McGuffey Art Center

McGuffey Spotlight Series: "Radical Personal Expression"
Published on Jan 22nd, 2011
0 comments New York artist Agata Olek's guerilla sweatering of the Wall Street bull lasted only two hours before officials took it down. The McGuffey Art Center's Spotlight Series, which offers a public forum...
McGuffey Spotlight Series: "Unofficial Public Art"
Published on Jan 22nd, 2011
0 comments London street art by the notorious Banksy. The McGuffey Art Center's Spotlight Series, which offers a public forum for conversations about art, presents a discussion of "Unofficial Public Art."...
McGuffey Spotlight Series: "Official Public Art"
Published on Jan 22nd, 2011
0 comments Richard Whitehill, "The Biker." The McGuffey Art Center's Spotlight Series, which offers a public forum for conversations about art, presents a discussion of "Official Public Art." 201 Second St. NW...
McGuffey Art Center: Amber Marley Padilla, Aaron Eichorst, The Virginia Stone Carvers Guild, and "C2D Charlottesville"
Published on Jan 22nd, 2011
0 comments Aaron Eichorst, "Sanctuary." Amber Marley Padilla, "Monstrous." Richard Keffert, "Oh Really?" The McGuffey Art Center presents four exhibits: in The Sarah B. Smith Gallery, Amber Marley Padilla...
"Art with Heart" at the McGuffey Art Center
Published on Jan 15th, 2011
0 comments Image by Nadia Oswald. The McGuffey Art Center, Renee Balfour, and Park Street Academy present "Art with Heart," a show of paintings by children to benefit the UVA Children's Hospital. Music by the...
McGuffey Art Center: Steve Wolf and the annual "New Members Show"
Published on Jan 3rd, 2011
1 comments Steve Wolf, "Euphoric Stones in Late Sunshine." Untitled painting by Renee Balfour from the "New Members Show." The McGuffey Art Center presents two exhibitions: in the Sarah B. Smith Gallery,...
"Blow your own ornament" with Charles Hall to benefit the McGuffey Art Center
Published on Nov 26th, 2010
0 comments Glass artist Charles Hall hosts an ornament-blowing workshop in his North Basement studio at the McGuffey Art Center. A portion of proceeds will benefit the McGuffey Art Center. Call ahead to...
"Blow your own ornament" with Charles Hall to benefit SSG
Published on Nov 26th, 2010
0 comments Glass artist Charles Hall hosts an ornament-blowing workshop in his North Basement studio at the McGuffey Art Center. A portion of proceeds will benefit Second Street Gallery. Call ahead to reserve...
McGuffey Art Center: Holiday Group Show
Published on Nov 19th, 2010
0 comments The McGuffey Art Center presents its annual Holiday Group Show, featuring fine art and handcrafted objects perfect for giving as gifts. Cash-and-carry. (Sweet!) A First Friday opening is scheduled...
McGuffey Art Center: Holiday Group Show
Published on Nov 19th, 2010
0 comments Cynthia Burke, "Hoopoe." The McGuffey Art Center presents its annual Holiday Group Show, featuring fine art and handcrafted objects perfect for giving as gifts. Cash-and-carry. (Sweet!) A First...
Ornament blowing event to benefit the ACV
Published on Nov 7th, 2010
0 comments The Frozen Motion Glass Studio in the McGuffey Arts Center is the site for a blow-your-own-ornament event to benefit the Artisan's Center of Virginia. ACV and McGuffey member,  Charles Hall, will...
McGuffey Art Center: Sonja Weber Gilkey, Cara Michele DiMassimo, Dan Hildt, plus UVA Fourth Year Preview Show
Published on Oct 16th, 2010
0 comments Sonja Weber Gilkey, "Aquarian Woman." Dan Hildt, "Kristalina 2." Cara Michele DiMassimo, "Lava Flow." The McGuffey Art Center features four exhibitions: sculptor Sonja Weber Gilkey's "Infinity" in...
McGuffey Art Center: Jean Sampson, Lindsay Freedman, Selena Hitzeman, Arnaud Boudoiron, and Bob Anderson
Published on Sep 19th, 2010
0 comments Jean Sampson, "Where the Sun Sleeps." Selena Hitzeman, "Juvenile." Arnaud Boudoiron, "Ice Dragon." The McGuffey Art Center features five exhibits: In the main gallery, Jean Sampson shows paintings...
Snap: Sunset near Brown's Lock
Published on Sep 4th, 2010
0 comments L-R: The Mentor building, Brown's Lock & Safe, and the Omni hotel, as seen from the McGuffey Art Center during First Fridays. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER This is how downtown looked from the McGuffey...
PCA hosts "Law & The Arts" Seminar: "The Life Cycle of Artists: Estate Planning Issues for Artists"
Published on Aug 14th, 2010
0 comments The Piedmont Council of the Arts invites visual, performing, and literary artists to attend a "Law & The Arts" seminar, "The Life Cycle of Artists: Estate Planning Issues for Artists,"...
McGuffey Art Center: Benjamin Lock's "List" and the Central Virginia Watercolor Guild's 19th Annual Exhibition
Published on Aug 14th, 2010
0 comments Christine Rich, "Tied Up in Knots." Benjamin Lock, "At Bay." The McGuffey Art Center features sculptor Benjamin Lock's exhibition, "List: a deviation from the vertical," in the Main Gallery, and...
Block head: Lambert impresses at McGuffey
Published on Jul 5th, 2010
0 comments Lana Lambert, "Bioluminescent Squid." Somewhere in my attic, buried in a box, I have a wood print block from India, carved with an ornate paisley. Its nooks and crannies still have traces of...
McGuffey Art Center: Lana Lambert's "From the Woods to the Ocean" and the annual "McGuffey Members' Summer Group Show"
Published on Jun 19th, 2010
0 comments Lana Lambert, "Agnostus." Ann Cheeks, "Early Morning Movement." The McGuffey Art Center hosts two shows: Lana Lambert's "From the Woods to the Ocean," featuring woodblock prints, letterpress, and...
Communal creation: Four artists flow together
Published on May 17th, 2010
2 comments Cri Kars-Marshall, "Free Form." My first thought when walking into the McGuffey Art Center's four-artist show, "Gathering Light," was, "Oh, no." But my knee-jerk reaction had nothing to do with the...
McGuffey Art Center: Nan Rothwell, Lindsay Michie Eads, Peter Krebs, Mike Clark, and "PCA Presents: Women in the Arts"
Published on May 13th, 2010
0 comments Nan Rothwell, "Wash Stand Set." Mary Motley Kalergis, "Beatrix Ost." Peter Krebs, "Wave Hill." The McGuffey Art Center features four exhibitions: in the Main Gallery, Nan Rothwell and Lindsay...