Article Published: Aug. 9, 2012 | Modified: Sep. 30, 2012
The artists of the Blue Ridge Fine Art Guild (BRAG) are
touting their bragging rights.
Their new show, “Brag on Avery,” features
everything Avery, such as life, rivers, waterfalls, churches, old barns, architecture, people and
Twenty-three BRAG artists are participating in the show,
which opened Aug. 6 at the Dickson Gallery at Cannon Memorial Hospital in Linville (just north of
the U.S. 221 intersection with N.C. 194).
The show, which will run through Sept. 29, is hosted by the Avery Arts Council and supported by the Toe
River Arts Council and the North Carolina Arts organization.
The next BRAG show
will be at the McElroy House in Burnsville and feature Old Tools and Blue Ridge Pottery in a double
exhibition with the Yancey History Association. This exhibition will open Sept. 26 and run until
Oct. 27. The opening reception will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sept. 28 at the McElroy
The Blue Ridge Fine Arts Guild meets monthly at the Burnsville Town Center.
This month, guild members will host a demonstration by Jim Carson on Aug. 23, from 6:30 to 8:30
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