Uniquely Spotsylvania

October 3 - November 30 at the Salem Church Branch

Artistic works that clearly illustrate the unique Spotsylvania experience - in places, people, and history.

Congratulations to the winners of the show!

Best in Show

Shannon Airport Museum--1914 Le Rhône Rotary

by Liz Castellano-King

Winners & Honorees

Natural Media

1st Place: Bloody Angle by Jennifer Le

2nd Place: The Alrich House circa 1830 by Judith Wigglesworth

3rd Place: The Stories I Could Tell by Mary Lou Cramer

Honorable Mention: Field Trip by Jennifer Hart



1st Place: Myrtle and Mrs. Robinson, Piney Branch School by Maura Harrison

2nd Place: To the Point by Maura Harrison

3rd Place: Final Act: Route 208 by Penny A Parrish

Honorable Mention: Score One for the Rappahannock by Ginger Werz-Petricka

The submission period has ended.

Click here for a list of accepted works.

If you have any questions, please contact graphics.manager@crrl.org, opens a new window

Details About Entries


  1. All artists (ages 18 and up) are invited to apply.
  2. Artistic works must illustrate scenes which are unique to Spotsylvania County. Viewers should be able to recognize depicted scenes as specific to Spotsylvania.
  3. Entries must be original and completed in the last five years. No repeat entries.


  1. Natural Media (Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, Mixed)
  2. Digital/Photography (Photography, Computer Generated)

Size Requirements

Framed size must be no smaller than 11” x 14” and no larger than 48” x 36”.

Entry Fees

$25 for first piece, $10 for each additional piece.

All work must be for sale, priced to reflect a 20% commission. Buyers make checks payable to Central Rappahannock Regional Library.

Delivery and Pickup Information

Show Location
Salem Church Branch
2607 Salem Church Road
Fredericksburg, VA 22407

When to Deliver Accepted Pieces
Wednesday, September 28, 9:00-5:30
Thursday, September 29, 9:00-8:00
Friday, September 30, 9:00-5:30
Saturday, October 1, 9:00-5:30

When to Pick Up Exhibited Work
Thursday, December 1, 12:00-5:30
Friday, December 2, 9:00-5:30
Saturday, December 3, 9:00-5:30
Monday, December 5, 9:00-8:00


Prizes awarded in each category.

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

Generously donated by The Friends of the Library, opens a new window.

Questions and Information

Anna Lowry, Graphics Department Head


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