Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Nimrod Art Exhibit

From Laura Loe, Director of Nimrod Hallartists' retreat

"Help us to celebrate the 2014 Nimrod Summer of Art!

A showing of work from artists who attended Nimrod Hall in the Summer of 2014 will be displayed at the Stewart Gallery on Main Street in Richmond, Virginia. All mediums, sizes and prices are represented.

Friday Night, March 6th, is the opening reception from 5:30-8 pm with an afternoon reception on Sunday, March 8th from 1-3pm. The show will run throughout the month. For hours and times please see the website

To link to the exhibit page:

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Color Pencil Techniques Video

By Judy Thomas
Here is a nice, 17-minute video summary of color pencil techniques by Ann Swan.  I recommend it to all those interested!


By Judy Thomas
The Hudson Valley Seed Library has announced this annual competition for seed pack art.  Submissions due by March 18 (online only).
For more information, go to:

Monday, March 2, 2015

Botanical Art in Stitches

Botanical Art in Stitches
Anne McCahill

Botanical Art in Stitches features the works of a dedicated group of stitchers who express  their love of nature with needle and threads using a variety of  techniques.  The show is open from March 1 thru 31 at the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Library.  A demonstration will take place on March 7 from 1-4 pm.

Please take a moment to visit!

Thursday, February 26, 2015

30-Day Challenge

Our "Show and Tell" of some of the 30-Day Challenge work at our recent CVABA meeting:

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Orchid Show

Paula Blair, CVABA member, won "Best in Show" at the recent Virginia Orchid Society Show held recently at Strange's Nursery.  Way to go, Paula!

Project Started, Inspired By, the 30-Day Challenge!

Ellen Keane, an enthusiastic participant in the 30-Day Challenge, was inspired to complete this lovely hibiscus!