8th Annual National Juried Exhibit

July 28-Sep 19 2020

This exhibit has historically seen artworks in numerous media- painting, drawing, print-making, collage, photography, sculpture, mosaics, fiber art, fabric, stained and fused glass, and more.


We invite you to visit this exciting national exhibit in its 8th year. Pick up a People's Choice Ballot to vote for your favorite piece, and enjoy an engaging Art Scavenger Hunt through the exhibit, fun for all ages.

Awards reception: September 11, 5-8pm

during 2nd Fridays in Bedford

Presentations/comments by juror at 6pm

Entry deadline: June 4, 2020

2019 7th Annual Nat'l Juried Exhibit Awa

Meet the Juror/Judge

Deborah McLeod

Deborah McLeod is the owner and director of Chroma Projects Art Laboratory, a contemporary arts gallery open in downtown Charlottesville since 2010. As a staff member or guest curator, she has worked with institutions throughout the Commonwealth, including Second Street Gallery, Longwood Center for the Visual Arts (Farmville), Peninsula Fine Arts Center (Newport News), Hand Workshop (now the Visual Arts Center of Richmond), Richmond Arts Council, and McLean Project for the Arts. She is also an active arts journalist, exhibition catalog author, and juror. McLeod earned her B.A. degree in Arts Management at Mary Baldwin College. She studied art criticism and art conservation at VCU, and craft and sculpture at the Instituto Allende in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.


HOURS: Tuesday-Saturday, 11am-4pm

Gallery admission is always free.

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