Artists came from around the region came out to paint on location in Lewis Ginter Botanical gardens during National Public Gardens Week. This exhibition features the work created for the celebration. Please join us for a soft opening of this exhibit at the garden from 5:30 - 7 PM. Stay on to enjoy “Flowers After 5” in the gardens. See the works in this exhibition here. This exhibit will continue on display during garden hours through September 5th. For directions and more info, please visit www.lewisginter.org .
A juried/invitational plein air festival in Southwestern Virginia. Artists from around the region paint the most picturesque attractions on the Blue Ridge Platueau. Artists will enjoy discovering the mountains, hills, streams, and fields of beautiful Floyd County, Virginia. Painting venues including the Blue Ridge Parkway, Château Morrisette Winery, the Floyd EcoVillage, Apple Ridge Farm, and the Town of Floyd. Events include artist demos, wine tastings, farm-to-table dinner, Quick Draw Contest at the Historic Floyd Country Store & Friday Night Jamboree, art sale and Gala, Visit the Floyd Plein Air Festival site for the event schedule and details.
Plein Air Art Show & Sale
Saturday, September 14, 2019, 6-9 pm
Chincoteague Community Center
6155 Community Drive, Chincoteague Island
Free and Open to the Public
Refreshments will be Served
Plenty of Free Parking
Each year, the 2nd week of September brings more than 50 fine artists from the Mid-Atlantic and beyond to paint en plein air (French for painting outdoors) on Chincoteague and Assateague Islands. On Saturday evening (9/14), you can see what they've created at a show and sale that is free to the public. Everyone is welcome! Come early; pieces sell quickly! A portion of the artwork sales goes to help the CCA promote the arts on the island.
Plus, Quick Draw Contest, Thursday, September 12 - Open to the Public - Registration fee is $5.
Artists will be painting in and around Robert Reed Park from 1-3 pm. It's a great opportunity to watch how different artists interpret the same scenes. Paintings will be judged at 3 pm and after prizes are awarded, they will be available for sale until 4 pm. Artists who are not registered for the entire Plein Air event are welcome to participate by showing up at 12:30 pm.
Solo exhibition of new paintings at VCU Health in the North Hospital Gallery. A portion of the proceeds sold will be donated to The Arts In Healthcare program.
Please join us for a summer Open House at Crossroads Art Center. Many artists in residence will be in attendance, with some painting on site, including yours truly! The fun begins at 6 PM with snacks and a cash bar, as well as a new display of summer-themed art in booth 15 in the first building. Enjoy two additional special exhibits opening during the evening: the Annual Gallery Members Show and the #WCVEandMe Exhibition. Visit this link for directions and additional info.
Crossroads Art Center welcomes patrons and art fans with their traditionally lively Open House event (including snacks and cash bar.) Join us Friday May 17th and see the new work we artist have been busy creating. Friday also kicks off multiple exhibitions at this varied art space. I, myself, will have new work on display, and I will also be demo’ing my painting process during the opening. Come visit me in my space in building 1, gallery 15.
Crossroads Art Center is located at 2016 Staples Mill Road, Richmond, VA 23230. The galleries are open Monday-Saturday 10-6 and Sunday 12-4.
Thursday evening, May 16th from 6-8 PM, the Glen Allen Cultural Art Center will host an opening for a group exhibition of the Virginia Plein Air Painters (of which I am a member.) VPAP is a coalition of painters in the Central Virginia region who are dedicated to promoting painting outdoors from life (“en plein air”, or in the open air.) New and recent works from various members (including yours truly) will be featured.
Opening reception, with snacks and cash bar: Thursday, May 16, 2019, from 6-8 PM. The exhibit continues through July 14th. The Cultural Art Center at Glen Allen is located at 2880 Mountain Road, Glen Allen VA 23060. The Center is open Monday- Thursday, 9-9, Friday and Saturday 9-5, and Sunday 12-5.
Celebrating National Public Garden Week at Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens all week! I am among the 30+ artist in the gardens painting and soaking in the beauty. Selected works will be juried to display at Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens in the gallery in June.