“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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Jax Juried Exhibit Winners!
Aug15

Jax Juried Exhibit Winners!

Juried Exhibition is sponsored by Carilion Clinic 1st Place cash award of $500: Paul Murray of Jamestown RI for “Remedies of the Past” (photography) 2nd Place cash award of $300: Sharon Grubbs of East Bend NC for “Blue Rhapsody” (oil) 3rd Place cash award of $100: Manda Remmen of Emory VA for “Field and Quarry” (embroidery) Honorable Mentions (alpha order): Deborah Freed of Blacksburg VA for...

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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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“Art Works For Us” – Call for our 2016 Public Art Program
Jun22

“Art Works For Us” – Call for our 2016 Public Art Program

Art Works For Us – A public sculpture/outdoor art tour through Floyd County VA Download the following information as a printable PDF here. The Jacksonville Center for the Arts ran a pilot program over the last year. We are please that we have received funds to continue and expand it through 2018. We are now calling for interested businesses and landowners, and possible artists, to apply to the tour. The tour will be from...

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2016 Featured Artist: Susan Icove
May15

2016 Featured Artist: Susan Icove

Each year The Jacksonville Center for the Arts honors a special artist in the Floyd Community. This year, Susan Icove, is the 2016 Jax Featured Artist. As part of the Featured Artist program, honored artists work with the center to educate the public about their art form. Susan Icove will be curating “Upcycled”, an exhibit of invited artists from around the country that are recycling and repurposing to create art in The Jax’s Hayloft...

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2016 Jax Juried Exhibition, Deadline June 19
May04

2016 Jax Juried Exhibition, Deadline June 19

The Jax invites visual media artists to submit work for exhibition in our annual juried show.  This year the top cash prize for this exhibition is $500, and other cash prizes and honorable mentions will be awarded. Artwork will be selected by Juror Stefanie Fedor, Executive Director at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond in Richmond, VA. This exhibit is open to all artists 18 years of age or older. Work must be original and executed...

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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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Logo Contest Details and Rules
Mar16

Logo Contest Details and Rules

Call for Entry – Logo Design Contest  (All of this information can be downloaded as a PDF Here.) Rules for Entry Here and at the end of this blog post. Introduction: The Jacksonville Center for the Arts is a non profit community arts organization that just celebrated its 20th anniversary. The Jacksonville Center is located in Floyd Virginia, however, due to our name, we are often believed to be in Jacksonville, Florida. It is the...

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New Works Exhibition Application Now Available, due May 9
Feb26

New Works Exhibition Application Now Available, due May 9

Each year The Jacksonville Center for the Arts invites our local and regional artistic community to show us whats new in your world during this annual exhibit.  Please read about this exhibit below.  Applications are due Monday, May 9, 2016. Download the Application Here! Pay Here:  14th Annual New Works Gallery Show Application fee Member $25.00 USDNon-Member $30.00 USD   14th Annual New Works Exhibit In the Hayloft Gallery,...

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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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