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Nobody like Nol

A packed Little Washington Theatre crowd paid tribute Sunday afternoon to renowned Rappahannock metalsmith Nol Putnam, while being treated to the premiere screening of “Forging Art — Nol Putnam, Artist Blacksmith,” a documentary of Nol’s myriad achievements directed and produced by Rappahannock filmmakers Matthieu and Tracy Mazza. […]

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Fall ‘Art Tour’ as adventure travel

This year’s visitors to the 14th Annual Fall Art Tour will be greeted at Tour Headquarters with a banner urging them to “Explore, Discover, and Experience.” These are appropriate words to describe the multidimensional offerings of this year’s event featuring 33 unique studios and 11 galleries spread across Rappahannock County. […]

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Fall Art Tour keeps growing

Two new studios and three new galleries are joining returning artists. The Tour newcomers further enrich our Tour with distinctive art forms and display spaces. The new artists are Jen Perrot and Kat Habib at Flourish Root-Floral Studio and Steve Marquisee at the family’s new studio complex. Dwell Fine Arts, Hazel River Arts and Antiques, and Sperryville Artists Cooperative are the three new galleries on the Tour — Nov. 3-4. […]

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‘Mastodon’ among us, but framing on

Perhaps the title “artistic woodworker” would be a better fit for Waller, although the thousands of working artists and everyday people who have flocked to the framer’s traveling workshops over the last half century — from his original studio in Foggy Bottom to Mount Gilead, The Plains, Middleburg and now Hume. […]

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Q&A: Rappahannock through the lense

Rather than a traditional gallery opening and exhibit, Sands’ portraits of the county, titled “Who We Are,” accompanied by several images of Rappahannock’s distinctive landscapes, will be enlarged and displayed throughout the county for one month beginning Saturday, July 7th. […]

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Paint your way through Shenandoah

Artists are encouraged to apply for the 2018 Artist-in-Residence Program at Shenandoah National Park. The program offers professional artists focused time to creatively explore the natural and cultural resources of this astounding landscape. […]

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All work and all clay: Kat Habib

Most artists are struggling artists, one way or the other, but Kat Habib struggles mostly to find the time to be an artist. When she’s actually practicing art, hey — no problem. The Sperryville potter and florist is 33 and one of Rappahannock County’s younger practicing artists. […]

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The impressionist: Nedra Smith

After a 20-year career as an art director in the D.C. area, Rappahannock County artist Nedra Smith returned some 13 years ago to her first loves — plein air and studio painting, as well as the Virginia Piedmont where she spent many years as a child. […]

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Rappahannock’s fall colors, enhanced by the annual Artists Tour

This year’s 13th annual Artists of Rappahannock Studio & Gallery Tour on Nov. 4-5 promises to be the largest yet, with more artists in open studios, interactive opportunities and a greater variety of fine art than ever before. More than 100 local artists will be displaying their works in 30 studios and eight galleries. […]