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,

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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,

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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VISIONARY WORKBOOK @ University of Virginia

BY KAT KEIRNAN   Last Friday the University of Virginia opened Visionary Workbook, showcasing artworks by the international artist collective The Printmakers Left. Eighteen months earlier, a blank workbook comprised of assignments from Norman O. Brown’s 1966 Love’s Body was

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VISIONARY WORKBOOK @ University of Virginia

BY KAT KEIRNAN   Last Friday the University of Virginia opened Visionary Workbook, showcasing artworks by the international artist collective The Printmakers Left. Eighteen months earlier, a blank workbook comprised of assignments from Norman O. Brown’s 1966 Love’s Body was

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POETRY AMONG US

BY ALEX KNIGHT On the frigid Friday night of February 28th, an airy coffee shop in Westover Hills (taZa) became “a real scene” for a sizable group of folks, some poets, some just spectators gathered to experience a few hours

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POETRY AMONG US

BY ALEX KNIGHT On the frigid Friday night of February 28th, an airy coffee shop in Westover Hills (taZa) became “a real scene” for a sizable group of folks, some poets, some just spectators gathered to experience a few hours

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NEW GROUND: SEDIMENT GALLERY

BY INGA SCHUNN Sediment, a new gallery on East Grace Street, is causing a buzz among the art community here in Richmond, Virginia. Managed and curated by artists, the space aspires to feature works by contemporary visual and performing artists

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NEW GROUND: SEDIMENT GALLERY

BY INGA SCHUNN Sediment, a new gallery on East Grace Street, is causing a buzz among the art community here in Richmond, Virginia. Managed and curated by artists, the space aspires to feature works by contemporary visual and performing artists

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THE ART & CRAFT OF HAIR

BY FRANKLIN TOAN   “I’ve always seen [hair styling] as art, it’s nice to know that other people think so too,” said another gallery-goer visiting 1708 Gallery’s current exhibition, The Hair Craft Project, a collaboration spearheaded by Sonya Clark, a

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THE ART & CRAFT OF HAIR

BY FRANKLIN TOAN   “I’ve always seen [hair styling] as art, it’s nice to know that other people think so too,” said another gallery-goer visiting 1708 Gallery’s current exhibition, The Hair Craft Project, a collaboration spearheaded by Sonya Clark, a

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A NEW DAY FOR FIBER

BY FRANKLIN TOAN In her lecture on February 5th, Elissa Auther told the audience, “You could say fiber is the new black.” When it comes to material trends in contemporary art, fiber, it seems, is in. Auther came to speak as

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A NEW DAY FOR FIBER

BY FRANKLIN TOAN In her lecture on February 5th, Elissa Auther told the audience, “You could say fiber is the new black.” When it comes to material trends in contemporary art, fiber, it seems, is in. Auther came to speak as

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