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Dog Days of Summer

4th Friday August 22nd, 2014
This event is 7-10 PM, and is free and open to the public. Shows run through September 21st, 2014. Exhibits include:

DOG DAYS OF SUMMER

The annual all media, juried art show spotlights dogs and cats portrayed in paintings, drawings, sculpture, ceramics and photography. FURS (Friends United with the Richmond Shelter) is the benefactor of this exhibit. Submissions for this show are accepted from any artist and any medium on August 15th and 16th at Art Works.

Dress up you and your dog for the Critters Fashion Show. Only $5 donation.

Here’s the line up for opening night:

7:30 p.m. – DOG DAYS OF SUMMER All Media Art Show Gallery talk and awards presentation.

8 p.m. – Critter Fashion Show – guests walk their fashionably dressed pets down the runway and the FURS jurors award prizes for best-dressed, cutest couple and more. FURS adoptable pets also walk the runway to show off their special features and potential.

8:30 p.m . – People’s Choice Awards for GALLERY MEMBER SHOW.

9 p.m. – Silent Auction closes and winners are announced. All evening long, guests will have been bidding on items exclusively for pets and pet lovers. And all monies from the silent auction go directly to FURS

Exhibits include:

ART'S ANGELS - by Arthur C. Klevenz. Centre Gallery West.

BEAUTY THROUGH CHAOS - by Kyle Deville. Skylight Gallery

ART WORKS GALLERY MEMBERS ART SHOW - Gallery Members and Resident Artists of Art Works present signature pieces of their work in this annual exhibit. On opening night, guests are asked to vote for their 3 favorite pieces. The results are tallied and The People’s Choice Awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place are presented. Corner Gallery, East

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Acrylic Paintings by Sheila Holland

4th Friday September 26th, 2014
This event is 7-10 PM, and is free and open to the public. Shows run through October 19th, 2014. Exhibits include:

THE SKY'S THE LIMIT - by Sheila Holland. Sheila has been painting landscapes for over 25 years in acrylic paint and never tires of the subject. She paints loose gestural layers of thick paint in a quick manner bringing peace and beauty in an otherwise chaotic entanglement of vines, trees and brush. A graduate of VCU, she now teaches painting in Petersburg, Chesterfield and Waverly, Virginia. The exhibit will be in the Jane Sandelin Gallery.


ALL THE BROKEN CHILDREN LEARN TO DANCE - by t.k. harris. Centre Gallery, East.

MONOCHROME PERSPECTIVE - by Perry Matthews. Photography. Centre Gallery, West.

ELDERS: CREATIVE SPIRIT - Artist Audrey Skeen organizes this annual exhibit of artwork by senior citizens from local Senior organizations and facilities. A special tea is held at Art Works for the participants and their families the week following the show opening. The exhibit will be in the Corner Gallery.

ON THE EDGE - by Kay Franz and Geraldine Kiefer. Skylight Gallery.


SEPTEMBER ALL-MEDIA SHOW - This is a juried show. Any artist may enter one, two or three pieces of artwork in this exhibit. Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners chosen by the juror. Call for entries is September 19th and 20th, 2014 at Art Works.

 

 

Work by The Bruners

4th Friday October 23rd, 2014
This event is 7-10 PM, and is free and open to the public. Shows run through November 23rd, 2014. Exhibits include:

RECENT WORK BY VICKI, JORDAN, AND BARRY BRUNER - An artist collaboration by the Bruner family: Vicki, Barry and Jordan, will be exhibited in the Jane Sandelin Gallery. Vicki Bruner: Since 1975 her work has captured numerous "best in show" and other awards in over sixty one-woman and group shows along the East Coast, including the famous New York Art Expo and the prestigious Coconut Grove Arts Festival. Vicki has been listed on the "Who's Who in American Art" and in November of 1996, she was named by the U.S. Arts as "one of the leading whimsical artists in the country today." Barry Bruner: "Originally from Virginia Beach, Barry spent most of adult life in Richmond, Virginia. He now resides in NY and loves it. He’s addicted to WNYC, cooking, music and biking". Jordan Buner: Brought up by a painter and a carpenter in Virginia Beach, VA, Jordan seemed destined for a future in fine arts. Mythology, travel, and surprising narratives make Jordan’s work unique, while her illustration style gives her commercials, music videos, and short films a strong sense of voice. Jordan resides in NY.


RECENT WORKS BY MARK J. SHIVELY - Centre Gallery, East.

RECENT WORKS BY RICHARD SUMMER - Centre Gallery, West.


OCTOBER ALL-MEDIA SHOW - This is a juried show. Any artist may enter one, two or three pieces of artwork in this exhibit. Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners chosen by the juror. Call for entries is October 17th and 18th, 2014 at Art Works.

 

 

Symphony of Sound, painting by Liz Schafer

4th Friday November 28th, 2014
This event is 7-10 PM, and is free and open to the public. Shows run through January 18th, 2014. Exhibits include:

THE DAY AFTER THANKSGIVING ART AFFAIR - is a great alternative to Black Friday. Enjoy yourself with music, door prizes, an auction and shopping in the hallways, nooks and crannies of Art Works where artisans and fine craftsmen have set up shop. Find holiday handmade gifts on Sugar Plum Street, Jolly Jingle Junction and Candy Cane Circle. All items are $50 and under. FRIDAY NOV. 28th ONLY, Jane Sandelin Gallery.


RHYTHM AND HUES by Liz Shaefer - Liz Schafer is a painter of music. Her new series involves “rhythm and hues”. She brings her work all the way from Mississippi. This exhibit will be in the Jane Sandelin Gallery.

THE REAL SOUTH AMERICA - by Dick Pitini. Photography. Centre Gallery, East

EUROPPEAN CHRISTMAS - by Bill Gilmore .

ELECTRIC WAVELENGTHS - by Susan Hribernik. The images in this exhibit were taken during the 2011 “Festival Of Lights” light show, at Lewis Ginter Gardens. Although a bit unorthodox in imagery, they are photos taken in the celebration and excitement of the holidays.This exhibit will be in the Centre Gallery, West.

NOVEMBER-DECEMBER ALL MEDIA SHOW - This is a juried show. Any artist may enter one, two or three pieces of artwork in this exhibit. Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners chosen by the juror. Call for entries is November 21st and 22nd, 2014 at Art Works. THIS SHOW STAYS UP THROUGH JAN. 18, 2015.

 

 

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