Tag Archives: Jacksonville Center for the Arts

Business and Art make a good mix in Floyd

(This was originally written for the Floyd Press and appeared in the Thursday, September 24 issue.) A number of local Floyd VA businesses display art by local artists on their walls. Are they just being public spirited or have they … Continue reading

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Scott Perry is teaching at the Jacksonville Center

Scott Perry's Pickin' Porch has moved to Studio 125 at the Jacksonville Center for the Arts in Floyd VA. He has made the transformation from a music store that gave music lessons to a music studio that sells instruments. He … Continue reading

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Another artist with a spirit of play

  Martha Jane McDowell has long been one of my favorite artists/ sculptors/ creative spirits because she is always willing to work in new mediums and her work generally has an element of wry humor. This concrete and tile goat, … Continue reading

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Creativity can be contagious

One of the first things we noticed when we moved to Floyd three years ago was the amazing number of creative people who lived in this county. At that time about one out of every ten citizens seemed to be … Continue reading

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