape” - James Pannabecker

Honorable Mention: “Wasp’s Eye Vue” - Claudia Cutter


Graphic Art - Adult

1st Place: “Horse” - Marsha Heatwole


3D - Child

1st Place: “Chuck” - Dixon Kirschner

3D - Youth

1st Place: “Ninja Vacation Home” - Jenna Ferree

Acrylic - Child

1st Place: “The Deep Sea” - Hannah Ferree

2nd Place: “Night Forest Elf” - Hannah Ferree

3rd Place: “The Flight” - Hannah Ferrree

Honorable Mention: “Forest of Birds” - Hannah Ferree

Acrylic - Youth

1st Place: “Texas” - Sofia Fleming

Drawing - Youth

1st Place: “Secretariat” - Sofia Fleming

Mixed Media - Youth

1st Place: “Forever Kids Lounge” - Jenna Ferree

Photography - Youth

1st Place: “Snow Bird” - Sofia Fleming

2nd Place: “Slowww” - Sofia Fleming

3rd Place: Reptile Blues” - Sofia Fleming

Watercolor - Child

1st Place: “The Bridge” - Dixon Kirschner

Graphic Art- Youth

1st Place: “Vietnam” They Will Not Be Forgotten - Sofia Fleming