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FCCA show gets a pop of color
BY CRAIG SCHULIN
The artists currently exhibiting their work in the Frederick Gallery of the Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts were tasked with the challenge to explore transformations.
The result is a collection of wide range, including a variety of subjects and media through which they are presented.
The juried show was won by Wilma Wyss of Berkeley, Calif., for her concrete and mosaic titled “Rust Easy Pillow.”
Wyss uses everyday items such as glass tiles and washers to create a sense of a plump throw pillow. Rusty nails become tassels ringing the edge.
Artist Ana Rendich of Fredericksburg was awarded second place for her use of oils to create “The Town Is Getting Smaller.”
Maria Shell of Anchorage, Ala., received the third-place award for her fiber art submission titled “Ghost.”
The show was juried by Richmond artist Rob McAdams, program coordinator for Partners in the Arts and adjunct faculty with the University of Richmond.
The FCCA’s Member’s Gallery features block works by artist Linda Rose Larochelle that are now on display. Appropriately for May, she uses mother and child as the subjects of her work.
Larochelle, who recently retired from the Arlington County Virginia Public Schools, is now devoting her time to painting and carving images into linoleum blocks she uses to make her prints.
WANT TO GO:
What:“Transformations” juried exhibit and Linda Rose Larochelle’s “Mother’s Day Show: Block Prints”
Where: Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts, 813 Sophia St., Fredericksburg
When: Through May 25
Info: 540/373-5646, fccava.org
Craig Schulin: 540/374-5403