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Joni Pienkowski
Aug 13 through Oct 29, 2016
Hooker Garrett Gallery

A nationally-renowned artist from Blacksburg, VA, Pienlowski will display three compilations: The Paint Saints – paying homage to some of the most famous artists in the world; Abstracts on Birch and Paper; and The Many Looks of Self-Portraits.

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Members-Only Reception
Friday, August 12 • 5:30 – 7:30 pm • Piedmont Arts

A World, In Pieces
On display August 13 – October 29, 2016

Art @ Happy Hour
Friday, September 30, 2016 • 5 – 7 • Piedmont Arts


Watercolors by Carolyn Epperly
Sep 22 through Oct 22, 2016
Historic Little Post Office

Epperly is an award-winning, nationally recognized artist, with expertise at capturing fantastic images and scenes in her artwork. Each painting shines with the vivid colors that only transparent watercolor can produce. She began her career as an artist over 20 years ago and has evolved her style and technique over time. Her works have also been featured in several publications worldwide.


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Opening Reception
Thursday, September 22, 2016 • 6 – 8 pm • Little Post Office


The Art of the Quilt: Let’s Celebrate
Nov 12 through Dec 31, 2016
Hooker Garrett Gallery

Over 40 quilt artists from across the Southeast will exhibit work in this biennial invitational exhibition, curated by master quilter Linda Fiedler. Themed, Let’s Celebrate, this year's exhibition commemorates the 10th anniversary of The Art of the Quilt.

In celebration of The Art of the Quilt, Virginia Consortium of Quilters will host their quarterly meeting during the exhibition.

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Members-Only Reception
Friday, November 11, 2016 • 5:30 pm • Piedmont Arts

Works by Virginia Foothills Quilters Guild
On display November 12 – December 31, 2016

Art @ Happy Hour
Thursday, December 15, 2016 • 5 – 7 • Piedmont Arts

VCQ Quarterly Meeting
Saturday, November 12, 2016 • New College Institute


The Salt Marsh Suite
Russell Hart: Brink of Light + Water Rights

Jan 14 through Feb 25, 2017
Hooker Garrett Gallery

The Salt Marsh Suite

This inter-media installation and dance performance is based on fieldwork and close observation of the North Carolina coast. The installation combines art, science and technology to convey the vulnerability of the marsh habitat.

Russell Hart: Brink of Light + Water Rights

The former Executive Editor of American Photo shares infrared landscapes from two nature-centric collections.

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Members-Only Reception
Friday, January 13, 2017 • 5:30 pm • Piedmont Arts

Art @ Happy Hour
Friday, February 17, 2017 • 5 – 7 • Piedmont Arts


Prillaman Watercolor Invitational
Mar 11 through Apr 29, 2017
Hooker Garrett Gallery

Held in memory of Wanda Prillaman, one of Martinsville-Henry County’s most celebrated watercolor artists. Also featuring selections from Prillaman’s extensive body of work.

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Members-Only Reception
Friday, March 10, 2017 • 5:30 pm • Piedmont Arts

Ben Winslow
On display March 11 – April 29, 2017

Art @ Happy Hour
Friday, April 21, 2017 • 5 – 7 • Piedmont Arts


Expressions 2017
May 20 through Jul 21, 2017
Hooker Garrett Gallery

Offering an eclectic mix of styles and media, Expressions is an open-entry judged art exhibit featuring work by over 120 local and regional artists.

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Members-Only Reception
Friday, May 19, 2017 • 5:30 pm • Piedmont Arts

Art @ Happy Hour
Friday, June 16, 2017 • 5 – 7 • Piedmont Arts