Floyd Plein Air Festival Patron Passes

Two types of tickets are available! Exclusive All-Access Patron Pass $100 (Limit of 25 available): Thursday, August 16, 6-10pm: Farm to Table Dinner with Festival Artists.  Organic and farm-fresh foods will be prepared for this unique experience at Riverstone Organic Farm by Chef .  Dinner will feature wines from Chateau Morrisette Winery.  Artist works from the day of painting will be on display and available for purchase to dinner...

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Floyd Plein Air Festival Artists

Artist’s Name, Origin & Website Sarah Baptist of Wilmington DE  www.sarahbaptistart.com Joanna Barnum of Abingdon, MD www.joannabarnum.com Thomas Bradshaw of Blackstone, VA www.thomasbradshaw.net Nancy Brittle of Remington, VA www.nancybrittle.com Kyle Buckland of Abington, VA www.artpal.com/bucklandfineart Arlene Daniel of Winston Salem, NC www.arleneedaniel.com Jan Finn-Duffy of Woodford, VA www.janfinnduffy.com David Finnell of...

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Floyd Plein Air Festival Juror & Prizes

Prizes include: Best in Week Platinum Award – $1,000 and a ¼ page artist’s ad in an upcoming issue of Plein Air Magazine valued at $1,200! Quick Paint Competition Winner – $500 Gold Award -Gift Package of Premium Panels from SourceTek, valued at $250 Silver Award – $200 Gift Certificate from Golden Artists Colors Bronze Award – $150 Gift Package from Ampersand Art Best Local Artist Award – $200 Gift...

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Floyd Plein Air Festival Schedule

Proposed Schedule: Floyd Plein Air Festival 2017: Monday, August 14  Apple Ridge Farm – Visit to Apple Ridge Farm to “get acquainted” with Floyd County – Open paint for artists – Welcome reception for artists, patrons, partners, and hosts in the evening Tuesday, August 15  Blue Ridge Parkway & Beyond – Open paint for artists in the county and Dinner outing for the artists    6 – 8 pm TBA Wednesday, August 16 Blue Ridge Parkway...

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Winners of the “Art Works For Us” Photo Contest
Apr28

Winners of the “Art Works For Us” Photo Contest

Great Images of Public Art Winners of the “Art Works For Us” photography competition For the last two years the Floyd Center for the Arts has organized a public art tour through Floyd County called “Art Works For Us”. During the spring “Meet the Artists” tour on Sunday, April 9, 2017, the Center also ran a photography competition. Visitors were encouraged to photograph the art during that day and submit their work to the Center. Local...

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Call for Public Art – “Art Works For Us”
Apr20

Call for Public Art – “Art Works For Us”

“Art Works For Us” is a public sculpture/outdoor art tour through Floyd County VA. The Floyd Center for the Arts is pleased to continue and expand our public art program, “Art Works For Us”, through 2018. We are now calling for interested businesses and landowners, and artists, to apply to the program. How to Participate: Business or Landowner: you can participate by providing a venue for displaying a sculpture or other...

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Wes McCune in Concert, May 12
Apr10

Wes McCune in Concert, May 12

SAVE THE DATE – FRIDAY, MAY 12th at 7:30 PM – Piano recital given by Wes McCune at the Floyd Center for the Arts. Tickets are $25.00 in advance, $30.00 at the door and student ticketsare $15.00. Come and enjoy this wonderful evening of piano music and support your art center at the same time. Wesley McCune is a classically trained pianist living in Floyd, Virginia.   He performs with singer Karin Paludan (Washington...

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Three New Exhibits Opening Sat. April 8
Apr06

Three New Exhibits Opening Sat. April 8

Opening Reception for Three New Art Exhibits @ the Floyd Center for the Arts Saturday, April 8, 5-7pm All are welcome to the free and fun event. Meet the artists and enjoy the artwork. Light refreshments served and cash bar. “New Voice” presented in the Hayloft Gallery The New Voices exhibition allows regional emerging artists to show a significant body of work Artworks from ten new voices featuring young innovations, have...

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Paper Blooms FREE workshops, Saturday, March 25
Mar17

Paper Blooms FREE workshops, Saturday, March 25

The Floyd Center for the Arts invites our community to free paper flower making workshops on Saturday, March 25. The workshops are being organized by Roanoke College’s Olin Hall Galleries as part of their Paper Blooms Project.   Talia Logan, Olin Hall Galleries Director, will lead participants in creating “map roses” during three workshop time frames. Demonstrations start at 10am, 12:30pm and 2pm at the Center. All flowers made will...

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Julius Quartet, April 1
Mar13

Julius Quartet, April 1

Hailed as “the captivating young string quartet” (The Bennington Banner), the Julius Quartet is rapidly making itself known in the chamber music world. Formed in the fall of 2012, the group held a special residency as “The Boston Conservatory’s Honors String Quartet”. Currently, the quartet is the Graduate String Quartet in Residence at the John J. Cali School of Music at Montclair State University, where they work intensely with the...

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