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Staunton’s CoArt Gallery selects Jenny Abrams as July’s featured artist

CoArt Gallery in Staunton has announced Jenny Abrams as the featured artist for July.

The exhibit is titled “Variations on a Coast: Impressions of Subject, Light and Color in Gouache.”

“Every day at the ocean is different. Wind, sun, clouds, and tides affect colors and shapes in the water and sky. Walks on the beach can be calming or invigorating and are always restorative,” said Abrams. “COVID has given me the opportunity to spend extended time on the coast, and I’ve spent the last two Januarys living at and working from the beach. These paintings are made from direct observation. Working in gouache has enabled me to experience and capture the transient beauty.”

CoArt Gallery is a cooperative gallery in downtown Staunton. The gallery showcases more than 40 spaces for local artwork.

CoArt Gallery is located at 22 W. Beverley St. in Staunton.

Hours are Wednesday and Sunday, 1-5 p.m., Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. The gallery is closed on Monday and Tuesday.

For more information, visit coartgallery.com

Crystal Graham

Crystal Graham

Crystal Abbe Graham is the regional editor of Augusta Free Press. A 1999 graduate of Virginia Tech, she has worked for nearly 25 years as a reporter and editor for several Virginia publications, written a book, and garnered more than a dozen Virginia Press Association awards for writing and graphic design. She was the co-host of "Viewpoints," a weekly TV news show, and co-host of Virginia Tonight, a nightly TV news show. Her work on "Virginia Tonight" earned her a national Telly award for excellence in television.