Uniquely Fredericksburg

Artistic works inspired by the Fredericksburg experience - scenes, sites, and people.

Reception and prizes were generously donated by The Friends of the Library.

Congratulations to the winners of the show!

Best in Show 

One More Night by Brandon Newton (pictured)

Natural Media

1st place: Store Fronts by Sally Rhone-Kubarek

2nd place"Musician, Activist, Teacher" Uniquely Ours, Gaye Adegbalola by Sophia Constantine

3rd placeThe Great Railroad Bridge by Marcia Chaves

Honorable Mention: Winter's Coming by Steve Hilker


1st placeRed Bench, City Dock by Penny Parrish 

2nd placeJohnny Johnson Celebration: The Girls by Penny Parrish

3rd placeSt. George’s Episcopal Church, Est 1720 by Toby Patricia Chittum

Honorable MentionAutumn Storm Railroad Bridge by Penny Parrish

Judge: Carrol Morgan

Carrol Morgan is the Curator at the Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts (FCCA).  She received her BFA Degree from Richmond Professional Institute (Virginia Commonwealth University) and MALS Degree from Mary Washington College. She taught art in King George County Public Schools for thirty-four years, has taught adult and children’s art classes for local arts organizations and is Chairperson of the biennial King George Art Show. She has attended seminars of the Getty Center for Education in the Arts at the University of Cincinnati and the Cranbrook Academy of Art, and the Art Educators’ Forums at the Savannah College of Art and Design. She has studied with Steven Walker, Diane Tesler, Johnny P. Johnson, Sara Poly, Tony Sheets, David Danels, and Willie Crockett. She is a member of the King George Art Guild, the Colonial Beach Art Guild, the Fredericksburg Center of the Creative Arts, and North Windsor Artists. She has exhibited in juried regional, national and group art shows, and her work is in many private collections. She is an advocate for the arts and art education. 

Read the Judge's Talk here.

Accepted artwork juried by: CRRL's Graphics Department

Where and when to deliver and pickup accepted work

Pick up: Fredericksburg Branch

  • Sunday, December 2, 1:00-5:30
  • Monday, December 3, 9:00-9:00

Cash Awards

  • Best in Show: $500
  • First Place: $250
  • Second Place: $125
  • Third Place: $75
  • Honorable Mention: $50

Generously donated by the Friends of the Library. Prizes awarded in each category.

The Art First Gallery/Judith Merrill Emerging Artist Award

Award Winner: A Trip Downtown by Megan Flood

Questions & Information: Anna Lowry: anna.lowry@crrl.org