FINGERS OF LIGHT by Dorothy Ellis Centre Gallery

As a Virginia teacher, Dorothy Ellis has helped thousands of people solve numerous creative problems. Upon retirement she now concentrates in printmaking, putting color into etchings with various inking techniques. Dorothy is active in many galleries in Richmond and brings a fresh, creative art form to this new exhibit at Art Works, Center Gallery East.


THINGS THAT MATTER by Blanton Seward Centre Gallery West.

OBSESSIONS by Lee Davis High School Madison Fairburn sponsors an after-school photography enrichment program where students create a body of photographic works based on a common theme. This year, students have interpreted the idea of Obsessions through traditional darkroom and digital photography processes.

HENRICO CENTER FOR THE ARTS SENIOR SHOW Mary Scurlock guides her students through the many facets of art and the culmination of this work is the senior show at Art Works. The opening reception is May 27 from 7-10 p.m.. The exhibit continues through June 7th.






MAGGIE WALKER GOVERNER'S SCHOOL SENIOR SHOW Jeff Hall provides the inspiration and guidance for the visual art students at Maggie L. Walker where he supports a broad range of experiences in both two and three dimensions, and with a wide variety of media. The students present their work on June 11th with a reception at 7:00 p.m. The show continues through June 19th.

MAY ALL MEDIA SHOW Each month Art Works offers artists from all over to participate in a juried art show. Mike Dulin will jury the show. Submissions are accepted from any artist and any medium. Call for Entries is on May 20th and 21st. See our Call For Entries page to learn more.

About the Juror:

"I have written for STYLE over a year now as a art critic, but have also had the opporunity to create art in various mediums. My sculpture "Tomorrow Stood Just Outside the Circle From Where the Light Did Shine" was shown at 1708 Gallery's Inlight Show 2009.  I am also the producer, writer, and director of an independent, surrealist theatre group known as "PunkSinatra" as well as an active member of All the Saints Theater, who put on the Richmond Halloween Parade in Oregon Hill. I have written for RVA magazine, BRICK weekly, been a radio reporter for WRIR, and published essays in art catalogues.

With the writing program, the Richmond Young Writers, I teach a class in Surrealism.  As a program leader for Art 180 I have helped develop three projects over the past semesters.  And in the evenings I teach composition courses at J. Sargeant Reynolds."



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Contra Costa Spring by Dorothy Ellis 24x30 Oil, $400

1st Place All Media Show: An Infinate Number of Swans by Kenan Cross 27x15 Mixed Media $600

2nd Place: Computer Addictions by Jamie Phillips 48x36 Mixed Media $295

3rd Place: American Beauties in Hong Kong by Emma Lou Martin 29x22 Watercolor and Ink, $2,000

Honorable Mention: The Nightmare by Chris Semtner 10x8 Acrylic, $200



May '11