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2018
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Mary Storms

Now showing through August 18th, 2018:

 

Continued, Borderline by Mary Storms - Mary Storms expresses her artistic vision through abstract mixed-media landscapes. Mary is intrigued and inspired by the natural environment. Her intent is to provide the viewer with a sense of the symbiotic relationship between primeval elements - stone, soil, water and sky - and the life these elements nurture.

Mary’s canvases are noted for their rich textures and intense color, from bold and vibrant to quiet and subdued. In addition to acrylic paint, she uses sculpting paste, along with layers of torn or cut handmade paper and recycled magazine paper. To add additional depth, portions of some layers are scrubbed or scraped off. Paint is applied with brushes, palette knives and her hands.

Silverpoint: Almost a Lost Art by Theresa Armstrong, Centre Gallery, East

Under Construction by Anne B. Burnley, Centre Gallery, West

Marks All at Once by Tom Hohing, Corner Gallery

Garden Party by Susan Cary - Skylight Gallery.

JULY 2018 ALL MEDIA ART SHOW Each month Art Works offers artists from all over to participate in a juried art show with cash prizes. The juror will be: Chris Semtner. Submissions are accepted from any artist and any medium.

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August Events:  

August 16th, 2018: Thriving Artist Thursdays

6:00 - 8:00 pm: Oh, the Places your Art Can Go!

Every third Thursday of the month Art Works is hosting an educational forum from 6:00-8:00 pm, Come and learn new skills to thrive as an artist!

This month meet a representative from Keith Fabry and learn about some unique ways your art can be displayed, printed on, and formatted for maximum impact or merchandising ventures. Achieve cool techniques like a drawing printed on clear acrylic and mounted in front of a colorful painting, making linear shadows on the background. Or consider having your artwork printed on mural-sized, fabric that can be hung outdoors! Maybe tiny metal prints with LED lights are just what you need. Discover the exciting possibilities.

Art Works Gallery members and Resident artists get in free! Non-gallery members are invited to attend for a suggested donation of $10 (at the door). Or consider joining Art Works and become a Gallery Member with benefits. Click here to learn about becoming a member of the
gallery.

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August 17 & 18, 2018: Artists Call for Entries

ALL MEDIA SHOW: Special Prize this month for best "Furry Friend" entry

Each month, any artist may submit up to 3 pieces of original artwork. There is no theme for this exhibit - but a special prize will be awarded to a "Furry Friend" entry. Cash prizes are awarded to top entries. Accepted entries are exhibited at Art Works for the month. Ryan Lauterio from Shockoe Artspace will be the Juror for this exhibit.

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Deshia Williams

August 24th, 2018: 4th Friday Art Shows

Featuring 6 new art shows, as well as our annual Dog Days of Summer silent auction benefitting FURS (Friends United with the Richmond Shelter). Bring your dog, enjoy a silent auction, door prizes, raffles, and meet the FURS adoptable dogs!

Exhibits include:

HUMAN - A Social Commentary by Deshia Williams "My brain interprets the world in high contrast. I am especially aware of this because my visual perception was altered when I suffered a head injury in 2010. This constantly observable change brought me to a novel view of the visual world and art making. It was near this time that I began sketching and logging art ideas. My work involves the application of paint to transparent surfaces, which are then transformed by the addition of variable lights. I use Plexiglas, acrylics and LED lighting and presentation and mounting experimentation. Looking at artists such as Dale Chihuly, James Turrell and Robert Irwin keeps me interested in moving toward more investigations into the innumerable combinations that can be seen when blending light and transparent materials." Jane Sandelin Gallery.

Paintings Up Close and Far Away by Susan Moncure, Centre Gallery, East

Unexpected Portraits by Phil McKenney, Centre Gallery, West.

River Renderings - Juried all-media exhibit in conjunction with the James River Advisory Council's "James River Days"

AUGUST 2018 DOG DAYS OF SUMMER ALL MEDIA ART SHOW Each month Art Works offers artists from all over to participate in a juried art show with cash prizes. The juror will be: Ryan Lauterio from Shockoe Artspace. Submissions are accepted from any artist and any medium.

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Sept. Events:  

September 20th, 2018: Thriving Artist Thursdays

6:00 - 8:00 pm

THE PUBLISHING PROCESS

Every third Thursday of the month Art Works is hosting an educational forum from 6:00-8:00 pm, Come and learn new skills to thrive as an artist!

For this session, meet Glenda Kotchish and Jane Wilson. These two artists have navigated publishing multiple books. We will discuss the process, share tips, and advice to get you started on the publishing process!

Art Works Gallery members and Resident artists get in free! Non-gallery members are invited to attend for a suggested donation of $10 (at the door). Or consider joining Art Works and become a Gallery Member with benefits. Click here to learn about becoming a member of the gallery.

 

   
 

September 21 & 22, 2018: Artists Call for Entries

ALL MEDIA SHOW

Each month, any artist may submit up to 3 pieces of original artwork. There is no theme for this exhibit. Cash prizes are awarded to top entries. Accepted entries are exhibited at Art Works for the month. The juror will be Sally Bowring.

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Asiya Al-Sharabi

September 28th, 2018: 4th Friday Art Shows

Featuring 6 new art shows, including:

Trumperie and The Immigrant by Asia Al-Sharabi - Jane Sandelin Gallery

Home by Tom Campbell, Centre Gallery, East

Edge of the City by Cynthia Cornett, Centre Gallery, West

Richmond Camera Club Group Show - Skylight Gallery

Sonnets and Stanzas by Robert Winne - Corner Gallery

SEPTEMBER 2018 ALL MEDIA ART SHOW Each month Art Works offers artists from all over to participate in a juried art show with cash prizes. The juror will be: Sally Bowring. Submissions are accepted from any artist and any medium.

 

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October Events:
 

October 18, 2018: Thriving Artist Thursdays

6:00 - 8:00 pm

ART CRITIQUE + ARTIST STATEMENT WORKSHOP

Every third Thursday of the month Art Works is hosting an educational forum from 6:00-8:00 pm, Come and learn new skills to thrive as an artist!

This month, bring a pieces or two of your work for constructive feedback. We will also have an informal workshop to help you craft or improve your artist statement.

Art Works Gallery members and Resident artists get in free! Non-gallery members are invited to attend for a suggested donation of $10 (at the door). Or consider joining Art Works and become a Gallery Member with benefits. Click here to learn about becoming a member of the gallery.

   
 

October 19 & 20, 2018: Artists Call for Entries

ALL MEDIA SHOW

Each month, any artist may submit up to 3 pieces of original artwork. There is no theme for this exhibit. Cash prizes are awarded to top entries. Accepted entries are exhibited at Art Works for the month. The juror will be Megan Mattox.

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Glenda Creamer

October 26th, 2018: 4th Friday Art Shows

Featuring 5 new art shows, including:

Trumperie and The Immigrant by Asia Al-Sharabi - Jane Sandelin Gallery

Aria - Paintings by Glenda Creamer, Centre Gallery, East

Abstract Fun - by Ralf Schulze, Corner Gallery

Relinquish - by Justin Sellers, Skylight Gallery

Discovering Virginia through the Lens of Angela Martin - Photography, Centre Gallery, West.

OCTOBER 2018 ALL MEDIA ART SHOW Each month Art Works offers artists from all over to participate in a juried art show with cash prizes. The juror will be: Megan Mattox. Submissions are accepted from any artist and any medium.

 

 
November Events:

November 15, 2018: Thriving Artist Thursdays

6:00 - 8:00 pm

WORKING WITH WAX

Every third Thursday of the month Art Works is hosting an educational forum from 6:00-8:00 pm, Come and learn new skills to thrive as an artist!

Encaustics can create a dreamy, textured, or vibrant look on a number of surfaces. This month we will introduce the process in cold wax and encaustic (hot wax). See a live demo of the encaustic process!

Art Works Gallery members and Resident artists get in free! Non-gallery members are invited to attend for a suggested donation of $10 (at the door). Or consider joining Art Works and become a Gallery Member with benefits. Click here to learn about becoming a member of the gallery.

 
 

November 16 & 17, 2018: Artists Call for Entries

ALL MEDIA SHOW

Each month, any artist may submit up to 3 pieces of original artwork. There is no theme for this exhibit. Cash prizes are awarded to top entries. Accepted entries are exhibited at Art Works for the month. The juror will be Diego Sanchez.

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Ola Balogun

November 23rd, 2018: 4th Friday Art Shows

Featuring 6 new art shows, including:

Ola Balogun Recent Works- Ola Balogun is a graduate of Auchi Polytechnic in Nigeria. He engages in issues ranging from political satires to social commentary. "My work presents dramatic enactments of private conversations between individuals concealed in silhouettes. [They reflect the] ephemeral moments in the busy and boisterous metropolis where I've worked and lived. My fascination with these disconnected and culminating experiences inform my vision in these paintings. Beyond their abstract nature, I've incorporated luminous colors, words, and intricate motifs that play with exotic plants and designs found in native prints." This exhibit will be in the Jane Sandelin Gallery.

Wish Granted by Anita Storino - Photography, Centre Gallery, East

Eventide by Wade Nelson - Paintings, Centre Gallery, West

Chester Artists Association - Group Show, Skylight Gallery

NOVEMBER 2018 ALL MEDIA ART SHOW Each month Art Works offers artists from all over to participate in a juried art show with cash prizes. The juror will be: Diego Sanchez. Submissions are accepted from any artist and any medium.

 

 

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