Thursday, June 13-Saturday, August 3, 2019

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The 2019 New River Art Biennial Exhibition, the 15th iteration of this region-wide juried art show, takes place in the Moss Arts Center galleries this summer, featuring a selection of works in a variety of media from across Virginia and areas of West Virginia, North Carolina, Ohio, and Tennessee. For more information on the Biennial and the Blacksburg Regional Art Association, please visit

About the Juror

Emily Smith is the executive director of 1708 Gallery, a non-profit contemporary art space in Richmond, Virginia. Smith’s experience as a director, curator, and advocate for the arts is expansive, ranging from positions at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts; Piedmont Arts in Martinsville, Virginia; and the Second Street Gallery in Charlottesville, Virginia. She has served on the Virginia Commission for the Arts and National Endowment for the Arts grants review panel and is a statewide speaker for the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

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