Fluvanna Art Association

FAA News

Welcome to the Fluvanna Art Association blog.  Here you will find the latest news from the Art Association, calls for donations and submissions, newsletters, and other useful information.

May-June 2018 Newsletter

The Fluvanna Art Association News is published bi-monthly and is written and edited by Page H. Gifford. Members Exhibit at Purcell Gallery Jackson Pollock’s influence was the theme for the current gallery showing at the Purcell Gallery at the Louisa Arts Center. It took many forms and among the participants were five members of the […]
May 31st, 2018 | Categorized: call for submissions newsletter

March-April 2018 Newsletter

The Fluvanna Art Association News is published bi-monthly and is written and edited by Page H. Gifford. Why Do Some Paintings Sell and Others Don’t? And Does it Matter? It’s an age old question, that if you’re an artist who wants to sell your work but hasn’t sold much or if anything then the question […]
March 9th, 2018 | Categorized: newsletter

January-February 2018 Newsletter

The Fluvanna Art Association News is published bi-monthly and is written and edited by Page H. Gifford. A Good Frame, A Drill, and Wire One of the rules that Fluvanna Art Association tries to enforce is proper hanging technique for shows. Proper hanging ensures the preservation and safety of the art work and the safety […]
March 9th, 2018 | Categorized: newsletter

September-October 2017 Newsletter

The Fluvanna Art Association News is published bi-monthly and is written and edited by Page H. Gifford. Members Exhibit in Louisa It is an area of art that the FAA rarely explores but many artists do and frequently exhibit pieces made from recycled materials. A few of our members stepped out of their safe zone, […]
October 27th, 2017 | Categorized: newsletter
Art by Loli Stams

Remembering and Celebrating Loli Stams

It is with great sadness that the Fluvanna Art Association lost longtime member and successful artist Loli Stams. Specializing in acrylic painting, Loli had an avid interest in continuing to learn new techniques and try different methods and media, always challenging herself. Together with her husband Paul Stams, Loli was very active within the arts […]
September 1st, 2017 | Categorized: member news

July-August 2017 Newsletter

The Fluvanna Art Association News is published bi-monthly and is written and edited by Page H. Gifford. Ten Mistakes of Watercolor 1.Using paint from pans – use tubes you may waste a little, but you will have more control of your color. 2. Buying a ready-made set of colors – you are bound to get […]
August 11th, 2017 | Categorized: newsletter

May-June 2017 Newsletter

The Fluvanna Art Association News is published bi-monthly and is written and edited by Page H. Gifford. Ten Mistakes of Acrylic Painting Artist, Lisa Clough of Lachri Fine Art, discussed the ten common mistakes acrylic artists make: 1. Being afraid to make a mistake. Happy accidents should be embraced. “If you don’t make mistakes, you […]
August 11th, 2017 | Categorized: newsletter
Art by Page H. Gifford

March – April 2017 Newsletter

The Fluvanna Art Association News is published bi-monthly and is written and edited by Page H. Gifford. Watercolor Pencils 101 In March I did a brief workshop on watercolor (water-soluble) colored pencils. Members were skeptical at first when seeing the pencil lay down on the paper in an erratic rather than a smooth coverage. That’s […]
April 17th, 2017 | Categorized: newsletter
Art by Paul Stams

January-February 2017 Newsletter

The Fluvanna Art Association News is published bi-monthly and is written and edited by Page H. Gifford. Defining Art in A New Age There has been an ongoing debate amongst traditionalists in the art world that photography was could not be accepted as an art form but then came digital art and that was meant […]
February 13th, 2017 | Categorized: newsletter

November-December 2016 Newsletter

The Fluvanna Art Association News is published bi-monthly and is written and edited by Page H. Gifford. The People Have Spoken The public spoke at the recent People’s Choice Award Show at the Fluvanna County Library on Saturday, November 19. They chose among 54 entries and many talented artists. It was interesting that also this […]
December 10th, 2016 | Categorized: newsletter show news
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