A COLLECTION OF VICKI BRUNER'S WORK Arthur Jett, Jr. offers this 25-piece collection in memory of his wife, Mary Ruth. Art Works is pleased to present this opportunity to the public to acquire this very special artwork. Jane Sandelin Gallery.

A.R.T. EXHIBIT Art Realization Technologies (A.R.T.) comes to Richmond via EASTER SEALS UCP and a program developed by Tim Lefens. This program enables people who cannot use their hands to create art through the combination of technology and trained assistants. The paintings produced in the January kickoff of A.R.T. here will be exhibited in the Skylight Gallery.

REFLECTIONS ON REFRACTIONS by David Rosenberg Centre Gallery East. "My art consists of photographs of temporary pieces of mixed media creations I make using among other things, dyes in various liquids, shards of glass, mirrors, and colored lighting. The photographs are taken while the creations are still wet".

GROUND METAL ART by Steven Lloyd Using metal for his canvas and automotive painting, blending, and grounding as his processes, Steven Lloyd creates the abstract, two and three-dimensional wall artwork that has won him many awards. He maintains a studio at Art Works and exhibits his work throughout Virginia. The exhibit will be in the Center Gallery, West.

"Ground metal art is a very unique and abstract type of artwork. It blends
well with just about any modern contemporary setting. The possibilities are
virtually endless with this style of artwork.

I create all my paintings by hand with the use of the industries top
products. Each and every design is a true one of a kind piece of art full
of engergetic flowing lines that love the reflection of light to create an
ultra modern feel. The colored artwork is created using a transparent
urethane paint system that resembles the look of a hollogram. Most
paintings are clear coated several times for maximum protection." -Lloyd

RECENT WORKS by Khalid Thompson Khalid Thompson presents in-the-moment, vibrant and dynamic paintings inspired by the jazz music of John Coltrane, Miles Davis and Mongo Santamaria. Corner Gallery

JANUARY ALL MEDIA SHOW Each month Art Works offers artists from all over to participate in a juried art show. Suzanna Fields will jury the show. Submissions are accepted from any artist and any medium. Call for Entries is on Jan 21st & 22nd. See our Call For Entries page to learn more.

About the Juror:

Suzanna Fields

"Process is at the center of my work both in its physical and conceptual content. I extrude, pour, drip, spill, spray, cut up, brush on and draw with paint and ink in my drawings, paintings and installations. I am interested in polarities and cycles; patterns that come undone, rejuvenation and oscillation, how the micro echoes the macro, the beauty of failed order and how the humorous can hint at the profound. Paint and ink, think and thin, fluid and solid create highly tactile accumulations bubbling with deviations and repetitions as elements build up and break down. I continually investigate how variations in materials and methods change the experience of a piece.  A shifting color palette, transparency, and a vocabulary of repeating, organic visuals elements reinforce ideas of malleability and transition in the work.  Some works completely saturate their space and support. Layered to their utmost, they are self-contained objects. Others are much more open, existing in suspended states of disintegration or growth. These paintings reveal and amplify moments of fluctuation while flirting with depiction. Other dualities exist in the vocabulary of the works: translucent red dots look like blood cells and gumdrops, simultaneously. An intermingling of high and low, contemplation and ebullience, my work mixes wonder, celebration, persistence and unease." - from the artist's website.


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Blowing Bubbles by David Rosenberg

Crossroads by Steven Lloyd. 29x54x1 Ground Metal Art, $,1625

Soul Warrior by Khalid Thompson 30x40 Oil


Drama Queen, 2004 Acrylic on Wall Installation by Suzanna Fields

1st Place All Media Show: Our Bushes are a Disgrace by Adam Triplett 24x48 Oil on Masonite over Stuffed Fabric, $2,500

2nd Place: Untitled by Sibelle Yuksek 14x3 Cast Glass, $600

3rd Place: When the Twister Touched Down by Dana Frostick 18x22 Sharpie and Acrylic, $600

Honorable Mention: Loner by Amy Whitehurst 16x24 Photo Metalic, $85

Honorable Mention: Audubirds by Sibelle Yuksek 22x30 Mixed Media, $300



January '11