Then on February 26th, everything changes with the opening of East Meets West, the Eggstravaganza Egg Art Show, the February All Media Show and three other solo shows. And r'va dance collective returns with two dance performances scheduled on opening night. So join us on February 26th to meet the artists and artists’ reception. The reception starts at 7 p.m. with live music, Free and open to the public. Plant Zero Café is our café on-site and will be open for dinner, so come early. These shows continue through March 21, 2010.
EAST MEETS WEST
In 2009 Heeja Sung brought the Korean American International Exchange Exhibition to art6 in Richmond, Virginia and before that to Portsmouth, Arlington Virginia, Daegu and Seoul South Korea and Beijing, China. This year, Art Works is pleased to host the return of this exhibit with all new work. East Meets West once again curated by Heeja Sung features Korean artist and Virginian artists working in a variety of traditional and new styles.
Korean artists are: Jung-Hyo Kook, Dong-Sun Kim, Ok-Hee Kim, Ji-Yeun Kim, Chun-Ok Kim, Chung-Sik Kim, Hyun-Ha Kim, Jung-Ye Nam, Cheon-Woong Park, Pil-Hyun Park, Hye-Lim Song, Young-Na Ahn, Un Yeo, Kyung-Mi Oh, Pal-Soo Oh, Jae-Yeon Woo, Young Lee, Sook-Jin Lee, Soon- Ae Lee, Eun-Kyung Lee, Jung-Ok Lee, Soo-Bin Im, Bo-Youn Jung, Hyun-Sook Jeong, Mong-Ryong Cho, Moon-Soo Choi and Sam-Sook Han.
American artists are: Ruth Bolduan, Mark Bryant, Melissa Burgess, Sara Clark, Margaret Porter-Daniel, Thomas Daniel, Cynthia Erdahl, Mim Golub, Sarah Masters, Judy McLeod, James Miller, Amie Oliver, Dale Quarterman, Barry Roebuck, Anne Savedge, Chuck Scalin, Susan Svendsen, HeeJa Sung and Marsden Williams.
FEBRUARY 2010 ALL MEDIA SHOW
This exhibit features contemporary artists from Richmond and Virginia. Marjorie Perrin, 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 February 19th and 20th at Art Works. To learn more about the juror, see www.marjorieperrin.com/about.html. For details on entering work in the show, see www.artworksrichmond.com/CallforEntries.htm .
The 2010 Eggstravaganza Egg Art Exhibit
How many ways can an egg be scrambled? Come see at least 60 versions as Richmond artists present egg-art for the annual Easter Seal Eggstravaganza. On opening night, February 26th, awards will be presented for “Best Egg” and more. The eggs will be on display at Art Works for one week until they are transported to William Jeffrey Jewelers for a preview party and auction on March 4th, 2010. The eggs travel to their final destination on March 20th and hatch at the Easter Seals Eggstravaganza Gala and auction at La Difference.
This is the 6th year that Art Works and Richmond artists donated their time, talent and energy to support Camp Easter Seals. For information on the preview party and Eggstravaganza Gala, see www.va.easterseals.com.
KNOWN AND UNKNOWN LIGHT
Richmond artist, Nick Pollack presents a new body of artwork in the Centre Gallery East.
Gordon Stillman presents his most recent works in the Centre Gallery West.
DP 70 AND THE BIG GALLERY PRESENT: PHONO/GRAPH
Janneke Kotte, Brian Gearing and David Peterson present an exhibition of original and printed works in the Skylight Gallery.
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 original choreographed work.