Art Guild holds annual meeting, picnic in Stanardsville | Entertainment

On Saturday, Oct. 2, the annual Plein Air occasion “Paint the Town Greene” will see artists collecting to paint out of doors sights of historic Stanardsville and the surrounding parts. A reception and awards ceremony will abide by. For extra data or to sign-up, check out artguildofgreene.org/paint-the-city-greene.

Commencing in 2022, the guild will host quarterly art receptions at Stanardsville Station on Principal Street, with speakers and foods and fellowship. If interested in presenting or volunteering to aid with food stuff, contact (434) 260-6708 or [email protected]

Guild Treasurer Vyvyan Rundgren, who is credited with forming the Blue Ridge Barn Quilt Path in Greene County, gave a temporary update on the task.

“The path in Greene County is today—as it has been for almost a year—the largest in Virginia,” Rundgren stated. “We have 148 barn quilts on show.”

Barn quilts are the wooden plywood boards shown on barns, sheds, fences and yards during the county, painted with a quilt design and style and coated in weatherproof sealant to protect against the features. Maps of the quilt path are obtainable at the county readers heart or by going to www.exploregreene.com/examine/barn-quilt-path.

“The workshops stopped when COVID came alongside,” Rundgren explained, explaining that family overall health difficulties have saved her nearer to home in latest months. In spite of the setbacks, she has hosted three small barn quilt workshops in her very own barn considering the fact that January, capping every session at eight to 10 members. If you are interested in generating your individual barn quilt, speak to Rundgren at [email protected] for far more details.