Arts

Peg Redd's artwork

Eight area artists will be participating in the upcoming Second Annual Artist’s Studio Tour to benefit the Fluvanna County Historical Society on June 30 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The Historical Society is sponsoring a studio tour to raise money for the Endowment Fund while promoting Fluvanna’s artists.
New to the tour this year are longer hours to allow visitors to reach every studio. Add a comment

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Betty Scholl demonstratied her painting technique.At their monthly meeting on Friday, Fluvanna Art Association members gathered for fellow artist Betty Scholl, who demonstrated how she approaches and creates abstract art. Scholl’s work has been in a few of the FAA shows and garnered many positive comments.

Scholl said her journey discovering abstract art began when her husband gave her a small set of watercolor paints. Hindered by watercolors, Scholl switched to acrylics.

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Marie Jones“Ever since I was a child I was singing. In my senior year in high school my mother took me to see Faust’s The Magic Flute. It was the most amazing thing I had ever seen so I told her after the performance I wanted to sing operatically,” said vocalist Marie Jones, a Lake Monticello resident who made the top ten out of 200 vocalists at the Paramount Theater’s Paramount Idol contest. Add a comment

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It’s not too late to get that award winning photo into the Fluvanna Parks and Recreation’s annual juried photography competition. There is no entry fee and all photos must be submitted by June 22.  There will be prizes and ribbons awarded in each category.

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JoAnn Oss demonstrated colored pencil techniques.Painters at the Lake will be taking a summer hiatus, beginning in June and will return in September. Their last class focused on decorative painting with colored pencils. Marilyn Hale and JoAnn Oss taught the class in hopes that some would want to continue to explore the medium.

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