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8th Annual Edna Curry/John Bower Exhibition

8th Annual Edna Curry/John Bower Exhibition << Back to Exhibits Page Feb. 1 – March 12, 2022 Entry Deadline: January 22, 2022 Click Here to Enter!  Click Here to View/Download the Call for Artists. Meet the Judge – Nancy Newhard In the late 1970s, Nancy decided to make the life-changing decisions to go back to…

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Adam Sensel: Bardo, Bedford and Beyond

Adam Sensel: Bardo, Bedford and Beyond << Back to Exhibits Page Nov. 23 – Jan. 22, 2022 Bardo, Bedford and Beyond: an exploration of my mind’s eye, a stylized reality presented as oil on canvas paintings. The Bardo, a Buddhist term is the state of existence intermediate between two lives on earth, according to Tibetan…

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See ME!

See ME! << Back to Exhibits Page Nov. 23 – Jan 22, 2022 Everyone wants to be seen, heard, and engaged with as a fully realized human being. Let’s explore the concept that we as people are genetically the same (99.9 percent according to the National Human Genome Research Institute) BUT … we are different…

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Winter Gifts 2021

Winter Gifts 2021 << Back to Exhibits Page Nov. 23 – Dec. 23, 2021 Winter Gifts is Bower Center’s annual holiday fundraiser. 50% of each purchase goes to the Center and there is no entry for artists who participate. Size is limited to 14″ in either direction, including frame. Artists may enter up to four…

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BCPS Elementary Art Show

BCPS Elementary Art Show << Back to Exhibits Page November 16th – 20th, 2021 We have partnered with the Bedford County Public Schools System to showcase the amazing artistic abilities of the youth in our community. In this years installment we are proud to have 6 of our local elementary schools represented in the show.…

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Blue Ridge Mosaic Artists Invitational

Blue Ridge Mosaic Artists Invitational << Back to Exhibits Page Oct. 5 – Nov. 13, 2021 BRMA, Blue Ridge Mosaic Artists, formed in May 2015, originated out of a desire by a few students of mosaics to form a group to share their interests. Mosaic artist, Dotti Stone, who has taught mosaics at Bower Center…

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Candace Monaghan: Bloom with Grace

Candace Monaghan: Bloom with Grace << Back to Exhibits Page Aug. 24 – Sept. 25, 2021 Bloom with Grace Bloom with Grace is an exhibit that has grown out of an annual sunflower festival that Candace Monaghan has hosted for the past 5 years on her family farm in Botetourt County, Virginia. She has dabbled…

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Through the LENS

Through the LENS << Back to Exhibits Page August 24 – September 25, 2021 This is the Bower Center’s first ever judged photography exhibit. People, animals, landscape or cityscape, action or still-life, documentary, humorous or sentimental, realistic or abstract … It’s your choice! Click Here to watch the Award Recipients Announcement Video! Meet the Judge…

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