"A COMMUNITY OF ARTISTS"
From Rockbridge County,

Lexington & Buena Vista, Virginia

Rockbridge Arts Guild

 
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
 
2018 Rockbridge Regional Fair Art Show Winners

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

RAG member Wendy Duke presented “Exploring Contemporary Oshi-e” at our May 18th meeting at the Rockbridge Regional Library. Wendy began teaching this ancient fiber art form in Japan in the early 1970’s and continues to teach it now in the Clifton Forge School of the Arts.

This edition of the RAG Art Book Club attracted ten attendees on June 29th:

Kitty Wainwright, Colquitt Meacham, Natasha Jackl, Barbara Lachman, Wistie Jobe, Barbara Claytor, Dave Brockway, R. John Blackley, Sharon Myrick, and Jill Worrell. If you are curious, ask any of the attendees to give a reaction to the book.

Sketching Challenges Featured in June Meeting

The June RAG Meeting featured Sketching Challenges. Members tackled six challenges. Each artist spent ten minutes on each sketch. Participates included: L to R: Michael Anne Lynn, Karen Pannabecker, James Pannabecker, Natasha Jackl, Wendy Duke, Wistie Jobe, and Coco Meacham. John Anfin (not pictured).

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FAIR ART SHOW ENTRY DEADLINE AUGUST 22ND!

ROCKBRIDGE ARTS GUILD FAIR ART SHOW REGISTRATION FORM

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RAG Members Barney Brown and Mary Lee making “Finding the Spark” presentations at August 17th meeting

RAG MEMBERS WIN AWARDS AT BATH COUNTY ART SHOW

Proud Barn Vignette, Photography - Conrad Matiuk - Second Place

After the Table Has Been Cleared, Mixed Media - James Pannabecker Second Place

Flight of Swallows, Oils - Martha Devening - Honorable Mention

Foggy Morning, Photography - Michele Fletcher - Honorable Mention

Sheep, Party of Four, Oil - Marsha Heatwole - Honorable Mention