ART WORKS, Inc. September 2006 Art Shows & Events

The art season opened at Art Works with special music, dance, drumming and five great shows.

The Offerings performed downstairs, drumming and dance upstairs by To The Earth. Pam McCarthy also sang and played guitar in the All Media Gallery.

Click on the show titles to see some pictures.

The Seduction of Hot Wax

This is one of the largest collections of encaustic artwork, an ancient art form using wax as a medium. Tidewater artists: Jean Peacock, Judy Crumley, Michele Barnes, Martine Strohmeyer and Andi Helfant-Frye worked for over a year in to bring this exhibit to Richmond, it's first showing!

Mosaics: Different by Design

Lorraine J. Hoff presented mosaic tables, cabinets, mirrows, wall hangings and even musical instraments in this show made up of entirely mosaic artwork.

All Media Juried Art Show

The September juried All Media Show was unlike any other at Art Works featuring color, serious and whimsical pieces.


Chris Semtner, Richmond artist presented small and large works of realism and mystery. The figures, alone or otherwise provoke a wondering by the viewer as to the thoughts and circumstances of the those in the paintings.

The Art of Survival II

This was the second annual breast cancer awareness and networking exhibit of by Terry Lynn Smith and other breast cancer survivors.

Rivers and Gardens

The Richmond Craftman's Guild presented an ehibit of members' work in memory of Karen Abse.

The Seduction of Hot Wax

Artist, Andi Helfant-Frye


Artist, Michele Barnes

Artist, Judy Crumley disscusing her work.

Artist, Jean Peacock discussing her work.


Guest viewing Judy Crumley's work


Encaustics by Martine Strohmeyer


Guest viewing Judy Crumley's work

Michele Barnes' encaustics

A wall of Andi Helfant-Frey's work


Jean Peacock's work




All Media Art Show




Turquoise Touch by LaVigne Long

Acrylic $950

1st Place



The Peasant Girl by Terry Lynn Smith

Oil $2000

2nd Place

Lonesome Landscape by Ron Jensen

Oil, $600

3rd Place



Untitled by Daniel D. Rettinger

Pen and Colored Pencil $450

Honorable Mention


Hand to Mouse:Quad Collage

by Mandy Musclerat

Collage Mixed Media $195

Honorable Mention

Mosaics: Dirffrent by Design

Mosaic Bowl and Fish by Lorraine J. Hoff

See more of Lorraine's work in her studio 219 at Art Works.

Alone by Chris Semtner

The Art of Survival II by Terry Lynn Smith and other breast cancer survivors

See more of Terry Lynn Smith's work in her studio at Art Works.

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