New River Art Biennial & Two More New Exhibits Open Sat. June 17
Jun12

New River Art Biennial & Two More New Exhibits Open Sat. June 17

The New River Art 2017 Biennial Juried Exhibition is coordinated by the Floyd Center for the Arts in Floyd Virginia. Held since 1991, the exhibition rotates every two years among thiscenter, the Blacksburg Regional Art Association and Fine Arts Center for the New River Valley in Pulaski. These three art organizations all have non-profit, 501(c) 3 status. 2017 marks the 14th time the juried New River Art Biennial has been held.  The...

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Floyd County High School and TAVA Exhibits Opening Dec. 9
Dec07

Floyd County High School and TAVA Exhibits Opening Dec. 9

Join us on Friday, December 9 from 4-6 pm, for the opening reception of new exhibitions in the Hayloft, Breezeway, and Falcon Galleries. Free and open to the public. Snacks provided! Hayloft Gallery: Floyd County High School Exhibition Students from the Floyd County High School will have 200 pieces of artwork on display between December 9, 2016 and January 28, 2017 upstairs in the Hayloft Gallery. With work from 79 students,...

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“Upcycled” Curated Art Exhibtion by Susan Icove to Open October 8, 2016
Sep12

“Upcycled” Curated Art Exhibtion by Susan Icove to Open October 8, 2016

The Jacksonville Center for the Arts is pleased to hold “Upcycled”, a curated exhibition by Susan Icove, October 8 – November 26, 2016.  This will be the first exhibit held at the center under our new name “Floyd Center for the Arts”.  The opening reception will be held on Saturday, October 8, 5-7pm.  It is free and open to the public, with light snacks provided and a cash bar. Twelve artists from across...

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2016 Jax Juried Exhibition, Reception Aug. 13
Jul26

2016 Jax Juried Exhibition, Reception Aug. 13

The Jax Juried Exhibition is here again!  Congratulations to the following artists for being selected by Juror Stefanie Fedor of the Visual Art Center of Richmond.  Join us on Saturday, August 13, 5-7pm at the artist’s reception as Mrs. Fedor reveals her top place winners.  First prize is $500! Linda Correll, Julia Dzikiewicz, Aileen Fletcher, Deborah Freed, Joel Gendelman,, JayYoung Gerard, Justine Godown, Sharon Grubbs, Carli...

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Opening for “New Voice, Young Innovation” Saturday, April 9
Apr04

Opening for “New Voice, Young Innovation” Saturday, April 9

New Voices, Young Innovation is the newest exhibit to grace the walls of The Jacksonville Center for the Arts’ Hayloft Gallery. From April 1-May 28, 2016 the artworks of twelve regional emerging artists are featured in the center’s main gallery. The public is invited to the Opening Galleries Reception on Saturday, April 9, 2016 where light refreshments and a cash bar will be available. This is the fourth year this exhibition has been...

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Three New Exhibitions: Opening Reception Feb. 13th
Feb02

Three New Exhibitions: Opening Reception Feb. 13th

The Jacksonville Center for the Arts is hosting a unique pottery show of Floyd potters called “Floyd Potters: Generations of Clay” in their Hayloft Gallery.  The show will feature more than 18 potters, ceramicists, and sculptors, all of whom have been connected in some way to the larger body of Floyd potters. A special memorial display for well-known Floyd potter Tom Phelps will be displayed, coordinated by the late Phelps’ wife,...

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2015 Themed Exhibition: Something About Barns
Oct06

2015 Themed Exhibition: Something About Barns

Haylofts, pigs, and pitchforks are subjects in an uncommon art exhibit opening this weekend at The Jax. The “Something About Barns” exhibit will feature art that may strike a chord for anyone who has spent time around barns, barn raising enthusiasts, or anyone who can appreciate the captivating view of rustic landscapes. The exhibit will take place in our Hayloft Gallery, and all are invited to a free reception, 5-7 PM, Saturday,...

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New Works 2015
Feb05

New Works 2015

As usual, our hard-working and talented Hayloft Gallery Committee has installed a spectacular showcase. But they could not have accomplished such good work without good ARTWORK. This is truly an exciting display of so many new pieces created by many individuals among our regional artisan pool within the past year. We are so excited to give you a sneak preview here — but come by during our open hours (Tuesday through Saturday,...

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Self-Portraits Exhibit and New Breezeway Gallery Exhibit Opening
Oct09

Self-Portraits Exhibit and New Breezeway Gallery Exhibit Opening

Even though “selfies” are a relatively new phenomenon, self-portrature among artists and craftspeople has a very long history. Floyd’s Jacksonville Center for the Arts is joining that tradition by offering an exhibit presenting self-portraits created by regional artists and crafts people. This 2014 themed Hayloft Gallery exhibition opens to the public on Friday, October 3, at the same time the Breezeway Gallery opens with photography...

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Jax Juried Exhibition Awards
Jun18

Jax Juried Exhibition Awards

Jurist David Mickenberg offered an informative talk about his decision-making processes for a large group (~120) on June 14, 2014. Jax’s Meet the Artists and Awards Reception for the 2014 Jax Juried Exhibition was also the reception for the Floyd Co. High School students’ show in the downstairs Breezeway Gallery. The 46 individual pieces in the show (chosen by Mickenberg from 257 digital image submissions) were numbered for anonymity...

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