Virginia Culbertson at the Family Y

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Virginia Culbertson

Aiken County Family YMCA

July, 2017 

621 Trolley Line Road, Graniteville

Monday-Friday, 5 am to 9 pm

Saturday 8 am to 5 pm

Sunday 1 pm to 5 pm.

Virginia is a retired school administrator and local artist living in Edgefield, SC. She grew up in the low country of South Carolina in McClellanville and Charleston and is a member of an artistic family. Her mother was a wonderful artist as are her sister, daughter and niece. Virginia has always loved to draw since she could hold a pencil but did not study art until her husband's Air Force tour took her to North Dakota. There she took several lessons from Gail Law who taught the Old Master technique of oil painting and water colors. Virginia won the first art contest that she entered, but her art pursuits were put on hold for many years while she reared her two children and was a school administrator. Upon retirement in 2009 she began taking lessons primarily from Judy Adamick. Judy and Anne Rauton Smith are her mentors, and she is very indebted to them for encouraging her to paint again. Virginia is the proud wife of Dr. John Culbertson and mother and grandmother of her two children and their families: Dr. David Culbertson ( Michelle) and their two boys, and Mrs. Ellen Abramo (Don) and their six children.