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2018
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Brenda Bickerstaff-Stanley

Ongoing through July 31st, 2018: Artists Call for Entries

RIVER RENDERINGS

Art Works is holding an exhibit in conjunction with the James River Advisory Council featuring the James River, in and around Richmond. The title of the exhibit is "River Renderings". The exhibit is August 24 - September 22, 2018.

We are looking for artists who have paintings, drawings, mixed media or sculpture of the James River. The images must be of the James, in and around Richmond.

Artists will submit digital images of their artwork. (See link below to complete the form and send your images.) There is no fee to enter. You may submit three (3) entries. Complete one form for each entry. You must complete this form to submit an entry. Other methods of submitting your artwork are not acceptable and will not be reviewed.

Jessie Boyland, Art Works Gallery Director, will juror the exhibit. There will be a cash prize for best-in-show. We will notify you if your work was accepted or declined by August 3, 2018.

If accepted, you will be asked to bring your artwork to the gallery on August 17- August 18, 2018. Artwork must be framed and wired, if paper medium. Canvases must be framed or have finished edges and be wired to hang on our hanging system. The artwork must be for sale. The gallery takes a 35% commission on all sales.

The exhibit will be in the Skylight Gallery and will be featured as part of the James River Advisory Council's James River Week.

Dates:
July 31 - Deadline to submit entries
August 3 -
Artists notified (accepted or declined)
August 17 & 18
- Artist bring artwork to gallery (12-6 pm)
August 24
- Opening Reception (6-9 pm)
September 22 -
Exhibit ends (pick up unsold artwork on September 23)

Click here for entry form

 

   

May 25th, 2018: 4th Friday Art Shows

Featuring new art shows, including:

2018 STUDENT SHOWS, Henrico Center for the Arts senior exhibition runs May 25 thru June 5th. Maggie L. Walker Governor's School exhibit opens June 8th thru June 17th, 2018.

Panduté - Realist, Abstractionist, and Creative Macro Maniac by Ausra Huntington, Centre Gallery, East

ART by Iain: Vibrant Figure by Iain Eudailey, Centre Gallery, West.

Richmond Photography Meetup Group Annual group show, Skylight Gallery

MAY 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: Jeff Hall. Submissions are accepted from any artist and any medium.

 

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June Events:  
 

June 15 & 16, 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. Juror: Colin Ferguson.

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Mary Storms

June 22nd, 2018: 4th Friday Art Shows

Featuring 6 new art shows, including:

 

Borderline by Mary Storms - 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.

Life in Metal - Photography by James Wilson, Centre Gallery, East

Color Pop RVA - Photography by Perry Matthews, Centre Gallery, West

Central Virginia Blacksmith Guild - Skylight Gallery

Recent Works by James Stenson - Corner Gallery

JUNE 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: Colin Ferguson. Submissions are accepted from any artist and any medium.

 

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July Events:  

July 19th, 2018: Thriving Artist Thursdays

6:00 - 8:00 pm

FIGURE DRAWING WITH BRUCE WINSOR

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!

We will introduce you to artist Bruce Winsor who will present his figure drawings and paintings as well as lead a live figure drawing session. Bring your technique questions and your your drawing/painting materials, we will provide a wonderful model for this live session - (about 1 hour).

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.

   
 

July 20 & 21, 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. Juror: Chris Semtner

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Mary Storms

July 27th, 2018: 4th Friday Art Shows

Featuring 5 new art shows, including:

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

Recent Work 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.

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 ourdoors! 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.

   
 

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.

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Deshia Williams

August 24th, 2018: 4th Friday Art Shows

Featuring 6 new art shows, including:

 

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.

Recent Work by Susan Moncure, Centre Gallery, East

Unexpected Portraits by Phil McKenney, Centre Gallery, West.

River Renderings - Annual exhibit with the James River Advisory Council

AUGUST 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: TBA. Submissions are accepted from any artist and any medium.

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.

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Cynthia Cornett

September 28th, 2018: 4th Friday Art Shows

Featuring 6 new art shows, including:

Home by Tom Campbell, Centre Gallery, East

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

Richmond Camera Club Group Show - Skylight Gallery

Recent Works 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: TBA. Submissions are accepted from any artist and any medium.

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.

Click here for more details and requirements

   

Glenda Creamer

October 26th, 2018: 4th Friday Art Shows

Featuring 5 new art shows, including:

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: TBA. 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 meet accomplished artist, Sue Jachimec. Sue will introduce her artwork as well as her 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.

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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: TBA. Submissions are accepted from any artist and any medium.

 

 

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