Second Street Gallery

Art-a-licious '11
Published on Dec 16th, 2011
1 comments In 2011, the art world continued to quake in fear at the effects of economic climate change, leading to extended show runs and shuttered gallery doors. Charlottesville, however, experienced several...
Material evidence: Dass investigates the possibilities
Published on Nov 28th, 2011
0 comments During the Virginia Arts of Book’s recent “Raucous Auction” (mark your calendar for next year), a Dean Dass print came on the block. Someone unfamiliar with Dass’ work asked a group of us, “Would you...
Type Truck visits SSG
Published on Nov 12th, 2011
1 comments Giving new meaning to "moveable type," Portland, OR-based printer Kyle Durrie brings her Type Truck, a mobile letterpress and printmaking studio, to Second Street Gallery for one day. Stop by, learn...
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"...
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...
Past blast: Goldin likes to look
Published on Jun 13th, 2011
0 comments During a recent tour of the UVA Art Museum’s show, “Excavating New Ground: American Art in the 1970s,” curator Andrea Douglas observed that what may be radical and extraordinary in the moment often...
Second Street Gallery: Nan Goldin's "Scopophilia"
Published on May 21st, 2011
0 comments In conjunction with Look3: Festival of the Photograph, Second Street Gallery presents INsight artist Nan Goldin's "Scopophilia." A First Friday opening is scheduled for June 3, 6-7:30pm. 115 Second...
House keeper: Crawford stills domestic life
Published on May 16th, 2011
0 comments Chances are most of you don’t look at the extension cord you left on the kitchen table or the rumpled hoodie you dropped on the floor day before yesterday and think, “Now that would make a great...
Second Street Gallery: Elizabeth Crawford and Hyungsub Shin
Published on Apr 24th, 2011
0 comments Second Street Gallery presents two exhibitions: in the Main Gallery, realistic painter Elizabeth Crawford's "Visuality" offers ironic still lifes of contemporary objects; and in the Dové Gallery,...
SSG: Pre-Auction preview
Published on Mar 26th, 2011
0 comments Second Street Gallery previews the works that will go under the gavel at its annual benefit auction, which is scheduled for April 8. Those contributing work to the cause include Michael Fitts, Sharon...
SSG: Pre-Auction preview
Published on Mar 26th, 2011
0 comments Second Street Gallery previews the works that will go under the gavel at its annual benefit auction, which is scheduled for April 8. Those contributing work to the cause include Michael Fitts, Sharon...
Filthy art: Exploring a building's bowels
Published on Jun 19th, 2003
0 comments The Second Street Gallery gave digital artist Shannon Kennedy unprecedented access to the gallery facilities. That is, they let her root around in the chimney vents, the basement, and the boiler room...
Eat it up! Culture-pirating serious and silly
Published on Mar 13th, 2003
0 comments It seems almost painfully self-evident that humorous things make people laugh, except that it’s not always true. There is a secondary category of things– sometimes brainy, pointed, and/or...
Side by side: Togetherness brings out the best
Published on Dec 19th, 2002
0 comments It would be easy for Second Street Gallery, when they split a show between two artists, to simply split a show between two artists. You over there, and you over there, and no complaining.  But...
Grab the goggles
Published on Jun 27th, 2002
0 comments After the success of “Get Surreal” a year or two ago, the Second Street Gallery is back in the locally produced group show gig. With “Surreal,” the Gallery approached a raft of local artists and...
Adrift in the vineyard
Published on Mar 7th, 2002
0 comments   Marking the 25th anniversary of Charlottesville’s sister-city relationship with Poggio a Caiano, Italy, Second Street Gallery hosts an exhibit featuring work by artists from both cities. Not a...
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