DOG DAYS OF SUMMER AND HOT CATS annual Richmond SPCA benefit show! Jane Sandelin Gallery.

The annual all media, juried art show spotlights dogs and cats portrayed in paintings,drawings, sculpture, ceramics and photography. The Richmond SPCA is the benefactor of this exhibit. Submissions for this show are accepted from any artist and any medium on August 19th and 20th, 2011 at Art Works. Here’s the line up for opening night:

7:30 p.m. – DOG DAYS OF SUMMER All Media Art Show Gallery talk and awards

8 p.m. – Critter Fashion Show – guests walk their fashionably dressed pets down the
runway and the SPCA jurors award prizes for best-dressed, cutest couple and more.
Richmond SPCA adoptable pets also walk the runway to show off their special features
and potential.

8:30 p.m. – People’s Choice Awards for GALLERY MEMBER SHOW.

9 p.m. – Silent Auction closes and winners are announced. All evening long, guests
will have been bidding on items exclusively for pets and pet lovers including pet beds
and handmade pillows, Kitty TV (aka hand painted birdhouses), pet goodie baskets, cat
and dog paintings, pottery, jewelry and more. And all monies from the silent auction
go directly to the Richmond SPCA!

FOUR SEASONS by Linda Allard, Tara Courtland and Andrew Clarke Centre Gallery. Fine jewelry artist, Linda Allard teams us with photographers Andrew Clarke and Tara Courtland to bring this exhibit to the Centre Gallery East at Art Works.

CHESTER ART ASSOCIATION group show Skylight Gallery. Chester Art Association is a diversified  group of professional artist joined together to promote the arts to the Southside of Richmond, in doing so they have join forces with Chesterfield Center for the Arts, in hopes to help build a Community Center for the arts in Chester VA. " Building communities through the arts truly enchases our quality of Life. " Come and support the artists and their Community and enjoy the show.

AUGUST ALL MEDIA SHOW Each month Art Works offers artists from all over to participate in a juried art show. David Tanner will jury the show. Submissions are accepted from any artist and any medium. THIS MONTH IS OUR ANNUAL THEMED SHOW - CAT AND DOG ART ONLY! Call for Entries is on August 19th & 20th. See our Call For Entries page to learn more.

About the Juror - David Tanner:

"David Tanner is a representational oil painter based in Richmond, Virginia. Since receiving a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1991, his study of traditional painting technique includes workshops with modern masters Nelson Shanks in Philadelphia and Robert Liberace in Washington DC.

After more than a decade of oil portraiture, David has been focusing on plein-air landscape and figurative painting since 2006. Frequent traveling has provided rich opportunities for capturing the light and color of locations in Russia, Italy, Spain, Morocco, and Great Britain. While visiting painting collections in these countries, David has studied the work of Sargent, Sorolla, Zorn, Repin, and other late 19th and early 20th century masters.

David teaches oil painting at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Studio School, and the Visual Arts Center of Richmond, where he was elected Master Teacher in 2006. In Richmond his work is displayed at Crossroads Art Center and Suitable For Framing/Gallery 5800. David is an active member of Oil Painters of America and The Portrait Society of America." - from Tanner's website

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ANNUAL RESIDENT & MEMBER SHOW All Media Gallery. Each Residents and gallery members show off their best work (a signature piece) in this annual show. Those who come to the exhibit vote for their favorite artwork. See the "People's Choice" awards below.

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Sisters at the Theatre by Chester Artist Association Member, Janet Visser. 15x16 Pastel on Paper, $350

1st Place: Happy by Sonya Bingham 29x32 Graphite $520

2nd Place: Dog...Gone Happy by Gail Butler 23x29 Acrylic $550

3rd Place: Jack: Of Summer?! Every day's a Dog Day! 9x12 Oil, $1,100

Honorable Mention: Jojo by Whitney Bryant 21x25 Acrylic $300

Photography Award: Snow Borders by Ellen Davidson 10x30 Digital Photograph $150

Pont du Gard, Nimes Photography by Elisabeth Flynn-Chapman $295

After Lascaux, Oil by Chet Naylor $925

Friya, Clay/Glass Beads by Glenda Kotchish $600

Une Scene Annuel Por Le Tour, Oil by Theresa Armstrong $750

Lost Soul, Photography by Bill Harrison $350

Spectral Jewel, Colored Pencil by Susan Hribernik $1,395

All Strung Out…On Heavy Metal , Mixed Media by Gail Butler $550

Down by the River, Photography by Tara Courtland $50

Two Roses Photography by Linda Houghton $148

Dawn River, Photography by Tish Underwood $95

Panda Pause Acrylic by Cassie Coleman $189

Coffee Shop Photography by Michelle Maxey $75

Hens and Chicks Acrylic by Charlotte Dauphin $5,000

Star Spiral Acrylic and Sharpie by Dana Frostick $950

Evening Solace Oil on Canvas by Anita C. Bruch $650

Timeless Time Acrylic by Chris Semtner $600

Where Are Those Slugs Oil on Canvas by Shelley Whittington $3,500

1st Place People's Choice

Bagger Chopper Mixed Media Collage by Jamie Phillips $500

Watch Your Step Acrylic by Paula Rhoads $125

Swirls Glass Mosaic by Lorraine J. Meade $250

WWII Sniper Charcoal by John Price $1,200

2nd Place People's Choice

One, Two, Three, Eyes on Me Acrylic on Birch by Anne B. Burnley $575

Cephalopoda, Mixed Media by Kenan Cross $800

Errol Oil on Panel by Tim Robinson $200

Sunset on a Canal, Mixed Media by Gigi Brothers $375

Renaissance Acrylic by Dorothy Ellis $400

Cheesecake, Mixed Media Collage by Rani Scott $1,100

The Muse Under the Weeping Cherry, Collage by Chris Ludke $2,500

49 Ford, Photography by Fred Fann $100

Happy Pup, Acrylic by Marti Fann $150

Stonewall Watercolor by Bob Boone $375

3 Bouys Oil by Virginia Godfrey $600

3rd Place People's Choice

Medicine Man, Watercolor by Teresa

Southside, Photography on Canvas by David Parrish $225

In the Nest, Observation, Photography by Cindy Adams $60

Wish List, Mixed Media by M. Christine Watson $150

Buckeye ,Acrylic by Diana Steman $275



Aug. '11