Past Exhibits

4th Annual Edna Curry-John Bower Exhibition

October 11, 2018





Exhibit dates: January 23, 2018 - March 3, 2018

Awards reception: Friday, February 9, 5-8 PM

Awards & Comments: 6 PM


Judge: Vera Dickerson




Best in Show:  White Hat by Susan Bradbury 
2nd Place: The Golden Pond by Susan Egbert 
3rd Place: Queenie by Penny Simmons 
Awards of Merit 
Send These Homeless, Tempest Tossed to Meby Kim Sutliff 
Little Creek by Whitney Brock 
Madison River Magpie by  Deliece Blanchard 



About Vera Dickerson


Vera M. Dickerson, judge, is a native Virginia artist, who graduated from American University with an MFA in painting and American art history. She has taught studio arts at the university level, and subsequently founded The Studio School in Roanoke, Virginia, in 1990. Vera continues to direct and teach at this nonprofit art school.


Vera has been recognized with entries in Who’s Who in American Art since 1986, Who’s Who in American Women, and Who’s Who in the South and Southeast. Vera also gained signature status in the American Watercolor Society in 2004 and the National Watercolor Society in 2001. She has served twice as president of the Virginia Watercolor Society.


While many areas of art and types of media interest Vera, she especially enjoys the versatility, permanence, and quick drying of acrylics.


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