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Calendar Contest

Community Bank of the Chesapeake (one of our exhibition partners in Fredericksburg!) is hosting a Calendar Contest.

From their website:

Celebrating 70 Years Calendar Contest

We are now accepting entries for our 2021 Community Calendar Photo Contest. Submit a photo that captures the character and beauty of our community for a chance to have your work included in this annual celebration of the Chesapeake region. This year’s theme is “Celebrating 70 Years.” Show us community through the years – submit photos from all decades, seasons, past and present.

Learn more….

Loving the Silversmith House!

These photographs show the painting of FCCA's building facade in process and completed.  This was made possible by this years Love the Silversmith House donations.

Leftover funds are earmarked for restoration of the dormer windows on the third floor.  Thanks to all who donated to this years fund drive!

Opening July 2!

IT IS ALMOST TIME…..
FCCA is Re-Opening to the public on Thursday, July 2nd.

All required guidelines will be followed.

We look forward to seeing you. We will be open these days until further notice:

Thursday-Friday: 12:00pm-4:00pm
Saturday: 11:00am-4:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm-4:00pm

We are so looking forward to seeing your smiling faces. New exhibits will be opening in July in both the Frederick and Members Gallery.

February Winners!

February 2020 || “All Photography” ||National Juried Exhibit

February 1 – 28, 2020

Juror: Tom Hennessy

Awards

  • 1st Place – “One Legged Catch” by David Boyd of Fredericksburg, VA
  • 2nd Place –“Dark Hollow Falls” by C. Renee Martin of Fredericksburg, VA
  • 3rd Place – “Crosswalk” by Norma Woodward of Fredericksburg, VA

Honorable Mention Recognition

  • “Determination” by Matthew DeZee of Spotsylvania, VA
  • “Twilight and Tufa Formations” by Mary Lynne Wolfe of Spotsylvania, VA
  • “Dance of Dust and Sun” by Esther Streusand of Fredericksburg, VA
  • “Path in St. Michael” by Jeanne Jackson of Spotsylvania, VA
  • “All American Cyclist” by Mary Branscome of Fredericksburg, VA
  • “Goddess of Speed” by Lee Cochrane of King George, VA

Amazing News for FCCA Art Exhibits

FCCA’S partnership with the CBTC (Community Bank of the Chesapeake) Fredericksburg Branch will be continuing our Art Exhibits! A new CBTC Curator/Coordinator has been found.

A HUGE thank you and great appreciation to Penny Parrish from the FCCA for an amazing job curating this excellent art exhibit. Stay tuned for more information in the New 2020 year!

February 2020 Call for Entries: All Photography

February 2020 “All Photography” invites all photographers to submit both traditional and innovative work for an exhibit that welcomes diverse photography media including digitally manipulated photo work in 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional presentations.  Tom Hennessy, noted Richmond photographer, will be the juror.  Learn more about his background and photography at https://tomhennessy.zenfolio.com/all-photographs

2020 Exhibition Themes Announced

We are pleased to announce our exhibition themes for 2020.  Get Inspired and start creating now!  Please note that months that feature the “Artist Choice” theme are open to any subject matter and any media.

 January 2020— “Small Wonders” All-Media National Juried Exhibit

  • Exhibit dates: November 30, 2019 – January 31, 2020

February 2020—“All Photography” National Juried Exhibit

  • Exhibit dates: February 1 – February 28, 2020
  • Entries deadline: Friday, January 10, 2029, by 4 pm

March 2020—“Faces” All-Media National Juried Exhibit

  • Exhibit dates: February 29 – March 27, 2020
  • Entries deadline: Friday, January 24, 2020, by 4 pm

April 2020—“Artist Choice” Regional All-Media Juried Exhibit

  • Exhibit dates: March 28 – April 24, 2020
  • Entries deadline: Friday, March 13, 2020, by 4 pm

May 2020—“Ethos: Spirit of Community” All-Media National Juried Exhibit

  • Exhibit dates: April 25 – May 29, 2020
  • Entries deadline: Friday, March 27, 2020, by 4 pm

June 2020—“Artist Choice” Regional All-Media Juried Exhibit

  • Exhibit dates: May 30 – June 26, 2020
  • Entries deadline: May 8, 2020 by 4 pm

July 2020—“Memories: People, Places, Structures” All-Media National Juried Exhibit

  • Exhibit dates: June 27 – July 31, 2020
  • Entries deadline: Friday, May 29, 2020, by 4 pm

August 2020—“Artist Choice” All-media Regional Juried Exhibit

  • Exhibit dates: August 1 – 28, 2020
  • Entries deadline: Friday, July 10, 2020, by 4 pm

September 2020—“Flora & Fauna” All-Media National Juried Exhibit

  • Exhibit dates: August 29 – September 25, 2020
  • Entries deadline: Friday, July 24, 2020, by 4 pm

October 2020—“Artist Choice” All-media Regional Juried Exhibit

  • Exhibit dates: September 26 – October 30, 2020
  • Entries deadline: Friday, August 21, 2020, by 4 pm

November 2020—“Imagined Realities” All-Media National Juried Exhibit

  • Exhibit dates: October 31 – November 27, 2020
  • Entries deadline: Friday, September 18, 2020, by 4 pm

December 2019 – January 2020—10” x 10” All-Media National Juried Exhibit

  • Exhibit dates: November 28, 2020 – January 29, 2021
  • Entries deadline: Friday, October 23, 2020, by 4 pm

Members’ Gallery Lineup for 2020!

Congratulations to our 2020 Members’ Gallery Artists!

January: Eric Brito
February:  Kathy Noel and Van Anderson
March: Charlotte Richards
April:  Kay Portmess and Maura Harrison
May:  Tronja Angerlo
June:  Marcia Chaves and Maria Motz
July:  Gary Vann Brooks
August:  Linda Agar-Hendrix and Faith Galliot
September:  Mark Prieto
October:  Becky Carpenter
November: Chris McClintock and Odel Smith