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Culture Connection

Beryl Solla is Chairperson of the art department and gallery curator at PVCC. She has taught there for ten years and previously taught at JMU and Barry University, in Miami. She received her MFA from the University of Miami and has been making large-scale public tile projects for the past twenty-five years. Beryl is active in various organizations including Piedmont Council for the Arts’ Cultural Planning Committee.

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Culture Connection News & Updates

Culture Connection: January 25th – 31st

The Telegraph Gallery, in Charlottesville , features an on going exhibition featuring the prints of Todd Webb and local artists Sophia Weideman, Jeremy Taylor and Allyson Taylor Melburg.

The Lisanby Museum at James Madison University in Harrisonburg presents Coming Forth By Day: Life and Death in Ancient Egypt. The popular image of ancient Egypt focuses on its funerary rituals and burial practices, particularly as dramatized by cinema and television. A closer look reveals a culture that is not obsessed with death but with continued existence both on earth and in the afterworld.

The Tompkins McCaw library at the Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond finishes it’s exhibition “Unmasked: a Visual Dissection this Sunday. The show by Department of Sculpture and Extended Media alumnus Nickolai Walko creates anatomical and surprising pieces using masking tape.

This is Beryl Solla, Chair of PVCC’s Art Department. If you have an interesting event coming up in the next month or so, send me an email at Culture@wnrn.org and let me share your WNRN culture Connection. Culture Connection is a service of Hear Together on WNRN.

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Culture Connection: January 11th-17th

Second Street gallery in Charlottesville continues it’s exhibition “Waste water” featuring Jason Robinson. The show continues through Jan 30th.

The Smith House Galleries in Harrisonburg are showing ArtVision, a group show featuring the artwork of talented k-12 students. The show closes this Friday.

The McGuffey Art Center in Charlottesville presents Artist ‘s Talk from the show Fragmentations: January 12th,  12:30 – 1:30PM, in the Sarah B. Smith Gallery

The Staniar Gallery at Washington Lee University in Lexington presents New York City based conceptual artist Nyeema Morgan in her exhibition I, Rhinoceros. The exhibition will feature works on paper and sculpture.

This is Beryl Solla, Chair of PVCC’s Art Department. If you have an interesting event coming up in the next month or so, send me an email at Culture@wnrn.org and let me share your WNRN culture Connection. Culture Connection is a service of Hear Together on WNRN.

 

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Culture Connection: January 4th – 10th

McGuffey Art Center in Charlottesville kicks off the year with two exhibitions opening on Friday January 8th, 5:30 – 7:30. In the Sarah B Smith Gallery, look for Fragmentations featuring new work by Jim Respess and Steve Fishman. The rest of the galleries feature work by new members.

 Rodin, Evolution of a Genius” continues at the Virginia museum of fine arts in Richmond. This exhibition will feature nearly 200 works by Auguste Rodin, one of the greatest sculptors of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Revealing the evolving output of this genius of sculpture, the exhibition examines his techniques, materials, models and assistants, and explores the extraordinary working process behind some of his best known works.

The Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College in Lynchburg continues it’s exhibition Venetian Visions, featuring selections from the  National Gallery in London. and The Yale University art collection.

Chroma Gallery, in Charlottesville, opens a new show this Friday entitled Inner Outlook. The exhibition features new paintings by Aaron Eichorst.

This is Beryl Solla, Chair of PVCC’s Art Department. If you have an interesting event coming up in the next month or so, send me an email at Culture@wnrn.org and let me share your WNRN Culture Connection. Culture Connection is a service of Hear Together on WNRN.

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Culture Connection: December 28th – January 3rd

The Blackfriars Theatre in Staunton presents The Twelve Dates of Christmas on Thursday, Dec 31st. This one-women explores just how much the holidays suck after you heart’s been crushed.

The 34th annual First Night Virginia happens on New Years Eve in Downtown Charlottesville. Check their website for complete information.

Harrisonburg will also be hosting a First Night New Years Eve celebration.

In Richmond, the Art Works Gallery presents  the Feminist Series by Julie Dzikiewicz in the Jane Sandelin Gallery. The work explores the “night of Terror” suffered by suffragette Lucy Burn and others, imprisoned for their beliefs.

This is Beryl Solla, Chair of PVCC’s Art Department wishing you a happy and healthy New Year.  If you have an interesting event coming up in the next month or so, send me an email at Culture@wnrn.org and let me share your WNRN culture Connection.

 

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Culture Connection: December 21st – 27th

The McGuffey art center in Charlottesville continues it’s annual holiday gift exhibition. Expect a wide range of pieces of locally made art.

Second Street Gallery in Charlottesville is currently showing two exhibitions, a group show entitled Sustainability and a one person exhibition Waste Water featuring Jason Robinson.

In Richmond, the Page Bond Gallery is showing Architectured Water featuring the collaborative works of Florida artists Carol Mickett and Robert Stackhouse. The work continues their exploration of making work that evokes the idea of water

The Staunton Augusta Art Center has turned the entire gallery into a unique selection of arts and crafts perfectly time for seasonal gift giving.

This is Beryl Solla, Chair of PVCC’s Art Department. If you have an interesting event coming up in the next month or so, send me an email at Culture@wnrn.org and let me share your WNRN culture Connection.

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Culture Connection: December 14th – 20th

Charlottesvlle’s Kluge Ruge presents Where the Water Moves, Where it Rests, an exhibition featuring bark paintings and prints by acclaimed Aboriginal artist Djambawa Marawili AM  The show ends this Sunday.

Larkin Arts Gallery in Harrisonburg present the invitational exhibition DECK Show. The gallery invited 54 different artists to design a card which will ultimately be turned into a full deck of artist designed playing cards.

The Academy of Art in Lynchburg presents It’s a Wonderful Life on Saturday, Dec 19th at 7:30.

The Virginia Museum of Fine Art in Richmond presents Nightfall:prints of the Dark Hours This exhibition explores images that evoke the night. Luminous apparitions, dazzling fireworks, and lamplit urban streets are all subjects explored by printmakers in this exhibition.

This is Beryl Solla, Chair of PVCC’s Art Department. If you have an interesting event coming up in the next month or so, send me an email at Culture@wnrn.org and let me share your WNRN culture Connection.

By |December 14th, 2015|Categories: Culture Connection|0 Comments