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Hampton Arts League Open Members Exhibition 2014
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December 7 - January 26, 2014
Peninsula Glass Guild Juried Exhibition
This 26th annual juried exhibition presents the many forms of glass created by members of the Peninsula Glass Guild. The PGG, established in 1986 to promote quality art glass in the community, is a membership organization of glass artists working in Virginia. The exhibition offers a wide range of creative processes, including blown, carved, cast, painted, flame worked, fused, leaded, neon, sandblasted and stained glass. Related events will include the juror’s lecture and a silent auction. Juror, Fred Dreisbach, an internationally known figure from the world of glass art will select and present $3,750 in cash awards and scholarships. Mr. Dreisbach lives and works in Freeland, Washington and for 46 years, nicknamed “the Johnny Appleseed of Glass”, has presented hundreds of lectures and demonstrations in North America, Europe and Asia. His works are represented in dozens of global collections including those of Corning Museum of Glass, the Smithsonian Institution and Toledo Glass Museum.
Glass Bone Animals: Works in Glass by Jude Schlotzhauer
Peninsula Glass Guild Juried Exhibition 2012 First Place Winner
Recent works by this Richmond glass artist will be featured in a one-person exhibition. Artworks will be a combination of two and three-dimensional glass and mixed media pieces utilizing animal imagery to represent human emotions and dreams. Ms. Schlotzhauer received her BFA from American University and MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University. She has taught at VCU, Arrowmont School, Penland School, Skidmore College and the University of Miami.
February 1 - March 9, 2014
Hampton Arts League Open Members Exhibition
This annual exhibition features the art work by many of the over 300 Hampton Arts League members in all media, including drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, crafts, sculpture and watercolor. Artworks in a wide range of styles, content and sensibilities will be included. Cash awards totaling $850, including $500 First Place, $250 Second Place, and $100 Third Place, five Awards of Merit and five Honorable Mentions will be selected by the juror, Linda Carey. Ms. Carey is a noted Williamsburg artist, who received her BFA and MFA degrees from the University of Arizona at Tucson and is an adjunct instructor at The College of William and Mary.
Artists who are not currently HAL members, but would like to participate may join before or when they deliver artwork for the exhibition on Sunday, January 26 from 1:00-5:00 pm. Contact CHTAC for prospectus and more information.
A critique of HAL member’s artwork will be held on Sunday, January 19 at 2:30 pm.
March 15 - April 27, 2014
Artists Who Teach Juried Exhibition
Artists currently teaching art in the four peninsula colleges and universities, as well as its public, private, and parochial schools are featured in this juried exhibition of over 115 art works. Works in drawing, watercolor, painting, printmaking, photography, crafts and sculpture will be on view. Cash awards totaling $850, including $500 First Place, $250 Second Place, and $100 Third Place, five Awards of Merit and five Honorable Mentions will be selected by the juror Jeffrey Allison, Manager of Statewide Programs and Exhibition at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Mr. Allison is an award winning photographer who received his BA degree in photography from Virginia Intermont College in 1979 and his MA degree in photography from Virginia Commonwealth University.
March 15 - April 27, 2014
In The Face Of Creativity: Recent Paintings by Tisha Rose
Tisha Rose was awarded the First Place Award in Artists Who Teach 2013 Exhibition. This exhibition will feature her recent paintings of portraits, figures and other subjects. In her 47 year career, she has worked as a mralist, graphic designer, picture framer, gallery owner, interior designer, portrait painter, art instructor and arts volunteer.
May 3 - June 1, 2014
Hampton Roads Artist Groups Juried Exhibition
This group exhibition features artworks selected and submitted by the numerous artists groups based in Hampton Roads. The groups preselected entries from their artist members, which were then juried into the final exhibition. The exhibition presents both two and three dimensional artworks in a wide range of media, style and content. Some of the groups invited to participate include The Bead Society of Southeastern Virginia, Ceramic Designers Association, Chesapeake Bay Art Association, Chesapeake Bay Watercolorists, 54-40 African American Quilters Guild, Hampton Arts League, Hampton Roads Digital Camera Club, James River Camera Club, Norfolk Drawing Group, Peninsula Glass Guild, Peninsula Watermedia Society, Poquoson Art League, This Century Gallery, Tidewater Art Alliance, Tidewater Turners, Williamsburg Spinners and Weavers Guild.
June 7 - July 20, 2014
Hampton Roads Folk
This exhibition features artworks within the folk art, primitive and outsider traditions. The focus will be on a variety of two dimensional and sculptural media created by artists without formal academic training in the visual arts. Works will include those by artists living and working in Hampton Roads today, and works drawn from private collections that were created by past and present artists with Tidewater connections. A few of the artists represented include Ray Baker, Geneva Beavers, Kacey Sydnor Carneal, Mama Girl, Darlene Janosik, Anderson Johnson, Gracie Nemnich, Brother Ed Smith, Mildred Sulkevich, Edward Welch and "Red Rooster".