Photo by Molly Jones
Local artist Leslie Roberts Gregg spent a year creating portraits of a dozen contemporary Appalachian people who are pursuing the avocations and occupations of their parents and grandparents. The Lewis Miller Gallery at the Montgomery Museum presents those portraits in the exhibit “Keepers of the Tradition.”

An exhibit of “Keepers of the Tradition” portraits by Blacksburg artist Leslie Roberts Gregg will be hosted by the Lewis Miller Gallery at the Montgomery Museum,


The opening reception for Gregg and writer Michael Abraham will be held Thursday, Jan.11 from 5-7 p.m. at the Montgomery Museum (300 S. Pepper Street, Christiansburg).

The “Keepers of the Tradition” is a collaboration between portrait artist Gregg and author Michael Abraham who, for a year, collected the stories and portraits of contemporary Appalachian people who are pursuing the…



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