The Montgomery Museum of Art and History (300 Pepper Street) is showing the very different art work of three artist siblings: Annie Armistead, Chris Hudson, and Robin Poteet. The opening reception, free and open to the public, will be held from 5 – 7 p.m. tomorrow, July 11.
The Montgomery Museum of Art and History (300 Pepper Street) in Christiansburg, will host an afternoon art reception featuring siblings Annie Armistead, Chris Hudson and Robin Poteet from 5-7 p.m. tomorrow, Thursday July 11. The event is free and open to the public. The art will be shown through August. From left: Annie Armistead, turtle pendant; Robin Poteet, fountain; Chris Hudson, sketch.
While Annie, Chris, and Robin may have grown up together, they each take a unique approach to their artwork, tackling vastly different subject matters and mediums: Annie enjoys jewelry design, Chris focuses on architecture and home design, and Robin is a professional watercolor painter. The three grew up in an artistic family, but each of them found their specific area of passion separately, developing their personal style over time.
Annie’s passion for jewelry design began as an early interest in fashion. She explains, “Playing dress up as a child, I always loved going through my mother’s and grandmother’s jewelry boxes.” When she was older, Annie was able to put more time into her work, taking classes, doing workshops, and buying new tools and supplies. She used jewelry and…