May 18 - Jun 30, 2021
This exhibit has historically seen artworks in numerous media including painting, drawing, print making, collage, photography, sculpture, mosaics, fiber art, fabric, stained and fused glass, and more.
Award winners announced on June 11, 2021. Watch video below.
Meet the Juror/Judge - Ron Boehmer
Ron Boehmer was born in Baltimore, MD in 1949. Boehmer studied at the Maryland Institute college of Art, receiving his BFA in 1971. From 1972-1975 he did graduate study at the University of Pennsylvania, receiving an MFA in '75. While at Penn he had the opportunity to study with several notable artist of the day, including Neil Welliver, Janet Fish, Brice Marden, Alex Katz, Paul Resika, and Paul Georges.
After completion of graduate studies he lived in rural Pennsylvania where he began his career as a painter by focusing almost exclusively on plain air painting for more than a decade. Since moving to Virginia in 1978 Boehmer has worked as Visual Arts Division Director for the Lynchburg Fine Arts Center (1978-1987), and has taught courses in studio art and art history at Central Virginia Community College, Lynchburg College, Hollins University, The Virginia School of the Arts, The Lynchburg Fine Arts Center, the Lynchburg Art Club, and the Beverley Street Studio School, which he co-founded, and where he still conducts classes and workshops.