Connecting Communities for 30 Years!
We will be celebrating our 30th anniversary this summer with Blacksburg native and Roanoke Times Photographer, Matt Gentry. While Matt has been documenting the events of Southwest Virginia through his camera lens for more than forty years, over the last year, he traded his camera for brushes to create a watercolor series of the Huckleberry Trail. The 14-piece collection was completed en plein air at various locations along the trail and captures some of the most iconic and beloved locations on the trail.
Matt Gentry’s “Trails, Rivers and Pathways” exhibit begins on September 8th at the Montgomery Museum of Art and History, and Matt will be on hand for the opening to talk about the outdoor series and the process of painting en plein air. In addition to a limited number of signed prints for sale, we also be hosting a silent auction for the original Huckleberry Trail watercolors. The silent auction begins on September 8th and runs through October 20th. Stop by the museum to place your bid and a chance to own one of these beautiful works. Thanks to Matt’s generosity, proceeds from the sales go to Friends of the Huckleberry to fund trail-related projects.
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