Made in Virginia at VA MoCA

Made in Virginia at VA MoCA
I am pleased to have work in this year's Made in Virginia exhibition at the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art. The show will open to the public on November 27th, and it will run through March 6, 2022.

Thank you to juror Grace Deveney for including my work!

ThinkSmall11 at Artspace

ThinkSmall11 at Artspace
"Hothouse Garden (Mauve Mist)" will be part of Artspace's biennial ThinkSmall exhibition, which includes works measuring only 3" in any dimension. The show will open with a ticketed preview Thursday, October 21st, and it opens to the public on Friday, October 22nd. It will run through December 12th.

More information about preview tickets, exhibition hours, and Artspace's new location are available at Artspace's website.

Newsletter and Shop Updates for August

Newsletter and Shop Updates for August
My August newsletter went out this week, including a note about new works recently added to my shop. My newsletter includes exhibition news, shop updates, and sale information, and I only send them quarterly.

I am planning the next one (this year's third) to go out in November. If you would like to sign up, please use this link to enter your information.

"Heatwave" August 5-31st with dodomu gallery

"Heatwave" August 5-31st with dodomu gallery
I am pleased to have "Night Garden #3" included in "Heatwave", an online exhibition by dodomu gallery, on view from August 5-31st. 

32nd National Drawing and Print Exhibition at Gormley Gallery

32nd National Drawing and Print Exhibition at Gormley Gallery
Thank you to juror Alex Ebstein for including two of my Night Garden drawings in the Gormley Gallery's 32nd National Drawing and Print Competitive Exhibition. The exhibition opens on March 22nd, and can be viewed online and in person by appointment. There will be a virtual reception on March 27th at 5 PM with comments by the juror. The event is free, but you can pre-register for it here.

I am also very excited that "Night Garden #4" was selected for a purchase prize and will become part of Notre Dame at Maryland University's permanent collection.

The Things We Build: 10 Year Anniversary Exhibition at Shockoe Artspace

The Things We Build: 10 Year Anniversary Exhibition at Shockoe Artspace
I have work in Shockoe Artspace's 10 year anniversary exhibition "The Things We Build". I am so grateful for the opportunities the Shockoe Artspace community has given me over the last couple of years, and I look forward to seeing what comes next. Contact the gallery to make an appointment to see the show!

Work Available via Transformer FlatFile

Work Available via Transformer FlatFile
Thank you to Transformer DC for including some of my recent work in their FlatFile program! Works are available for viewing and purchase here.

New Online Shop

New Online Shop
I now have an online shop of small works on paper

Having an online shop is something I've wanted to do for a while, so it's a nice feeling to have met one of my 2020 goals, despite the rest of the year being... not as planned. Please check it out!

"New Perspectives in Drawing and Painting" Virtual Exhibition via St. Louis Artists' Guild

"New Perspectives in Drawing and Painting" Virtual Exhibition via St. Louis Artists' Guild
Thank you to juror Justin Henry Miller for including my drawing, "Night Garden #7 (Midnight Roses)" in the St. Louis Artists' Guild's virtual exhibition "New Perspectives in Drawing and Painting." The show includes the work of over 50 artists, and the online viewing galleries will be up through Dec. 31st. 

Hickok Cole's Art Month

Hickok Cole's Art Month
I am pleased to have selected dimensional drawings available through Hickok Cole's Art Month. This year's event, benefitting the mission of Washington Project for the Arts, is all virtual from October 15th through the 29th. 

McLean Project for the Arts Virtual Artfest

McLean Project for the Arts Virtual Artfest
Several of my Garden works are available via this year's McLean Project for the Arts Virtual Artfest from Oct. 4th-18th. My shop is here, and a link for daily Artfest events including Meet the Artists chats is here. A lot of work has gone into creating an online home for this yearly event, so please check it out and share it with your art-loving friends.

VMFA Visual Artist Relief Fellowships

VMFA Visual Artist Relief Fellowships
In response to the times, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts created a new funding source to assist artists affected by the pandemic. I am honored and grateful to be one of forty Virginia artists awarded a Virginia Visual Artist Relief Fellowship. Congratulations to the other artist recipients, and a big thank you to Valerie Cassel Oliver, Natasha Campbell, and Jeffrey Allison who served as jurors for the awards. 

WINDOWS by Golden Triangle BID

WINDOWS by Golden Triangle BID
I am very pleased to have work selected as part of Golden Triangle BID's WINDOWS project in Washington, DC. You can see my work in multiple windows at 1050 Connecticut Ave. NW, and you can learn more about the program and the eight other artists who also have work on view in various parts of the city here.

Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences Works on Paper 22nd National Juried Exhibition

Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences Works on Paper 22nd National Juried Exhibition
I will have work in this year's Works on Paper Exhibition at Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences in Loveladies, New Jersey. Juried by Sarah Suzuki, curator of drawings and prints at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the show will be on view from June 26th through July 19th.

"Dreams" online exhibition at Gallery5

"Dreams" online exhibition at Gallery5
Thank you to Gallery5 in Richmond for hosting "Dreams," an online exhibition up through July 2nd. My work, "Climb (Dream)" is part of the show.

"Blooming in Chaos: Creativity in Unpredictable Times" webinar panel discussion

"Blooming in Chaos: Creativity in Unpredictable Times" webinar panel discussion
Due to the coronavirus, our mid-exhibition still life drawing event for "She Blooms in the Winter" at the Broad was canceled. In lieu of this, we are holding an online panel talk Wed. April 15th from 3-4, addressing the value of creativity during difficult times. 

Our moderator and the exhibition's curator is Michaeline Sander, and other participating artists include: Tucker Noelke, Sam Gray, Raven Smith, Virginia Strobach, and Amy Smith. We hope you will join us!

"Night Garden" print in Artspace's online auction

"Night Garden" print in Artspace's online auction
I am excited to offer my first print from my Garden body of work via Artspace's Streaming 2020 exhibition and auction. Due to concerns about public health, the auction is now available online. Bidding will end at 9 PM, Saturday March 21st.

She Blooms in the Winter at The Broad Gallery

She Blooms in the Winter at The Broad Gallery
I am pleased to have work included in "She Blooms in the Winter," opening Jan. 31st at Broad Strokes Gallery in Richmond. Other artists included in the show are:

Sam Gray
Tucker Noelke
Amy Smith
Raven Smith
Virginia Strobach

Thank you to Michaeline Sander for curating this exhibition, which will run through April.

Thank you to Aaron Royce for covering the show in The Commonwealth Times.