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Chroma presents Harvest Madonnari Festival
Published on Oct 1st, 2011
0 comments Chroma Projects, in conjunction with its "Farm Use" exhibition, presents the Harvest Madonnari Festival. Inspired by the 16th century i madonnari tradition of street artists creating images of the...
Artists are invited to participate in Harvest Madonnari Festival
Published on Oct 1st, 2011
0 comments In conjunction with Chroma Projects' exhibit, "Farm Use," artists are invited to create works of art on the Downtown Mall during the "Harvest Madonnari Festival." Inspired by the 16th century i...
Firefish Gallery: Mary Margaret Hughes
Published on Oct 1st, 2011
0 comments The brand new Firefish Gallery features "Mirth", an exhibit of glasswork by artist Mary Margaret Hughes. 108 Second St. NW. 466-9948.
Oliver: Miriam Fried
Published on Oct 1st, 2011
0 comments Oliver features acrylic paintings by Miriam Fried. A First Friday opening is scheduled for October 7, 5-8pm. 113 Fourth St., NE, Suite 100. 989-3496.
A/V club: LP-grooving artists rock out at PVCC
Published on Sep 26th, 2011
0 comments In this age of iTunes and Spotify, when people are as likely to listen to music on their phones as to slip in a CD, something has been lost: rock’s visual component. While over-40 audiophiles spent...
UVA offers seminar with artists Judy Watson and Megan Marlatt
Published on Sep 25th, 2011
0 comments The University of Virginia presents "On Observation: Artists in the Natural Laboratory," a seminar led by Australian indigenous artist Judy Watson and UVA studio art prof Megan Marlatt. Watson, whose...
Australian artist Judy Watson offers artist's talk at UVA
Published on Sep 25th, 2011
0 comments Australian indigenous artist Judy Watson, whose exhibition, "heron island suite," is currently on view at the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection, presents a slide lecture at the University of...
"13 Paintings/13 Farms" art preview and silent auction
Published on Sep 25th, 2011
0 comments In support of the Piedmont Environmental Council's "Buy Fresh Buy Local" program, Anchorage House at Anchorage Farm presents an art preview and silent auction of Nancy Bass's series, "13 Paintings/13...
Wild kingdom: Dimock lets the animals loose
Published on Sep 19th, 2011
0 comments Did you hear about the Egyptian Cobra that escaped from the Bronx Zoo last spring? While people panicked that a poisonous snake might turn up on their doorsteps, one Twitter user delighted in the...
Second Street Gallery: Rachel Hellmann and Scott Hazard
Published on Sep 17th, 2011
0 comments Second Street Gallery presents two exhibitions: in the Main Gallery, "Chromatic Boundaries" showcases the geometric abstract paintings of Rachel Hellmann; and in the Dové Gallery, "Typographic...
Second Street Gallery: Dean Dass
Published on Sep 17th, 2011
0 comments Second Street Gallery presents local fave and UVA art prof Dean Dass's exhibition, "Studies for a project that cannot be realized 1986-2011," which showcases 25 years of work, ranging from paintings...
Second Street Gallery: Amanda Means and Will Machin
Published on Sep 17th, 2011
0 comments Second Street Gallery presents two exhibitions: in the Main Gallery, "Glass + Water" features large-scale photographs of everyday objects by Amanda Means; and in the Dové Gallery, "Knotwood"...
Paintings & Prose opens exhibit by Chris Warham
Published on Sep 17th, 2011
0 comments Poetry & Prose - A Gallery of Possibilities, located at Virginia Neurocare, hosts an opening reception for local artist Chris Warham's exhibit, "Art Explosions." 406 E. Main St. on the Downtown...
Paintings & Prose: Chris Warham
Published on Sep 17th, 2011
0 comments Poetry & Prose - A Gallery of Possibilities, located at Virginia Neurocare, presents new work in acrylics by local artist Chris Warham in the exhibit, "Art Explosions." 406 E. Main St. on the...
Café Cubano: Cindy Ferreira
Published on Sep 17th, 2011
0 comments Café Cubano displays Cindy Ferreira's exhibition, "Wild Places, Quiet Spaces." 112 W. Main St. on the Downtown Mall. 971-8743.
Meaningful gestures: Maeda reveals a playful heart
Published on Sep 12th, 2011
0 comments An old theater exercise has actors repeat a short sentence over and over, each time emphasizing a different word to shift the sentence’s meaning and impact. Japanese calligraphy artist Noriko Maeda...
Random Row Books opens exhibition by Lee Alter
Published on Sep 9th, 2011
0 comments Random Row Books hosts an opening reception for watercolorist Lee Alter's exhibition, "The Art of Being." Music by Red Rattles, Luke Nutting, and David Jacob begins at 9pm. 315 W. Main St. 295-2493.
Random Row Books: Lee Alter
Published on Sep 9th, 2011
0 comments Random Row Books shows watercolorist Lee Alter's exhibition, "The Art of Being." 315 W. Main St. 295-2493.
Feminine mystique: Waldrop wires into women's nature
Published on Sep 5th, 2011
0 comments Is there something in Roanoke’s water? Because who would imagine that a western Virginia railroad hub would become fertile ground for women artists focused on the feminine? Among Roanoke’s luminaries...
The Barn Swallow hosts artist "Meet & Greet"
Published on Sep 3rd, 2011
0 comments The Barn Swallow hosts an artist "Meet & Greet," which invites guests to speak to the gallery's artists about their work in a variety of mediums. 796 Gillums Ridge Road. 979-4884.
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