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The Return of First Friday

The Return of First Friday

This June 2021 Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts hosted a regional “Artists Choice” exhibition juried by Alexis Shockley. This was the first resumption of extended hours at the galleries in down town Fredericksburg for a “First Friday.” The trolley again operated through town picking up and dropping off art patrons at First Friday events…. View more

COVID Year Summary V

COVID Year Summary V

Through an agreement with FCCA, The Community Bank of the Chesapeake, in downtown Fredericksburg, has an agreement to host rotating shows on their walls. The shows are usually up for a 3 month period, but during COVID they kept the same show until the beginning of March 2021. Two screen prints, “Youth and the Fountain”… View more

COVID Year Summary IV

COVID Year Summary IV

In August 2020 FCCA hosted a national show entitled “Ethos.” There were limited hours at the gallery and no “First Friday” juror talk, but they had an on line presence. Both the show and the Juror’s comments could be viewed through a link on line. Carolyn Goodrich, the juror, selected “Finding Your Way,” an encaustic,… View more

COVID Year Summary III

COVID Year Summary III

In mid-March 2020, as things were closing down, Fredericksburg Community Center hosted the 69th Annual Community Art Show. The following works were entered in the following categories: “Rock Flowers” in watercolor, “Waiting” in oils, “Primroses” in drawing, “Asian Market” in acrylic and Scanno Stairs in mixed media. “Scanno Stairs” received a first in its category.