Geer's Creations - 2007 Show Schedule

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BOLD dates are firm. Others are pending.
We may include other shows as the year develops.
PAST SHOWS
Artisan Center Members Exhibition
Artisans Center of Virginia
Waynesboro, VA 22980

Travelling May - July to
The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen
,

2880 Mountain Road, Glen Allen, VA.
Phone 804-261-6200.

Seventh Annual
Open Studios of Roanoke

Grandin Gardens
1731 Grandin Rd
540-797-4687

April 28 & 29, 2007
Saturday 10 AM to 5 PM
Sunday 12 Noon to 5 PM
20 artists at 10 locations
Visit the Open Studios website for a map!
Tri-State Sculptors
WASHINGTON SQUARE Exhibition 2007

Connecticut Avenue & L Street NW
Washington, DC
May 7 – August 4, 2007
Parking is available in garages below the building.
Entrances on 18th Street between K & L,
and on K Street between Connecticut & 18th.
Art on the Half-Shell
Port Town Urbanna, VA
May 12, 2007
Saturday 10 AM - 5 PM
Columbus Arts Festival
Columbus, OH
Downtown Riverfront
June 7 - 10, 2007
Thursday - Saturday 11:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Sunday 11:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
The Columbus Arts Festival was an astounding success for us! The weather was perfect, the crowds were enthusiastic, and best of all, they bought our work! For a first-time show it was great!  We had some concerns about doing a four-day show that runs from 11 AM to 10 PM every day. It was exhausting, but it was worth it.
    We met several students, and an instructor, from the Columbus College of Art and Design. Our neightbors were friendly and helpful, and we even met some visitors from Roanoke.
posted 6/18/07
Bath County Art Show
Bath County Elementary School
Hot Springs, VA
July 15 - 22, 2007
1:30 to 5:00 pm daily
The Bath County Art Show was bigger than ever this year, with over six hundred works from nearly two hundred artists on display. The selection of sculpture was also much larger.
    
 Many of our friends won prizes, including Mei Shu - 1st place for watercolor, and Betty Branch - 1st place for sculpture. Yumiko Ichikawa, Z.L. Feng, Barry Wolfe, Gina Lothian-Stanley, Michael Farrar, and Nancy Newhard also won prizes. Congratulations everyone!
     
As usual, many works were sold from the show.
posted 7/23/07
WMRA Art Show
Festival Conference Center
James Madison University
Harrisonburg, Virginia.

Sorry, this show has been cancelled.
Look for us next year!

Lynchburg Art Club Festival
E C Glass High School
Lynchburg VA
434-528-9434

September 15, 2007
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m
Space 166, Under the Tree

I love the Lynchburg Art Club Show at E. C. Glass! It is the first "out-of-town" show I ever did, about 18 years ago, and I've done it every year since. We always see lots of old friends from Lychburg, and many fellow artists from Roanoke.

This year I won a prize - the E. B. Fleet Award! Thanks to judge Andras J. Bality, organizer David Eakins, and all the people to work to make this a special day every year. And Congratulations to Michale Farrar of Clifton Forge for winning Best in Show! (That was Michael's Barbeque Dance on the cover of City Magazine last month.)

August 10 2007 - September 29, 2007
Awards Reception September 29
Tri State Sculptors Education Association
members from Virginia, North Carolina
and South Carolina.

Artisans Center of Virginia
Featured Artist Exhibit
Stone Sculpture & Ceramics
Rt. 340 North
Willow Oak Plaza
801 West Broad St.
Waynesboro, VA 22980

September 1-30
J. Gail Geer, Chris Geer Chagnon, and Bill Mould

Gallery Hours:
Monday-Saturday 10:00-6:00
Sunday 12:30-5:30

An Occasion for the Arts
Williamsburg, VA

October 7, 2007
Sunday, 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Prince George Street
Booth C-106

We just returned from An Occasion for the Arts in Williamsburg. It was probably our best show ever! I love Williamsburg, for the art, for the history, and especially for the shopping! We always go a day early, so we will have time to visit the outlet mall.

This year we drove to Rocky Mount, NC to pick up Bella at the Rocky Mount Arts Center on Friday afternoon (see Tri-State exhibit above). We continued to Williamsburg after the reception, expecting to arrive by 11 or so. Surprize! Our GPS was set for the scenic route instead for the fastest, so we arrived after midnight. We did get to enjoy the Virginia Byway, which we had never seen (or heard of) before. Turns out it is a favorite route for our son Thom's scooter club. Too bad it was too dark and we were too tired to enjoy it.

We saw lots of old friends at AOFTA, both patrons and fellow artists. One lady in particular was waiting for us when we arrived to set up a 8 AM. (She's the owner of Kat-Kat Pal, one of my favorite commission pieces). We weren't there last year, so it was gratifying to hear folks say they missed us.

It was the hottest day we can remember for the show. I was dissappointed when they moved my booth from Duke of Glouster Street to Prince George, but it was a blessing. We were in the shade all day, and the reduced traffic on the side street gave people more time to browse. Altogether a wonderful experience!

36th Annual
Fall Foliage Festival
Art Show
Waynesboro, VA
Oct. 13 and 14, 2007
Saturday 10 - 5
Sunday Noon - 5
Bon Air Artists Association
Art Affair

Richmond, VA
October 20 & 21, 2007
Saturday 11 - 6
Sunday 11 - 5

SNEAK PREVIEW of
Open Studios of Roanoke
8th Annual Tour
WVTF Public Radio Broadcast Center
3520 Kingsbury Lane
Roanoke, VA 24014

October 1 - 31, 2007
Reception Friday, Oct. 26, 2007
5 - 8 pm
League of Roanoke Artists
Showcase 2007
Jefferson Center
541 Luck Ave.
Roanoke, VA

October 2 - November 18
On display in the Jefferson Center Gallery.
The proceeds of many of the pieces will benefit Jefferson Center. The exhibit is on the second and third floors of the Center.

Paint the Town Red
All art on display will be for purchase.
This is an opportunity to purchase one-of-a-kind, fine art created by accomplished local and regional artist.
Refreshments will be provided
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10TH
5:30pm The Loft at 202 Market
Admission is $10. A portion of the proceeds of this show will be donated to the Art Museum of Western Virginia.
Art will be on display until November 12th, 2007.
 

October is Show Month for us, and this year was no exception. With an outdoor show every weekend, plus four month-long indoor exhibits, we were on the road most of the time. It was exhausting, but very rewarding. Shows are the lifeblood of our business. Thanks to all you buyers and fans!

We ended the month in San Francisco, a great city to inspire all that visit. We went to a shopping mall to see Bernie Buffano's sculpture - elegant yet simple, just what I want to create.

Next we visited the zoo to see the bears. California's state flag has a grizzly bear on it, yet there are no grizzlies left in the state - except at the San Francisco Zoo: two one-year old cubs. Wow! They are massive even when this young. The hair is long and the fat bump on their backs is very distinctive. Their original home was Montana. Mom was killed and the San Francisco Zoo built them a huge house and took them in. Great place with lots of room for them to grow.

The polar bears were great also. Huge, resting by the pool, waiting for the next meal, and mugging for the amateur photographers. Both the polar bears and the grizzlies looked strong and healthy.

The bears gave me food for the creative process. I am ready to start a new series of carvings. I also saw a baby elephant that will be in my pewter collection very soon.

Posted 11/1/2007

Sorry, we won't be at the Bethesda Row Arts Festival this year.
Please visit one of our galleries.
See the list on our Gallery Page !
 
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