In last week’s newsletter, I mentioned how honored I am that Virginia Tech is naming its new multi-million dollar arts center after me. The naming of the Moss Arts Center was formally announced at a press conference at Virginia Tech last Wednesday. Please click here to see a video with more information.
At Virginia Tech’s press conference last Wednesday announcing the naming of the Moss Arts Center, L. to R.: Ruth Waalks, Executive Director, Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech; Betsy Flanagan, Vice President for Development and University Relations; Larry Hinker, Associate Vice President for University Relations; me; and Charles W. Steger, President of Virginia Tech.
With members of my beautiful family and Ruth Waalks on the stage in the theater of the arts center. L. to R.: my grandson Sean Donnelly, my son Chris Moss, my daughter Mary Donnelly, Ruth Waalks, me, my daughter-in-law Maureen, and my son John Moss.
L. to R.: Betsy Flanagan; John Dooley, Chief Executive Officer, Virginia Tech Foundation; me; and Ray Smoot, previous Chief Executive Officer, Virginia Tech Foundation.
L. to R.: Stan Hodges of Hodges, Jones, & Mabry, P.C.; Richard Wall of Brumberg, Mackey, & Wall, P.L.C.; me; Mark Mabry of Hodges, Jones, & Mabry, P.C.; and John Dooley.
Shaking hands with Minnis Ridenour, Senior Fellow for Resource Development and former Executive Vice President and COO of Virginia Tech. Also pictured is Betsy Flanagan.
Standing in front of my namesake.
Last weekend’s shows with Martin’s Gallery in Hanover, Pennsylvania, and King James Galleries of Gettysburg were a joy. It was such fun to kick off the holiday season with so many wonderful friends.
I received a warm welcome from Santa himself in Gettysburg.
This weekend I’ll be showing with my friends at Medlin Art, Ltd., in Leesburg, Virginia, November 1-2, and with Apple Barn Gallery in Buchanan, Virginia, on November 3. On Monday morning, November 4, I’ll have the honor of delivering the keynote address at Blue Ridge Community College’s Third Annual “Make Art Your Business” Conference.
The Laurel Brigade will be released during my show with Medlin Art, Ltd., in Leesburg, VA, November 1-2. For more information, please contact the gallery at 703-771-8696.
Mountain Lake will be released during my show with Apple Barn Gallery in Buchanan, VA, on November 3. Mountain Lake is where the movie Dirty Dancing was filmed. For more information, please contact the gallery at 540-254-6677.
It’s a busy life but a good one!