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Radius250 Biennial Juried Regional Exhibition at Artspace

06/24/2022 to 07/16/2022

2833-A Hathaway Road, Richmond, VA 23220

Radius 250 showcases the sweeping talent of fine artists living within the orbit of Richmond, VA. The boundary encompasses a wide range of gifted artists whose work demonstrates the collective creative genius in our region. Artspace presents Radius 250 2022, the 9th installment of its biennial regional juried exhibition. The opening, scheduled for Friday, June 24, 2022, 6-9pm, will showcase work by 41 artists selected from a group of 139 entries by juror Andrew Haley, Owner, Haley Fine Art, 42 Main St, Sperryville, VA 22740. The juror’s statement and awards will be presented at 7pm during the opening reception. Artspace began Radius 250 in 2005 to identify and help promote the high caliber and variety of artwork that is created in the Mid-Atlantic region. Work is accepted from artists who live or work within 250 miles of Richmond, VA. The radius purposely excludes New York city in order to focus on parts of the Mid-Atlantic beyond its scope. Every two years, Artspace selects a juror from somewhere within the radius and puts out the call for entries for artists in all media to submit their work for review. Selected Artists: Susanne Arnold, Linda Atkinson, Mike Bily, Jim Black, Susan Brady, Margaret Buchanan, Susan Cary, Laurie Carnohan, Nico Cathcart, Dave Chance, Ann Chenoweth, Sara Clark, Elizabeth Coffey, Jay Denny, Donald Depuydt, Erica Fallin, Michael Fischerkeller, Regula Franz, Sallie Grant, Lou Haney, Tim Howeth, Jere Kittle, JoAnn Laboy, Lisa Levine, Nina McDonough, Brittain McJunkin, Joel Moses, Dallas Mosman, Chris Nelson, Cory Oberndorfer, Gwen Parker, Carl Patow, Victor Perrotti, Yonghe Ping, Sandhi Schimmel Gold, Priscilla Simpson, Anita Storino, John Tobin, Mary Vivo, Angela Wells, Shaun Whiteside. Facebook Event for Opening Reception: https://fb.me/e/a2M8ZJ3Do. Exhibition Dates: June 24 - July 16, 2022. Opening Reception: Friday, June 24, 6-9pm. Juror’s statement and awards presented: Friday, June 24, 7pm

June – July Exhibits @ Art Works!

06/25/2022 to 07/16/2022

320 Hull St., Richmond, VA 23224

Exhibits June 24 – July 16, 2022: “See 5 new art shows and tour 75 artist studios. Visit us Tuesdays – Sundays 11AM – 5PM. These exhibits continue through July 16, 2022. Admission is free and open to the public.” Summertime exhibits at Art Works are full of variety. Emily Baker, inspired by the rolling landscapes of the Blue Ridge Mountains, presents an exhibit of the tangible and obscure. The Richmond Photography Meet Up Group (RPMG) hold their annual photography exhibit and abstract painter, Dan Thompson offers up COVID 2021. Local artists participate in the monthly All Media Show. Recent Works by Emily Baker: Emily Baker, inspired by Virginia's lush natural landscape, presents an exhibit that explores the tangible and obscure. Her paintings offer a meditative outlet for reflection on the environmental elements that make up the earth as a whole creating a visualization of the interconnective energy within our natural landscape. Richmond Photography Meet Up Group Annual Photography Show: RPMG is an active social photography group. They meet up at various location in the Richmond area to photograph and offer feedback on their work. For this exhibit, they are curating the photography to showcase the very best work by their members. COVID 2021 by Dan Thompson: As a musician Dan Thompson brings the movement and color of the musical score to his abstract paintings. He describes the artwork in this exhibit as COVID chaos. June 2022 ALL MEDIA ART SHOW: This exhibit is a focal point of all Art Works’ openings. It is a juried show with cash prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. The show is open to all artists and all mediums. There is no theme for this exhibit, anything goes, any medium. The juror will be Sally Bowring. Call for entries is May 27, 2022 – June 14, 2022. Submit your entries through our online form. Check our website for details on submitting your artwork

Metro Richmond Artists presents Kind of Blue at Cultural Center at Glen Allen, Opens Thursday, July 14, 2022

07/14/2022 to 09/14/2022

2880 Mountain Rd, Glen Allen, VA 23060

Blue is the color of trust, responsibility, and relaxation. Depending on the tone, blue symbolizes loyalty or authority. Within blue’s emotional range is the capacity to evoke calm and serene. The sky is blue, suggesting the expansive heavens, and the possibilities before us. “Kind of Blue” is also a 1959 studio album by American jazz trumpeter Miles Davis, in luxurious modal jazz. The art of this show uses the color blue to call forth these emotions. Exhibit opens Thursday, July 14, 2022, from 6-8 pm and runs through September 14, 2022. The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen offers residents and visitors in the metropolitan Richmond region an unparalleled opportunity to experience the arts, entertain new ideas, develop a new talent, and experience first-hand all the best this community has to offer. Metro Richmond Artists (MRAA) promotes and encourages the creation of visual art. Its history as Richmond’s oldest non-profit professional art association began when a group of full-time art instructors and other professional artists from the Richmond Professional Institute (now Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Arts) started the area’s very first art organization in 1955. MRAA brings education to the Richmond community through workshops, programs, and outstanding art exhibitions. Comprised of professional, working artists, a juried membership provides the fellowship of like-minded artists and the opportunity for prominent exposure and sales via group shows. More information is available at MetroRichmondArt.org.

Artspace Gallery’s new exhibitions explore mood and atmosphere in the setting of landscape

07/22/2022 to 08/20/2022

2833-A Hathaway Road, Richmond, VA 23225

Artspace presents three exhibitions which focus on landscape, mood and atmosphere. The opening, scheduled for Friday, July 22, 2022, 6-9pm, will showcase a group exhibition by Hernan Murno, Amy Sabrin, Michelle Simoneau and Rosa Vera, photography by Karen Commings and Andrew Hoff, and tapestries by Susan Iverson. Worlds Apart is a group show by Hernan Murno, Amy Sabrin, Michelle Simoneau and Rosa Vera. These four artists create diverse abstract and semi-representational work springing from the same impulse: the landscape, whether the natural or built environment. Each takes a dramatically different approach to extracting and abstracting the essence of a landscape, but all hope to provoke an emotional response in the viewer. Their work answers the question, what does landscape-inspired art have to offer in an age when technology permits us to minutely map not only the world we can see, but also what lies beneath the surface of the earth and what can be seen from outer space? As critic Barry Schwabsky explained, “A landscape painting is not necessarily a representation of a landscape, but rather something that, in being constructed out of pieces of representation, or possibly just echoes of former representations, kindles an experience of its own – one that, as those fragments of resemblance suggest, is somehow like an experience of nature.” In Observation - Light, Susan Iverson’s tapestries attempt to capture the strong emotions connected to fleeting moments of ocular pleasure. She is attracted to the transitory nature of atmospheric color, especially at dawn and dusk, when magical moments of intense color are experienced and remembered, but seldom in their fullness. Exhibition Dates: July 22 - August 20, 2022. Opening Reception: Friday, July 22, 6-9pm. Artist Talks: Saturday, July 23, 2pm. Gallery Hours: 12-4pm Tuesday-Sunday or by private appointment. Website: artspacegallery.org