We had a busy, wonderful show this past weekend at my Blacksburg gallery. It was graduation weekend at Virginia Tech, and lots of graduates came in with their parents looking for prints of the campus and other graduation-themed pieces. Betsy Link, the owner of the Link Bridge in nearby Giles County, also came to the show, and it was such a pleasure to meet her again.
With collectors at my Blacksburg gallery’s show this past weekend. They purchased a framed Sharing Work and Fellowship.
With my brother-in-law Bill Martin, who lives in Texas. Bill was married to my sister Honey who passed away a couple years ago. Their son Peter lives in Roanoke, Virginia, and Bill came up for a visit with him. We had dinner together Sunday evening, and it was so nice to get together and catch up.
Spring is particularly lovely and welcome this year after the harsh winter we had. I hope everyone will go out and visit their local dealer. The dealers are such warm and caring people, and they will love seeing you. I have many exciting new prints of places I’ve been to and seen, and the dealers would love to share them with you. If you don’t know who your local dealer is, please give us a call at 1-800-430-1320, and we will be happy to help you find one near you. You can also look up dealers by state on our website at http://www.pbuckleymoss.com/galleries.html.
On Monday, I was the speaker for Virginia Tech’s kick-off event for its new Lifelong Learning Center, which will hold classes and lectures for people over fifty. The first series of lectures will start in October. My daughter Becky may be teaching an art class.
With a collector at VT’s Lifelong Learning Center kick-off event.
I am absolutely thrilled with the newest quilt that has been made for my Foundation for Children’s Education! I met quilter Debby Schneider at my show with The Framery in Marietta, Georgia, earlier this spring, and she volunteered to make a quilt to raise funds for the Foundation, incorporating one of my hand-painted centerpieces. The quilt will be on display this summer at The Framery before being sent to the Foundation office.
Debby Schneider with the gorgeous quilt she made for the Foundation.
I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for all the thoughtful birthday cards and messages. It’s a beautiful day, and life is good!
A happy Memorial Day Weekend to all, and let us remember our soldiers who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom.
Please Join Us for a Foundation Fundraising Dinner on July 11
The P. Buckley Moss Foundation for Children’s Education will host a fundraising dinner on Saturday, July 11, at 6:00 p.m. on the new Memorial Walkway and Patio at the Moss Barn. The event will be held in conjunction with my July Gallery Show and Barn Open House (July 10-12). Tickets are $40 each and must be purchased by June 30. They are available from the Foundation office at 540-932-1728 or firstname.lastname@example.org, the P. Buckley Moss Gallery-Waynesboro at 540-949-6473, or the P. Buckley Moss Gallery-Blacksburg at 540-552-6446. Tickets may also be purchased from P. Buckley Moss Galleries, Ltd., at 1-800-430-1320. For more information, please contact the Foundation office.
The dinner will be catered by Eric Stamer Catering and will include rosemary roasted chicken; steamed saffron rice; baked penne pasta; lentil, feta, and arugula salad; green bean niçoise; freshly baked bread and sweet butter; Virginia apple spice cake; sweet or unsweet tea; and coffee. Beer and wine will also be provided.
The fundraising event will also include live and silent auctions. One of the live auction items will be a lovely quilt featuring one of my hand-painted centerpieces. The quilt was designed and quilted by Marianne Fickling and Lois Driskill.
This colorful and lovely quilt made by Marianne Fickling and Lois Driskill will be auctioned during the Foundation’s fundraising dinner on July 11.