at Lake of the Woods
Locust Grove, VA
LOW Arts meetings are open to artists and art lovers in LOW. We meet monthly.
Our LOW artists work in a variety of media and invite you to view samples of their artwork.
Mark your calendar! Our annual Fine Art Show will be held November 11-12, 2023.
Community Center Meeting Room 2
Our next meeting will be held on Monday, April 3 at 2pm. Our "Artist in the Spotlight" will be Eve deVito who will share her workflow to cre...
Community Center Meeting Room 2
LOW artists will be exhibiting new work at the Fareways Cafe throughout the year. A new exhibit was put on display February 18th and will be...
The LOW Arts exhibit at the Fareways Cafe in the Woods Center is awaiting your visit. Stop by and take a look at the artwork created by your LOW neighbors. Most of the artwork is for sale. Check the price and contact the artist directly if interested in purchasing. The newest exhibit went up on February 18 and will be on view until mid-June.
Visitors to our opening reception voted for a new "people's choice award" with Kevin VanLear earning first place honors. A three-way tie for second place went to Karen O'Donnell, Lisa Spencer Ballard and Sigrid Wares. Third place was also a tie, going to Buck Best and Denise Reese. Thank you to our visitors and congratulations to our artists.
"The Fullness of Joy" by Gary Close
Congratulations to our artists exhibiting locally and in nationally juried exhibitions and events. Please visit our Call for Artists page to learn about upcoming exhibits in our area and beyond.
Kudos to Bill Mann who had 5 pieces accepted into the Art at the Mill Spring Show in Millwood Virginia in Clarke County. The show runs April 22-May 7th. Learn more here...and stop by!
The Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts will open their "Artists' Choice" exhibit on April 1 and it will run through April 28. Juried into this exhibit were works by Christy Rappoport, BJ Elvgren and Karen Weingartner. And Bill Mann had a piece accepted into their "Faces and Figures" exhibit for March. Congratulations to all!
Artist and art educator Maribeth Logan has her own studio right here in LOW, called Creative Gatherings, offering artistic learning opportunities. To be added to her list for notices of programs, email her here.
The Artful Dimensions Gallery in Fredericksburg, dedicated to exhibiting 3-D artwork, has accepted jewelry artist Kathy Walters into their gallery. Stop in and see her wonderful creations.
The Fredericksburg Fine Arts Show featured more than 20 pieces of artwork by LOW Arts members - see the slideshow below. Congratulations to Pete Brown, BJ Elvgren, Catherine Hillis, Bill Mann, Karen O'Donnell, Elena Pratt, Denise Reese, Sigrid Wares, and Karen Weingartner for their acceptance to this exhibit. Special recognition to Catherine Hillis, who received a First Place award in the Watercolor category and Karen Weingartner who received an Honorable Mention in the Acrylics category. Several of our artists sold pieces during the show, which ran March 10-12 at the Dorothy Hart Community Center.
Kudos to Karen Weingartner who received second place honors for her painting "Summer Song" in the "Bloomcore" exhibit at Libertytown Arts Worshop. Also accepted into this juried exhibit were Karen O'Donnell, Christy Rappoport and BJ Elvgren. The exhibit will be in place for you to view through March 2023. Congratulations to all!
Christy Rappoport - Christy is becoming a regular at the Crossroads Arts Center in Richmond. Her beautiful fabric work, Fantasy in Silk, was on display in February and she has had another piece accepted for an exhibit in April. Well done, Christy!
Catherine Hillis now has a studio in the Sophia Street Studios, 2nd floor, 1104 Sophia Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401. Her next class will be a four week session focusing on painting beautiful skies in watercolors and improving drawing and compositional skills. The class will be Tuesday mornings 10am - 12:30 pm starting March 14th or Saturdays mornings starting March 18. Please visit her website to learn more at https://www.catherinehillis.com/workshops.
First place - Watercolors
Spend some time with 13 of our artists as they introduce you to their art and their studios here at Lake of the Woods. Each segment is 3-5 minutes in length. Scroll to see the artists and click on any image to view the video. We also have videos of our Artist Spotlight presentations on our YouTube channel here - enjoy!
Lake of the Woods is located in Locust Grove, Virginia, halfway between Fredericksburg and Culpeper on Route 3. Our 500 acre lake is the center of this vibrant community of more than 8,000 residents, the largest population center in Orange County.