Feathered Lovelies Youth Art Gallery

All works are original pieces by Fayette County, West Virginia students! No image is public domain or free for download or use. 
The FLY Art Challenge is a student competition that celebrates birds of the New River Gorge through art! Through this program and its online gallery, students as community leaders to raise awareness of bird conservation and diversity of avian species found in this region. 

2023 Best in Show
The works of the five Best in Show artists are framed and displayed for silent auction during the 2023 New River Birding & Nature Festival, May 1 – 6. These five artists are invited to a special dinner at the Festival, Monday May 1. Each artist receives 50% of the winning auction bid and the remainder is donated to the nonprofit Fayette County Education Fund, Inc. to support youth programs in Fayette County.

Awards for Exhibit Arts
Exhibit artists receive a certificate and a Festival T-shirt, and their original art is returned to them between May 7 - 15. Original art is not returned to the five Best in Show artists. Each artist can request a digital copy of their artwork by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Silent Auction