Due to building maintenance, Cooper Branch is closed until further notice. Beginning Monday, September 24, Cooper customers can pick up their holds at the Montross Branch

Uniquely Spotsylvania 2016

September 1-October 31, 2016

A juried exhibit of works inspired by the Spotsylvania experience—scenes, sites, and people. The exhibit will run through October 31 at the Salem Church Branch!
Click here for the list of accepted works.

Congratulations to the winners of the show!

Best in Show
Jenna Anderson - Aerial Tune, pictured at right

1st place: ​Susan Garnett - Ely's Ford, Clear and Calm
2nd place: Brandon Newton - Chancellorsville​ ​"Sacred Ground"​ ​​
3rd place: Eileen Carson - Spotsylvania Fall​ 
Honorable mention: Carol Baker - Hilltop Convergence​ 

1st place: Fritzi Newton - Not the First-Ni River Trail 
2nd place: Toby Patricia Chittum - Lake Anna
3rd Place: Penny A. Parrish - Once Upon a Time, Rt. 208
Honorable Mention: Dawn Whitmore - Chancellorsville Barn

Mixed Media
1st place: Leslie Brier - Spotsylvania—Witness to History 
2nd place: Kay A. Portmess - Spotsylvania Paths, Spotsylvania Trails
3rd Place: Lorie McCown - This is My Home
Honorable Mention: Ina Moss - Roses for June

2nd place: Owen Nucci - 1864 Canon
3rd Place: Susan Garnett - Waiting Kayaks in Winter on the Rappahannock
Honorable Mention: Mary Lou Cramer - Full-blooded Spotsylvania Creek-Walker

Exhibition Juror & Judge:

Cathy Herndon
M.S. in Art Education, award-winning artist and teacher (including a Fulbright Memorial Teacher to Japan award and Virginia State Middle School Teacher of the Year award), founding member of Exposure Unlimited art group, past president of the Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts, and an artist member of Art First Gallery.

Cash Awards:
Generously donated by the Friends of the Library.

Pick up exhibited work:
Wednesday, November 2, 2:00–9:00
Thursday, November 3, 10:00–5:00
Deliver and pick up artwork from the back door at the Salem Church Branch. Ring the bell and our staff will assist you.

Questions & Information:
Anna Lowry
540-372-1144 x226