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Best visual artist 2013: Isabelle Abbot

Best visual artist 2013: Isabelle Abbot

Isabelle Abbot isabelleabbot.com Runner-up: Kris Bowmaster bowmasterart.com Keen observation. That’s what it takes to win in this category—and Isabelle Abbot knows it. As she says, “It is by moving through the world that we understand its particularities.” Her impressionistic oil paintings zero in on local scenes with slashes of color on canvas or muslin. Kris […]

Photo: Jack Looney

Best winery 2013: King Family Vineyards

King Family Vineyards 6550 Roseland Farm (Crozet) 823-7800 kingfamilyvineyards.com Runner-up: Veritas Vineyard & Winery 151 Veritas Ln. (Afton) (540) 456-8000 veritaswines.com You know how, at a pig roast, people sometimes say the pig gave its life so that we could eat? Well, for every bottle of wine you drink, approximately 2.8 pounds of grapes gave […]

Best bank 2013: UVA Community Credit Union

UVA Community Credit Union 3300 Berkmar Dr. 300 Preston Ave. 1018 W. Main St. 325 Four Leaf Ln. (Crozet) 220 Wayles Ln. (Crozet) 964-2000 uvacreditunion.org Runner-up: Wells Fargo 123 E. Main St. 244-3900 2100 Ivy Rd. 984-1301 901 Emmet St. N 984-3710 wellsfargo.com In India, many temples have ATMs installed inside so you can make […]