Past Awards

2015Winners New River Art 2015 Biennial-Total $1600


Post reception and awards ceremony update... 39 different artists were selected to exhibit in this show, out of those who entered. 


The winners were:


  • Shawn Whiteside of Blacksburg, Nadine Allen Memorial Fund, $500

  • Lois Stephens of Newport, Award of Excellence from Blacksburg Regional Arts Association, $200

  • Roberta Sallee of Blacksburg, First Award of distinction, Fine Arts Center for the New River Valley, $200

  • Jonathan Murrill of Pulaski, Second Award of Distinction, Jacksonville Center for the Arts $200

  • Felta Virginia Hall of Blacksburg, Award of Merit, Greater Pulaski Alliance, $200

  • Gina Louthian-Stanley of Roanoke, Award of Merit, The Southwest Times, $200


There was a People's choice Award at the end of the show from The Artful Lawyer of Blacksburg for $100.

Juror Rebecca Ghezzi

Rebecca Ghezzi is the manager of the P. Buckley Moss Blacksburg Gallery.  She was born in Port Arthur, Texas, to her now famous mother, P. Buckley Moss.  She holds a BFA in printmaking from the Corcoran College of Art and an MFA in printmaking and book arts from the University of Georgia.  She has taught at various schools, including the Amity School of Arezzo, George Washington University and the University of Georgia Studies Abroad Program in Cortona, Italy. 

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