A Room with a View – People’s Choice Award Winners

The Firnew Farm Artists’ Circle is pleased to announce the winners of “A View with a Room” People’s Choice Awards, a Memorial Recognition in honor of late artists Tucker Hill and Diana Fackenthal. Over three hundred twenty-five attended the opening reception, with more than five hundred fifty during its run.

John Berry of Madison, Virginia, the show’s featured artist, was selected as the winner of the People’s Choice Award for his 8′ x 16′ large scale photograph, “Four”.  Trish Crowe of Hood, Virginia was awarded 2nd place for her watercolor painting “Inside my Heart” and Ida Simmons of Esmont, Virginia was awarded 3rd place for her plein air oil painting “A View with a Room with Milo – MT. IDA Farm: Summer 2017”.

Photographs courtesy of the artists.



“Inside my Heart”

“A View with a Room with Milo – MT. IDA Farm: Summer 2017”



Madison County High School Art Students visit “A View with a Room”

September 27th, Kelly Lonergan, Woodberry Forest Art Teacher, “It was great having this group of art students from Madison County High School visit the FFAC show today in the Baker Gallery. Thanks to Ashleigh Pugh and all of the FFAC artists who came to talk about their work. A good time!”

Photographs courtesy of John Berry

Student Reception: A View with a Room

On September 21, 2017, students from Woodberry Forest School attended a reception for “A View with a Room” at the Walker Fine Arts Center: Baker Gallery.

The exhibit is open through October 29. Gallery hours: Mon–Fri, 9 AM-5 PM & Sat–Sun, 1 PM–5 PM.

Photographs courtesy of John Berry.



A View with a Room

What an amazing reception we had at Woodberry Forest School on Friday, September 8th! Thank you to everyone who joined us.

If you missed it, the show is still up in the Walker Fine Arts Center & Baker Gallery on the Woodberry Forest campus, and will remain there until Sunday, October 29.  If you have a chance, please stop by and take a look!  And don’t forget to cast your vote for the People’s Choice Award.

Gallery hours: Mon–Fri, 9 AM-5 PM & Sat–Sun, 1 PM–5 PM.

The photo gallery includes photographs taken at the reception, as well as photographs taken prior to the opening of the show.




Patricia Temples at Old Rag Gallery, Saturday, September 9, 2017

An invitation from Old Rag Gallery to meet Patricia Temples this Saturday.  

As part of the Artisan Trail program in Rappahannock County, Old Rag Photography and Gallery invite you to their Second Saturday event at Old Rag Gallery at Ginger Hill Antiques this Saturday, September 9, from 12 – 4. The work of two colleagues, Patricia Temples and Alan Dranitzke, will be exhibited over the next several months.

From Patricia Temples, “As a native Virginian and a retired educator, it gives me great pleasure to showcase my beautiful state with photos from various jaunts I have taken. From Tangier Island in the east to Highland County to the west, Virginia has much to offer. I hope you see something among my images that excites you and informs you about my home.”

Old Rag Gallery, Ginger Hill Antiques,12625 Lee Highway, Washington, VA.

Patricia Temples, Photograph, Sunrise on Tangier Island