Archive for the ‘Art News’ Category

New Waves 2009: call for entries

Thursday, September 25th, 2008

The Contemporary Art Center of Virginia invites artists from around the Commonwealth to submit works to their annual juried New Waves exhibition.  Go to to download an application.

Deadline is Oct.31, 2008

Art in Richmond

Thursday, September 25th, 2008

Check out these sites for art info in Richmond and at VCU.


Thursday, September 25th, 2008


An international art exhibition in a traveling futuristic pavilion,
designed by Zaha Hadid, Pritzker Prize‑winning architect.

Central Park ‑ Rumsey Playfield
69th Street and 5th Avenue entrance
October 20 ‑ November 9, 2008

check it out!

Artists Registry

Thursday, September 18th, 2008

Lots going on in D.C. of late:


The Omen, Damien Hirst

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

“As part of his sales pitch, Mr. Hirst said that he would no longer be making spin or
butterfly paintings and that there would be far fewer dead animals and
almost no dot paintings.”

What brought on this change???????? and what does Sotheby think of this?  Just might drive up the auction prices.  What do you think?

The Divas and Iron Chefs of Encaustic

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

Hey all you painters(and other artists) out there:

Eight artists from around the U.S. and Canada are showing at the Anderson Gallery at VCU down in Richmond.  Their work explores the formal, technical, and conceptual aspects of encaustic, infusing this ancient medium with new vitality. (that’s what the announcement says)  Accompanying the exhibition will be a panel discussion as well as an encaustic workshop.  Dates below:

The opening is Friday, Sept. 19 from 6-8pm.

A panel discussion will be held on Oct.22, 5-7:30 at the Student Commons Theater, 907 Floyd

An encaustic workshop will be held on Thursday, Oct. 23, 9am-noon

Lobby, Fine Arts Building, 1000 West Broad St.

submitted by: girl on fire

Uncle Lumpy’s Down-Home Art Blog and Pancake Emporium

Monday, September 8th, 2008

Hey to all you in hoedown land! Uncle Lumpy’s Down-Home Art Blog and Pancake Emporium is a frequently updated online art forum managed by a collective of UMW students. Read about past, recent and upcoming exhibitions and happenings in the Fredericksburg area and around the world.  Read about artists and issues we are currently facing in the arts.

We’re working on it. Patience is a virtue.