Patrick County Chamber of Commerce, Stuart, Virginia


Stokes County Arts Council to host Artist Craig Richards' Student Show

502 Main Street  - Danbury, NC 27016  - 336-593-8159  -

The Stokes County Arts Council is pleased to announce the opening of an exhibit of original art, “Artist Craig Richards’ Student Works Show” in the Apple Gallery. The official gallery reception will be Sunday, January 14, 2024 from 2:00-3:30pm. at The Arts Place of Stokes 500 Main Street Danbury, NC. Craig Richards has been teaching painting for nearly 20 years. He has been guiding students in drawing, oils, acrylics and watercolors both in studio and in Plein Air. He was the President of Muddy River Art Association, The President of Triad Outdoor Painters and presently teaches at The Arts Place of Stokes, The Sawtooth School of Visual Arts, and Forsyth Technical Community College. His work can be viewed at and his teachings can be watched on his YouTube Channel at @artistcraigrichards5952. This show includes 40 paintings by 16 student artists. The students range from beginner to professional. Richards shared that “All works are thoroughly delightful.” This exhibit in the Apple Gallery will be on display from January 2-February 15, 2024. The Stokes County Arts Council is open to the public Monday through Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm, Saturday, 10:00a.m.-5:00p.m. and Sunday 12:00pm-5:00pm. For additional information about the exhibit, please contact the Stokes County Arts Council at (336) 593-8159 or visit

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