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Alleghany Highlands Arts and Crafts Center

The Alleghany Highlands Arts & Crafts Center hosted the Annual High School Art Competition on April 24, 2019 featuring works by Alleghany High School art students (Courtney Horner, teacher) and Covington High School art students (Heather Baker, teacher). Also on hand was artist in residence, Jill Jensen. Here are some of the works of art on display. Awards 2019 High School Art Competition BEST IN SHOW: "Caterpillar," Bralynn Cigic (CHS) • Painting - Acrylic - 1st place: "McCormick House," Bayley Taylor (AHS), 2nd place, "Sunset," Heidi Rogers (AHS), honorable mention, "Tulip," Kerry Beyer (AHS). • Painting - Watercolor - 1st place: "Koi Fish," Ethan Forbes (CHS), 2nd place, "Cougar Family," Jaymi Davis (CHS), honorable mention, "Cardinal," Brooke Crowder (CHS). • Drawing (pencil, pen & ink, scratchboard, pastel) - 1st place, "Pond With Koi," Heidi Rogers (CHS), 2nd place, "Rosealeen," Kerry Byer (AHS), honorable mention, "Owl," Braylynn Cigic (CHS). • Mixed Media (anything that combines two or more media) - 1st place, "Moana," Grace Nicely (CHS), 2nd place, "Coraline," Bralynn Cigic (CHS), honorable mention, "Nightmare Before Christmas," Whitney Webb (CHS). • Craft (Fiber, functional clay, handmade paper, etc.) - 1st place, "Night,", Braden Adcock (AHS), 2nd p0lace, "Heart," Cassy Evans (AHS), honorable mention, "Lion," Miranda Smith (AHS). • Sculpture (3-D work, low relief work, non-functional) - 1st place, "Gizmo," Lydia Armontrout (AHS), 2nd place, "Jeweled Cobra," Ashton Downer (AHS), honorable mention, "Twisty," Midjah Heighter (CHS). (Staff photos by Judy Moffitt Clark for the AlleghanyJournal.com) ... See MoreSee Less

And if Spring Spruce Up wasn't enough, down Ridgeway and up toward Rose, two sets of steps were beautified today by art students from Clifton Middle School. The second coat goes on next week and then a sealer....comments from the community--"thank you--these steps are soooo happy"! We thank the Corrider Curb Appeal Street Art Committee and the talented participants from Mrs. Kaarn Thomas' Art Club and Art Classes and our other volunteers who helped out today in a big way!!! ... See MoreSee Less

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Wow, those ARE happy steps! Can't wait to run across them *_*

During the Alleghany Highlands Heritage Day & Railway Festival, Betsy Carter will make you feel at home in the Alleghany Highlands Arts & Crafts Center's 1940's kitchen. Betsy will talk about cooking in the 1940's decade and saving money for the war effort. Women cooked differently than they do now, saving every penny, using pressure cookers, lard and all kinds of other ingredients Join Betsy in the kitchen and learn about cooking in the 40's...#cfva #virginiacommissionforthearts #visitcliftonforgeva #virginiaisforlovers ... See MoreSee Less

Jeanette Strouth, one of over 210 artists that represent Alleghany Highlands Arts & Craft Center, will be showing how she makes her hand-crafted fireplace bellows during Alleghany Highlands Heritage Day and C&O Railway Festival on Saturday, June 1st from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
#cfva #virginiacommissionforthearts #visitcliftonforgeva #virginiaisforlovers
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Jeanette Strouth, one of over 210 artists that represent Alleghany Highlands Arts & Craft Center, will be showing how she makes her hand-crafted fireplace bellows during Alleghany Highlands Heritage Day and C&O Railway Festival on Saturday, June 1st from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
#cfva #virginiacommissionforthearts #visitcliftonforgeva #virginiaisforlovers

During the Alleghany Highlands Heritage Day & Railway Festival, Betsy Carter will make you feel at home in the Alleghany Highlands Arts & Crafts Center's 1940's kitchen. Betsy will talk about cooking in the 1940's decade and saving money for the war effort. Women cooked differently than they do now, saving every penny, using pressure cookers, lard and all kinds of other ingredients Join Betsy in the kitchen and learn about cooking in the 40's...#cfva #virginiacommissionforthearts #visitcliftonforgeva #virginiaisforlovers ... See MoreSee Less

During the Alleghany Highlands Heritage Day & Railway Festival, Betsy Carter will make you feel at home in the Alleghany Highlands Arts & Crafts Centers 1940s kitchen.  Betsy will talk about cooking in the 1940s decade and saving money for the war effort.  Women cooked differently than they do now, saving every penny, using pressure cookers, lard and all kinds of other ingredients  Join Betsy in the kitchen and learn about cooking in the 40s...#cfva #virginiacommissionforthearts #visitcliftonforgeva #virginiaisforlovers

 

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Great idea, Betsy!

Betsy- I have 3 cookbooks that VEPCO gave out during talks about baking in the early 60's

This is a cool deal, Ms. Betsy.

Nice reception for the Artist in Residence, and High School Art Competition. This exhibit will be up through May 17th.
#townofcliftonforge #virginiacommissionforthearts #visitcliftonforgeva #virginiaisforlovers
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So sorry I missed it. I'll be there Tuesday morning to volunteer.

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