McGuffey Art Center

"PCA presents: Women in the Arts" preview party
Published on May 7th, 2010
0 comments Mary Motley Kalergis, "Beatrix Ost." The Piedmont Council of the Arts hosts a preview party and silent auction to celebrate its exhibition, "PCA Presents: Women in the Arts," which features...
New Music Concert
Published on May 2nd, 2010
0 comments UVA composition students debut new works
PCA hosts lunch seminar: "Websites & Social Media for Artists"
Published on Apr 30th, 2010
0 comments The Piedmont Council of the Arts holds a Brown Bag Lunch Seminar entitled, "Websites & Social Media for Artists: Purpose, Content, and Keeping it Fresh," led by independent curator and art...
McGuffey Art Center: Chip Hall, James Hubin, Dick Thomas, "Gathering Light," and the "2010 Inmates Show"
Published on Apr 23rd, 2010
0 comments Chip Hall, "Jelly Fish." James Hubin, "Necklace." Dick Thomas, "Cupids." The McGuffey Art Center presents five exhibitions: in the main gallery, Cri Kars-Marshall, Jeannine Barton Reagan, Terry...
McGuffey Art Center: Frederic Crist, Nancy Galloway, Cindy Gusler, and "The Exquisite Corpse"
Published on Mar 27th, 2010
0 comments Frederic Crist, "Helmet Head #2." Nancy Galloway, "Hydrangea 1." Cindy Gusler, "Bangle." The McGuffey Art Center features four exhibitions: metal sculptor Frederic Crist shows "Wrapped Totems" in...
Young at art: Students make marks at McGuffey
Published on Mar 15th, 2010
0 comments Sakeena Alkateeb, "Stick Drawing." On a recent Project Runway episode, Tim Gunn challenged the competing designers to construct garments using only items from a hardware store. Good thing the...
PCA hosts a lunchtime seminar with Jessica Thayer, "Connecting to the World as an Artist"
Published on Mar 10th, 2010
0 comments The Piedmont Council of the Arts hosts a brown-bag-lunch seminar, "Connecting to the World as an Artist: Identifying and moving past limitations to success," led by Jessica Thayer of Insight...
Collector's items: Mears gladly tarnishes her reputation
Published on Mar 8th, 2010
0 comments Lindsey Mears, "Abide." In the Japanese aesthetic of wabi sabi, which recognizes the beauty of imperfection, the word sabi refers specifically to a beauty acquired through age and wear. Think...
McGuffey Art Center: Lindsey Mears, Kristina Glick Shank, Gloria Mitchell, and the annual High School Art Show
Published on Feb 28th, 2010
0 comments Lindsey Mears, "Abide." Kristina Glick Shank, "Scrapyards Suns: Double Brooch." The McGuffey Art Center presents four exhibitions during March: in the Main Gallery, book and mixed-media artist...
Slice of life: Leonard sets the table
Published on Feb 15th, 2010
1 comments Davette Leonard, "Tangerine." Most people maintain romantic notions about the lives of artists and writers. But the truth is we all have to make a living. That guy and gal who sell you cabernet and...
McGuffey Science and Art Spotlight Series presents Jennie Moody
Published on Feb 12th, 2010
0 comments The McGuffey Art Center's Science and Art Spotlight Series presents Jennie Moody, who will discuss "The Movement and Flow of Material through the Atmosphere." Main Gallery. 201 Second St. NW. 295-...
McGuffey Art Center: Scott Supraner, Tracy Verkerke, Davette Leonard, and "C2D 2010"
Published on Jan 31st, 2010
0 comments Tracy Verkerke, "Gorgeous George." Ceramic relief sculpture by Scott Supraner. Davette Leonard, "Figs and Hazelnuts." The McGuffey Art Center presents four exhibitions: in the Main Gallery, Scott...
One of one: Henry gets squared away
Published on Jan 11th, 2010
0 comments Untitled painting by J.M. Henry. Nudges, requests, even pushy demands for coverage–- those I get all the time. But it's rare an artist asks me not to review his or her show. Nevertheless,...
Artists invited to contribute to "C2D 2010"
Published on Jan 9th, 2010
0 comments Javier Lorenzo, "We Are Free," from C2D 2009. ArtinPlace.org invites children, teens, and adults to contribute artworks honoring all aspects and connotations of the word, "green," for exhibition in...
New school: McGuffey suprises with latest members
Published on Jan 4th, 2010
1 comments Peter Krebs, "May 19." I confess. I occasionally feel jaded by the local art scene and drift into a been-there-seen-that attitude of lassitude. But then someone like Sonjia Weber Gilkey comes along...
McGuffey Art Center: Annual New Members' Show
Published on Jan 2nd, 2010
0 comments Sonja Weber Gilkey, "Les Ames En Route." Peter Krebs, "Sentinel." The McGuffey Art Center presents its annual New Members' Show, featuring work by Sonja Weber-Gilkey, Etta Harmon Levin, Susan...
Snap: McGuffey gleams
Published on Dec 22nd, 2009
2 comments Although the street on which it's located, Second NW, is still choked with a foot of snow and ice, the artists who enjoy subsidized rent at the McGuffey Art Center appear to be as proficient with...
McGuffey Art Center holds Holiday Open House
Published on Nov 19th, 2009
0 comments The McGuffey Art Center hosts an Open House to highlight its annual Holiday Art Show featuring cash-and-carry art by McGuffey members. Works on display include paintings, sculpture, ceramics, blown...
McGuffey Art Center holds Holiday Open House
Published on Nov 19th, 2009
0 comments Diane Siebels, "Hemlock." The McGuffey Art Center hosts an Open House to highlight its annual Holiday Art Show featuring cash-and-carry art by McGuffey members. Works on display include paintings,...
McGuffey Art Center: Annual Holiday Art Show
Published on Nov 19th, 2009
0 comments Bob Anderson, "Redwoods." The McGuffey Art Center presents its annual Holiday Art Show featuring cash-and-carry art by McGuffey members. Works on display include paintings, sculpture, ceramics,...