Hickok Cole's Art Month

Hickok Cole's Art Month
I am pleased to have selected dimensional drawings available through Hickok Cole's Art Month. This year's event, benefitting the mission of Washington Project for the Arts, is all virtual from October 15th through the 29th. 

McLean Project for the Arts Virtual Artfest

McLean Project for the Arts Virtual Artfest
Several of my Garden works are available via this year's McLean Project for the Arts Virtual Artfest from Oct. 4th-18th. My shop is here, and a link for daily Artfest events including Meet the Artists chats is here. A lot of work has gone into creating an online home for this yearly event, so please check it out and share it with your art-loving friends.

VMFA Visual Artist Relief Fellowships

VMFA Visual Artist Relief Fellowships
In response to the times, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts created a new funding source to assist artists affected by the pandemic. I am honored and grateful to be one of forty Virginia artists awarded a Virginia Visual Artist Relief Fellowship. Congratulations to the other artist recipients, and a big thank you to Valerie Cassel Oliver, Natasha Campbell, and Jeffrey Allison who served as jurors for the awards. 

WINDOWS by Golden Triangle BID

WINDOWS by Golden Triangle BID
I am very pleased to have work selected as part of Golden Triangle BID's WINDOWS project in Washington, DC. You can see my work in multiple windows at 1050 Connecticut Ave. NW, and you can learn more about the program and the eight other artists who also have work on view in various parts of the city here.

Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences Works on Paper 22nd National Juried Exhibition

Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences Works on Paper 22nd National Juried Exhibition
I will have work in this year's Works on Paper Exhibition at Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences in Loveladies, New Jersey. Juried by Sarah Suzuki, curator of drawings and prints at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the show will be on view from June 26th through July 19th.

"Dreams" online exhibition at Gallery5

"Dreams" online exhibition at Gallery5
Thank you to Gallery5 in Richmond for hosting "Dreams," an online exhibition up through July 2nd. My work, "Climb (Dream)" is part of the show.

"Blooming in Chaos: Creativity in Unpredictable Times" webinar panel discussion

"Blooming in Chaos: Creativity in Unpredictable Times" webinar panel discussion
Due to the coronavirus, our mid-exhibition still life drawing event for "She Blooms in the Winter" at the Broad was canceled. In lieu of this, we are holding an online panel talk Wed. April 15th from 3-4, addressing the value of creativity during difficult times. 

Our moderator and the exhibition's curator is Michaeline Sander, and other participating artists include: Tucker Noelke, Sam Gray, Raven Smith, Virginia Strobach, and Amy Smith. We hope you will join us!

"Night Garden" print in Artspace's online auction

"Night Garden" print in Artspace's online auction
I am excited to offer my first print from my Garden body of work via Artspace's Streaming 2020 exhibition and auction. Due to concerns about public health, the auction is now available online. Bidding will end at 9 PM, Saturday March 21st.

She Blooms in the Winter at The Broad Gallery

She Blooms in the Winter at The Broad Gallery
I am pleased to have work included in "She Blooms in the Winter," opening Jan. 31st at Broad Strokes Gallery in Richmond. Other artists included in the show are:

Sam Gray
Tucker Noelke
Amy Smith
Raven Smith
Virginia Strobach

Thank you to Michaeline Sander for curating this exhibition, which will run through April.

Thank you to Aaron Royce for covering the show in The Commonwealth Times.

ThinkSmall10 at Artspace

ThinkSmall10 at Artspace
I have two works in ThinkSmall10, Artspace's biennial small works invitational exhibition. The show opens with a Preview Gala Thursday, November 7th from 6-9 PM, and it opens to the general public Friday, November 8th with a reception also from 6-9 PM. It will be up through December 15th.

CURRENT Art Fair

CURRENT Art Fair
I will be showing new work with Shockoe Artspace during this year's CURRENT Art Fair at the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center, October 24th-27th. 20 exhibitors from around Virginia and DC will be showcasing their best artists, and there will be films spotlighting the arts in Virginia. Come check it out! CURRENT's website provides more info about tickets, galleries, and special attractions at the fair.

(Photo by Terry Brown, from CURRENT 2017 showing my work with 1708 Gallery)

Summer Rush at JOG and HOT•BED

Summer Rush at JOG and HOT•BED
I am excited to have work included in "Summer Rush," an exhibition of female artists opening Saturday, July 13th at dual spaces James Oliver Gallery and HOT•BED Gallery in Philadelphia. The show will run through August 31st with a closing reception on Friday, August 30th.

Strictly Painting 12 at McLean Project for the Arts

Strictly Painting 12 at McLean Project for the Arts
I am pleased to have two works included in Strictly Painting 12 at McLean Project for the Arts. Juried by gallerist and curator Adah Rose Bitterbaum, the exhibition will open June 8th and will run through July 13th.

Juxtaposition: Contemporary Collage at Barrett Art Center

Juxtaposition: Contemporary Collage at Barrett Art Center
I have a mixed media collage included in Juxtaposition: Contemporary Collage, a national juried exhibition opening at Barrett Art Center in Poughkeepsie, New York on June 8th, on view through July 20th.

(Image art by Christine Miller)

Interview about "Shape Shifting" with Shockoe Artspeak

Interview about "Shape Shifting" with Shockoe Artspeak
Recently I chatted with Ryan Lauterio and Garreth Blackwell, the minds behind Shockoe Artspace and its expanding range of arts offerings. We discussed ideas about abstraction, color, arts communities, residencies and more during our talk. Please give it a listen on iTunes, and subscribe, rate, and review the episode to help promote this new and valuable resource for Richmond arts. 

There is also a non-iTunes link here.

"Environment at Risk" at Plant Zero Project Space

"Environment at Risk" at Plant Zero Project Space
I have a new work in "Environment at Risk," a group exhibition opening Friday, Jan. 25th in the Plant Zero Project Space. The show will be up through March 17th, and it spotlights the Virginia Chapter of the Sierra Club's mission, drawing attention to environmental threats and their potential impact on our community.

"Fresh Cuts: The Art of Papercraft" at Crooked Tree Arts Center

"Fresh Cuts: The Art of Papercraft" at Crooked Tree Arts Center
I have two works included in "Fresh Cuts: The Art of Papercraft," opening Jan. 12th and running through Feb. 16th at Crooked Tree Arts Center in Traverse City, Michigan.

From CTAC's website: "FRESH CUTS features original works of art created by artists working across the U.S. Contemporary examples of papercuts, collage, book arts, and paper sculpture will be on display, demonstrating both traditional and innovative uses of paper as artistic media."

"Shape Shifting" at Shockoe Artspace

"Shape Shifting" at Shockoe Artspace
I am pleased to announce that my first solo exhibition in Richmond will open Friday, December 7th at Shockoe Artspace. The show will run through February 23rd.