InSight: A Walk in the Park(ing Lot)

BY MEGAN ZALECKI What does a metered parking space have to do with community engagement? According to a project by University of Richmond students, more than you might originally think. PARK(ing) Day is at once an annual, worldwide event and

/ Comments Off

InSight: A Walk in the Park(ing Lot)

BY MEGAN ZALECKI What does a metered parking space have to do with community engagement? According to a project by University of Richmond students, more than you might originally think. PARK(ing) Day is at once an annual, worldwide event and

/ Comments Off

For the Weekend

The First Fridays art walk of September is here in full force. Here is a brief list of what to catch tonight and throughout the month of September: Bob Trotman: Business As Usual at the Visual Arts Center through October 31.

/ Comments Off

For the Weekend

The First Fridays art walk of September is here in full force. Here is a brief list of what to catch tonight and throughout the month of September: Bob Trotman: Business As Usual at the Visual Arts Center through October 31.

/ Comments Off

A NEW SCIENCE: A Studio Visit with Brittany Nelson

BY INGA SCHUNN It’s an especially humid August afternoon and I’m walking up the stairs of Fulton Hill Studios, a 45,000 square foot building originally built in 1916 to be a school. Renovated in 1999, it now houses the studios

/ Comments Off

A NEW SCIENCE: A Studio Visit with Brittany Nelson

BY INGA SCHUNN It’s an especially humid August afternoon and I’m walking up the stairs of Fulton Hill Studios, a 45,000 square foot building originally built in 1916 to be a school. Renovated in 1999, it now houses the studios

/ Comments Off

SPONTANEITY SPEAKS

BY MEGAN ZALECKI If you live or visit anywhere in the Richmond city limits, you have likely seen a mural or two or ten on the exterior walls of its buildings. Some are commissioned by businesses from well-known artists in

/ Comments Off

SPONTANEITY SPEAKS

BY MEGAN ZALECKI If you live or visit anywhere in the Richmond city limits, you have likely seen a mural or two or ten on the exterior walls of its buildings. Some are commissioned by businesses from well-known artists in

/ Comments Off

A Poem By Tyler Turpin

Mr.  Trigg*   Mr. Trigg His legacy is all around not just in books and internet or point of case law brought up still When government contractors fail with unfinished goods on the factory floor and creditors press against the

/ Comments Off

A Poem By Tyler Turpin

Mr.  Trigg*   Mr. Trigg His legacy is all around not just in books and internet or point of case law brought up still When government contractors fail with unfinished goods on the factory floor and creditors press against the

/ Comments Off

TRUE SIMULACRUM

BY KELLY DOLAN Currently on view until July 19th, 1708 Gallery is showing Medium Crash by Harrison Haynes. A musician and artist, Haynes collides his two artistic practices into modes of artistic discipline and creative direction. Combining video, photography, audio,

/ Comments Off

TRUE SIMULACRUM

BY KELLY DOLAN Currently on view until July 19th, 1708 Gallery is showing Medium Crash by Harrison Haynes. A musician and artist, Haynes collides his two artistic practices into modes of artistic discipline and creative direction. Combining video, photography, audio,

/ Comments Off

MATT KING AT REYNOLDS GALLERY

BY MATT SHELTON Upon seeing one of the mirror-based works in Matt King’s Stowaway, recently on view at Reynolds Gallery through June 27, 2014, a snarky friend of mine whispered faux-conspiratorially, ”I think it’s about consumerism and identity.” Fair enough: through his

/ Comments Off

MATT KING AT REYNOLDS GALLERY

BY MATT SHELTON Upon seeing one of the mirror-based works in Matt King’s Stowaway, recently on view at Reynolds Gallery through June 27, 2014, a snarky friend of mine whispered faux-conspiratorially, ”I think it’s about consumerism and identity.” Fair enough: through his

/ Comments Off

AFTER PARTY

BY MEGAN ZALECKI On view through May 31st at 1708 Gallery is an exhibition of work by Andrew Kozlowski titled AFTER PARTY. In a series involving processes of screen printing and wheat pasting, Kozlowski explores an amalgam of concepts such

/ Comments Off

AFTER PARTY

BY MEGAN ZALECKI On view through May 31st at 1708 Gallery is an exhibition of work by Andrew Kozlowski titled AFTER PARTY. In a series involving processes of screen printing and wheat pasting, Kozlowski explores an amalgam of concepts such

/ Comments Off

Paintings by Shaun C. Whiteside

    Shaun C. Whiteside works with ink and acrylic paint in a style most influenced by Abstract Expressionism, with an emphasis on the metaphysical and emotional realm rather than on optical reality. Using several layers of thin glazes, partially

/ Comments Off

Paintings by Shaun C. Whiteside

    Shaun C. Whiteside works with ink and acrylic paint in a style most influenced by Abstract Expressionism, with an emphasis on the metaphysical and emotional realm rather than on optical reality. Using several layers of thin glazes, partially

/ Comments Off

InSight: Kahn, White, McClellan

BY MEGAN ZALECKI Vivid palettes, introspective figures, and the written word are at play in the exhibitions on display at Reynolds Gallery through May 10th (that’s ten days left!): Concentrated Color by Wolf Kahn, Face Real Heavy by Will Schneider-White, and Letters

/ Comments Off

InSight: Kahn, White, McClellan

BY MEGAN ZALECKI Vivid palettes, introspective figures, and the written word are at play in the exhibitions on display at Reynolds Gallery through May 10th (that’s ten days left!): Concentrated Color by Wolf Kahn, Face Real Heavy by Will Schneider-White, and Letters

/ Comments Off

REPURPOSED

BY FRANKLIN TOAN “We live in a beautiful and terrible world,” Susie Ganch said during her talk on Wednesday, April 16th at the True F. Luck Gallery. Ganch’s solo show TIED, on exhibit until June 7th at the Visual Arts

/ Comments Off

REPURPOSED

BY FRANKLIN TOAN “We live in a beautiful and terrible world,” Susie Ganch said during her talk on Wednesday, April 16th at the True F. Luck Gallery. Ganch’s solo show TIED, on exhibit until June 7th at the Visual Arts

/ Comments Off

EMPOWERMENT THROUGH CREATIVITY

BY MEGAN ZALECKI A.R.T. in RVA, short for Artistic Realization Technologies, is an organization focused on empowering individuals who are confined to wheelchairs to directly express their personal creative visions. People with physical limitations are often overlooked and treated as if

/ Comments Off

EMPOWERMENT THROUGH CREATIVITY

BY MEGAN ZALECKI A.R.T. in RVA, short for Artistic Realization Technologies, is an organization focused on empowering individuals who are confined to wheelchairs to directly express their personal creative visions. People with physical limitations are often overlooked and treated as if

/ Comments Off

Python’s Refined Reverie

BY MEGAN ZALECKI To experience a reverie is to be absorbed in a state of musing and meditation, to daydream. Rêverie, a series of mixed media works by Tifenn Python on view for one more week at Ghostprint Gallery, provides

/ Comments Off

Python’s Refined Reverie

BY MEGAN ZALECKI To experience a reverie is to be absorbed in a state of musing and meditation, to daydream. Rêverie, a series of mixed media works by Tifenn Python on view for one more week at Ghostprint Gallery, provides

/ Comments Off

FROM APPALACHIA TO MISSISSIPPI

BY ALEXANDRA BYRUM As we spring forward, Candela Books + Gallery brings us two new exhibitions: Lisa Elmaleh’s American Folk and Brandon Thibodeaux’s When Morning Comes – work by two young artists who have built deep connections with the rural

/ Comments Off

FROM APPALACHIA TO MISSISSIPPI

BY ALEXANDRA BYRUM As we spring forward, Candela Books + Gallery brings us two new exhibitions: Lisa Elmaleh’s American Folk and Brandon Thibodeaux’s When Morning Comes – work by two young artists who have built deep connections with the rural

/ Comments Off

Poems By Joanna Lee

where will you stand when it rises the sound of jackhammers ceased, cranes stand expectant. they tell me there is growth here, but the streets are broken open, slip sores to the ebbing flow of days. still, they pull fewer

/ Comments Off

Poems By Joanna Lee

where will you stand when it rises the sound of jackhammers ceased, cranes stand expectant. they tell me there is growth here, but the streets are broken open, slip sores to the ebbing flow of days. still, they pull fewer

/ Comments Off