McGuffey Art Center

Small world: Taylor limits his terrain
Published on Nov 9th, 2009
0 comments Steve Taylor, "Corn Field." Normal 0 0 1 364 2080 17 4 2554 11.1280 Normal 0 0 1 364 2080 17 4 2554 11.1280 0 0 0 0 0 0 The last time Steve Taylor exhibited at the McGuffey...
ACV presents "Make-Your-Own Glass Ornaments!" event with Charles Hall at McGuffey
Published on Oct 31st, 2009
0 comments The Artisans Center of Virginia presents the chance to make your own one-of-a-kind blow glass ornament with the expert coaching of glass artist and good guy Charles Hall at the Frozen Motion Glass...
ACV presents "Make-Your-Own Glass Ornaments!" event with Charles Hall at McGuffey
Published on Oct 31st, 2009
0 comments The Artisans Center of Virginia presents the chance to make your own one-of-a-kind blow glass ornament with the expert coaching of glass artist and good guy Charles Hall at the Frozen Motion Glass...
PCA hosts seminar on "Copyright and Trademark: What Every Artist Should Know"
Published on Oct 31st, 2009
0 comments The Piedmont Council of the Arts presents "Copyright and Trademark: What Every Artist Should Know," a seminar for visual, performing, and literary artists present by the Virginia Bar Association's...
McGuffey Art Center: Gregory Vose, Steve Taylor, Blake Hurt, Etta Harmon Levin, and Cat Thrasher
Published on Oct 25th, 2009
0 comments Steve Taylor, "Mist-A.M." The McGuffey Art Center features five exhibitions: in the Main Gallery, sculptor Greg Vose shows "Stone Blogs; Bronze Tweets"; in the Lower Hall Galleries, painter Steve...
Foreign correspondence: Travels with Bob and Cindy
Published on Oct 19th, 2009
0 comments Bob Anderson, "Jungle Ridge Above Rio Frio." A recent article by Benedict Carey in The New York Times addresses how being thrown out of one's element sparks intellectual growth and concludes, "at...
Great Dads
Published on Oct 12th, 2009
0 comments Noise rock band led by Adam Smith. Also featuring dance performances from This Little Bird Studio and the political drama from Insurgent Theater.
McGuffey Art Center: Bob Anderson, Cynthia Burke, Michelle Gagliano, Rachel Kerwin, and Christopher Rok
Published on Sep 19th, 2009
0 comments Bob Anderson, "Jungle Ridge Above Rio Frio." Christopher Rok, "Patron Saints, Montreal, Quebec." Image by Michelle Gagliano. The McGuffey Art Center offers a particularly rich array this month with...
McGuffey Art Center: Recent paintings by Katie Marshall and the Annual Charlottesville Watercolor Guild Show
Published on Aug 22nd, 2009
0 comments Katie Marshall, "Passages." Joan Suderland, "Peace Time Warriors." The McGuffey Art Center features Katie Marshall's recent paintings in the Main Gallery and the Annual Charlottesville Watercolor...
All hands on deck: Whitehill takes as McGuffey makes
Published on Jul 6th, 2009
0 comments Amber Zavada, "Roller." © Amber Zavada Normal 0 0 1 376 2144 17 4 2632 11.1280 Normal 0 0 1 376 2144 17 4 2632 11.1280 0 0 0 0 0 0 “Only dead fish go with the flow,” said...
Still waiting: Plachy opens the shutter and dances
Published on Jun 22nd, 2009
0 comments Sylvia Plachy, "Fate." © Sylvia Plachy. The three photographers honored at this year’s Look3, Festival of the Photograph ran the gamut– not only in their aesthetic approach to picture making,...
McGuffey Art Center: Murray Whitehill's "A Show of Hands" and the Summer Group Show
Published on Jun 20th, 2009
0 comments Murray Whitehill. PHOTO BY BOB Cynthia Burke, "Frog." The McGuffey Art Center presents Murray Whitehill's exhibition, "A Show of Hands," in the main gallery and the Summer Group Show in the...
McGuffey Spotlight series: Augusto Boal and the Theatre of the Oppressed
Published on Jun 20th, 2009
0 comments The McGuffey Spotlight series presents a discussion and demonstration of the principles of the late Augusto Boal, who applied theater to transform oppression around the world. Mecca Burns will...
Amphibious ambition: Sartore leaps on the cause
Published on Jun 8th, 2009
0 comments Joel Sartore's photograph of Gordon's purple mossy frogs. When I was little, my family spent summers in a rustic cabin by a lake in Maine. There were no kids my age, so I spent all day, every day...
The Youth Orchestras of Charlottesville-Albemarle
Published on Apr 25th, 2009
1 comments Young musicians perform pieces by young composers from the UVA music department
McGuffey Art Center: Sarah Smith, Wilma Bradbeer, and Rhonda Roebuck, and "Forest Discoveries"
Published on Apr 23rd, 2009
10 comments Collage by Rhonda Roebuck. The McGuffey Art Center offers four exhibitions: Sarah Smith's "Retrospective: Selected Works, 1961-2009" in the Main Gallery; Wilma Bradbeer's "Nature and Buildings: A...
Sole salvation: McLeod retreads the paper trail
Published on Apr 13th, 2009
2 comments Judy McLeod, "Glass Slippers." Sometime after Imelda Marcos’ closet opened but before Sex and the City’s Carrie Bradshaw made Manolo Blahnik a household name, I discovered the power of positive...
Noise In The System
Published on Mar 29th, 2009
1 comments Experimental music, electronics, and installations from the Pinko Communoids, Troy Rogers, Gerrit Roessler, Peter Traub, and more, including another look at mechanical boogiebot PAM.
McGuffey: Jennifer Cox, Judy McLeod, Ninni Baeckstrom, and the Annual High School Art Show
Published on Mar 20th, 2009
0 comments Jennifer Cox, "Placenticeras." Judy McLeod, "Glass Slippers." Ninni Baeckstrom, "Conch Portrait." The McGuffey Art Center presents four exhibitions: in the main gallery, Jennifer Cox's "Spirituals...
A monstrous life: Richards spills his guts
Published on Mar 16th, 2009
1 comments Russell Richards, cover image from The Arts and Innards of Russell U. Richards. Word spread quickly through the art community last year: Russell Richards was in the hospital. The news was sad and...