A STARTING POINT by Fiber Transformed
From Charlottesville, Virginia the Fiber Transformed group brings textile art in 2 and 3 dimensions to Richmond. This traveling show provides a variety of art themes and styles from traditional to abstract woven, quilted and assembled. The artists exhibiting are: Mary Beth Bellah, Cynthia Harrison, Lotta Helleberg, Jill Jensen, Judy Loope, Peggy Prinze, Susan Skalak.
JANUARY 2010 ALL MEDIA SHOW
This exhibit features contemporary artists from Richmond and Virginia. Sally Bowring, the juror of this exhibit, will give a gallery talk at 7:30 p.m. on opening night. Submissions are accepted from any artist and any medium. Call for entries is on January 15th and 16th at Art Works. To learn more about Sally Bowring see www.sallybowring.com. For details on entering work in the show, see www.artworksrichmond.com/CallforEntries.htm .
PRAYER RUGS AND SADDLEBAGS by Michael C. Simon in the Skylight Gallery
Possibly stemming from the year Michael Simon lived in Afghanistan in the 1960’s, he has developed a deep love for the tribal weavings of that country, especially the rugs and trappings of the Turkmen and the Balouch. Simon brings some of his collection to the Skylight Gallery at Art Works. Each piece has a story as to its creation and use. Michael will give a gallery talk at 8:30 p.m. on opening night, in the Skylight Gallery.
SOLO SHOWS in CENTRE GALLERY
GEORGE HUGHES Recent Works - Centre Gallery East
TERRY LYNN SMITH Recent Paintings - Centre Gallery West
CORRESPONDING IN CLOTH by Jean Gonzalez – Corner Gallery
We first met Jean Gonzalez at one of the Demo Sundays at Art Works. She has a wealth of information on quilts that she shares with the public. People leave fabric on her doorstep and she transforms everything from t-shirts to sequins into mixed media wall hangings.
r'va dance collective
As part of the 4th Friday opening events, Art Works presents the freshest addition to Richmond’s modern dance community, r’va dance collective. At 8:00 p.m. r’va dancecollective will be showcasing work from choreographer Jess Burgess. Burgess will be showing piece of mind a solo exploring the lack of unity or presence of serenity we all face as we move through our day-to-day lives. Making its premier in January 2009, the piece has toured throughout DC, NY and VA. Burgess will also show a work-in-progress entitled color. This quartet examines the life and art of artist Frida Kahlo through personal interpretations.
Art Works is located in Old Manchester, 1/2 mile from downtown Richmond across the Mayo (14th Street) Bridge. Visit 5 galleries and 75 artists' studios from 12pm - 6pm Tuesday - Sunday. Free and open to the public.
Glenda Kotchish and Paula Demmert
320 Hull Street Richmond, VA 23224
804 291.1400 website: www.artworksrichmond.com email: firstname.lastname@example.org