* Apologies for the incorrect link in the January newsletter – here’s what’s happening in January.

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN DECEMBER WITH FALL ART TOUR VENUES AND ARTISTS!

With the holidays fast approaching, it’s a perfect time to take advantage of all that’s happening in Rappahannock County. Come out and visit our galleries for fine art and special gift items created by local artists (nothing like local to eliminate any shipping issues!). Here’s what’s coming up:

 Click all images to open them in lightbox, all names are linked to their Tour pages for more information.

MIDDLE STREET GALLERY

Joan Wiberg Show, “Lightfall”
December 3, 2021 – January 9, 2022

Middle Street Gallery
325A Middle Street
Washington, VA 22747
(540) 675-1313

Hours Friday – Sunday, 11 – 5

Joan will be in the gallery on Saturday, December 4, Saturday, Dec 11, and Sunday, Dec 19, from 11 – 5.

The show is composed of plein air paintings painted on-site locally and of larger works created from the smaller studies in the studio. This body of work focuses on rendering the atmosphere and light particles on canvas. Joan is an active member of Plein Air Artists of Fredericksburg, VA, and another smaller group in Rappahannock County.

Joan Wiberg lives in Warrenton Virginia and taught art in private and public school prior to becoming a full-time painter. Joan is a member of Middle Street Gallery in Washington, VA, and is also represented by the Cottage Curator in Sperryville, VA.

PHYLLIS NORTHUP

Middle Street Gallery Show
December 3, 2021 – January 9, 2022

Middle Street Gallery
325A Middle Street
Washington, VA 22747
(540) 675-1313

Hours Friday – Sunday, 11 – 5

Two watercolor paintings in the current show at Middle Street Gallery, “Half Dome, Yosemite National Park” and “Windows, Arches National Park”. Both are 4.5×10 double matted and framed to 9×15, $285 each.

Additional paintings, many prints, and jewelry is available at:

Warehouse Art Gallery
15 Campbell Street
Luray, VA 22835

Open daily 12 – 5

RUTHIE WINDSOR-MANN

Annual Holiday Open House at Annadale Farm
December 4-5, 2021 from 12-5 each day

19195 Annadale Farm Drive
Gordonsville, Virginia 22942

Hosted by Merrill Strange, 540-229-0289 or merrillpstrange@gmail.com

All Sorts of Local Talent and One-Stop Holiday Shopping: Original Art and One of a Kind Pieces including Wreaths, Paintings, Prints, Food, Ceramics, Jewelry, Textiles, and Accessories

Meet and Greet our Brilliant Artists and Artisans of Virginia!

Refreshments will be served

Masks appreciated

SPERRYVILLE ARTIST COOPERATIVE / SPAC GALLERY

Living Sky Foundation Holiday Fundraising Auction
Open House Saturday, Dec. 18th from 1-5 pm

3 River Lane
Sperryville, VA 22740

Items are available for viewing at SPAC Gallery from Saturday, December 4th through December 18th (Saturday and Sunday from 12-05). Online bidding begins Friday, December 3, 2021, through Saturday, December 18th.

Final Bids by 5 pm, December 18th.

Auction Items include original art, local services, and gift baskets as well as holiday gift items. All proceeds support music and art enrichment and artist services.

JASON GOLDMAN

Open weeknights and weekends by appointment for holiday shopping.
Please email jasongoldmanwoodart@gmail.com for appointments and directions.

GINA IRWIN

Ridge Line Designs
December 1 – 15: open regular hours, 11 -5, Thursday-Monday
December 16 – 31: open every day 11:00-5:00

10 River Lane
Sperryville, VA 22740
(540) 987-5056

One-of-a-kind jewelry created on site in Gina’s studio, repurposed vintage finds. Silver, gold, gemstones, beads, and more. Commissions.