Author Archives: Dawn Whitmore

Youth Art Program Creates Dixon Pool Mural….

The Youth Art Program with the finished Dixon Park Pool. Photo includes teacher Adrian and Hazel Hill’s Community Coordinator. 

The Dixon Park Pool Mural is completed and it is amazing. Thanks so much to our teachers, volunteers, and the Fredericksburg Arts Commission for the grant to accomplish this goal with the FCCA Youth Art Program.

Thanks to FCCA Member Sheila Jones  for documenting the progress with photos for us throughout the week.


Art First presents donation to FCCA Youth Art Program

  Art First presents check to Youth Art Program

FCCA’s June First Friday included a presentation of a gift from Art First for FCCA’s Youth Art Program.

It is through donations, such as this, and grants that keep the Youth Art Program running. Want to make a donation to this program? Contact FCCA’s President.

Special thanks to David Kennedy for the photos.

FCCA Artists part of VMRC Exhibit in Harrisonburg

Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts artists artwork in Harrisonburg show
Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts is pleased to announce six FCCA members will have artwork featured in the 14th Annual VMRC Art Exhibition in Harrisonburg, Virginia. According to an email from VMRC, “there were a total of 205 artists hailing from 30 states…which means less than half of this year’s submitting artist and an exclusive 18% of the submitted works will be displayed” in the 100 piece exhibit.

The artists chosen are Lee Cochrane, Dawn Whitmore, Penny Parrish, Robert S. Hunter, Norma Woodward, and Teresa Blatt. The show will be hosting an Artist Award Reception on June 4th from 2pm-4pm at the VMRC Park Gables Gallery. The show will run until June 30th. A preview of the entire show can be seen by visiting:

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