Anne Gurney Thwaites

Member Gallery Showcase Artists 9.27. - 11.18.17

Anne Gurney Thwaites was born in Baltimore, Anne Gurney Thwaites graduated from Emory & Henry College with a BA in English and Art. There she studied with George Chavatel and Charles Goolsby. She ...
Adelaide Moss

Opening in Member's Showcase Gallery May 4, 2015

Adelaide Moss: Well-known Abingdon artist and 2016 Signature Artist for the Virginia Highlands Festival, Adelaide Moss says she is excited to debut new work that features “experiments with a differe...
Brenda Ratliff

Members Showcase Gallery 4.5.17-6.10.17

Brenda's paintings are meant to make a fun, impulsive statement.
Bonnie Kelley

Members Showcase Gallery 1.3.18 - 2.17.18

Bonnie Kelley's first show was the Juried Fine Art Show during the Virginia Highlands Festival in August 2017. She has won everal first, second and third place ribbons for her acrylic work and for he...
Barbara Jake Wilson

Members Showcase Gallery 4.5.17-6.10.17

Jake's goal is that the light that shines in her heart and soul will radiate into her paintings and give hope and meaning to those who honor her by viewing them.
Carol Murray

Member's Showcase Gallery 1.4.17 - 2.25.17

I have heard it said that we should paint what we know, and I have taken this advice. Living in the country, I am never at a loss for things to paint. The mountains and surrounding nature are a contin...
Carol Basham

Showcase Artists in Members Gallery August 10-September 24

Member's Gallery August 10, 2016
Carina Karlsson

Member Gallery Showcase Artists 9.27. - 11.18.17

Carina Karlsson is a first generation immigrant, emigrating from Sweden with her family at age 5. Her family initially settled in Chicago, but soon moved to Wisconsin. Carina grew up in Mequon, a nor...
Corann KItchen

Showcase Artists in Members Gallery August 10-September 24

Showcase Member's Gallery August 10, 2016
Clara Thomas

In Member's Showcase Gallery April 7 - June 2, 2018

Clara lives on a Revolutionary War land grant farm-Magna Vista Farm, near Bristol, Tennessee. Until 2007 she grew tobacco and had a cow-calf operation. Now she boards horses and provides riding lesson...
Debra Casey

To Show in Members Gallery May 4 -June 11, 2016

Debra Casey: Debra was born in South Korea, raised in Smyth County, VA and currently lives in Abingdon, VA. She is employed as a software engineer. Debra can’t remember a time when she wasn’t cre...
Doreen Read

Doreen Read was born and raised on the south side of Chicago in an area known as the “Back of the Yards.” She had a successful stained glass business for 30 years, Sean’s Rainbow, named after he...
Ellen Myatt

Showcasing in the Members Gallery June 6 - July 20.

Ellen Myatt is an Abingdon, VA resident who has painted still life subjects and landscapes for many years however it has been several years since she last painted. Ellen actually gave all of her suppl...
Fallon Ray

Exhibiting in Member's Showcase Gallery 2.21.18 - 4.7.18

For a long time, Fallon Ray never thought of what he was doing as art. To him, he was simply making interesting images and avoiding housework. When he finally created a Facebook page, around 2010, and...
Greg Howser

Members Showcase Gallery June 14 - July 21.2017

A mixed media artist, featuring graphite and watercolor paintings.
Gino Di Dio

Exhibiting in Member's Showcase Gallery 2.21.18 - 4.7.18

OIl paintings and woodworking
J. C. Dean

I was born and raised in Virginia, college educated in Iowa, and a long-time resident of Tucson, Arizona. I am now retired and happy to call the rolling hills over Alvarado, Station as his home. JC sa...
Jena Chapman

Showing in Member's Gallery August 8 - September 22, 2018

Two years ago Jeana T. Chapman moved from Raleigh NC to Laurel Bloomery TN. For over 26 years she worked as a landscape gardener and has now traded her shovel for a paint brush. Jeana T. Chapman’s w...
David Ford

Showcase Artists in Members Gallery June 15 - July 22, 2016

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Joan Dickenson

Showing in the Member's Gallery January 2 - Feb. 27

Art, like everything else is a learning process. Joan is eager to learn new things.
John Gunther

Showing in Member's Gallery August 8 - September 22, 2018

John has been a weaver/woodworker for nearly 45 years. With the gift of a loom while in college at Michigan State University he started to learn and understand the diverse uses for woven fabrics mixe...
Jennifer Hilton

Showcasing in the Members Gallery June 6 - July 20.

Jennifer is a Master Priner, Lithography Faculty, retired, Clark University Faculty, retired, Worcester Art Museum. Ms. Hilton has received the Massachusetts Fellowship in Printmaking and Drawing, an...
Josiah Stam

Members Showcase Gallery 1.3.18 - 2.17.18

Josiah Stam: Originally from Iowa, stam has livedin Meadowview, VA for 9 years. He currently is studying graphic design at Liberty University. His show at the Arts Deopt is a "selection of work [th...
Jeff Sutton

Showing in Member's Gallery August 8 - September 22, 2018

As a young boy growing up on the farm, Jeff always enjoyed drawing. Perhaps that is why he left the farm and pursued a career in the design field. In 1967 he was employed by Tennessee Eastman, now E...
Kathy Gibian

Spotlight Juried Gallery 1.4.17 - 2.18.17

"Through Their Eyes"
Kristina Morris

Showing Member's Gallery 9-30-15 to 11-21-15

Kristina Morris, Abingdon - Quilting, opens September 30 - November21st.
Ken Simmelink

Showcase Artist in Members Gallery May 4 - June 11, 2016

Photo Realistic Oil Painter loves all creatures and time periods
K. Sutherland

Showing in Member's Gallery April 7 - June 2 2018

K. Sutherland: Painting professionally since 1983, Kay Sutherland, a Wytheville, VA artist, draws inspiration from everything. Painting year round, she prefers the "en plain air" technique, French f...
Kathy Hawk

Showcase Artists in Members Gallery June 15 - July 22, 2016

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Kitty WIlliams

Member's Showcase Gallery 1.4.17 - 2.25.17

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Lewis Chapman

Showing in Member's Gallery August 8 - September 22, 2018

Lewis Chapman was born and raised in the Ohio valley region of West Virginia. He attended The Art Institute of Pittsburgh where he attained an Associate Bachelors Degree in Visual Communication. Later...
Larry Knott

Members Showcase Gallery 8.9 - 9.23.17

Nature is his favorite subject.
Lisa May

To show in the Members Gallery 8/10/16 -9/24/16

Lisa is the administrative assistant at the Arts Depot. She likes paint with oil, acrylic, wax batik and collage. Most of her work is inspired by her Fertile Springs Farm animals and landscape. Her...
Mary Talbott

Members Showcase Gallery 4.5.17-6.10.17

A retired biology and earth science teacher of Big Rock, Virginia, Talbott received most of her formal art instruction in local community colleges. She has, however; participated in art workshops in ...
Maggie Bischoff

In Member's Showcase Gallery April 7 - June 2, 2018

Maggie is 8 years old and has been drawing almost as long as she could hold a pencil. Her favorite things to draw are colorful, friendly dragons, but also images of life around her and the things she...
Nick Freeman

Showing in the Member's Gallery January 3 - Feb. 17

Showing January 2018 in the Member's Gallery
Norma Mahood-Bay

Members Showcase Gallery 8.9 - 9.23.17

is originally from Bramwell, WV. However, she has spent most of her life in “the Bluefields,” and more recently, winters in Florida. Norma has enjoyed careers in nursing, journalism and homemaking...
Pat Lehmkuhl

Members Showcase Gallery June 14 - July 21.2017

I want my work to grab the viewer's attention and convey a central theme in my life - my love of the land and man's stewardship of it, and the joys and gifts of farm life.
Patsy Ingle Phillips

Showcase Artists in Members Gallery August 10-September 24

Member's Gallery August 10, 2016
Rene'e Suich

Showcase Artists in Members Gallery June 14, 2017

Renee Suich I enjoy creating Mixed Media collages that are inspired by our connection to nature, history and the energy that surrounds us all. My vision starts with vintage photos that spark my...
Ray Byram

Exhibiting in Member's Showcase Gallery 2.21.18 - 4.7.18

Serigraphs, Oils and watercolor ethings
Ruthie Edwards

Member's Showcase Gallery 1.4.17 - 2.25.17

The arts and my appreciation for them started early in life and have slowly yet steadily increased in importance. My introduction to "paint by numbers" in early childhood was the beginning and I have ...
Rita Nabors

Showcase Artist in Members Gallery May 4 - June 11, 2016

Rita Nabors: Rita Nabors has always had an interest in art, beginning with a high school painting class. For many years, a career as a graphic artist was enough to satisfy that interest, but when her ...
Rose Potter

Showcasing in the Members Gallery June 6 - July 20.

Rose was raised a large cattle ranch just outside of the small town of Osage Wyoming. She was drawn to the beautiful blue skies, as well as the wildflowers and gorgeous landscapes and wildlife. "It w...
Sue Branham

Members Showcase Gallery 4.5.17-6.10.17

Grundy, Virginia artists, Sue Branham has always loved and appreciated the beautiful work expressed through work of art. Sue began art training while in college preparing to be a teacher. Painting ...
Susan Prior Fields

Members Showcase Gallery 8.9 - 9.23.17

Susan Prior Fields is a self-taught “beader” with over 30 years of experience. She says to create her beaded flower and tree sculptures and floral inspired jewelry she employs “repetition, patt...
Theresa McGrath

In Member's Showcase Gallery April 7 - June 2, 2018

Theresa grew up near San Francisco and lived there from 1975 to 2009. She moved to the Boone NC area when she retired from the San Francisco Department of Public works. Theresa moved to Boone after ...
Teresa Tilley

Exhibiting in Member's Showcase Gallery 2.21.18 - 4.7.18

Abstract Floral paintings
Virginia Hiss

Member Gallery Showcase Artists 9.27. - 11.18.17

Virginia Hiss enjoys painting and drawing nostalgic, sentimental themes in an illustrative style. She grew up in an 1854 farm house in Western Pennsylvania, and she and her husband, Tim, owned and wo...
Walter Wright

Showing in Member's Gallery 9-15 to 11-21-15

Members Gallery Showcase Artists September 30 - November 21, Meet the artists reception First Thursday, October 1, 6 - 8 PM.