The Blacksburg Regional Art Association invites the community to the 15th New River Art Juried Biennial exhibition from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, at the Moss Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech.

Local artists exhibit in the juried biennial event. At left is a detail from “Red Cosmic Dragon,” acrylic on wood by Riner’s Ruth (Starroot) Neumann, at right, the yellow and black piece is a detail from “Femina,” made of woven paper by Blacksburg’s Martha Olson.

The short awards program will begin at 6 p.m. in the lobby to announce the award winners.

I am excited to have the New River Art Juried Biennial in the Moss Center opening this week,” Gerri Young, BRAA President, said. “It is the culmination of many months of work between BRAA and the Moss. I cannot say enough nice things about what it has been like to work with the staff at the center. Meggin Hicklin is in charge of making installations happen and she has been just spectacular! BRAA was given all three galleries over a year ago, which has been just thrilling for us.”

In addition to the collaboration between BRAA and the Moss Center, the exhibition is held in conjunction with the Fine Art Center of the New River Valley in Pulaski and the Floyd Center for the Arts.

Every two years, the show changes from one of these organizations to the next. This marks the first time the biennial has been hosted by the spectacular Moss Center and the…

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